Christchurch earthquake

Recovery team recognise the good Samaritans of Kaikoura who helped after the earthquake

The Kaikoura earthquake recovery team are organising a big thank you on Wednesday, as the recovery effort winds down seven months after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in November . 

Recovery team recognise the good Samaritans of Kaikoura who helped after the earthquake

Kaikoura Mayor Winston Gray gets a hug at a community meeting at Hapuku School.

Police decide against charges over Southern Ink and Riccarton Rd earthquake deaths

Police will not lay charges in connection with one of four sites under investigation over Christchurch earthquake deaths.

Police decide against charges over Southern Ink and Riccarton Rd earthquake deaths

The facade of the second-hand bookshop in Riccarton Rd crumbled onto the street, killing bricklayer Ross Bush.

Man to create near-perfect replica of Christchurch heritage house

Martin Holland has just begun a counter-intuitive rebuild of his Christchurch home, but then he's a slightly counter-intuitive guy.

Man to create near-perfect replica of Christchurch heritage house

26052017 PHOTO: JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON PRESS/FAIRFAX NZ Martin Holland is about to demolish and rebuild his 1913 house with exceptional period features and replace it with an exact replica of the original down to the smallest details (albeit with 21st century health and safety changes).

Steve Hansen pays tribute to the late Sir Ron Scott

The late Sir Ron Scott was honoured by All Black coach Steve Hansen with a moving tribute at the Hutt Valley Sports Awards.

Steve Hansen pays tribute to the late Sir Ron Scott

Steve Hansen, Sir Ron Scott's daughter Lise Kljakovic and Marco Kljakovic.

United we stand

United we stand

The moment that changed our nation forever, we remember those who died in last February's earthquake.

Civic Memorial Service in Hagley Park

Civic Memorial Service in Hagley Park

We remember those who died in last February's earthquake.

John Key on February 22nd 12:51 2011

John Key on February 22nd 12:51 2011

Prime Minister John Key gives his recollection of the events and days following the February 2011 earthquake.

Christchurch quake at Westfield Mall

Christchurch quake at Westfield Mall

Rattled shoppers Kathy Williams, Nelene Barron and Jaime Thomson talk about the December 23, 2011, Christchurch quake.

Chch has Resilience and buzz

chch The good has far outweighed the bad in Aaron Horan's post-quake life in Christchurch.

Post-quake fear of being alone

The Christchurch earthquakes have brought Tony Becker's neighbourhood together.

Quakes changed my perspective

More petty crime post-quake

Chch life: Tough, but I love it

Lily Marr was new to Christchurch just two weeks before the February quake, but she hasn't left.

Ask your quake questions

Berryman On the eve of the Christchurch earthquake anniversary, GNS Science earthquake expert Kelvin Berryman joins us at midday to answer your questions.

Canterbury Plains faults 'quite strong'

Ask an Expert: Canterbury Faults 'quite strong"

Kiwis say quake trial 'ridiculous'

Scientists' trial over quake deaths

Ask An Expert: Understanding magnitude

Earthquake magnitude is not a linear scale. For every step up in magnitude there is about a 30 times increase in energy released.