Christchurch Earthquake 2011
The first earthquake claim alleging an insurance company breached an OECD instrument on human rights has been accepted.
Jimmy Ryan used his drone to get a new perspective on Christchurch's old AMI stadium.
Ken Keir is resigned to a fourth winter in his ruined home but takes comfort in feeling he has had the last laugh.
Drone has bird's eye view of city's damage
Cameras soaring through the skies of Christchurch are capturing the city in a new light.
Haunting footage of Christchurch's red zones that still exist after 2011's devastating earthquake.
Footage of quake-damaged Catholic cathedral
New aerial footage has revealed just how much damage was sustained by Christchurch's Catholic Cathedral in the February 2011 earthquake.
Late Canterbury University engineer developed design processes that allow buildings to withstand violent shaking.
Copper stripped off Band Rotunda
The partially dismantled Edmonds Band Rotunda in central Christchurch is gradually losing its roof thanks to copper thieves.
A few weeks ago, we took the kids and took part in the new old Christchurch. Or is that the old new Christchurch?
More than 30 years ago, photographer Jae Renaut decided to photograph Lyttelton's heritage buildings in case something happened to them.
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BMX track, dog park and quake memorial are among ideas put forward for the Waimakariri red zones.
Councils cannot force strengthening of quake-prone buildings beyond legal minimum, Supreme Court says.
Mixed response as six designs being considered to commemorate Christchurch's February 2011 quake are revealed.
Couple face fourth Christmas in caravan on their front lawn after quake hit uninsured house.
The busy Dyers Pass Rd has reopened after four weeks of infrastructure repair work.
Pamela Wilkinson will pen a letter to Prime Minister John Key before admitting "there's no hope left".
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A Christchurch teen's composition will be played in Westminster Abbey for the next February quake anniversary.
Quake was strong enough to shake people out of their slumber, but they won't be rattled.
Daredevil activists show us a sight we haven't seen in years - Christ Church Cathedral from inside. | Building intruders exposed
Trio caught taking photos in building subject to asbestos removal get police warning.
High Court says EQC does not need to pay for homes damaged by increased flooding risk.
Thousands of Christchurch residents affected by liquefaction and flooding will find out how they will be compensated today.
Timaru man Murray Cleverley is to step down from his role with the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority at the end of February.
We get an exclusive look through the damaged building before works start in the new year.
David Harding has been found to have "misrepresented his competence" in his work.
Many residents want the city council to keep its assets and not build the stadium.
Two mothers want to reach 8000 families to tackle quake-related anxiety in children.
Bags of excrement and 20 mummified hedgehogs are among the things dumped in the red zone.
A father turned detective to get to the bottom of his daughter-in-law's death in Chch quake.
An 83-year-old pensioner has taken her fight with Tower Insurance from phone line to front line.
Explosives will be used to bring down the 13-storey former Christchurch police station.
A law expert says no one has been held to account for failures in the rescue efforts at the CTV building.
Cera boss Roger Sutton breached the confidentiality of settlement with State Services Commission, commissioner says.
Retirees still using chemical toilet in their shed should have repaired sewerage this week.
State Services Commissioner is defending his decision not to stand down Roger Sutton during a sexual harassment investigation.
Thousands stuck in insurance hell
JOHN MCCRONE - The PressAt least 3000 home-owners are still stuck in post-quake insurance hell. What is being done to unblock the final logjams? JOHN MCCRONE reports.
Retired couple still using chemical toilet
A retired Linwood couple battling health problems are still using a chemical toilet in their garden shed nearly four years after the quake.
Court of Appeal decision expected soon on insurance claim of couple unable to live in Sumner house due to rockfall risk.
Top EQC engineer Graeme Robinson found negligent in interim decisions by his professional body.
David Harding suspended from industry's professional body and ordered to pay $10,000.
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Nearly 70,000 Canterbury home-owners will be billed hundreds of dollars for quake repairs.
A flurry of new over-cap earthquake insurance cases is expected to cost taxpayers close to $100m.
Court battle over flood and earthquake land damage described as a "war of acronyms".
Portable house built to withstand quakes
The 2011 Christchurch earthquakes forced one couple to rethink how they were living.
Security guards searching bags at Southern Response annual meeting after safety threatened.
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