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Anger builds after New Regent St buildings classed dangerous after Valentines Day earthquake

Anger builds after New Regent St buildings classed 'dangerous' after Valentines Day earthquake

Friday, 26 February 2016 7:06 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The owner of five "dangerous" New Regent St buildings has been put on notice to make them safe.

Make safe notice issued to owner of dangerous New Regent St buildings

Make safe notice issued to owner of 'dangerous' New Regent St buildings

Friday, 26 February 2016 7:06 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The owner of five "dangerous" New Regent St buildings has been put on notice to make them safe.

Fraudster spent Red Cross earthquake grants on drugs, alcohol, KFC

Fraudster spent Red Cross earthquake grants on drugs, alcohol, KFC

Thursday, 25 February 2016 4:26 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A woman was described as "cynical, calculated, and manipulative" by a judge who jailed her for fraudulently claiming Red Cross hardship grants after the Christchurch earthquakes.

Southern Response group action thrown out

Southern Response group action thrown out

Thursday, 25 February 2016 4:11 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Christchurch High Court has rejected a group action bid by almost 50 Canterbury homeowners wanting to sue their earthquake insurer together.

Seismic liquefaction trigger mechanisms

Seismic liquefaction trigger mechanisms

Thursday, 25 February 2016 12:45 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Christchurch: Five buildings cordoned off as dangerous

Christchurch: Five buildings cordoned off as dangerous

Thursday, 25 February 2016 12:41 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Five unoccupied buildings on Christchurch's New Regent Street have been cordoned off, after an engineering report identified them as dangerous and earthquake prone.A member of the public called the City Council concerned about the...

New trust set up to manage Councils social housing

New trust set up to manage Council's social housing

Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:40 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has completed the first key step in setting up a charitable trust that is proposed to take over management of its social housing service in the second half of this year.

UC professor uses supercomputer to simulate earthquake shaking

UC professor uses supercomputer to simulate earthquake shaking

Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:38 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Wondering what it looked like when the earth moved during the Valentine’s Day quake? University of Canterbury Professor in Earthquake Engineering Brendon Bradley has, using UC’s Blue Gene supercomputer, simulated the ground shaking from the 14 February earthquake.

Serendipitous quake unearths explanation

Serendipitous quake unearths explanation

Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:26 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Lincoln University

New Regent St buildings classed dangerous after Valentines Day earthquake

New Regent St buildings classed 'dangerous' after Valentines Day earthquake

Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:23 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch's tourist tramway is being stopped from going along New Regent St because of concerns about the safety of five privately-owned buildings.

High Court rules no representative action against Southern Response

High Court rules no representative action against Southern Response

Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:18 a.m. by PRNews Popular

By Edwin Mitson 

Council addresses safety concerns on New Regent Street

Council addresses safety concerns on New Regent Street

Thursday, 25 February 2016 9:53 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is taking steps to make sure people visiting and working in New Regent Street remain safe after concerns were raised about five privately owned buildings.

In the bank - earthquake insurance pay-out good news for ratepayers

In the bank - earthquake insurance pay-out good news for ratepayers

Thursday, 25 February 2016 9:51 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has received full and final net payment of $603 million from its insurers for damage resulting from the 2010/2011 Canterbury earthquakes.

Two arrested for scaling central Christchurch crane at night

Two arrested for scaling central Christchurch crane at night

Thursday, 25 February 2016 9:17 a.m. by MediaThePress

Late-night crane climbers are putting their lives at risk, often to take selfies, on central Christchurch construction sites.

Opinion: Stonewood failure a familiar rebuild tale

Opinion: Stonewood failure a familiar rebuild tale

Thursday, 25 February 2016 7:38 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Opinion: The failure of building company Stonewood Homes this week followed a depressingly familiar pattern.

Representative (class) action update

Representative (class) action update

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 9:39 p.m. by SouthernResponse Popular

There has been coverage today that a decision has now been made not to allow the proposed class action to proceed as the group had intended.

The Big Read: Last on the land

The Big Read: Last on the land

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 8:05 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

"This was my grandmother's house," says Dr Annette Wilkes, 75, Red Zone resident of Christchurch, spanner-in-the-works and one of the few remaining residents of Dallington."My mother had a house next door. I grew up here. This whole...

Big Read: Last on the land

Big Read: Last on the land

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 8:05 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

"This was my grandmother's house," says Dr Annette Wilkes, 75, Red Zone resident of Christchurch, spanner-in-the-works and one of the few remaining residents of Dallington."My mother had a house next door. I grew up here. This whole...

