Mayor Lianne Dalziel and Housing Minister Nick Smith today signed a 'Housing Accord' to fund a new housing entity.
I haven't seen Friedensreich Hundertwasser's celebrated public toilets in Kawakawa, but I have seen the Hundertwasser house in Vienna.
The number of Government inspections will be ramping up between now and the end of the year due to safety concerns in the Christchurch demolition industry.
The Christchurch City Council may contribute $800,000 towards the cost of strengthening a landmark art deco apartment building in the central city.
Public servants could be back in central Christchurch by next spring, with the Government on the verge of signing deals for four new buildings.
More than 50 per cent of Cantabrians want a restored Christ Church Cathedral to retain the same look, a new poll shows.
A New Brighton group wanting to "give power back to the people" will look to community funding to revitalise the seaside suburb.
Nicky Arts owns a shop in the historic Duncan Buildings in High St and is trying to repair it so she can reopen, but she is hitting obstacles at every turn.
The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) denies those claims and says it works closely with local developers to encourage central city development.
A small kitset house in a temporary village set up after Canterbury's earthquakes is the only home 8-month-old Jack Gould has known.
Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about issues in the city this week
Pioneer and Jellie Park pools need extensive repairs, with early estimates putting the cost of fixing them at $6 million.
Susan Wood - subbing in for Larry Williams - chats to Christchurch reporter Tyler Adams, who has spent the day following the royals around the Garden City.
Christchurch businesses which are reliant on migrant workers are sounding the alarm about a shortage of accommodation for new recruits.
A woman who fled the collapsing Canterbury Television building during the February 2011 earthquake has been touched by an invitation to meet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Christchurch City Council staff and councillors are at odds over claims crucial council assets were undervalued before the earthquakes.
Cathedral Grammar School has unveiled a master plan for a new school that draws on an award-winning kindergarten in Japan.
A community-led Christchurch door-knocking campaign to find cold, unsafe and unsanitary homes before winter has identified more than 50 in need of repair.
Housing Minister Nick Smith says the biggest increase in the waiting list for state-owned houses has been in earthquake-hit Christchurch.
When Prince William last visited Christchurch, the streets were covered in liquefaction.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are meeting families of earthquake victims at the CTV memorial.
A white plastic burial shroud encases the demolition-ready Majestic theatre.
Lessons learnt from Christchurch's deadly 2011 earthquake are not reflected in new legislation aimed at reducing the number of quake-prone buildings, the city council says.
One thousand state houses have been repaired in Christchurch since the earthquake, and there are 4000 to go.
The South Island's largest iwi will not rush a proposed cultural precinct in central Christchurch, a Maori culture expert says.
Government officials are seeking information on Christ Church Cathedral's restoration costs.
The Ministry of Education says it'll avoid anything irreversible, pending a possible lawsuit.
The man who ordered the demolition of the historic Majestic Theatre has defended his decision, saying restoration could have cost in excess of $18 million.
Education Minister Hekia Parata talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about her final decision on Phillipstown School
Ferrymead Countdown has opened amidst a row over its carpark, ripped up by a contractor in protest for not being paid.
Principle of Phillipstown School Tony Simpson talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about his feelings on the closure of his school.
Central Christchurch could soon be lit up like New York City's Times Square.
Hundreds of Cantabrians in urgent need of state housing are still no closer to securing a home before winter hits as Housing New Zealand's (HNZ) waiting list continues to climb.
Contractors repairing some Christchurch streets have been asked why they are not doing promised upgrades at the same time.
Do you like conferences? If they are done right, they can be stimulating, productive and rewarding. Otherwise they can be just talk. Mostly they are a lot of hard work.
The developer behind the $100 million Cashel Square office and retail precinct under way in Christchurch's City Mall has released new images of how it will look.
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