National has today reaffirmed its commitment to the rebuild of Christchurch, but its proposed changes have been dismissed by Labour as an admission of defeat.Prime Minister John Key announced this afternoon that the Canterbury Earthquake...
Police have confirmed they'll be pushing ahead with a criminal investigation into the collapse of the CTV building.
Police will advance the criminal investigation into the collapse of the CTV building during the February 2011 earthquake.
Families of the 115 people killed in the CTV building collapse during the Canterbury earthquake in February 2011 are hopeful justice will be served by a criminal investigation into the disaster.Police announced today they would...
Young Politicians including Sam MacDonald from the Young Nats, Keir Leslie from the Young Labour and Michael Tennant from Young Greens debate with Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about issues facing the city.
Earthquake probabilities that became familiar to Cantabrians over the past four years have been defended by an international group of scientists.
SOL Square will finally be redeveloped, bringing more office and hospitality space to the eastern edge of Christchurch's city centre.
My life at home and at work has changed so much since the earthquakes.
Christchurch convention organisers are upbeat that business tourism for the city will remain on the front foot in the leadup to the planned opening of a $500 million convention centre and precinct in 2017.
Those who spend a lot of time in central Christchurch will know about its strangeness but it can be hard to identify just what makes it strange.
Is the consent process for the fixing of homes following the Canterbury earthquakes all back to front? Or no, is that in fact how in New Zealand things are meant to work?
Two businessmen will build new bars next to The Terrace hospitality strip in central Christchurch after abandoning plans to revive Sol Square.
Hidden up narrow, winding streets in affluent hill suburbs are multimillion- dollar homes ripped apart by mass land movement.
The Earthquake Commission failed to provide its allegedly bullying engineer with the support he needed, a disciplinary committee has heard.
The Anglican Church will be given a council grant of up to $855,000 to help it repair an old stone classroom block at St Michael's School.
Next Thursday marks four years since a 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook Cantabrians out of their beds at 4.35am on September 4.
Regional Director Southern at the NZTA Jim Harland talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the Lyttleton Tunnel and how it is celebrating 50 years.
A controversial Earthquake Commission (EQC) engineer broke down today in defending his manner and assessments before a disciplinary committee.
The city council is pushing ahead with plans to seek expressions of interest from companies keen to be involved in the rebuild of the Town Hall.
Inspector Kieren Kortegast talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about police Communications and gives the ZB team a tour around.
Sumner residents are getting impatient for new community facilities to replace the ones lost through the quakes.
Feebee Newlands promotes Random Acts of Kindness Day in Canterbury and talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about why she wants people to get involved. At the end is a song about Random acts of Kindness.
In May 2013, my husband and I packed our lives into a 20-foot container and moved 1000km from Auckland to Christchurch.
The Earthquake Commission's top engineer threatened to make a harsher assessment if his repair advice was disputed, a disciplinary committee has been told.
The Earthquake Commission's (EQC) top engineer made assessments without tools and was arrogant and bullying, a disciplinary hearing has heard.
A Christchurch couple say an EQC engineer who assessed their home treated them with zero respect and falsely told them the house was as safe as it was before the earthquakes.A disciplinary hearing for Napier engineer Graeme Robinson,...
A senior Earthquake Commission (EQC) engineer will go before a disciplinary hearing today to face complaints about his assessments of numerous quake-damaged properties.
Lack of affordable housing, congested roads, and uncertainty over where and what to build are challenges that dominate the Christchurch rebuild and will continue to do so for some time.
A bare site in Victoria St in central Christchurch is to become a container food hub - perhaps with a weekend farmers market alongside.
Christchurch City Council is turning thin air into cash. It is is leasing air space over roads and footpaths to developers keen to maximise the size of their buildings.
Ephelia Paxie has never known an undamaged home. Her dad Dion is losing hope as the family continues to fight insurers over repairs. reports. --------------------
Prime Minister John Key talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about local issues affecting the city.
The city council does not want ratepayers bearing the ownership costs of all the central city's major new facilities and is talking to the Government about alternative options.
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