Hills and Harbour
Congestion at Lyttelton Port is costing the region millions of dollars, say trucking firms.
Kathryn Burton, her husband and three young children had moved on with their lives. At least they tried to.
Prime Minister John Key says Port Hills zoning review took 'a lot longer than we would have wanted'.
Victoria Murdoch's dream home is just a memory after becoming one of 270 re-zoned Port Hills homes.
More than a year after the promised zoning review, residents were last night told the fate of their homes.
Charlotte Mayne was initially patient. Now she is beyond frustrated with EQC's failure to repair her home.
A burglar's mini crime spree in Akaroa was thwarted after his getaway car broke down at the scene.
Surf spot Taylors Mistake is the cleanest of Christchurch's beaches.
A mostly-volunteer group will find nearly $10m to match council funding for the coastal pathway.
Artists across New Zealand have declared New Brighton a Transitional Economic Zone of Aotearoa.
Police are searching for a missing woman near Redcliffs School this morning.
Transport company owner Bill Frost died after being pinned between logging truck and forklift.
The future of the quake-hit Redcliffs School remains uncertain with no date set for repairs.
Coastal communities bounce back
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Following the Christchurch earthquakes, a "good news story" is blossoming east of Ferrymead Bridge.
The appearance of rare dolphin calves in Akaroa Harbour is "great news" for the endangered species, a local tourism operator says.
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Paula Smith transforms big shirts with big flamboyant patterns into stunning queen-sized quilts.
Another two vehicles got stuck in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary after attempting to pull a 4WD from the mud.
First there was one, then there were three
Another two vehicles have become stuck in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary after attempting to pull a beached four-wheel-drive from the mud.
Building inspectors are accused of doing more damage to Akaroa's Gaiety theatre than the earthquakes.
A stowaway who hid on a container ship that arrived in Lyttelton has been deported from NZ.
Jill and James met eight years ago, got engaged three years later and are now the first to wed in the Transitional Cathedral.
Climbing spots 'munted' after the February 2011 earthquake have been replaced by hot spots in Banks Peninsula.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a New Brighton crash where one driver fled the scene.
The roundabout and traffic islands at Lyttelton St/Sparks Rd/Frankleigh St intersection will be reinstated.
The bluffs towering over Redcliffs and Sumner could get a makeover under an idea put forward in consultation on a Christchurch City Council's plan.
Long-awaited foundation guidelines may force homes to be demolished and quake repairs redone.
Council approves $780k for paddling pool
The city council has agreed unanimously to commit up to $780,000 to replace a paddling pool that was damaged beyond repair in the 2011 quake.
It is unfortunate it has taken four months for the council to release a report on the stability of the Port Hills.
Murmurs had been circulating for weeks that Tony Aldridge's green-zoned Mt Pleasant property was at risk.
More than 50 green-zoned Port Hills homes are on land at risk of 'catastrophic' damage, say experts.
Tai Tapu School has produced a cookbook that takes you on an edible journey around Banks Peninsula.
The demolished Scarborough paddling pool will cost at least $680,000 to replace.
After months of denials, man admits offending. Name suppression continues, however.
Christchurch's second annual Spring River Festival attracted thousands to enjoy paddleboard racing, kite flying and other activities.
Mayor Lianne Dalziel has floated the idea of funding "facilitators" to build resilience in local communities.
The Thompson family went on a holiday to Geraldine when EQC assessors came to their home.
Months of traffic delays have ended as the McCormacks Bay causeway reopens.
Three men have been hurt while cutting a concrete wall during work on the historic Loons building.
A multi-million dollar makeover of the route from Ferrymead to Sumner has been unveiled.
Homes in the Port Hills could be swept off a cliff if they are too dangerous to demolish.
A large property at Allandale on Lyttelton Harbour is for sale after three generations in the same family.
Lyttelton businessman Andrew Turner has hung onto his Christchurch City Council seat - by just five votes.
It's in the "laps of the gods" now as to who will take out the Banks Peninsula Ward seat on the council.
Special votes may yet decide the Banks Peninsula ward with only five votes separating the top two candidates.
Lyttelton businessman Andrew Turner is the new councillor for Banks Peninsula.
Parents fear they may have to go two more summers without a pool at Scarborough.
Lyttelton Port may not reopen to cruise ships before as late as 2017, some tourism operators say.
The council will inject about $3.8 million into the repair or rebuild of three community facilities.