Editorial: Stonewood failure a familiar rebuild tale

Editorial: Stonewood failure a familiar rebuild tale

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 4:21 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The failure of building company Stonewood Homes this week followed a depressingly familiar pattern.

Canterbury tourism back to pre-earthquake levels, but city skipped

Canterbury tourism back to pre-earthquake levels, but city skipped

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 6:29 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Tourism in Canterbury has bounced back to pre-earthquake levels, but damaged parts of the region are still missing the crest of the tourist wave.

Canterbury tourism back to pre-quake levels

Canterbury tourism back to pre-quake levels

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 6:52 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Tourism in Canterbury has bounced back to pre-earthquake levels but damaged parts of the region are still missing the crest of the tourist wave.

Christchurch marae hosts new temporary workers village

Christchurch marae hosts new temporary workers' village

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 1:12 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Accommodation for up to 51 rebuild workers will be built behind a Christchurch marae.

From earthquake write-off to award winning home for Christchurch couple

From earthquake write-off to award winning home for Christchurch couple

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 11:17 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

With fancy renovations completed just weeks earlier, Daryl and Tara Hewitt were readying their beautifully reworked house for a home and garden tour.

Insurance Council Changes Wording After Being Caught Out

Insurance Council Changes Wording After Being Caught Out

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 10:39 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Press Release: Cameron Preston

Gerry Brownlee protester lost son Jayden Andrews-Howland in earthquake

Gerry Brownlee protester lost son Jayden Andrews-Howland in earthquake

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 10:14 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The man who tipped a chocolate and flour mixture over Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee lost his son in the February 2011 earthquake.

Gerry Brownlee protester lost son Jayden Andrews-Howland in quake

Gerry Brownlee protester lost son Jayden Andrews-Howland in quake

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 10:14 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The man who allegedly tipped a chocolate and flour mixture over Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee lost his son in the February 2011 earthquake.

Gerry Brownlee protestor lost son in quake

Gerry Brownlee protestor lost son in quake

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 9:51 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The man who allegedly tipped a chocolate and flour mixture over Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee lost his son in the February 2011 earthquake.

Does liquefaction protect overlying structures from ground shaking?

Does liquefaction protect overlying structures from ground shaking?

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 9:40 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Arohanui Christchurch

Arohanui Christchurch

Monday, 22 February 2016 8:44 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Originally posted on :
I’m a mental health nurse and I know how challenging the role can be at the best of times. So when Canterbury DHB announced that, because of funding cuts being forced on them by…

Arohanui Christchurch- guest blog

Arohanui Christchurch- guest blog

Monday, 22 February 2016 8:44 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Originally posted on :
I’m a mental health nurse and I know how challenging the role can be at the best of times. So when Canterbury DHB announced that, because of funding cuts being forced on them by…

Christchurch earthquake refugees find a home in Blenheim

Christchurch earthquake refugees find a home in Blenheim

Monday, 22 February 2016 7:10 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A Christchurch family who moved to Blenheim following the Canterbury earthquakes, says the move has allowed them to heal and get on with their lives.

Christchurch earthquake refugees find a home in Marlborough

Christchurch earthquake refugees find a home in Marlborough

Monday, 22 February 2016 7:10 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch family who moved to Blenheim following the Canterbury earthquakes, says the move has allowed them to heal and get on with their lives.

Arrest after brown substance poured on Gerry Brownlee at service

Arrest after 'brown' substance poured on Gerry Brownlee at service

Monday, 22 February 2016 4:31 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A man has been charged with assault after allegedly pouring a "brown substance" over Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee.

Brown substance poured on Gerry Brownlee at service – This is for you

'Brown' substance poured on Gerry Brownlee at service – 'This is for you'

Monday, 22 February 2016 4:08 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has had a "brown substance" poured over his head by a protestor who said "this is for you", according to reports.

Heckler pours brown substance on Gerry Brownlee at service – This is for you

Heckler pours 'brown' substance on Gerry Brownlee at service – 'This is for you'

Monday, 22 February 2016 3:40 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has had a "brown substance" poured over his head by a protestor who said "this is for you", according to reports.

Watch: When an earthquake ripped central Christchurch apart

Watch: When an earthquake ripped central Christchurch apart

Monday, 22 February 2016 3:32 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

As central Christchurch fell to the violent earthquake on February 22, 2011, Daniel Tobin - a videographer for The Press - headed into the shattered city.

From the archives: Mum, daughters survival against the odds

From the archives: Mum, daughter's survival against the odds

Monday, 22 February 2016 3:26 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Heckler pours brown substance on Gerry Brownlee at quake service

Heckler pours 'brown' substance on Gerry Brownlee at quake service

Monday, 22 February 2016 3:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has had a "brown substance" poured over his head, according to reports.

