Christchurch Earthquake 2011
The public will play a part in deciding what the residential red zones will look like in the future, Prime Minister John Key says.
Insurers need to better recognise the stress many of their customers are under, psychologist says.
Demolition site inspections ramping up due to safety concerns, particuarly over treatment of asbestos.
Baby only known life in temporary village
A small kitset house in a temporary village set up after Canterbury's earthquakes is the only home 8-month-old Jack Gould has known.
Pioneer and Jellie Park pools need extensive repairs, with early council estimates at $6m.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will today meet families of the 185 people killed in the quake as well as survivors.
Demolition of the Majestic theatre has consigned another Christchurch heritage building to the history books, but what fate awaits city landmarks still standing?
Lessons from Christchurch's 2011 earthquake are not reflected in new legislation, the city council says.
Government officials are seeking information on Christ Church Cathedral's restoration costs.
Council seeks 'urgent' legal advice over Majestic Theatre demolition despite $18m cost of any rebuild.
About 500 Cantabrians are now waiting, in urgent need of state housing.
Contractors repairing some Christchurch streets are not doing promised upgrades at the same time.
The quote to repair our TC3 home is higher than our GV, or to buy a new home. What are our options?
The former Christchurch police station, abandoned after quake concerns, will be demolished.
Christchurch is learning the hard way that disaster recovery is as much about politics as rebuilding.
Customer services boss Bruce Emson leaves EQC to allow room for two new roles.
Quake-induced building collapses and a mining disaster have had "minimal" impact on public perception of engineers.
It appears the sky is the limit for settling Port Hills insurance claims.
The number of properties with increased liquefaction risk will not be known before May.
The PM says emergency services "did everything they possibly could" in responding to the CTV building collapse.
There are deep comparisons between Cantabrian and Japanese communities fighting to recover after a natural disaster.
Ninety-year-old Peggy Holdthuson may now get to see her childhood home repaired before she dies.
Campaigner Jim Anderton says Archbishop of York's call for cathedral demolition is "unqualified".
Paul Tobin's sewer has been out of action for more than three years so he uses the toilet at work.
The Archbishop of York said demolition of Christ Church Cathedral was the only option when he visited the ruins today.
More than 800 vulnerable earthquake claimants are still to be fully settled by insurers.
Peggy Holdthuson, 90, has discovered her insurer had 'no idea' of her home repair claim.
Mike Coleman is promising to tone it down in his new role heading the Canterbury Insurance Assistance Service.
Alf Johnson is perplexed that he is still waiting to move out of his unsafe house. "Why am I still waiting for a new house?"
OPINION: Retaining walls, or bridges, which cross council land rather than residential may not be covered by EQC.
EQR's paint began peeling off within a week, yet Dawn Spencer was told if she did not sign off the job her file would be closed.
One of Christchurch's most prominent buildings has received $2.5 million for repairs.
OPINION: The lives lost in the quake were a major tragedy but the chances of being killed on NZ roads is 100 times greater than being killed in an earthquake.
Buses negotiating post-quake roadworks will land ratepayers with an unexpected $300,000 cost.
The Alpine Fault may have generated more large quakes than previously thought, research says.
Cantabrians in their 30s and 40s, living previously comfortable lives are a new at-risk group for post-quake stress.
Demolition of red zone homes needs to accelerate to clear all homes on the flat by the end of this year.
Everyone agrees the vulnerable deserve special treatment after the Canterbury quakes. How then did an 85-year-old living in a badly damaged home fall through the cracks?
'Vulnerable' elderly women wait for EQC action
The boxes are still stacked up in Marlene Naish's home.
Gerry Brownlee doesn't know if he is regarded as a VIP by EQC because he hasn't asked.
The $5m Lotto winner will donate to those who helped him when he lost his home and job in the quakes.
Top concerns facing a quake insurance advice service are scope of works, repair strategies and cash settlements.
The Christchurch City Council says it is making progress in its bid to reach a global settlement with EQC.
Money from a woman's four false EQC claims, totalling $37k, has passed out of reach to her family in India.
Ipenz now can't impose disciplinary penalties against the boss of the company that designed the failed CTV building.
Cera was absent from a community forum about its recovery role and how it will transition.
After three years of waiting, EQC eventually give Dot Boyd $200k for her Aranui home.
A lack of engineers is blamed for the 'glacial pace' of resolving insurance claims for Poplar Lane.
More than 120 fed-up homeowners will take EQC to court over its handling of Canterbury's rebuild.
EQC chiefs were called to Parliament for a 'please explain' over vulnerable elderly waiting repairs.
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