Christchurch lacks a visitor strategy and things for tourists to do, the city's port and airport chiefs say.
Architect Patrick Sloan says it's distressing to see Christchurch as a broken city after returning from China.
Shoddy work and delays could increase due to rebuild pressures and labour shortages, experts warn.
The Government will spend $170m on three central city buildings for hundreds of civil servants.
Christchurch's quake-damaged tallest office tower is under offer to a developer who wants to convert it to a hotel.
More than $50m in private-sector investment sought for major anchor projects including library and art trail.
Two-thirds of the country's growth in the first three months of the year came from the construction industry.
Labour would send in army engineers to fix Christchurch flooding, and set up an earthquake court.
Christchurch may be $400 million short of what it needs to fix quake-damaged roads and underground pipes.
Christchurch's demolition boom appears over but not before companies pocketed nearly $90m.
Hundreds of rebuild workers are given grim wake-up call in a bid to avoid a legacy of danger and asbestos-related deaths.
Charlotte Mayne thought she had been patient. As she watched houses being repaired around her, Mayne did not kick up a fuss.
Businesses are taking the first, hesitant steps back into the heart of Christchurch despite challenges.
Christchurch's new transport plan has been applauded for offering a more inviting central city.
Residents fed up with quake repair work need to be wary of naming and shaming "dodgy contractors" online.
Cook Brothers Construction is taking a tech-based approach to the Christchurch rebuild.
As the rebuild is shaping Christchurch, local architect firms are gearing up for the commercial boom in a competitive environment.
Stress from Canterbury quakes caused significant numbers of people to leave their jobs.
Canterbury business leader Peter Townsend is singled out for his strong role during and after the 2010 and 2011 quakes.
The tills are ringing at Christchurch pubs thanks to unattached, cashed-up tradies blowing big bucks on booze.