New earthquake resource reveals personal accountsNew earthquake resource reveals personal accounts

New earthquake resource reveals personal accountsNew earthquake resource reveals personal accounts

Monday, 22 February 2016 2:40 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Press Release: Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Accentuating the positive out of earthquake adversity

Accentuating the positive out of earthquake adversity

Monday, 22 February 2016 2:37 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Chris Lynch: Enormity of disaster evident at earthquake memorial

Chris Lynch: Enormity of disaster evident at earthquake memorial

Monday, 22 February 2016 2:37 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Chris Lynch is a journalist and host of Newstalk ZB's Christchurch morning programme, which you can hear 8.30am weekday mornings. Cloudy skies managed to block the bright Canterbury sun this aft

Governor-Generals speech in Christchurch

Governor-General's speech in Christchurch

Monday, 22 February 2016 2:28 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Monday, 22 February 2016, 

Recap: February 22 Christchurch earthquake memorial

Recap: February 22 Christchurch earthquake memorial

Monday, 22 February 2016 2:09 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The live blog has now ended.

Silent Hagley Oval test cricket crowd stand to mark earthquake anniversary

Silent Hagley Oval test cricket crowd stand to mark earthquake anniversary

Monday, 22 February 2016 2:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

They rose as one, but this was no standing ovation at 12.51pm on Hagley Oval.

John Key talks insurance claims and convention centre on quake anniversary

John Key talks insurance claims and convention centre on quake anniversary

Monday, 22 February 2016 1:57 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Prime Minister John Key says he has sympathy for the thousands of Canterbury homeowners still struggling with insurance issues five years on from the February 2011 earthquake.

Japanese families still waiting for answers over CTV building collapse

Japanese families still waiting for answers over CTV building collapse

Monday, 22 February 2016 1:23 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Megumi Horita's father is still waiting for answers.

Hagley Oval test crowd mark Christchurch earthquake anniversary

Hagley Oval test crowd mark Christchurch earthquake anniversary

Monday, 22 February 2016 1:21 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

They rose as one, but this was no standing ovation at 12.51pm on Hagley Oval.

Making contact - the first text messages from after the February 22 Christchurch earthquake

Making contact - the first text messages from after the February 22 Christchurch earthquake

Monday, 22 February 2016 12:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

Four years ago we asked readers to tell us about the first text message they sent or received on February 22, 2011, after the earthquake.

Estuary Fest 2016

Estuary Fest 2016

Monday, 22 February 2016 12:34 p.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

  Estuary Fest – a home grown festival of fun for you, the kids and everyone on Saturday 5 March, 1pm to 5pm at McCormacks Bay Reserve. Estuary Fest celebrates our […]

Quake baby Kody Owens shaky entrance to the world

Quake baby Kody Owen's shaky entrance to the world

Monday, 22 February 2016 12:23 p.m. by MediaStuff

Kody Owen knows his birthday is special, but not exactly why.

Christchurch Earthquake: What its like five years on

Christchurch Earthquake: What it's like five years on

Monday, 22 February 2016 12:04 p.m. by MediaStuff

On the fifth anniversary of the devastating Christchurch earthquake we take you on a live tour of the central city.

Live: February 22 Christchurch earthquake memorial

Live: February 22 Christchurch earthquake memorial

Monday, 22 February 2016 11:37 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Follow live updates below from the Civic Memorial Service, which remembers the 185 victims of the February 22, 2011, Christchurch earthquake.

Christchurch housing on track for full recovery

Christchurch housing on track for full recovery

Monday, 22 February 2016 11:30 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Press Release: New Zealand Government

Canterbury five year anniversary statement

Canterbury five year anniversary statement

Monday, 22 February 2016 11:24 a.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ Popular

Canterbury five year anniversary statement

Economic recovery strong in Canterbury

Economic recovery strong in Canterbury

Monday, 22 February 2016 11:23 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Hon Steven Joyce

Progress in rebuild of Christchurch schools

Progress in rebuild of Christchurch schools

Monday, 22 February 2016 11:18 a.m. by GovtMOE Popular

As Christchurch’s new education network rises from the rubble, Education Minister Hekia Parata has praised all those involved in shepherding Christchurch’s kids through extremely difficult times.

Mike Hosking: Christchurch has come a long way in five years

Mike Hosking: Christchurch has come a long way in five years

Monday, 22 February 2016 10:48 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Numbers are funny things aren't they.