Canterbury has faced unprecedented challenges since the devastating earthquakes three years ago tomorrow. Here are 10 reasons why many are still proud to call the region home.
Messages of hope pinned to trees and flowers floating along the city's waterways will help Christchurch residents commemorate the third anniversary of the February 22 earthquake.
Two men who survived the February 2011 quake look back on the day they almost lost their lives.
Residents are fed up with the rubble of an earthquake-damaged church on the corner of a busy Christchurch intersection.
On February 22, 2011, the city of Christchurch fell as a shallow 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck, killing 185 people but from the tragedy came enormous resilience and determination which continues.
Re:Start looks safe for another year, with plans afoot to shift the colourful container mall just down the road.
It has been three years since since a massive earthquake hit Christchurch on February 22, 2011.
Next year is set to be the biggest yet for the $650 million-plus redevelopment of Christchurch's earthquake-hit hospitals.
The largest concrete pour in the Christchurch CBD since the earthquakes gets under way at 2.30am on Saturday at Antony Gough’s $140 million The Terrace.
The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission has allocated $2.3 million to increase youth work and social work services in Canterbury schools until 2016.
The third anniversary of the 22 February Canterbury earthquake marks a change in focus for the New Zealand Red Cross Recovery Programme, from the distribution of grants to the development of sustainable programmes.
Insurance companies in the Christchurch market have been rated among the world's slowest to respond to disaster.
The government gave the Christchurch City Council just three days to negotiate the cost sharing agreement to rebuild the city worth almost $3 billion, says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery spokesperson Ruth Dyson.
CERA has recently discovered evidence of vandals cutting the wire fence on Summit Road and breaching the safety cordon.
Chris Lynch’s debut television show ‘Lynched’ will kick off CTV’s autumn schedule. Throughout autumn, new locally-made programmes, new talent and new graphics will update the look of Canterbury’s regional broadcaster.
The reopening of the restored Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch city centre has been pushed back about three months to October.
A number of events will be occurring in and around the Botanic Gardens and North Hagley Park this weekend, including the Civic Memorial Service on Saturday. As large crowds are expected to attend the variety of events on offer, we …
Have you ever wondered why sometimes traffic jams occur for no obvious reason?
Burwood/Pegasus Community Board has confirmed the members of a Community Advisory Group to aid the completion of a master plan for the recovery of New Brighton.
Planning is almost complete by Christchurch City Council for a Civic Memorial Service to commemorate the third anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake. The service will be on the Archery Lawn at the Botanic Gardens on at noon and will include one minute’s silence at 12.51pm.
Sydenham Heritage Trust Chairperson, Dorothy Haywood talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the site of the rubble on the corner of Brougham and Colombo Streets.
THIS WORK HAS BEEN POSTPONED – A NEW DATE WILL BE ADVISED ONCE KNOWN Hagley Avenue between Riccarton Avenue and St Asaph Street will be closed to northbound traffic from 7pm – 7am on Wednesday 19th February. A detour will …
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Hagley Avenue between Riccarton Avenue and St Asaph Street will be closed to northbound traffic from 7pm – 7am on Wednesday 19th February. A detour will be in place from Hagley Avenue via St Asaph Street to Antigua Street to …
Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction
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The majority of people who left Christchurch following the city's earthquakes stayed in the Christchurch area.
Organisor of the Older Generations Forum, John Patterson talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how the Insurance companies are taking care of the Elderly.
Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about her State of the City speech she has given.
Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
The earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 have changed the face and shape of Greater Christchurch – the area that covers the city, and Waimakariri and Selwyn districts.
A blogger for website EQC Truths has been fined $5000 for deliberately disobeying a court order.
A Christchurch drug and alcohol counsellor walking 288 kilometres from Seddon to Christchurch to help raise money for earthquake victims is more than half-way through her journey.
Some of New Zealand's churches will be the focus of an international study intended to help earthquake-proof buildings.
Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel is pushing for urgent action to address the parking problems in the central city.
A substantial section of land offering rural and residential opportunities, strategically located on the expanding south-western border of Christchurch City, has been placed on the market for sale.
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