The proposed site for the new Redcliffs School is a "silty little bay" not fit for building, a former city council expert says.
There is not one single person, community or organisation who could say they were prepared for the blow the Canterbury earthquakes would deliver.
The Government's use of a "third source of power" in the earthquake red-zoning process eroded property rights and affected the mental wellbeing of those who chose to stay, a report says.
Two rebuild agencies pulled their support of a guide to help Canterbury homeowners with cash settlements, despite the Government's own legal advice saying there was no risk in publishing.
A new organisation will replace the multi-agency team repairing Christchurch's quake-damaged streets and sewers.
Multiple-unit buildings present the highest risk of a liability blowout costing Southern Response millions of dollars, documents show.
Plans to establish a $10 million hotel on a central Christchurch corner would revive the site's long history of guest accommodation.
A Filipino worker in Christchurch slapped with a $24,000 medical bill says he wasn't advised to get medical insurance.
The last touches are going on the stone restoration, and internal work is almost complete at the Sign of the Kiwi.
A âman, whose wife died in the CTV building collapse in 2011, is alarmed that shonky building materials are being used in the rebuild.
OPINION: Christchurch Cathedral was a monument to the aspirations and beliefs of the first British settlers of Canterbury.
Buyers keen on apartments in Christchurch's east frame are being kept in the dark about how to secure a home.
Gerry Brownlee wants a new residential development built on the Christchurch block formerly earmarked for the failed Breathe Urban Village.
A new home for a red-zoned family and an earthquake rebuild are among four Canterbury buildings to have won national architectural recognition.
Central Christchurch's $60 million Cathedral Tower Apartments development has been given the go-ahead.
A decision on whether Redcliffs School will be able to return to its original site is expected early next week.
Contractors poured the first concrete foundations for Christchurch's new central library.
Private negotiations between the Crown and central city businesses appear to be holding up plans to acquire the last plots of land sought for Christchurch's south frame anchor project.
Christchurch's new central library is due for completion in mid-2018.
A fresh analysis of lost Christchurch heritage architecture made its points in beautiful ways.
More than 100 home-owners have joined a class action against steel building mesh suppliers, as a Stuff investigation reveals widespread concern about builders' cost-cutting.
Take a building inspector through the soon-to-be city of Flat Bush in Auckland's south-east, and watch his hackles rise.
You too can be a builder in post-earthquake Canterbury.
The majority of work at Christchurch's Deans Head will be completed by Christmas, with more shipping containers protecting the road in the area to be removed in early 2017.
Southern Response (SR) would need an extra $104 million if the "worst case" scenario while settling claims in Canterbury became a reality.
An urgent cash injection is needed to save one of the world's largest wooden houses and turn it into a major Christchurch tourist attraction.
Charges of illegally recruiting Filipino tradespeople have been filed against Buildtech founder Phil Cooper in the Philippines.
Sol's Square's main block will go under the hammer at a mortgagee auction next month.
A solitary digger sits idle in the rain, flagged by fencing and murky puddles.
South Christchurch residents will be licking their lips at the prospect of new food options on Colombo St, including the popular Pedro's House of Lamb.
OPINION: I run a business on High Street in the central city.
Property investor and developer Philip Carter has snapped up a key site in central Christchurch's new retail precinct.
Government agency Southern Response deliberately set out to short-change Christchurch householders, a group wanting to take a class action has claimed.
A Christchurch business leader says the Christchurch City Council will delay more essential projects after it disbands the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (Scirt).
Resilience is the buzzword of our times. And it is especially beloved by local governments, with towns around New Zealand all pledging to become more resilient.
After a long wait, work will start this week preparing the site of Christchurch's new metro sports facility.
A group action against Government agency Southern Response returns to court this week with a new claim.
An industry leader says there are plenty of contractors available to work on the Christchurch City Council's delayed projects.
A new tourism, events and economic development entity will help Christchurch regain its pre-earthquake slice of the tourism market.
The Christchurch City Council has delayed more than $300 million of projects, including the Nga Puna Wai sports hub and the new central library.
Websites offering free property valuations have admitted they can't cope with the Christchurch rebuild.
A central Christchurch intersection will soon be controlled by 19 traffic light poles, with one local business owner reminded of the busy streets of Tokyo.
OPINION: This week's news that another large for an undefined period is no good.
Shauneâ Wylie is clinging to his vision for Englefield Lodge.
A central Christchurch intersection will soon be controlled by 18 traffic light poles, with one local business owner reminded of the busy streets of Tokyo.
Construction of homes in Christchurch's east frame has been delayed just days after the mayor declared it her priority to increase the central city's population to 20,000.
Work is about to begin building the public spaces in central Christchurch's east frame.
About 30 Sumner unit owners are stuck paying thousands of dollars in rates for land they cannot live on, as they remain in a standoff with IAG over an insurance payout.
Calls for the Earthquake Commission (EQC) to investigate supposed defective repairs surpassed 10,000 by the end of the financial year.
Most central city residents have not experienced raucous behaviour stemming from Victoria St businesses, according to just-released research commissioned by bars and restaurants trading in the area.
Southern Response will not manage repairs and rebuilds for customers who enter its construction programme after June next year, and will offer cash settlements instead.
Hospitality outlets in Christchurch are close to or have already surpassed pre-quake levels, and old industry hands predict some will have to fight for survival as competition hots up.
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