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.
OPINION: It feels like the news KFC is moving back to Christchurch's CBD came and went without anyone realising what a milestone it represents for the rebuild.
Public input is "critical" to a high-level review of EQC's Canterbury quake response.
OPINION: A prevailing current of uncertainty is swirling across much of Christchurch's cultural and spiritual landscape right now.
Fixing poorly done earthquake repairs is likely to cost $1 billion, says a structural engineer involved in more than 100 cases. John Scarry said he is yet to see a competent repair in 140 Christchurch jobs he has assessed.Scarry,...
Now is the time to create a globally significant contemplative site of substance that reveals the best of us to the world.
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.
Ten litres of water per minute per square metre from 2460 nozzles.
For eight years, silence has reigned at the Christchurch Town Hall. Now music is back in the spotlight.
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.
WARNING: This article contains graphic content. Eight years after the Christchurch earthquakes, new footage has been released of the catastrophic damage caused.The footage, released by engineering consultants Tonkin & Taylor on...
Bonnie Singh crawled through rubble to safety after the earthquake. Eight years on, she's still recovering.
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?
Stark images of life in a Christchurch suburb which no longer exists will go on display in the red zone on Friday.
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.
Extreme shaking in the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake may not be as strong as first thought if a re-examination by scientists reveals a similar effect at play as in the 2016 KaikÅura quake.
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.
Millions of earthquake-fearing Californians are flocking to a weekly podcast featuring Christchurch and its experiences during the 2010-11 quakes.
A petition has been launched to try and get extra compensation for families of victims who died in the Christchurch earthquake. Hana Fisherova has written to MPs urging the Government to help "alleviate the serious financial, physical,...
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.
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