Retailers and stallholders are hoping to restart elsewhere after Christchurch's famous container mall closed on Wednesday.
The report looking at options for Christchurch's beleaguered metro sports facility is due "imminently".
Tower Insurance plans to close its Christchurch office after its outstanding local earthquake claims are settled.
A crucial piece of a new highway linking Christchurch and Rolleston is taking shape, with work progressing on the Shands Rd interchange.
The first steps have been taken to revive the Sol Square hospitality hub in central Christchurch.
Christchurch's first new Catholic church since the earthquakes â the rebuilt Nazareth House chapel â has been opened.
Road works will block access to the main entrance of Christchurch Hospital and a new outpatients building for at least two months, but alternative routes still haven't been finalised.
Dozens of Christchurch streets have heavy vehicle bans that cannot practically be enforced.
Children's mental health will likely be the first area to benefit from the Government's election promises to Christchurch.
A 99-year-old Christchurch building cleared for public use has now been deemed earthquake prone nearly seven years following the Canterbury 2011 earthquakes.
Eighteen months of roadworks has begun on one of Christchurch's major arterial roads, leaving residents concerned about the safety of children and pedestrians.
The owners of North Canterbury's quake-damaged Hurunui Hotel say they will start repairs "first thing Monday" after receiving a $132,500 taxpayer heritage grant.
The Government is selling off about $12 million of temporary earthquake housing in Christchurch.
Cathedral Square's oldest building, Christchurch's old chief post office, could become a hospitality hub.
The owner of Cathedral Square's historic Old Post Office has hit out at city council redevelopment "road blocks".
Plans are under way for an all-weather outdoor sports facility in east Christchurch's RÄwhiti Domain.
As the central city's incremental reconstruction prepares to enter its 8th post-quake year, the with some highly anticipated milestones.
Empty sites in central Christchurch cover land about three times the size of the Botanic Gardens.
Twenty-first century technology will operate the rebuilt 19th century Lyttelton timeball tower when it is back in action in April.
Christchurch residents and visitors will be able to enjoy new riverside bars, central city cinemas, a farmers' market, a new swimming pool complex, and a new library in 2018.
The operator of Christchurch's historic Pegasus Arms pub is worried plans to virtually fence it off during roadworks will kill business.
Boarded up shops on Christchurch's New Regent St are a "disgrace" and slowing business in the area, local owners say.
Canterbury schools have enrolled nearly 1900 more students this year than in 2016, outstripping growth elsewhere in New Zealand.
Christchurch's new multimillion-dollar QEII Recreation and Sport Centre will produce chlorine for the city's pools on site.
Crews revamping Christchurch's Victoria Square are working through the Christmas break to meet a March deadline.
Increasing appetites for eating and drinking out has fuelled a cafe, bar and restaurant boom in Christchurch.
For the first time since the earthquakes, the congregation of the Oxford Terrace Baptist Church will celebrate Christmas under their own roof.
The trustees that will oversee restoration of the Christ Church Cathedral have been appointed by Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Megan Woods.
Cantabrians are being called on to provide direction for an inquiry into the Earthquake Commission (EQC), as the Government works urgently on new mechanisms to settle outstanding claims.
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Regenerate Christchurch's Cathedral Square spending is closing in on $1 million, but the rebuild agency cannot say when redevelopment work will start.
Algal blooms could prove troublesome for proposed flatwater lakes in the Christchurch red zone, but advocates are adamant they can be managed.
A bill designed to fast-track restoration of the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral has passed into law.
Christchurch has a "weak" major events portfolio, which will not change with existing funding levels, ChristchurchNZ says.
A late 1950s office building in central Christchurch will be restored and turned into a hotel with the help of a ratepayer grant.
Sick of chaotic, choka-block city car parks? A social initiative is attempting to change the way people park in town.
Feedback on the future of Christchurch's red zone shows clear support for turning much of the area back to nature, but mixed support for re-establishing houses on the earthquake-damaged land.
The home-straight charge into Christmas has become my personal marker on the city centre's incremental post-quake renaissance.
The MP in charge of Christchurch's earthquake recovery has put the pressure on to get outstanding insurance claims settled.
A Christchurch woman cried after a contractor she trusted dug up her hillside section, allegedly leaving it unstable and requiring more than $100,000 in works to remediate.
Housing in Christchurch's east frame may still be a way off, but the $30 million public space inside it is about to open.
Elderly Christchurch homeowner Ivy Solomon has been saved the ordeal of sleeping in her car after the Earthquake Commission (EQC) paid her temporary accommodation bill.
Imagine a job that requires working at heights, in a tiny space, under the sea, where you can only escape by being reeled out by someone else.
An elderly Christchurch homeowner is facing living in her car because the Earthquake Commission (EQC) keeps losing her information and has not paid her temporary accommodation bill.
Concern has been raised that the Christchurch inner-city rebuild could see a repeat of an Airbnb problem seen in Queenstown and many major tourist cities overseas, including Barcelona.
Bars and restaurants on Christchurch's new The Terrace hospitality strip will open next year, dashing hopes of a pre-Christmas launch.
The eerie world inside one of Christchurch's most famous earthquake-ravaged buildings is showcased in new video footage from the Christ Church Cathedral.
OPINION: Just when we dared hope that the future of Christ Church Cathedral had been settled, we find that might not be the case. A thousand submissions to the Christchurch City Council has suggested that most people don't want ratepayer funds to go towards the restoration project.
Southern Response is less trustworthy than the Afghan Taliban, says a former United Nations worker who negotiated with the militant regime and is now locked in an insurance battle in Christchurch.
To Afghan refugee Ali Mohammad Haidari, New Zealand is the lucky country which opened its doors to him and his family during their darkest hour. Now he considers himself to be the "luckiest" man.
It will be almost another year before plans for Christchurch's riverside red-zoned land are ready for approval.
Earthquake repairs to New Brighton Pier are nearing completion.
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