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Development stalls on central city site

Development stalls on central city site

Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

High-rise living with no power or water

High-rise living with no power or water

Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The moment Christchurch changed forever

The moment Christchurch changed forever

Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The moment the quake hit I was sitting at my desk in Oxford Terrace across the river from the PGC building.

Christchurch: Before and after

Christchurch: Before and after

Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

It can be hard to remember what parts of Christchurch looked like just moments after the February 22, 2011, struck.

Large Christchurch repair projects delayed

Large Christchurch repair projects delayed

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Almost half a billion dollars of earthquake repairs scheduled for this year have been delayed.

Quake-shattered church a rare heritage survivor

Quake-shattered church a 'rare heritage survivor'

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

CTV News Story - YMCA Art

CTV News Story - YMCA Art

Thursday, 19 February 2015 7:47 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch quake survivors lives irrevocably changed

Christchurch quake survivors lives irrevocably changed

Thursday, 19 February 2015 4:35 p.m. by MediaStuff

For Richard Austin, coming home was the worst. The washing was folded on the couch, his wife's jacket draped over a chair. She could have just walked down to the dairy for a bottle of milk.

Sheer violence of earthquake remembered by tattooist Matt Parkin

'Sheer violence' of earthquake remembered by tattooist Matt Parkin

Thursday, 19 February 2015 4:33 p.m. by MediaStuff

Matt Parkin was the owner of tattoo studio Southern Ink on a block in Colombo St between St Asaph and Tuam streets.

Research: Quake claims = health problems

Research: Quake claims = health problems

Thursday, 19 February 2015 3:26 p.m. by MediaStuff

Cantabrians with unsettled quake claims are more likely to argue with their partner, have health issues and experience financial problems, new research shows.

Antigua St footbridge back over Avon River

Antigua St footbridge back over Avon River

Thursday, 19 February 2015 3:03 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Antigua St footbridge has returned to arc over the Avon River once more.

No compensation for home lost in quake

No compensation for home lost in quake

Thursday, 19 February 2015 1:33 p.m. by MediaStuff

Helen Kraal lost her home in the earthquakes but an insurance loophole means she won't be fully compensated.

I will always be indebted to my wife

'I will always be indebted to my wife'

Thursday, 19 February 2015 1:30 p.m. by MediaStuff

I was employed as the sales manager at CTV  on Tuesday February 22, 2011. My wife was employed as a fitness instructor at the QE11 stadium.

The second quake hit and we thought this was the end

'The second quake hit and we thought this was the end'

Thursday, 19 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

We'll certainly never forget the week commencing February 20, 2011. Our 50th wedding anniversary was due on February 24.

EQC holdups delay work

EQC holdups delay work

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 9:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance Australia Group (IAG) has indicated it can't settle Canterbury's over-cap earthquake claims any faster unless the Earthquake Commission gets quicker first.

CTV News - Tuesday 17th February

CTV News - Tuesday 17th February

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 1:22 p.m. by MediaCTV

I was at work when it happened. And the world froze.

'I was at work when it happened. And the world froze.'

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 10:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

It's the question that gets asked a lot at this time of year. Certain events always stick in your mind and now as the four year anniversary approached ... where was I on February 22, 2011 at 12.51pm?

I was at work when it happened. The world froze.

'I was at work when it happened. The world froze.'

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 10:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

It's the question that gets asked a lot at this time of year. Certain events always stick in your mind and now as the four year anniversary approached ... where was I on February 22, 2011 at 12.51pm?

Public say on $9.2m Cathedral Square revamp

Public say on $9.2m Cathedral Square revamp

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 9:39 a.m. by MediaThePress

The city council and the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU) say they will engage with the public before embarking on a multimillion-dollar redesign of Cathedral Square.

CTV News Segment - Vero

CTV News Segment - Vero

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 8:44 a.m. by MediaCTV

Foo Fighters spring surprise show on New Zealand fans

Foo Fighters spring surprise show on New Zealand fans

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Dave Grohl, frontman for US rockers Foo Fighters, is a man who likes surprises - and he's just sprung one on his band's Kiwi fans.Grohl and the Foos have confirmed they'll play a smaller sideshow before their highly anticipated show.

February 22, 2011: Four years on

February 22, 2011: Four years on

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch will soon be marking the fourth anniversary of the deadly .

