Health professionals are at a loss to explain the findings of a Canterbury health study showing hazardous drinking has almost halved since the 2011 earthquakes.
The Government has promised to back all of Southern Response's earthquake claims even if the company needs more than the $1 billion of Government support already pledged.
Tony is a 32-year-old man who had hoped to get a job in the rebuild after his marriage broke up in Ashburton but couldn't get a job. He became depressed and suicidal and was admitted to HIllmorton where he was treated and recovered well.
It might be more than four years since the horrific events of February 22, 2011, but are Christchurch cinemagoers ready to see a Hollywood blockbuster about a devastating earthquake?
The implosion of Christchurch's old central police station will not clash with the Christchurch Marathon.
Plans to implode Christchurch's old police station have been changed to avoid a potential clash with the city's marathon.
An additional $108 million of Government money is being poured into Christchurch's rebuild to ensure anchor projects stay on track.
The Government has boosted funding for Christchurch's post-quake recovery by another $27 million in today's Budget.A total of $107.8 million has been put aside over the next four years, taking the Government's contribution to the...
Last weekend, published a timeline of progress on Christchurch's rebuild. Of the 19 projects listed, 14 will not be completed on time and some, let's face it, may not be completed at all.
Costs for a Christchurch Convention Centre have blown out meaning budget pruning work is needed, Prime Minister John Key says.
A Christchurch earthquake recovery worker has lost an unjustifiable dismissal case after claiming cash he received for helping a contractor was "just a mate helping a mate".
Christchurch's central retail precinct is on track to welcome customers in 18 months' time.
The High Court has allowed the Crown to take over a block of central Christchurch land before compensation has been paid to the landowner.
Scaffolding went up this week on the McKenzie and Willis facade on Tuam St ahead of demolition of the remnants of the building behind.
The 185 white chairs commemorating those that died in the Canterbury earthquakes could become permanent and the artist behind the sculpture wants to put them on the former CTV site.
The quake memorial design announcement this week had me thinking about monuments, grief, and loss.
Insurers scrambling to complete Canterbury earthquake rebuilds and settlements are unlikely to meet self imposed completion targets, the Reserve Bank says.
The winning design for the national Christchurch earthquake memorial looks like it could be situated "anywhere in the world", a Christchurch landscape architect says.
The future of the 185 white chairs commemorating those killed in the Christchurch earthquake is being discussed.
A marble wall etched with the names of earthquake victim will be a feature of the official Christchurch earthquake memorial.
Insurers may face higher costs over the Canterbury earthquake after several firms recently increased estimates for the final bill, according to the Reserve Bank.
Several decades after Christchurch-based construction company Luneys built a tyre factory in the city, they are back working on the same site. But this time it is as property developers.
A memorial wall with a bridge over the Avon River and a contemplative space for victims' families has been chosen as Christchurch's earthquake memorial.
The design of a memorial wall dedicated to victims of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake has been unveiled.The design, by Slovenian architect Grega Vezjak, has been chosen from the short-list of six designs to be built on the stretch...
New rules should make life easier for extra migrants needed for the peak period of the Canterbury rebuild.
The Government has relaxed some immigration rules to allow workers assisting with the Christchurch rebuild to stay longer and move between employers easier.
Hazardous material including lead have been found on the site of a planned multi-million-dollar family playground.
Hawkins Infrastructure is making inroads into increasing the size of new projects on its books.
Changes to the way earthquake-prone structures are assessed do not go far enough to protect people from the most dangerous parts of buildings, earthquake survivor Ann Brower says.
Increased red tape and demand for labour means house construction in Christchurch will get dearer still, industry sources say.
Development of the $39 million pool facility for Christchurch's eastern suburbs is being delayed because the community cannot agree on the size of the pool.
Canterbury sports enthusiasts and businesses are "hugely disappointed" and frustrated two of Christchurch's major anchor projects will be delayed.
Insurers have lost confidence in Earthquake Commission (EQC) data and predictions, an industry source says.
Nearly 200 new homes will be built by Fletchers in central Christchurch.
Recently I have been having moments of absolute clarity. Even more than usual. I suppose many public intellectuals have these before they make a huge mistake but bear with me on this.
The Crown is still waiting on an estimated $330 million of insurance recoveries forred zone properties it acquired after the Christchurch earthquakes.
A landlord is charging Filipino workers up to $145 a week for a single bed in a seven-bedroom house.
The Canterbury rebuild's imminent conclusion and business sales will push New Zealand's biggest listed business to make operating earnings of between $650 million to $690 million - the lower end of guidance.
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