Almost 10,000 Canterbury homes were damaged in the Valentines Day earthquake.
Christchurch city councillors have for a new Catholic school, despite contrary staff advice and warnings of a precedent risk.
Christchurch city councillors have given initial backing to for a new Catholic school, despite contrary staff advice and warnings of a precedent risk.
All four lanes of Christchurch's busy Moorhouse Ave overbridge are open for the first time in more than a year.
Christchurch's 150-year-old Helmores Lane bridge could reopen in October following major repairs.
Thirty four tonnes of silt has been removed from underneath a Woolston home, five years after liquefaction occurred at the property during the Canterbury earthquakes.
Tonnes of silt has been removed from underneath a Woolston home, five years after liquefaction occurred at the property during the Canterbury earthquakes.
Christchurch workers are bouncing back after the earthquakes, just like New Orleans did after its disaster a decade ago, according to research firm Motu.
Some red-zone stayers can expect payments of about $1000 to settle land damage claims, the Earthquake Commission (EQC) says.
Government ministers are waiting on a new proposal for Christchurch's convention centre, after the initial design proved too expensive.
Work has begun on the first new building in the south-west block of Christchurch's new retail precinct.
Commercial negotiations over Christchurch's convention have been a "very slow and painful process", Prime Minister John Key says.
A $20 million hotel, apartment and retail complex planned for a central Christchurch site has resource consent.
Christchurch's Catholic diocese wants a $150,000 development fee waived because its post-earthquake circumstances are unique.
Christchurch's $11 million earthquake memorial is on track to be finished by the sixth anniversary of the February 2011 earthquake.
Owners of a luxury Christchurch home claim it will cost nearly $8.5 million to rebuild â the same as the New Brighton Pier.
Christchurch Town Hall's restaurant and function room will be built back better to fix problems with the original space.
Work to transform Manchester St into a "tree-lined boulevard" gets under way on Monday.
Diverting proceeds from the sale of QEII Park land back into the community would be a "sweetener" for eastern suburb residents, a city councillor says.
Thousands of Cantabrians have been "short-changed" by the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and need to start holding the organisation to account, homeowners have been told.
A funding scrap over the rebuild of Christchurch's damaged pipes and roads caused delays to about 30 projects over eight months.
Another major block in Christchurch's Arts Centre is ready for tenants as its repair nears completion.
A Canterbury drainlayer is continuing efforts to get money back for his customers, even as he begins a 10-month home detention term for fraud.
Barbara and Francis Gidden have taken on one of New Zealand's biggest insurance companies â and won.
A "low cost, high benefit" plan could transform Christchurch's red zone into a city-to-sea forest park.
Earthquake survivor Ann Brower says she is "delighted" the Government will force earthquake-prone buildings to become safer sooner.
The rebuild of Christchurch's earthquake-damaged pipes and roads is falling behind schedule, with December's completion target looking unlikely.
Victoria St business owners are skeptical about a $7 million overhaul of the street designed to create an inner-city "destination area".
A Christchurch couple say the Earthquake Commission (EQC) is "ruining" their lives, as they continue to wait for adequate repairs so they can finish their partly-renovated home.
City council engineers are inspecting parapets on Christchurch's New Regent St to see if they need strengthening or repairs.
A Christchurch City Council proposal to close part of a major inner-city route to traffic will make the future of some Victoria St businesses "quite hopeless", a long-standing tenant says.
The lawyer behind wants a personal apology from Gerry Brownlee after he described lawyers representing Canterbury homeowners as "ambulance chasers".
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has given itself six weeks to classify a final "bucket" of Canterbury earthquake claims, the Insurance Council says.
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has revisited less than a third of the thousands of botched repairs on its books, as the number of remedial jobs continues to increase.
The Crown has pulled the pin on its long-awaited plans to raise money for Christchurch's anchor projects, threatening to leave the city's new central library in the lurch.
The Crown has pulled the pin on its long-awaited plans to raise money for Christchurch's anchor projects, leaving the council to find money for its new central library elsewhere.
Christchurch's multi-million dollar Margaret Mahy Playground will be upgraded with new disability-friendly equipment by September.
Questions have been raised about whether Southern Response both tested for and removed asbestos before demolishing an earthquake-damaged Christchurch property.
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) wants to know how it can "turn off the tap" on Canterbury homeowners seeking second time repairs, according to a presentation given to staff.
Monique and Garry Bond spent $800,000 on a property in upmarket Christchurch to build their dream home, only to learn it was contaminated with asbestos.
Communities in east Christchurch say the city's red zone could become "contested land" if the process for deciding its future is unfair.
Paul Gilbertson's Christchurch home is in "serious trouble" as damage from liquefaction rots floorboards and foundations.
Peter Jensen, will be the new chief executive of Southern Response, the government-owned company charged with settling Canterbury earthquake insurance claims.
Trams are once again operating through Christchurch's heritage streetscape after a lengthy and forced break.
A lack of information and unfair offers were the "major problems" behind the Government's buy-out process, a red-zone stayer says.
Fletcher Construction did not have performance targets for thousands of Canterbury home repairs for more than four years after the February 2011 earthquake.
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