City Plan: $2 billion price tag on Christchurch City Council's plans to rebuild a new "city in a garden"
Staff at The Press were asked to describe their hopes for the future. Here are some of their views.
In the year since the February 22 earthquake Christchurch has changed almost beyond recognition. In another year, the transformation could be equally as dramatic.
An area of central Christchurch is pushing to open up opportunities for building lightweight structures, as a less expensive and more "sensible" way to rebuild parts of the quake-ravaged city.
Gerry Brownlee says residents must decide how much they will pay for the rebuild of Christchurch.