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Christchurch Earthquake 2011

Engineers face new regime video

The remains of the CTV building on Madras St, Christchurch on the day of the earthquake.

After a series of debacles, engineers face a new regulation regime. The debate has started.

Engineer 'should face CTV complaint'

The CTV Building site at approximately 4.30pm, February 22, 2011. (File photo)

Professional disciplinary investigation of engineer Alan Reay should proceed, Crown says.

Unfinished projects on quake trust books

Eight projects, including a plan to connect the city to the sea, have yet to spend $19.5m allocated by the Christchurch ...

An earthquake appeal trust is deciding how to distribute close to $4m generated from millions of dollars in unspent funds.

Canterbury kids 'wrongly diagnosed' video

Allan says Christchurch's children are "extremely vulnerable" following a string of serious incidents, including the ...

Researcher says it is likely ''hundreds'' of Canterbury children diagnosed with ADHD actually have PTSD.

From bravery medal to book award

Chessie Henry's first book, We Can Make a Life, won the best first book award at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards this ...

When Chessie Henry strapped her cellphone to the steering wheel in an ad hoc attempt to interview her father, she had no idea how far the project would take her.

North Canterbury

Twice hit highway section nears completion

A permanent route for State Highway 1 past Jacob's Ladder is being built, to replace the temporary road closer to the sea.

A 700-metre state highway section, damaged by the 2016 Kaikoura quake and then ex-cyclone Gita, is nearly finished.

Arrest after alpine car thefts

Penzy Dinsdale's beloved 1998 Subaru Legacy was stolen from the Taipo River car park while she was tramping. It was ...

Police have arrested a West Coast man following a spate of thefts in Canterbury's Lewis Pass region.

Car theft rampant in alpine NZ video

Penzy Dinsdale's beloved 1998 Subaru Legacy was stolen from the Taipo River car park, in the Arthur's Pass area, while ...

"There's a very real chance when you go tramping that you are coming back to no car and no way home," car theft victim says.

Lewis Pass re-opens

Lewis Pass has re-opened after a part of the highway was closed due to snowfall. (File photo).

One of the South Island's major passes has re-opened after closing due to snowfall.

Beech mast boosts rare kākāriki video

An orange-fronted parakeet at Peacock Springs Wildlife Park in Christchurch , where Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage ...

DOC says at least 150 orange-fronted parakeet/kākāriki karaka chicks have been born in the wild this season.

Mid Canterbury Selwyn

Arrest after alpine car thefts

Penzy Dinsdale's beloved 1998 Subaru Legacy was stolen from the Taipo River car park while she was tramping. It was ...

Police have arrested a West Coast man following a spate of thefts in Canterbury's Lewis Pass region.

Car theft rampant in alpine NZ video

Penzy Dinsdale's beloved 1998 Subaru Legacy was stolen from the Taipo River car park, in the Arthur's Pass area, while ...

"There's a very real chance when you go tramping that you are coming back to no car and no way home," car theft victim says.

Family's grief for 'adored' son

Nine-year-old Kayde Anderson, of Dunsandel, was killed after being stuck in a car that was swept down a flooded Clyde ...

The family of a 9-year-old boy killed when the car he was in was swept down a river say he was an "outgoing and adventurous child".

Boy's drowning a community 'tragedy'

The Dunsandel community has been hit "particularly hard" after 9-year-old Kayde Anderson was tragically killed on a ...

Rural Canterbury community hit hard by 9-year-old Kayde Anderson's death in a flooded river.

Boy died in river

Nine-year-old Kayde Anderson, of Dunsandel, was killed after being stuck in a car that was swept down a flooded Clyde ...

Kayde Anderson died after the ute he was in with three men rolled several times in the Clyde River.

West Coast

Beach garbage to break your heart

Volunteers pick up rubbish in Fox River on the West Coast after a flood ripped open the Fox Glacier landfill in March.

Volunteer army clean up Fox Beach after a storm brought tonnes of garbage washing to shore.

'Are we ever going to get this done?'

Volunteers Tom McDermott, from Auckland, Remy Rouyer from California and Grant McDonald, from Hawke's Bay, pick up ...

Volunteers are coming from across NZ to help clear tonnes of rubbish from the Fox River.

Plastic shock after Fox clean-up video

Reporter Joanne Carroll vows to reduce her plastic usage after volunteering in Fox Glacier.

OPINION: I will never ever use those little butter, jam or milk containers from hotels again.

Hokitika new home for energy plant

Westland mayor Bruce Smith says the waste-to-energy scheme will boost the region's economy.

A $260m waste-to-energy plant that battled opposition in one West Coast town may be heading to another.

Rain and snow batters south

Snow near Milford Sound closed the road overnight, but it reopened before 9am on Thursday. (File photo)

Heavy rain is expected in the south and a major tourist route was closed overnight due to forecast snow. 

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