CTV collapse prosecution pending

CTV collapse prosecution pending

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 4:41 p.m. by MediaStuff

The decision on whether police will prosecute anybody over the collapse of the CTV building will need to jump through many hoops before a result later this year.

Christchurch earthquake memorial designs unveiled

Christchurch earthquake memorial designs unveiled

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 2:24 p.m. by MediaStuff

The six shortlisted designs for the multi-million dollar Canterbury Earthquake Memorial have been unveiled.

Lynched - Monday 16th February

Lynched - Monday 16th February

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 12:39 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News: First at Five - Monday 16th February

CTV News: First at Five - Monday 16th February

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 11:11 a.m. by MediaCTV

Lloyds pays out $4.2b for NZ quakes

Lloyd's pays out $4.2b for NZ quakes

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Global insurance giant Lloyd's has paid out $4.2 billion for the Canterbury earthquakes, expects to pay a further $1.6 billion and remains committed to New Zealand.

Disaster insurance flawed

Disaster insurance 'flawed'

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

New Zealand's dual insurance system has been deemed inefficient by a leading insurance company, following the Canterbury earthquakes.A report by Vero insurance and Deloitte Access Economics - Four Years On: 

Christchurch Hospitals emergency department ailing from extra visitors

Christchurch Hospital's emergency department ailing from extra visitors

Monday, 16 February 2015 10:44 p.m. by MediaThePress

A surge in rebuild workers visiting Christchurch Hospital's emergency department (ED) may be straining a health system already stretched to its limits.

EQC backs Vero on quake claim model review

EQC backs Vero on quake claim model review

Monday, 16 February 2015 1:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

EQC says it has been talking to insurers about sharing the load in dealing with claims, after one of insurer Vero's top executives has pointed to delays resulting from New Zealand's dual-managed system.

Insurers settle 57 per cent of Christchurch quake claims

Insurers settle 57 per cent of Christchurch quake claims

Monday, 16 February 2015 10:54 a.m. by MediaHerald

Four years after Christchurch's devastating earthquake on February 22, 2011, private insurers say they have settled 57 per cent of residential insurance claims over the Earthquake Commission's $100,000 "cap".By the end of last year,...

YMCA gets $1m for urban culture space

YMCA gets $1m for urban culture space

Monday, 16 February 2015 8:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

A $1 million redevelopment of the YMCA base in Christchurch will provide a new central city hang-out and creative space for the city's young people.

Many quake claimants remain in EQC limbo

Many quake claimants remain in EQC limbo

Sunday, 15 February 2015 11:23 p.m. by MediaStuff

Almost four years may have passed but many Canterbury homeowners still need answers on their earthquake claims.

Disaster rebuild, the Japanese way

Disaster rebuild, the Japanese way

Saturday, 14 February 2015 2:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

You can tell the tears are not far away. Mine are close too, the first pinpricks of salt water stinging my eyes.

Disaster rebuild, the Japanese way

Disaster rebuild, the Japanese way

Saturday, 14 February 2015 2:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

You can tell the tears are not far away. Mine are close too, the first pinpricks of salt water stinging my eyes.

End of home-repair programme shock to staff

End of home-repair programme shock to staff

Friday, 13 February 2015 9:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

Concerns have been raised about a sudden end to a Fletcher earthquake home-repair programme for contracted staff at the end of April.

Expats funnel $6 million into Christchurch rebuild

Expats funnel $6 million into Christchurch rebuild

Friday, 13 February 2015 4:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

An offshore trust set up by expats is set to close after funelling over $6 million into the Christchurch rebuild.

Expats funnel $6 million into Christchurch rebuild

Expats funnel $6 million into Christchurch rebuild

Friday, 13 February 2015 4:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

An offshore trust set up by expats is set to close after funelling over $6 million into the Christchurch rebuild.

Quake bus musical script to be changed

Quake bus musical script to be changed

Friday, 13 February 2015 1:13 p.m. by MediaStuff

The creator of a musical about the Christchurch earthquake has tried to appease real-life victims by removing references to the fatal No 3 bus ride.

Revitalised New Brighton envisaged

Revitalised New Brighton envisaged

Thursday, 12 February 2015 7:19 p.m. by MediaThePress

New restaurants, bars, a cinema and even a new road could be part of a revitalised New Brighton.

