OPINION: On Sunday it was announced to the Diocese of Christchurch and beyond that I, the Bishop of Christchurch, had decided to send the decision about the future of the Christ Church Cathedral to the diocesan Synod, which next meets in September 2017.
Labour, Greens and National have united to break the deadlock over the Christ Church Cathedral.
Car parks could be reinstated on St Asaph St after Christchurch business leaders threatened legal action if the Accessible City project was not stopped.
A Christchurch family will sell their prominent Cathedral Square property for the first time in nearly a century after abandoning attempts to rebuild on it.
Exposure to earthquakes has made children in Christchurch more resistant to other pressures in life compared to children with the usual challenges of growing up, new research has found. Massey University clinical psychologist Maureen...
The late Sir Ron Scott was honoured by All Black coach Steve Hansen with a moving tribute at the Hutt Valley Sports Awards.
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There is surely no greater symbol of despair than the crestfallen ruin of a cathedral seated in what was once the heart of our city.
A trust lobbying for the restoration of the Christ Church Cathedral is bankrolling a pricey advertising campaign depicting central city workers, business owners and developers echoing its stance.
The neglected Christ Church Cathedral is one of about 30 sites being targeted by council for holding up the city's regeneration.
Christchurch School of Gymnastics wants $1.1 million of ratepayer funds to help it build a new $8.1m base at Queen Elizabeth II Park.
Both the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and insurer IAG are in the wrong over a Christchurch home wrecked by fire and earthquakes, an insurance lawyer says.
A four-month delay in deciding the fate of the derelict Christ Church Cathedral, the "symbol of the city", has "deeply disappointed" the city's new recovery minister.
It will be at least September before the Anglican Church in Christchurch makes its decision on the future of ChristChurch Cathedral.Bishop Victoria Mathews made the announcement at Sunday services today, saying the decision will...
A deal with the Ministry of Education could see the city council receive market value for land it owns at Redcliffs Park while receiving free land in return.
A decision on the future of the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral will not be made until at least September and will be made by a committee of diocese parishioners and priests.
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The morning his earthquake insurance trial was to begin, dying man Derek Ricky Bligh's lawyers pulled out.
When their newly-bought house Christchurch caught fire just hours after they moved in, Georgia Scott and Mike Rodgers snatched their children from their beds and ran.
Christchurch's residential red zone could be turned into native forest for $2.5 million, a group in favour of the idea says.
The Government maintains that there is no systemic issue with Canterbury earthquake repairs, but the Opposition and local experts believe there is.
The Government maintains that there is no systemic issue with Canterbury earthquake repairs, but the Opposition and local experts disagree.
OPINION: Colleagues said to us "OMG you're not going back to Christchurch are you?" Their faces reflected astonishment and disbelief. The city is stuffed, they said.
The rebuild agency tasked with the $2.2 billion project of fixing Christchurch's earthquake-battered infrastructure has just over a month to re-do 70 substandard jobs.
Canterbury rugby has ruled out helping to pay for a multi-use arena in Christchurch.
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Three former Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) employees have been cleared of accusations they had conflicts of interest.
Student life has returned to the Arts Centre in Christchurch’s central city.
Christchurch's new rebuild boss says she believes the city centre is already better than it was before Canterbury's earthquakes.
The Government has approved a $300 million, 600-home development at a Christchurch racecourse.
Property purchasers may be under-informed about the exposure of a property to damage by a natural disaster, according to researchers from RMIT University.
A new study that looked at house prices in Christchurch before and after the 2011 earthquake suggested that it takes a highly destructive event for disaster risk to be accounted for in house prices.
An extra $18 million will be spent on Christchurch's new cycleways this year as the city council tries to limit their impact on businesses and motorists.
The husband of a nurse killed in the Christchurch earthquake said an annual memorial for the nurses would ensure they were not forgotten.
"Our vision is for the river to connect us together with each other, with nature and with new possibilities."
A vision for the Ōtākaro Avon River Regeneration Area being released today has been shaped by thousands of ideas from Christchurch people about how the area can be transformed into an attractive and exciting legacy for our community.
Anglican leaders lobbied council to change city planning rules so the Christ Church Cathedral could be demolished more easily.
The Christchurch City Council will not start any more central city transport projects until businesses and residents are happy with the plans.
A section of State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura will soon reopen to traffic.
After more than two years, almost $3 million and a series of delays, work on the historic Sign of the Takahe is now complete.
A woman has five days to declare all her assets â including any she may have disposed of â before she is sentenced for stealing $133,000 from a Christchurch rebuild firm.
Christchurch's health precinct could be up to 2000 car parks short in the long term. A parking building to alleviate the problem could cost more than $20 million.
Between them, Pedro Carazo, Debbie Lawson and Deric Blacker, lost three businesses, two homes, a son, and a close friend, on February 22, 2011.
A group behind plans for an international open water course in Christchurch's residential red zone claims it could make the city $30-$50 million a year.
A new Redcliffs School site is a step closer â the Government has applied to buy Redcliffs Park.
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