Christchurch Earthquake 2011
Redcliffs commuters rushing home to kick off the weekend will be met with a welcome surprise this afternoon when the three-week closure of Main Rd is lifted.
TV images of MH17 crash and slain Palestinian children need parental guidance, expert says.
Staff at Burwood Hospital's spinal cord centre forced to move out after further quake damage found.
Winston Peters tells Parliament that Earthquake Services boss told his staff not to pay tax.
Classical singer started busking after quake
The dream is slowly coming true for a former Christchurch singer, who took to busking after the 2011 earthquake.
A letter confirming the "potential" for flood risk on Carla Martin's property is not worth the paper it is written on.
But AMI stadium giving off a "temporary" vibe about city to international audiences, treasurer says.
Photographs of Christchurch from 1914 show how the quakes have knocked the city back in time.
Flockton basin residents told their land doesn't meet the EQC criteria for increased flood risk.
OPINION: The town hall is 'timeless and perfectly suited' for purpose and should be restored.
Former EQC employee pleads not guilty to dishonestly using company vehicles and a fuel card.
Those who suffered most during the quakes are twice as likely to be addicted to smoking.
Historic mansion relocates across Chch
The six-part relocation of a 105-year-old Christchurch mansion reached its halfway point yesterday.
Cera spent more than half a million on promotional material in the last year, including $317k on flashy videos promoting the rebuild.
Christchurch's quake kids entered "an adult world of worry" before their time, say parents.
Video shows aerial view of the central city
An internationally renowned architect wants to make a "spectacle" of Christchurch demolitions by giving the public a place to watch.
CTV designer has apologised to families of the 115 who died in his building, and says his career is 'all but over'.
Once a homeowner shows there is damage, it is the insurer's role to determine the extent of that damage.
EQC identified the asbestos risk in a quake-damaged home but failed to tell the family living in it.
Teen finds 'nothing positive' and 'no vibrancy' in Christchurch with 'slow, frustrating' decision-making.
Tim Elms to take the stand at today's inquiry into CTV building engineer David Harding.
The multi-million dollar Canterbury Earthquakes Memorial could be designed by anyone.
OPINION: If only Gaylene Preston had spared us the thrush, racism, violence and ''disaster sex".
A man and his terminally-ill housemate 'cannot cope any more' after 68 official visits to their quake-hit home but still no repairs.
Christchurch's earthquake memorial is tipped to be on the Avon River in the central city.
Cera has been thanked in the credits of a polarising TV series based on the Canterbury quakes.
Jobless in Wellington and with a $3000 carrot dangling, it was too tempting for Sam O'Carroll.
Decision makers need to be "smart, not sentimental" about the Christchurch Town Hall.
The demolition of the former Ernst & Young building on Cambridge Tce should be complete within about six weeks.
Nearly 200 people have given feedback on the $35k consultation scheme for east Christchurch.
The Lichfield St car-park building will be demolished before the pre-Christmas retail rush, the Christchurch City Council says.
Insurance industry opposes Labour plan for an independent insurance commissioner, but welcomes review.
A heartfelt protest is unlikely to save an historic building dedicated to 71 students who died in WWI.
Multi-million dollar restoration of the Town Hall put on hold as the council assesses its finances.
Shonky floor level measurements made by EQC contractors led to poor assessments - institute.
Michio Humphreys stood at the Madras St railing as the motorcade rolled by. She waved a small Japanese flag.
Shinzo Abe, who knows something about earthquake tragedy, lays a wreath at the CTV site. | Whaling looms large
Red-zone 'camp mum' inspires TV drama
Raewyn Iketau is a survivor.
PR manager leaves Southern Response
OPINION: People need more info to understand time frames and complexity of rebuild, says Sam Fisher.
OPINION: Once the insurer decided whether to repair or pay out, it cannot change its mind because of difficulties with the repair.
Grating. Shameful. Moving. Public reaction to Hope & Wire was nothing if not varied. l Series like a punch to stomach
Series left me jumping at loud noises again
OPINION: However having seen the whole series, and with the benefit of a few weeks to mull it over, I'm glad Hope and Wire exists.
In its attempts not to offend, a series about the Canterbury earthquakes seems to let the truth get in the way of a good story.
"Another avenue to accountability" for CTV collapse gone after its designer escaped disciplinary hearing, victim's father says.
But shame so few Canterbury actors used
OPINION: Swearing and skinheads aside, quake series Hope and Wire is a really good drama.
'A blow for the families of the 115 victims'
Construction minister 'disappointed and concerned' that CTV engineer quits industry body a week before disciplinary hearings.
Cera 'hassle' after hard move exceeds deadline
Elderly couple feel pressured by Cera's approach, having failed to meet the deadline to vacate their Burwood home.
Concerns EQC repairs left asbestos in heatpump
A Christchurch family are distressed after their earthquake repairs may have exposed them to asbestos.
OPINION: Gaylene Preston, maker of quake series Hope and Wire, looks back at her own earthquake experiences.
Police investigate after Christchurch firm went bust, leaving homeowners and creditors out of pocket.
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