It must be galling to be giving away $100 million of public money and finding folk so apparently underwhelmed.
A multimillion-dollar 52-room hotel and 96-bed backpacker lodge is planned for central Christchurch.
A large wave of Chinese investment is headed for Christchurch, as billion-dollar entities do deals with locals to be part of the rebuild.
Christchurch lacks a visitor strategy and things for tourists to do, the city's port and airport chiefs say.
Christchurch Art Gallery has sprawled into the city Where there was once buildings, there are now murals, sculptures and paintings.
Antony Gough caused a fair amount of trouble for authorities after the February 2011 earthquake.
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A New Zealand Bravery Decoration medal pinned to Bryce Curran's chest represented two moving moments for the heroic Christchurch anaesthetist today.
After tunnelling into the twisted steel and concrete of the pancaked Canterbury Television Building to rescue three trapped survivors, senior firefighter Terry Gyde had done more than his fair share of heroics.But when he was asked...
Around 5000 homes have been demolished as quake authorities continue to clear Christchurch's red-zones.
Reports of rats marauding the fringes of Christchurch's residential red zone and beyond have some residents crying plague.
Ken Keir was happy when he was paid out $113,000 by the Earthquake Commission after the February 2011 quake.
Any doubts Paulette Barr had about confronting Prime Minister John Key over her insurance woes have diminished after some welcome news.
More than three years after the big quakes, people are still not keen to go back into town. Some have never returned.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has confirmed it is investigating three separate cases of alleged rebuild-related fraud in Christchurch.
City councillors are holding off giving the Anglican Church a grant to fix an old school building until they get more information about what its plans are for the other historic buildings it owns, including the Cathedral.
The Fire Service is treating two fires at red-zoned properties in Christchurch as suspicious.
The Green Party has proposed a massive $462M overhaul of Christchurch's transport infrastructure.
Four years and 88 house assessments since the September 2010 earthquake, Gavin Johnstone is still fighting to have his Mairehau home repaired.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has accused the Government of deceit on the cost of the Christchurch rebuild and on foreign land ownership.
Engineering projects across Queensland have had to be reassessed after a fake engineer, who worked on the CTV building that collapsed in the 2011 Christchurch earthquake, worked on them using a fake name and qualifications.
The Christ Church Cathedral is the emblem of the city it stands in but its future looks bleak. A restoration expert, an architect and an architectural historian tell that it is too valuable to be demolished.
A magnitude 3.8 quake has been recorded near Christchurch.
Double amputee Stacey Herbert still dreams of walking down the aisle.
Poor workmanship, broken promises, constantly changing staff, unpaid bills and lack of progress on new builds.
The Government will fund and own Christchurch's new convention centre, with private partners taking care of the surrounding precinct.
After bumping into the Prime Minister, Paulette Barr decided she needed to tell him her endless wait for her quake damaged home.
Stranges Lane and its three new restaurants opened early this morning without a hitch - despite hail on the tables.�
Taxpayers will contribute $284 million to the Christchurch Convention Centre due to open in 2017.
Paulette Barr could see no end to wearing coats and beanies inside her cold, quake-damaged home, so she took her case to Prime Minister John Key.
Plenary Conventions, Ngai Tahu Property and Christchurch's Carter Group will design and build the convention centre, the Government has announced today.�
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A tearful Paulette Barr approached the Prime Minister John Key at Westfield Mall in Riccarton this morning, pleading for help in a cold, liquefaction-hammered home, with no skirting boards.
Christchurch's tallest office tower has been sold and will become a major hotel.
Christchurch homeowners could now be waiting until 2017 before their earthquake-damaged homes are rebuilt.
Architect Patrick Sloan says to see Christchurch as a broken city after returning from China to join architecture practice Warren and Mahoney has been distressing.
At first glance, the news that the Christchurch City Council has found another $400 million hole in its finances as it confronts the post-quake rebuild might not seem such a blow.
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