A section of State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura will soon reopen to traffic.
After more than two years, almost $3 million and a series of delays, work on the historic Sign of the Takahe is now complete.
A woman has five days to declare all her assets â including any she may have disposed of â before she is sentenced for stealing $133,000 from a Christchurch rebuild firm.
Christchurch's health precinct could be up to 2000 car parks short in the long term. A parking building to alleviate the problem could cost more than $20 million.
Between them, Pedro Carazo, Debbie Lawson and Deric Blacker, lost three businesses, two homes, a son, and a close friend, on February 22, 2011.
A group behind plans for an international open water course in Christchurch's residential red zone claims it could make the city $30-$50 million a year.
A new Redcliffs School site is a step closer â the Government has applied to buy Redcliffs Park.
A new Redcliffs School site is a step closer â the Government has applied to buy part of Redcliffs Park.
The Government spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on a major earthquake conference that was eventually abandoned by former Canterbury rebuild minister Gerry Brownlee.
The Christchurch City Council and local RSA have met to discuss what can be done to move the city's cenotaph from the overgrown grounds of the derelict Christ Church Cathedral.
Plans to revitalise Cathedral Square and the residential red zone should be a step closer to reality by the end of June.
Viewers are saying TVNZ should have screened a warning before Wednesday night's Shortland Street which showed a large scale earthquake.
Christchurch must "look a lot better" than it does currently if it wants to keep its Garden City label, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.
Christchurch's Edmonds Band Rotunda on the Avon riverbank will now not be rebuilt until at least the second half of next year.
The Crown has given would-be buyers until Friday to consider options for Christchurch's former Inland Revenue building.
OPINION: Gerry Brownlee may be set to jet around the world as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs but in his last act as Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister, he pulled a final surprise from his rebuild goodie bag when he commissioned a "pre-feasibility" study on a new "multi-use arena".
The Christchurch City Council is considering building a new events stadium earlier than planned.
Another new hotel has been announced for central Christchurch.
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Some insurance claimants with properties damaged by liquefaction could receive two pay-outs for one claim, insurers say.
Akaroa has no intention of giving up its cruise business when Lyttelton builds its $56 million new berth.
Christchurch builder Bill Toomey has won a landmark case against ACC to cover the post-traumatic stress disorder he suffered after pulling people from a collapsed building after the February 2011 earthquake.
After over two years of planning and fundraising, new owners are about to start rescue work on a threatened 120-year-old Christchurch convent and chapel.
Ratepayers have bought the Linwood temporary housing village from the Government, but the price is being kept secret.
A Christchurch company specialising in foreign labour made employees sign an illegal "bond document" requiring them to pay the firm nearly $5000 if they quit.
Bright wildflowers and a loving sign used to mark the site where Natasha Hadfield died.
Despite a continuing four-year insurance "nightmare" over their central Christchurch restaurant, pizzeria Spagalimis is moving to new premises nearby.
High rents, road works, more competition and a lack of patrons are adding up to a heap of financial trouble for a growing number of Christchurch hospitality outlets.
Central Christchurch businesses and non-profit groups want to hang onto a funding lifeline from ratepayers until the city centre gets back on its feet.
Residents eager to see the declining Linwood Village redeveloped detest "visible signs" of homelessness and substance abuse around the former shopping area.
A major Japanese hotel and tourism group has bought land in Cathedral Square for just over $7 million to build a big hotel.
OPINION: We live in a world of clickbait â divided into opposing groups by a headline and left to fight it out in the comment section.
Christchurch business leaders are calling for the central city to find room for the little businesses priced out by the rebuild.
Lianne Dalziel and Gerry Brownlee have written to the agency fixing Christchurch's red zone to express a lack of confidence in its work programme.
An Anglican survey on restoration options for Christ Church Cathedral is "misleading" and a "delaying tactic", says heritage campaigner Mark Belton.
Work building a riverside walking, running and cycling trail through the Christchurch red zone has begun.
Canterbury University structural timber engineer Dr Minghao Li wants to find cheaper ways to build earthquake-resistant buildings.
I'm always in awe of how a grassroots uprising or well-honed backlash can force bureaucracy's hand to think again and change course.
Researchers from the University of Canterbury want to talk to people who remember seeing large, long cracks running parallel to the Avon River or Courtenay Stream following the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes.
Christchurch City Council is concerned work to replace 600km of earthquake-damaged sewer mains could be undermined by homeowners failing to fix pipes on their properties.
Colin Sweetman was not prepared to say goodbye to his school before signing off the biggest project of his tenure.
OPINION: Cantabrians who have a big idea for the future shape of the residential red zone, but who have not yet put in a submission, better get cracking. Submissions close on Monday, April 24.
Christchurch must ensure ideas for the red-zoned Avon River corridor survive beyond their planning period, says a network promoting a park for the area.
A central Christchurch rubble pile almost as well-known as the church that once stood on the site is set to be cleared.
Gerry Brownlee has waded into Christchurch's inner city roading row, threatening to cut funding if the plan isn't changed.
Three more staff from the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) are being investigated for alleged conflicts of interest, MPs have learned.
OPINION: New Zealanders rightly have a high expectation of our public servants. We expect them to serve our interests and not their own. We pay them, through our taxes, to do so.
A High Court judge has excused himself from a Christchurch earthquake insurance case because of similarities to his own claim.
Otakaro cleared two employees of potential conflicts of interest last year before a second review, prompted by a investigation, flagged "activities of concern".
A central Christchurch retail precinct gets another boost this week as 500 office workers move in.
A pair of Christchurch parishes have come together to build a new church.
"Free Swims." It's the cute and cuddly poster-child for the Christchurch City Council's draft annual plan process, designed to soften the blow and distract the mind from another rampant rates rise, tracking at nearly four times the rate of inflation.
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