A Christchurch woman who planned to raid her pension to build a new home can now afford the ultimate upgrade after winning $1 million in Bonus Bonds.
A Christchurch woman who planned to raid her pension to build a new home can now afford a big upgrade after winning $1 million in Bonus Bonds.
Base isolators have been around since the 1970s in New Zealand, helping reduce the impact of earthquakes on buildings, but a new Christchurch building is going a step further.
A prominent property investor has criticised the panel that promotes good design for rebuilt Christchurch.
A decision to write off Christchurch's worst-affected land has been labelled ''de facto compulsory acquisition''.
The long expected post-quake boom of migrant workers has finally begun in Christchurch, with new records being set for the number of people moving in from overseas.
Government officials knew rezoning residential land would essentially reduce values to zero meaning the buyout offer was one that "cannot be refused", the Christchurch High Court was told.
An updated timeframe for Christchurch's justice and emergency services precinct shows the likely $100 million-plus project starting next February and taking three years to complete.
The people of Christchurch give advice to Wellington after yesterday's 6.5 quake.
A judicial review of the red zoning of earthquake damaged land is underway in the High Court in Christchurch.
A GNS earthquake expert is in the newsroom answering your questions about the series of significant quakes that have been rattling the top of the South Island and Wellington.
Wealthy Cantabrians have donated more than $100,000 towards a symbol of hope for the city.
Christchurch red-zoners fighting the Government's "abuse of power" have reached the High Court.
Angry Christchurch red zoners are taking on the Government in a significant court case beginning tomorrow.
The South Island is still buckling and shifting to the rhythms of the earth nearly three years after titanic seismic forces began reshaping Canterbury.
Sweeping changes to the way New Zealanders buy their insurance have seen some homeowners' premiums more than double.
The Old Waimakariri Bridge is open again from 6am on Saturday after earthquake repair works were completed earlier than expected.
The Government is being warned against "confiscating" land as it tries to break a development deadlock in Christchurch's City Mall.
A key post-quake Government policy will be tested in court today.
The transitional cardboard cathedral in Christchurch has been damaged by recent rain.
Fletchers EQR is overseeing the repairs of about 80,000 homes damaged by Canterbury's earthquakes.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee is off to San Francisco on Sunday for a series of meetings relating to both his earthquake and transport portfolios.Mr Brownlee will call on the mayors of San Francisco and Los Angeles...
Earthquake-damaged houses in Christchurch at risk of severe flooding are having hazard notices placed on their land. The Star has learned five properties have hazard notices placed on their titles which alert potential buyers that...
Heavy rain shouldn't be a concern to Christchurch's Cardboard Cathedral now the roof has been completed.Chunks of the cardboard pipes have had to be cut away and replaced after becoming sodden with recent bad weather.Anglican...
The pace of home repairs being completed by Fletcher EQR has slowed as the firm begins to tackle the most complex cases.
The first shipping container village for rebuild workers - complete with PlayStation 3s and cleaners - will open in Addington later this year.
The head of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) says there is still time to save McLean's Mansion, a historic Christchurch homestead slated for demolition.
The Christchurch woman who had 400 litres of water flood through her earthquake damaged house is still waiting for answers, but is now waiting in a water-tight home.
After months of struggling to provide a home for her two disabled sons, Alison Adams says she can now move on with her life.
Earthquake recovery boss Roger Sutton says the rebuild is "getting up to speed" with more than $150 million now being spent every month on putting Christchurch back together.
Families of those killed in the CTV building collapse are optimistic another building won't be erected on the site.
The cordons may be lifted, the CBD red zone history, but Christchurch tour bus operators are still hoping to cash in on the quake buck.
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