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,...
Next Thursday marks four years since a 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook Cantabrians out of their beds at 4.35am on September 4.
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.
Canterbury University's engineering college says it has rejected a cash donation from the boss of the company that designed the failed Canterbury Television (CTV) building.
Tourism supports a higher proportion of jobs in the Waimakariri District than anywhere else in New Zealand, new figures show.
Cheap and cheerful "transitional projects" are helping transform Christchurch's vacant spaces.
Canterbury ITM Cup hooker Codie Taylor speaks to Newstalk ZB's Craig Kerr about their dominant 58-27 win over Waikato.
Newstalk ZB's Craig Kerr speaks to the Black Sticks women's assistant coach Chris Leslie to exlpain what the changes to Hockey will do for the sport.
A group opposing the demolition of the ChristChurch Cathedral has launched a campaign to convince people it should be saved.
The EQC has paid out Bruce Nixon's neighbour $30,000 more for the same damage suffered in the Christchurch earthquakes.
The Christchurch City Council and the Government are looking to buy 16 green-zoned properties on the Port Hills that have been identified as being at risk from landslides.New council-commissioned GNS Science reports released today...
As much as $17 million will be spent to prevent landslides on Christchurch's Port Hills.
A group opposing the Christ Church Cathedral demolition has launched a public relations offensive to convince Kiwis the landmark is not ruined.
Kiwi retail giant Kathmandu has announced a $20 million new headquarters in the inner-city innovation precinct.
A Canterbury earthquake insurance settlement has more than doubled Skellerup Holdings' net profit for the year to June 30.
Nearly 6000 vulnerable Earthquake Commission and insurance customers are still waiting for a resolution to their claims.
The final piece of Christchurch's historic Victoria Clock Tower has been restored three-and-a-half years after it was damaged in the February 2011 earthquake.
Queen Elizabeth II stadium could become the site for a $30.5 million recreation and sport centre in Christchurch.
Californian and world-renowned engineer Victor Zayas talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about his company Earthquake Protection Systems and what they are doing to support a number of building in the city.
Co-Author of the book Once In a Lifetime, Barnaby Bennett talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the book being released during the WORD Festival here in Christchurch 27-30th August.
Justice Minister Judith Collins has been criticised for naming a lane outside Christchurch's new justice precinct after a friend.
Christchurch has a first-class opportunity to lead the world in earthquake-resistant design - by building back stronger, safer and smarter.
A call by the world's most senior Anglican bishop for Christchurch to stop clinging to the past has been criticised by those fighting to save the city's earthquake-damaged cathedral.
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