At what stage does earthquake strengthening become so costly, it's too much to ask?
Construction of Christchurch's music centre will start before the end of the year, the Government has announced.
The Government's contribution to the rebuild of Christchurch was likely to end up as high as $20 billion, Prime Minister John Key says.
A $12.5 million music centre will be built alongside Christchurch's Isaac Theatre Royal.
A Kiwi hairdresser is in Brazil cutting hair at the FIFA World Cup.
Labour's Megan Woods talks to newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the delay in the Transport plan.
John Cowan from The Parenting Place talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest news of younger people getting in trouble.
If you burn demolition waste from the Christchurch rebuild, people will get sick.
Labour is blaming the Government for delays in the implementation of Christchurch's post-quake transport plan.
Prime Minister John Key is expected to announce positive news about the future of Christchurch's performing arts precinct during a visit to the city today.
A police computer expert has shown a court how he believes false invoices for earthquake repair work were created by a Christchurch landlord.
Abandoned, forlorn and almost, but not quite, forgotten: The fate of hundreds of Christchurch's red-zone homes hangs in the balance.
Labour list MP Clayton Cosgrove talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the state of the Waimakariri region after the floods over the last 24 hours
Three years on from the Christchurch earthquakes, we asked readers what one thing they would fix about the city now. says insurance companies need to up their game.
The total spend for the earthquake rebuild could grow to $50 billion, another $10b above the official estimate, says Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce boss Peter Townsend.
Demolition of the Centennial Pool complex will begin next week in order to make way for a new playground.
Labour is defending its election promise to set up an Earthquake Court in Christchurch against criticism.
Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest issues in the city.
The Canterbury rebuild will be "longer, slower and flatter", with the peak now a year later in 2016, according to a new confidence survey.
National says Labour's earthquake plans only show that the party is poorly briefed and confused about how to respond to Canterbury's recovery.
A Christchurch landlord is disputing allegations she created or edited documents to put in false invoices for emergency earthquake repair work on her properties.
Labour Leader David Cunliffe talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the announcement from the party to set up a special Earthquake Court.
Significant new hotel projects are underway which could add about 395 rooms to Christchurch's visitor accommodation in the next 18 months.
Labour says it will send in army engineers to get flood protection work done in Christchurch if that's what it takes to fix the problem.
Gerry Brownlee says Labour's policies to help Canterbury show how little David Cunliffe knows about Christchurch.
New Zealand's most famous suffragette has been "liberated" again after the Canterbury earthquakes.
Out of hospital with a clean bill of health, Peggy Holdthuson should be relaxing in her New Brighton home.
The Christchurch City Council's social housing repair and rebuild programme has received a $15 million cash injection from the Earthquake Commission (EQC).
Housing New Zealand is being criticised for building and repairing quake damaged houses too slowly.
The Christchurch City Council has received another $15 million to fix its social housing stock from the Earthquake Commission.
A major office tenant is returning to the city centre with a new six-storey building.
PwC is moving back to the heart of the earthquake-ravaged Christchurch to a new "lightweight but strong" building.
A Fletcher EQR contractor is calling for retrospective asbestos testing of earthquake-damaged homes repaired before mandatory checks were brought in.
Cantabrians face some of the biggest increases in living costs in the country.
Christchurch City Council has joined High Court action seeking clarification over land damage claims.
The Christchurch City Council has approved a $4.3M pump station as temporary relief for Flockton Basin.
CEO Neil Cox talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the date being set for the Issac Theatre Royal to reopen.
Auckland and Christchurch's rapid house-building resurgence has surprised and delighted economists as it hit the highest level since 2002.NZIER principal economist Shamubeel Eaqub said a strong recovery was coming through in the...
The Supreme Court will decide the fate of the Quake Outcasts after the Government ruled out making revised red zone offers before the hearing.
Christchurch's Isaac Theatre Royal was all but demolished after the quakes and now is just five months away from reopening.
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