Christchurch ratepayers could soon be making money out of thin air.
About 5000 Canterbury earthquake claims remain incomplete, unresolved or not scheduled for completion, according to figures from the Insurance Council of New Zealand.Today marks the third anniversary of the 7.1-magnitude Canterbury...
The fate of one of Christchurch's last remaining high-rises is still to be determined, but the owners are close to settling their insurance claim
A drop in building activity in Canterbury is no cause for concern, Statistics NZ says.
Insurance and the Earthquake Commission (EQC) continue to stress and frustrate Cantabrians on the third anniversary of the September 4 earthquake, but it is surprising how many issues pre-dating the first earthquake still trouble the city.
Tony believes that not only should he be able to stay, but he and his immediate neighbours could save the taxpayer millions of dollars by doing so.
Three years to the day since the first big earthquake struck Canterbury, how do you rate progress? How confident are you in plans for the future?
Do I need to even say it?
I am cold. I am tired. I am frustrated. My government has forgotten me and my insurance company is slower than snails racing through peanut butter.
The Press asked its readers this week to tell us about their lives three years on from the September, 4, 2010, earthquake. This is an abridged version of what they told us.
A Christchurch landlord has made his frustrations with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and insurance company IAG clear.
3 years ago I think we were on a pretty good high, on no-one was critically injured and we all swapped stories saying wow we survived a major earthquake.
Three years ago I thought we were on a pretty good high - no-one was critically injured and we all swapped stories saying wow, we survived a major earthquake.
Arrow International (NZ) has secured project management of one of the largest commercial projects to come to market since the Christchurch rebuild began, the company said today.
Christchurch is an exciting place to be right now. There is a growing sense of anticipation for what the new CBD will look like. There is construction and destruction work happening everywhere.
Progress on how a post-disaster Christchurch is likely to look has been tracked with an online, interactive map.
When Greg Tudor took an ''educated risk'' in hoisting his building off the ground for earthquake repairs, he had no idea the multi-million dollar operation was going to work.
Wednesday will mark three years since a terrifying magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Canterbrians out of their beds at 4.35am on September 4.
Canterbury's residential rebuild may finally be in full swing.
Some parts of Christchurch's heritage tourism trail may have disappeared off the map but the city centre can still capture the hearts of visitors, some operators say.
A Christchurch entrepreneur has created an innovative system to make the "worst part" of a builder's job easier and faster.
The Government wants 20,000 residents living in Christchurch's inner city - and is formulating a plan to achieve it.
The lack of a decent online map of Christchurch has been one of the great frustrations for residents after the earthquakes.
Saturday is the final day for those living on flat land in residential red zone in Christchurch to accept Government offers on their properties and move out of their homes.
A strong 4.3 magnitude earthquake has shaken Christchurch.
Christchurch's potential new leaders are split over whether the decision to restore the earthquake- damaged town hall should have been left until after this year's local body elections.
If you haven't visited Christchurch since the earthquakes, when you do go back you'll notice how much the CBD has changed.
Christchurch red-zoners challenging their buyout offers will be back in court in October.
Practically all of Christchurch's most important facilities - such as libraries and pools - will be open by 2016, council bosses say.
Desperate rebuild workers struggling to break into the Christchurch market are being blamed for stealing diggers, trucks and other high-value equipment to take advantage of a construction industry "feeding frenzy".
Christchurch hasn't had much reason to celebrate over the last three years.
A makeshift performing arts precinct could still go ahead in central Christchurch but on a slim budget.
Three young contractors have been charged over a series of burglaries and an arson in the quake-damaged Christchurch residential red zone.Andrew Michael Hunton, a 21-year-old roofer, appeared from custody at Christchurch District...
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