Hills and Harbour
Jet fuel that leaked from a damaged Lyttelton fuel tank has now been recovered.
A fuel spill left Lyttelton port workers nauseous and suffering eye and skin irritation.
The smell of fuel still lingers over parts of Lyttelton after a landslide damaged a jet-fuel tank, spilling at least 1500 litres into the harbour.
Residents in Cashmere have experienced a power outage this afternoon.
Houseboat residents in Lyttelton will have to find places to stay for the weekend due to a fuel spill.
Aviation fuel leaks into harbour through drains
Firefighters are still pumping leaked jet fuel off the ground in Lyttelton, but about 1500 litres has already leaked into the harbour.
Labour leader urges officials to stop ''passing the buck'' and find solutions to flooding and land issues.
Some residents remain evacuated from their homes after a fuel leak at Lyttelton Port.
Police evacuated 19 households from three Lyttelton streets after a cliff collapsed causing a fuel spill.
Akaroa is cut-off by road and has lost power for the third time during this week's storm.
Hekmat Sultani found a way to make the most of the flooding in Heathcote this morning.
Banks Peninsula residents face a lengthy cleanup after they bore the brunt of severe gale-force winds sweeping across the region.
New Zealand's first house designed as a "Living Building" will take shape at Taylor's Mistake in Christchurch.
LATEST: Wild weather and power cuts have closed most of the shops on Akaroa's main street and cancelled two cruise ship visits.
Wind and rain is causing havoc in Cass Bay this morning with trees down, windows smashed and roofs lifting.
Engineers working on the Lyttelton tunnel 50 years ago did not consider the earthquake risk.
Engineers behind Lyttelton tunnel paid little attention to quake potential, the project head says.
Cera uses unmanned aircraft to film quake-hit homes as demolition progresses on the Port Hills.
Harmful levels of E. coli at South New Brighton put a stop to a planned family fun day.
A property where a woman was killed by rockfall in the quake was deemed unsuitable for building on.
The Christchurch City Council is being pressured to reopen a popular Banks Peninsula wharf.
School camp ended prematurely for a 5-year-old girl, who hit her head, but at least she got a helicopter ride.
Vandals cutting holes in fences on Summit Rd are putting lives at risk and delaying the reopening.
Jean may be a tolerant wife, but a life-size Spitfire as a permanent fixture in the front yard was a stretch.
Community Board signs off plans for the new water playground to replace the old paddling pool.
A late-night phone call rocked Heather Larson's world more than Christchurch's earthquakes.
Lyttelton tunnel looking 'pretty grotty'
MIKE CREAN - © Fairfax NZ News
Lyttelton folk wonder why their tunnel tiles look so shabby. So do two ex-Temuka brothers.
Lyttelton will be awash with would-be pirates this weekend as the port town celebrates summer.
Dates with construction industry workers looking for love will be auctioned in Lyttelton on February 14.
A fisherman who dived off rocks at Taylor's Mistake landed on rocks below instead of in the water.
'Now officially I can say I'm a Kiwi'. Men and women from 11 countries became NZ citizens in the first such ceremony at Rapaki Marae.
WorkSafe New Zealand issues Lyttelton Port Company with five safety improvement notices.
Filming for a star-studded US movie has begun in Port Levy after months of set building.
Hollywood actor Margot Robbie has passed on a $1000 prize won from a radio station to the Canterbury community where she is filming her latest movie.
BP New Zealand says 'tight, winding' Governors Bay Rd not viable long-term and urges a solution.
Calls mount to re-open quake-closed Sumner Rd from Lyttelton after truck crash closes Dyers Pass.
The stretch of Governors Bay Rd between Dyers Pass Rd and Omaru Rd will remain closed until at least 11pm.
Seaside village struggles to recover from quakes as services return too slowly and several shops close.
Lyttelton Port says health and safety is top of its agenda following two deaths and a serious injury.
Christchurch council wants Banks Peninsula's marine sanctuary removed from oil drilling area.
In his 11th year as a companion, Christchurch builder Mark Ludemann has been matched with first-time camper.
A storage shed on fire in Lyttleton was quickly put out by the fire service this afternoon.
See photos of the historic Lyttelton police station, which will be demolished beginning next week.
A long-standing surf lifesaving club member and Taylors Mistake identity has been farewelled with a guard of honour.
Insurance industry warns it could pull cover for Christchurch areas at risk from rising sea levels.
Lyttelton Port will stack containers less than five high, temporarily, after a seven-high stack fell, injuring a worker.
Fears the new paddling pool at Scarborough may be smaller than the original.
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Stained-glass windows and wood recovered from demolished buildings will be used in a US feature film.
A father and son were 'extremely lucky' to be rescued after a night stranded in a rocky alcove.