The Christchurch rebuild has sparked a growth spurt in retail spending with big sales of building supplies, garden supplies and hardware.
Christchurch's Riccarton House will soon be open to the public once more, after nearly three years of repair work.
The Christchurch City Council wants to stem the haemorrhage of business from the central city by clamping down on commercial growth in the suburbs.
Dawn Spencer was happy to wait. She knew her Southshore property was not among the most badly damaged by the February earthquake.
The pipe organ industry is fighting back to recover from the damage and loss of life caused by the Christchurch earthquakes.
Some Dunedin construction firms are eyeing up opportunities in the Christchurch rebuild, but others "don't want a bar of it".
Christchurch's labour inspectors are facing complaints regarding migrant exploitation and are gearing up to take a stronger role monitoring firms involved in the rebuild. But is the inspectorate up to the task? CECILE MEIER reports.
What is going on when the insurers start talking about jacking and packing your foundations? Are Cantabrians getting a fair deal? JOHN McCRONE investigates.
The sequence started on July 19, 2013 and included a magnitude 6.5 quake on July 21.
New apartments costing more than $1 million are being snapped up on the western side of Christchurch's central city but more affordable developments are yet to hit the market.
Police have been asked to investigate a company run by a smooth-talking young Aucklander that has gone bust leaving customers and contractors in the Christchurch rebuild in the lurch.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest on Christchurch
The city council is seeking ideas and input from the public for the new $85 million central library.
One of Christchurch's most prominent buildings has received a $2.5 million funding boost to help repair and reopen it to the public.
OPINION: What is acceptable risk and what are tolerable impacts of future natural hazard events like earthquakes and flooding? DR KELVIN BERRYMAN of GNS Science examines these questions.
One of the last few gothic buildings still standing in Christchurch has been thrown a $2.5 million lifeline.
Buses detouring around post-earthquake roadworks will cost ratepayers $300,000.
Babbage Consultants John O'Loughlin and Rhys Smith talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how Christchurch is evolving.
Christchurch heritage advocates will be out in force again today in an effort to save the Majestic Theatre.
The Alpine Fault may have generated more large earthquakes than previously thought, making it increasingly dangerous in future, new research says.
Chris' Cantab for this week is Lorraine who works at the Public Hospital and is loved by so many. Chris finds out more about this wonderful lady.
Fail to plan, said the ever-quotable Ben Franklin, and you plan to fail.
Middle-aged Cantabrians living previously comfortable lives have been identified as a new at-risk group for post-earthquake stress.
Demolition of the residential red zone needs to accelerate so all homes on the flat land can be cleared by the end-of-year target.
St Patricks Day at the Bog Irish Bar spent the day celebrating the Irish that have come to the city to help with the rebuild.
CERA has caught a group of tourists camping out in one of Christchurch's quake-damaged homes.
Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch in the Mayor's weekly catch up.
Insurers want a law change so in future people are forced to use EQC land-damage payouts on fixing their sections rather than pocketing the money or spending it elsewhere.
Re-opening just a week before St Patrick's Day has made for a busy day at the Bog Irish Bar.
The Anglican Church is reminding Winston Peters that ChristChurch Cathedral is its property and should not be part of talks to form a government.
Dot Boyd, 85, finally got some answers from the Earthquake Commission this week as she faced another cold winter in her draughty, damaged house.
The boxes are still stacked up in Marlene Naish's home.
The race to design and build Christchurch's new convention centre is down to one after another bidder pulled out this week, according to documents obtained by The Press.
Reid Stiven from the EQC talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how things are going with EQC and how he feels they are dealing with people's claims
The Earthquake Commission told staff to flag claimants who were television personalities and sports stars, documents show.
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