Christchurch Earthquake 2011

Village won't surrender

How did red-zoned Kairaki survive?

Three-and-a-half years after it was red-zoned, Kairaki is as strong as ever. How has it survived?

Breach of rights claim accepted

The first earthquake claim alleging an insurance company breached an OECD instrument on human rights has been accepted.

Flying high for stadium views

Drone over AMI stadium Jimmy Ryan used his drone to get a new perspective on Christchurch's old AMI stadium.

New hope for homeowner

Ken Keir is resigned to a fourth winter in his ruined home but takes comfort in feeling he has had the last laugh.

Quake ruins in new light

Cameras soaring through the skies of Christchurch are capturing the city in a new light.

Survival against the odds

Olivia Cruickshank and Abigail Walls Two years after the deadly February 22, 2011 quake, a mother reveals the miracle tale of her survival after being buried in the rubble of City Mall with her 6-year-old daughter.

Red-zoners start over in Pegasus

Grandparents whose Bexley home was destroyed say they feel guilt at having a new home in Pegasus. »Time to buy a section?

Quake widow offers international aid

A love letter to Christchurch

Chch has Resilience and buzz

chch The good has far outweighed the bad in Aaron Horan's post-quake life in Christchurch.

Post-quake fear of being alone

The Christchurch earthquakes have brought Tony Becker's neighbourhood together.

Quakes changed my perspective

More petty crime post-quake

Chch life: Tough, but I love it

Lily Marr was new to Christchurch just two weeks before the February quake, but she hasn't left.

Councillor slams blueprint detail delay

Yani Johanson Repeated delays in releasing information behind the blueprint for the rebuild of central Christchurch are "ridiculous", a city councillor says.

Work on new pool to start 2013

Authorities want work to begin on Christchurch's new sports facility next year - but haven't got the land needed yet.

Christmas deadline unlikely to be met

Unwilling landowners to get ultimatum

Square remains the city's heart

Cathedral Square stays as the civic heart of Christchurch under the rebuild plan but will get a make-over.

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