Christchurch Earthquake 2011
A Christchurch home in as-is-where-is condition has sold for $1.72 million.
For me, the post-disaster Christchurch is more comparable to post-WW2 occupied Berlin.
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Text messages were sent to all family members, all of them were answered ... except one.
Quake doco respectful, shocking, personal
OPINION: It was with a heavy heart that I began to watch last night's quake documentary The Day That Changed My Life.
I was thrust up in the air, bike and all. It was so violent that I knew there would be souls lost.
A deep rumble came from the ground below. We were blanketed by clouds of thick dust.
When the quake claimed his suburb, Jimmy Banks made the best of a bad situation.
She told me: "I saw the dust from the cliffs when they fell down and thought you must have died".
Margaret Woolley turns 100 this week. Her home of 77 years is pegged for demolition. She can't face it.
For Christine Henry, February 22, 2011, was a cold, damp and eerie day.
REVIEW: Last night's TVNZ earthquake documentary The Day that Changed My Life was unsettling but enlightening.
It is still hard to get your head around the enormity of what we have been through in Christchurch.
Insurance experts will offer advice to homeowners struggling with their earthquake claims at a meeting in Christchurch.
I could hear kids screaming. The terror of that noise I will never forget. They were so alone and so scared.
Quake victim's family cannot forgive
The father of Yoko Suzuki says if the CTV building's designers admitted their fault and apologised he could forgive them.
'Everything was in darkness as no light could get through the cloud of dust swirling.'
Aftershocks and living in a highly strung environment takes toll on Canterbury's children.
Memorial service goers told "everything has changed except for the love, support and strength of Cantabrians".
Floral display for quake anniversary
Christchurch's rivers have been transformed into flowing floral tributes as the city marks four years since its devastating earthquake.
Record turn out for memorial event
Dreary conditions have proven no barrier to the 2200 people who have turned out for a Christchurch earthquake memorial run today.
Cantabrians mark the fourth anniversary of the February 22, 2011 quake.
The haunting image of a man being pulled from the rubble was seen by millions around the world.
Four years on, a new documentary explores the psychological impact of the Christchurch earthquakes on six survivors.
There are moments you reflect on in life and February 22 will always be there, writes Dave Broughton.
Four years on from the February 22, 2011, earthquake the Christchurch insurance scene is much altered but intact.
EQC between a rock and a hard place
EQC is arousing suspicion with its coming payouts for flood and liquefaction land damage. But is it just doing the right thing?
My first quake anniversary away from home
No matter how far away you move - your past will always follow. I can't take back what I saw on February 22.
After two years of willing his nerves to work, quake survivor Nick Walls made an extraordinary move.
Unsettled quake claims can lead to health issues and financial problems, research shows.
For those who came close to death on February 22, 2011, tomorrow's anniversary remains too painful.
The view into town when Jeff Peters collected The Press from his driveway every morning used to stay the same.
The owner of the new $17m St Elmos Court wishes he had never rebuilt the much-loved office block.
Living alone in a red-zoned tower block
John Shrewsbury cooked on a Primus stove, used swimming pool water carried up eight flights of stairs in two buckets for the toilet cistern and kept a steel-shafted ice axe by the door in case the building partially collapsed and the door jammed shut.
Before and after pictures show how dramatically Christchurch has changed in the last four years.
Dentral Christchurch has seen four times as many demolitions as rebuilds since the earthquakes
As the full force of the quake hit, Greg Cole recalls having a single thought: the building is going to collapse.
The quakes and now a lack of tenants have put an end to 60 years of inner city life for one Christchurch man.
A heritage building shattered by February earthquake will be restored - but only if a tenant can be found.
Life has been up and down for the owner of the tattoo parlour where Matti McEachen died.
The Antigua St footbridge has returned to arc over the Avon River once more.
Helen Kraal lost her home in the earthquakes but an insurance loophole means she won’t be fully compensated.
Malcolm Harris left Christchurch's CTV building at 12.40pm on February 22, 2011, intending to go back.
Our street was 'totally wrecked'
John Henry was in traffic for the first Christchurch quake in February 2011. Then the second one hit.
The adverts saying what to do in an earthquake make it sound as if you have a choice, writes Tracy Woodfield.
Everyone in Christchurch on February 22, 2011, has a story. Tell us yours.
Police will jump through many hoops before deciding whether to prosecute anybody over the CTV building collapse.
The winning official earthquake memorial design will be chosen in May from six options.
Four years on and many homeowners still need answers on their earthquake claims.
In the first of a four-part series, Paul Gorman visits Onagawa, ravaged by the 2011 tsunami, and the rebuilt Kobe, 20 years after its devastating quake.
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