Christchurch Convention Centre costs may escalate, says John Key

Christchurch Convention Centre costs may escalate, says John Key

Thursday, 12 February 2015 2:29 p.m. by MediaThePress

The cost of the planned Christchurch convention centre could escalate, says Prime Minister John Key.

EQC suboptimal and substandard - report

EQC 'suboptimal' and 'substandard' - report

Thursday, 12 February 2015 11:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

An independent report has found major failings in the way the Earthquake Commission handles its customers.

EQC suboptimal and substandard - report

EQC 'suboptimal' and 'substandard' - report

Thursday, 12 February 2015 11:52 a.m. by MediaStuff

An independent report has found major failings in the way the Earthquake Commission handles its customers.

Controversial quake musical to evolve

Controversial quake musical to 'evolve'

Thursday, 12 February 2015 9:56 a.m. by MediaStuff

A musical based on the fatal No 3 bus ride in the February 2011 quake is likely to proceed but in an "evolved" form.

CTV News - 11th Feb 2015

CTV News - 11th Feb 2015

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 6:51 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch risks becoming a provincial backwater

Christchurch risks becoming a provincial backwater

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 4:59 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch needs to offer an exciting vision to retain young people and to attract the best and brightest. If the city sticks with the same old boring "business as usual" approach, it risks becoming a provincial backwater. It will lose its finest young people, and they won't be back.

Quake victims families offered free tickets to crass musical

Quake victims' families offered free tickets to 'crass' musical

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 3:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

Families of those killed on the No 3 bus in the February 2011 quake have been offered free tickets to a musical based on the tragedy as the creator tries to address the upset caused.

Families offered free tickets to crass quake show

Families offered free tickets to 'crass' quake show

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 3:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

Families of those killed on the No 3 bus in the February 2011 quake have been offered free tickets to a musical based on the tragedy as the creator tries to address the upset caused.

Canterbury Live - Wednesday 11th February

Canterbury Live - Wednesday 11th February

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 12:37 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News: First at Five - Monday 9th February

CTV News: First at Five - Monday 9th February

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 11:43 a.m. by MediaCTV

Community of the Sacred Name convent may be saved

Community of the Sacred Name convent may be saved

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 9:19 a.m. by MediaThePress

City councillors favour giving the owners of a heritage-listed former convent in central Christchurch a $950,000 grant to help save it.

Groups to fight Victoria Square revamp

Groups to fight Victoria Square revamp

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 7:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

Heritage campaigners opposed to a plan to redesign Victoria Square in Christchurch are launching a No Need for Change campaign aimed at getting the multimillion-dollar redevelopment scrapped.

New Brighton to get $20m complex

New Brighton to get $20m complex

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 7:02 a.m. by MediaThePress

Auckland developers have announced plans to build a $20 million apartment and retail complex on New Brighton's waterfront.

$20m plan boost for suburb

$20m plan boost for suburb

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 11:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

Auckland developers have announced plans to build a $20 million apartment and retail complex on New Brighton's waterfront.

Earthquake bus musical labelled very crass

Earthquake bus musical labelled 'very crass'

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 11:04 p.m. by MediaStuff

The parents of a man killed in a bus with seven others in the February 2011 earthquake say a musical about the tragedy is a "crass insult".

Groups to fight square revamp

Groups to fight square revamp

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 8:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

Heritage campaigners opposed to a plan to redesign Victoria Square in Christchurch are launching a No Need for Change campaign aimed at getting the multimillion-dollar redevelopment scrapped.

Christchurchs Mr Rebuild steps down from role

Christchurch's 'Mr Rebuild' steps down from role

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 7:24 p.m. by MediaHerald

One of the Canterbury rebuild's most influential figures has today stepped down to take a top job with a private housebuilder.Warwick Isaacs, former chief executive of Timaru District Council, came to Christchurch in the aftermath...

Canterbury Live - Tuesday 10th February

Canterbury Live - Tuesday 10th February

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 4:45 p.m. by MediaCTV

Rebuild chief Warwick Isaacs quits

Rebuild chief Warwick Isaacs quits

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 4:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

The man in charge of Christchurch's city centre rebuild is quitting.

Lets Go Shopping - Tuesday 10th February

Let's Go Shopping - Tuesday 10th February

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 3:49 p.m. by MediaCTV