The boss of AA Insurance warns premiums could soar even higher unless everyone involved plays their part - including apathetic consumers, who need to shop around more.
A group of disgruntled red-zoners have been left "speechless" after Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee took a swipe at the High Court judge who ruled in their favour.
It spans 3.2km, will cost upwards of $85 million and, in the minds of its champions, will change the shape of Christchurch.
It spans 3.2km, will cost upwards of $85 million and, in the minds of its champions, will change the shape of central Christchurch.
The complexity of issues surrounding the Canterbury earthquakes means one of the world's largest reinsurers has only paid out a quarter of what it owes to New Zealand insurers.
A decision on whether to approve plans for the new RSA headquarters in central Christchurch should be made next week.
Jose Martin arrived in Christchurch in September last year to work in the rebuild. Now the Filipino carpenter is leaving New Zealand before the end of his two-year contract with Leighs Construction.
Most of those living in Canterbury expect the rebuild to reach its peak in 2015, while the bulk of Kiwis living elsewhere think the peak could occur a year later in 2016.
Christchurch's iconic trams are back on the rails for the first time since the earthquakes.
Today Campbell Live was able to give Mike some very good news.
Christchurch's iconic trams will begin ferrying locals and tourists around the CBD from today.
Christchurch street and sewer repairs risk being disrupted by "limited involvement" from the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera), an Auditor-General report says.
Building Minister Maurice Williamson says he finds it unacceptable the man whose firm designed Christchurch's deadly CTV building has not been held to account.
The complexity of issues surrounding the Canterbury earthquakes means one of the world's largest re-insurers has only paid out a quarter of what it owes to New Zealand insurers.
How animals and their owners coped with the Canterbury earthquakes is being researched.
A war of words has broken out between Labour's leader and the man in charge of the $40 billion earthquake recovery.
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) leaks blogger ignored a court order preventing publication of 83,000 confidential client details, commission lawyers say.
The rate of serious stomach bugs in Christchurch increased 14-fold in the month after the 2011 earthquake, a Canterbury University researcher has found.
A partner at KPMG has been asked to find out whether the Earthquake Commission misled Cabinet minister Gerry Brownlee and the auditor-general about its customer satisfaction survey.
Insurance companies are falling behind targets set for a completion of all work by December 2016.
The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) says private insurers have settled less than half their residential claims and need to pick up the pace if all claims are to be settled by 2016.
Cathedral Square has always been controversial. Over the years, it has changed many times.
New Zealanders are paying more for building materials because our rules forbid the wider public good being taken into account when imposing duties on imports.
EQC has sat on the claim for Mike Bush's apartment for three years now, but Mr Bush doesn't have that kind of time to wait.
When the September 2010 earthquake struck Canterbury, Michael Bush was starting to feel a weakness in his right hand.
The kiosk has remained in operation as a police base since the quake but volunteers have not been allowed to work from it.
Asbestos has been discovered on the proposed site of Christchurch's new central city bus interchange.
A Christchurch law firm has had interest from around 200 homeowners wanting to take a class action against the Earthquake Commission.
Asbestos has been found on land set to be used for the new city Bus Interchange in Christchurch.
Home builders say Christchurch City Council red tape and "design palaver" is stalling the rebuild, holding up construction of much-needed apartments and units.
Land set aside for residential development in the East Frame has grown substantially and green space shrunk to a narrow corridor, a map recently published the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority suggests.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has ordered an inquiry into the Earthquake Commission's client satisfaction surveys after it emerged the commission steered clear of asking some disgruntled clients for their views.An...
Crucial meetings between Christchurch City Council's insurer and its re-insurers over earthquake damage payments have been pushed into next year.
Almost 200 people have registered their interest for a class action against the Earthquake Commission's handling of Canterbury's earthquake rebuild.
Almost 200 people have registered their interest for a group action against the Earthquake Commission's handling of Canterbury's earthquake rebuild.
Tower Insurance is denying claims of "seriously questionable tactics" and underhand tactics.
Brendan and Katie Malone are taking Tower to court over years of "seriously questionable conduct".
Consents for rebuilds or repairs on Port Hills land deemed unstable will not be granted despite a city council report stating they are being "processed", Canterbury's largest holder of earthquake insurance claims says.
The city council has decided to hold off making any financial commitment to the new residential advisory service set up to help Christchurch residents struggling to get earthquake claims settled.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has signalled he is losing confidence in the Earthquake Commission (EQC)'s chief executive, demanding a "full inquiry" into how disgruntled homeowners were excluded from satisfaction surveys.
Port Hills homes could be demolished and completed earthquake repairs redone if soon-to-be-released foundation guidelines are significantly altered by a new Christchurch City Council land report, insurance insiders say.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee is signalling he is losing confidence in the chief executive of EQC, after it emerged some disgruntled home owners were left out of a satisfaction survey.
The council has released detailed maps showing the mass movement areas on the Port Hills.
Canterbury has 1500 fewer jobs than four months ago, signalling a slowdown in the recovery, new figures from Statistics New Zealand show.
Earthquake Commission (EQC) officials will front up to Minister Gerry Brownlee to "explain" how 31,000 claimants were excluded from the commission's satisfaction surveys in the past three years.
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