A $36 million industrial park housing up to 30 businesses will be built on the Belfast freezing works site.
Christchurch city councillors will head into a crisis meeting next week after learning the council is on the brink of losing the power to grant consents.
Earthquake recovery boss Roger Sutton has a surprising ambition once his job in Christchurch is done - he's thinking of heading for the Pacific Islands.
A plan to bring 2500 public servants back into central Christchurch has prompted more than 20 responses from property developers and landlords to accommodate them.
Roadworks might already be driving Christchurch motorists to distraction, but it's going to get worse.
Burglars are targeting earthquake damaged homes that are being repaired a week after residents have temporarily moved out.
Tenants are being sought for two neighbouring buildings going up near the busy Papanui Rd-Bealey Ave corner.
Demolition work has begun on the Heritage Hotel's earthquake-damaged tower block in central Christchurch.
Humans come in various configurations - young and old, married and single, the fit and healthy, and those for whom life is a struggle.
Insurers IAG and Southern Response are sticking to targets of completing earthquake claims by December 2015 and December 2016 respectively, despite their slow starts.
A Christchurch golf club trying to redevelop its earthquake-stricken course is being "driven up the wall" by council consenting delays over its buildings.
Four weeks on from Campbell Live's first meeting with the Morris family in Christchurch, we return.
Five red-zoned property owners who have agreed to sell their homes through the Government's buyout offer have become the first to have their settlement dates extended.
Residents in Rangiora have told town planners they don't want their town rebuilt to look bland and characterless.
There is concern in Christchurch that a prevention-first approach to crime by police is leaving red-zone houses vulnerable to burglars.
The deadline for homeowners in Christchurch's Port Hills to accept a Crown offer for their properties has been extended until the end of January 2014.
Optimism is riding high in the building industry though there is still doubt about when the Christchurch earthquake rebuild projects will peak.
Two red-zoned and red-stickered Christchurch couples are spending thousands of dollars on rock-blasting work in an unprecedented bid to stay in their earthquake-damaged homes.
Quiet drinks among friends turned into a social media-fuelled demo party that saw an abandoned red-zone house trashed and a group of youths in trouble with police.
The Christchurch City Council is being taken to court over plans to install underground wastewater tanks on thousands of quake-prone properties.
High school sports in Hagley Park could be affected if an international cricket venue is built in Christchurch's "largest educational classroom", says an opponent of the development.
Christchurch residents now have a chance to see what the CBD's green frame and Avon Precinct will look like.
The Education Ministry's $41 million proposed year 1-13 super school for Christchurch is set to be funded by the private sector, a document reveals.
Red-zoned Port Hills residents have been given five more months to accept the Government's buy-out offer on their damaged properties.
The Government says it is on track to return public sector offices back into central Christchurch, after they were abandoned because of the earthquakes.
Author Fiona Farrell has been awarded a grant of $100,000 to write two books, one fiction and the other non-fiction, about the Christchurch earthquakes.
A New Zealand author has been awarded a fellowship of $100,000 to write about her experiences of the Christchurch earthquakes.
A psychiatrist says a phenomenon called earthquake brain is affecting the ability of some people in the Christchurch to think clearly. It comes from a build-up of the stress hormone cortisol.
The Earthquake Commission is making "good progress" on a commitment to contact every customer about their claim status within three months, chief executive Ian Simpson says.
Masked student superhero Flat Man has launched a winter offensive to help hard-up families still doing it tough in post-earthquake Christchurch.
Chris Terry has spotted an unusual opportunity from the rebuild of Christchurch and has made a $45,000 investment he's hoping will pay dividends.
A $100 million rebuild of The Strip in Christchurch is in jeopardy over a council proposal to force bars to shut earlier.
A quick survey of nine Christchurch residents predictably showed younger people generally opposed the changes and older folk supported them.
Creepy crawlies coming forth from the darkness to stake a claim in earthquake damaged homes are running Christchurch pest control companies off their feet.
Red stickers barring green-zoned Port Hills landowners from their homes will not be removed unless the Government steps in, Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker says.
The cordon around Christchurch's earthquake-damaged central city has been further reduced on Friday.
The Government expects to have collected about 360 tonnes of hazardous waste from red zone homes in Christchurch before they're demolished later this year.Environment Minister and Associate Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery...
Christchurch people can explore another stretch of the city centre for the first time in more than two years.
An elderly Christchurch woman says she just wants to be able to get on with her life.
Details of how Civic Assurance is dealing with the Christchurch City Council's huge insurance claim will be kept secret after its chair convinvced councillors that going public could jeopardise hundreds of millions of dollars.
Anglican church leaders have delayed their decision on what will happen to the earthquake-damaged ChristChurch Cathedral.
The Government has approved a further $500,000 towards the removal and disposal of hazardous waste from red-zoned homes.
An overflow of hazardous waste in Christchurch's red-zoned houses has forced the Government to double their contribution to the clean-up bill.
High estimates of fraud from Canterbury earthquake insurance claims and the rebuild could be overblown, says Serious Fraud Office boss Simon McArley.
Cantabrians who have been waiting up to seven months for a response from the Earthquake Commission to their official information requests are welcoming the news of an inquiry.
The Anglican Church's property trustees have decided to delay any further decision on the future of the Christ Church Cathedral.
The Ombudsman is going to investigate the way the Earthquake Commission handles Official Information Act requests about insurance claims.
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