Trading has resumed in a row of century-old Christchurch buildings quake-damaged, but now faithfully restored.
Owner says she didn't know her quake-hit home was under-insured, but insurer and broker say her lawsuit is too late.
Opened to house construction workers after the Canterbury earthquakes, the owners want their money out of Workatel.
Could council refuse to take the new convention centre off the government's hands? Depends on the final, global settlement.
Public input is "critical" to a high-level review of EQC's Canterbury quake response.
A rebuilt Catholic Cathedral could go on a prime site by the Avon River, a mini-documentary suggests.
Agency has spent two years and nearly $500k working out how Christchurch's eastern suburbs will adapt to sea-level rise, but is yet to come up with any options.
Christchurch needs to be bold to afford the investment needed to create a 21st century city, business leaders say.
The first of the big fast food chains is rolling back into the central city after the quakes forced them out.
An Aussie firm will manage the project, but 80 per cent of the sub contracts are expected to go to Kiwis.
Christchurch mansion owner doesn't owe Tower interest on quake payments, High Court says.
A $3.6 million spruce up for two corners of Christchurch's Cathedral Square is likely to go ahead within months.
Does Canterbury have a world-beating health system? The DHB likes to think so.
The southern edge of the square will get a facelift, but grand plans for Christchurch's heart are still a long way off.
It's been more than two years in the making, but it's almost ready to go.
Driverless cars are a step closer to zipping around Christchurch's empty river red zone area.
Feedback on plans for the red zone favoured a rowing lake for the area – but most of the submissions were identical.
It's been derelict for eight years and is full of graffiti, but is now being restored in central Chch.
Sports groups, businesses and neighbours are having their say on concept plans for Christchurch's new stadium. Now you can take a look.
Christchurch's city centre has undergone dramatic chance since the February 2011 quake. Take a look.
Despite a $6 billion disaster fund, the response to the Canterbury earthquakes fell short of money within months. Here's how it happened.
Who would have thought it? Eight years on from the 22nd February 2011 quake and lower High Street is still closed. Today is a funny day in Christchurch, everyone is very thoughtful as we consider our changed lives, altered personalities …
Hopes for an innovative school for at-risk Christchurch teens is frustrated by a five-year limit on red zone leases.
Where are the red zone's tiny homes, cycle paths, urban farm? Is red tape blocking good ideas?
A multi-national company has the contract, and an Australian will be the boss.
It's a promise honoured, but money is no closure for Annette Wilkes. All she wants is to return to her her land.
The Kaikōura earthquake left historic artefacts exposed. It didn't take long for the plunder to start.
Dr Rod Carr reflects on leading the University of Canterbury for 10 years.
Big insurance firms are now backing a government scheme to settle complex quake claims.
The preferred contractor for the long-delayed $300m metro sports facility in Christchurch is an Australian company.
The promo clip's portentous voice-over starts. "Åtautahi â¦ Christchurch â¦ our city â¦ is founded on the spirit of exploration â¦ it is embedded in our city's DNA."
Hundreds of homeowners have dropped legal disputes with the Earthquake Commission (EQC), opting instead to restart direct negotiations.
Insurer IAG must pay a couple damages for stress and mental anguish after inadequately repairing their quake-damaged award-winning home.
Trapped for eight years since the Canterbury earthquakes and in uncertain condition, the Court Theatre's historic costume and prop collection may see the footlights again.
A supermarket chain is behind a plan to build a major Christchurch subdivision with 272 new homes, a supermarket, shopping area, parks, pre-school, eateries and a covered swimming pool.
Developers behind the $10 million Duncan's Lane project in central Christchurch have had their heritage grant extended for a year but say the project will be finished this winter.
The restored auditorium in the Christchurch Town Hall will open to the public for the first time in eight years on February 23.
Work has started on a $15 million new central Christchurch parking and retail building which will form part of The Terrace development.
Restoring the Arts Centre of Christchurch will cost $40 million less than first thought, going against the city's rebuild norm of blown budgets.
A developer's ambitious plan to establish a major post-graduate study hub in central Christchurch is stalling his purchase of a $30 million site from taxpayers.
Christchurch hospitality strip The Terrace has a new addition with the opening of Chiwahwah after nearly a year of delays.
Christchurch's central city 30kmh zone is expanding.
Plans for two new Christchurch apartment towers promising million-dollar homes have been dropped, with a slow market getting the blame.
"Fast-tracked" planning for Christchurch's long-awaited multi-use stadium is not expected to go before the Government until the middle of the year.
Bold new designs for Cathedral Square might not become reality for at least a decade.
Regenerate Christchurch has axed 13 positions, replacing them with new roles.
The steel frame that has become a fixture in front of Christ Church Cathedral is coming down.
Southern Response (SR) says a $2070 payment to security firm Thompson and Clark Investigations (TCIL) for its input into an official release was legitimate.
After nearly eight years of earthquake and weather damage, demolition is under way as part of the rescue of a building named as one of Christchurch's .
Apartment owners who fought a long insurance battle over their wrecked beachfront homes may be headed to court to resolve a stalemate on splitting the cash.
Christchurch convention centre land may used for events while the cathedral rebuild takes over sections of the square.
Earthquake-damaged foundations of a home with a "when new" insurance policy can be "jacked and packed" instead of being replaced, a court has ruled.
The gaps between developments continue to be filled around Christchurch, slowly bringing a sense of completeness to the rebuild of the earthquake-ravaged CBD.
A private company's unsolicited proposal to finance construction of Christchurch's new convention centre, in exchange for a 25-year operating lease, was turned down by the Government.
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