Christchurch's city planners need to put less emphasis on a convention centre and stadium and focus more on encouraging residents to walk and cycle, an international expert says.
It is hardly a surprise but it is now official - Christchurch is the crane capital of New Zealand.
The facade of the historic Isaac Theatre Royal was lit up for the first time this week as restoration work continues.
Smart Cantabrians staying home for work and expats returning from overseas are snapping up rebuild jobs and plugging the "brain drain".
Karalyn van Deursen Strategic Communications Manager for Canterbury and West Coast DHB's talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the parking situation at the Christchurch Hospital.
The blunder-prone Earthquake Commission has apologised for its latest error after it handed out safety brackets that failed its own safety standards.
Major centres are sprouting a growing crane population, with 76 cranes now on big sites.
Stressed out Cantabrians resorting to violence have contributed to a record number of callouts for St John staff.
A new office building capturing elements of its historic predecessor has won the supreme award in this year's Christchurch Civic Trust Awards.
Halswell is at risk of "major infrastructure failures" if developed too quickly, a local community board member says.
A Christchurch researcher has become the first Kiwi to receive a prestigious award for her work recording the earthquake stories of women.
New Zealand's biggest residential repair job is nearly finished, with Fletcher Earthquake Recovery completing most of the Christchurch housing repair backlog.
The Government has spent more than $500,000 defending its decision to offer uninsured Canterbury red-zoners 50 per cent buyout offers.
Davis Cup Tennis is coming to Christchurch. Captain Alistair Hunt talks to Lesley Murdoch on the All Sport Breakfast Canterbury.
A rebuild firm has paid back money to the Earthquake Commission (EQC) after a disputes tribunal heard allegations it charged for earthquake repairs it never completed.
Developers of a new urban village have drastically cut the cost of its most expensive homes after admitting people are unlikely to spend close to $1 million to live there.
Work on a key part of Christchurch's new Avon River Precinct will begin next week.
Rival developers are fighting over a hotly-contested block of Halswell land that could become a large commercial centre for the growing Christchurch community.
Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch hosts this weeks Power Panel and guests include Raf Manji, Pier Smulders and Paul Zaanen
Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch hosts this weeks Power panel and guests include Raf Manji, Pier Smulders and Paul Zaanen
Southern Response expects to need more than $500 million of taxpayer support to complete its $2.36 billion of claims.
Heather Brunton talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about Motor Neurone Disease and what they are doing to try and raise awareness.
A new cardboard foundation system resembling an egg carton is being hailed as a world first.
A previously unknown fault zone with the potential to severely damage New Zealand's capital has prompted fresh calls for vigilance from quake-hardened Cantabrians.
Firefighter Scott Shadbolt was supposed to finish painting his bedroom on February 22, 2011.
Forced Government land-takes in central Christchurch have resulted in major breaches to "fundamental property ownership rights", a Wellington lawyer says.
Booby-traps have been found in a number of red-zoned properties in Christchurch, prompting a police investigation.
Freelance Property Journalist David Killick talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about his views on the direction of New Zealand's housing issues.
Labours Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about building houses and the Government wanting to sell state houses.
WorkSafe New Zealand is investigating an accident involving a migrant rebuild worker who spent four weeks in hospital after a four-metre fall on a Christchurch construction site.
A land information hub will help confused Christchurch home-owners understand what is happening under their homes and what can be done about it, earthquake agencies say.
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