Canterbury organisations need to be on guard against potentially billions of dollars' worth of fraud as the post-quake rebuild of Christchurch gears up, a forensics expert says.
Canterbury architecture, traditionally built from stone, has been imbued with a more lightweight philosophy since the quakes, a Christchurch architect told a city timber construction expo.
Two contenders battling to develop a prime City Mall block now stand in each other's way after buying up land.
The Christchurch rebuild will continue to help the national job market grow, particularly when the more chunky central city projects start.
Tonight Ian Simpson, the Earthquake Commission's chief executive talks to Campbell Live about the EQC leak.
The psychological impact of the Canterbury earthquake has been accepted by the Employment Court as a valid reason for a lawyer filing legal documents several weeks late.
The Christchurch rebuild is helping the national employment market grow year-on year, according to a first quarter of 2013 survey on online job advertisements.
The Government is developing a new policy for quake-prone buildings and will announce it this year.
Anglican church leaders and Christchurch residents appear to favour a modern design for a new cathedral.
A Christchurch property developer wants to retain a historic inner-city building and is urging rebuild officials to "drop the bureaucracy and be flexible".
There is just one problem in deciding to call your organisation the Ministry of Awesome, apart from people scoffing at the name. The challenge for the founders of the Christchurch-based trust was defining exactly what awesome is.
Manchester St has fully reopened for the first time in more than two years.
A change to the cordon in Christchurch's central city means Manchester Street is fully open for the first time in more than two years.
Christchurch residents have hammered an offshore website holding a leaked Earthquake Commission (EQC) email as lawyers debate the legal issues the saga raises.
Another step in the recovery of sport in Canterbury occurred yesterday with the reopening of Wilding Park's indoor tennis centre.
The soon to be completed Christchurch International Airport's domestic terminal has been a "very complex" project but came in on budget despite unexpected delays and construction challenges.
The Singaporean company which has partnered with local firm Artmatic Holdings to build a worker village at Church Corner in Riccarton is a major player in engineering and integrated real estate in Southeast Asia.
The Christchurch rebuild is attracting "huge" overseas investment interest, says rebuild boss Warwick Isaacs but he is not aware of any deal being nailed down.
Packing your bags and flying to the other side of the world is made a little easier when you have "another mother" waiting for you.
The Earthquake Commission has gone back to a judge over an injunction which has been ignored by a blogger.
Housing New Zealand (HNZ) has settled the largest single insurance payout in New Zealand history, but the Government is defending the fact it did not get more.
Housing New Zealand has reduced the timeframe for dealing with more than 5500 state homes damaged in the Canterbury earthquake after the approval of a $320 million insurance payout.Housing Minister Nick Smith said the repair and...
Housing New Zealand has settled its insurance claim over 5559 earthquake damaged houses in Canterbury.
A 14.5-tonne framed window will be fitted into Christchurch's transitional cathedral next week.
When the elderly mother of autistic middle-aged sons called out for help, Christchurch and New Zealand answered.
A fiery attack on out-of-town mayor Bob Parker's leadership style has shattered the uneasy truce among Christchurch City councillors and exposed the deep rifts that still exist between some of the elected members.
House prices in Christchurch and Canterbury-Westland have again set records, and homes are selling faster than at any time in the last six years.
A Christchurch camping ground is to be converted into a $10 million housing complex for 300 workers and displaced locals, just as a similar scheme is shelved over lack of demand.
A leading Christchurch landscape architect believes Christchurch is at risk of becoming a ''soulless city''.
Christchurch project management firm Apollo Projects wants the Government to set a deadline on property owner decisions for development of the retail precinct in City Mall.
More than 200 people attended last night's public forum on options to replace the damaged Christ Church Cathedral.
A number of central Christchurch property owners have slammed the city's rebuild authority, saying "excessive control" has driven out investment.
EQC information, in the hands of an anonymous blogger has to stay under wraps, a High Court judge has ordered.
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) will this afternoon pursue a court bid to shut down further leaks of an email containing details of 83,000 Christchurch homeowners.
Work on new offices for public servants in central Christchurch will start in 2014 at the earliest, with the Government looking for short-term rental space to tide it over.
Christchurch patricians the Stewart family have unveiled an engineered timber and glass design that will replace the quake-damaged Princess St office of its business Skope Industries.
Anglican leaders cannot spend insurance money from the Christ Church Cathedral on the new cardboard cathedral, a judge has confirmed.
Commuters in Christchurch's city centre could be faced with weeks of congestion because of major roadworks.
Invisible design work being done in the quake-damaged city centre will soon turn into much more visible construction projects and jobs, says a Christchurch-based director of project manager Arrow International.
A recent legal win, trumpeted by Crown-owned insurer Southern Response as evidence of its "no concessions" policy, was influenced by a "substantially increased" cash payout.
EQC says it has an interim injunction stopping two parties releasing any further leaked information
The High Court confirmed an order preventing any further release of information from a confidential EQC spread sheet.
The site of the historic Cranmer Court building has been sold to the Majestic Church for $10 million.
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has been granted an interim injunction from the High Court preventing further distribution of information from a leaked email.
Christchurch residents have streamed into the office of Earthquake Services seeking information from a leaked Earthquake Commission email.
EQC is being accused of another privacy breach, and this time the man who received the information plans to release it.
Businesses being evicted to make way for Christchurch's new metro sports precinct fear having to shut their doors and shed staff as they struggle to find new premises.
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