Canterbury insurers are failing to meet their own post-earthquake rebuild targets, blaming "unforeseen" problems for the delays.
Politicians may be talking up the benefits of selling Christchurch's family silver for the rebuild but city councillors have already determined it's not going to happen.
The Earthquake Recovery Minister is defending the way Christchurch red zone residents are being told about possible extensions to deadlines for owners to leave their damaged homes.
Paul and Yvonne Stokes, and Keith Lush have some good news from Christchurch.
Earthquake recovery minister Gerry Brownlee says deadline extensions for some red zone landowners have not been kept secret.
Harrowing stories from people who experienced the Canterbury earthquakes and the aftermath are available for the public to view on Canterbury University's earthquake digital archive.
A Christchurch City Councillor is casting doubt on plans for one of the city's major rebuild projects, a new convention centre.
Post-earthquake demand for free legal service at Community Law Canterbury has skyrocketed, making the legal centre the biggest of its kind in the country.
Christchurch's red zone areas are gradually being emptied of their people.
Prime Minister John Key visited three major construction sites in Christchurch today which are being hailed as evidence that the post-disaster city has turned from demolition to construction.Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee...
The driving force behind Christchurch's 'Farmy Army' says providing help and hot meals in the earthquake-struck city was a humbling experience.John Hartnell was made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit today for services...
The prime minister says big-ticket Christchurch recovery projects could be scaled back to help bridge the funding gap between local and central government.
Insurer Ansvar says it has settled nearly all of its 25 largest claims in Canterbury.
Anna Burns-Francis visited the suburb of Woolston where a man has taken it upon himself to help his neighbours.
A Christchurch resident calling for an overhaul of the way the Earthquake Commission manages its claims says his petition has 2000 signatures.
The recipient of a $840,000 grant from a special Canterbury earthquake fund has been revealed as a Blenheim theatre.
The recipient of a $840,000 grant has been revealed as a Blenheim theatre.
A Christchurch family will ''have nowhere to go'' if they don't find a wheelchair accessible rental property within the next two weeks.
A Christchurch city councillor says the city could offload non-core assets, including its own offices, to help pay its share of big-ticket rebuild projects.
For sale: an experimental home built in a lab and tested to withstand a magnitude 8 earthquake.
Government-owned insurance company Southern Response is backing a $1150 bill that one of its contractors charged for a property salvage report.
A group of unstable cliffside houses in the Port Hills red zone will be checked for the risk of collapse after the urgent demolition of a quake-damaged home.
Insurer of churches, schools and historic buildings Ansvar paid out $511 million of claims last year, settling more than three-quarters of the earthquake claims lodged with the company.
Belgian Beer Cafe Torenhof owner Mark McGuinness says businesses will fail in the rebuild of Christchurch because of the red tape surrounding council consent requirements.
A Christchurch community group wants a hostel to be built to accommodate the increasing number of young people who are struggling to find housing.
Once again Campbell Live has a very powerful caravan of opinion about the private insurers. Responding is Tim Grafton.
The vast majority of Christchurch residents who spoke yesterday did so because of their EQC and insurance frustrations, but then there are some positive stories.
Urban Search and Rescue teams spent a month crawling through suffocating spaces, often cold and wet in the pitch black, breaking through concrete walls in pancaked buildings in a desperate effort to find survivors and bodies after...
After a cliff-top home in Christchurch was demolished, the CERA staff and demolition crew struggled with how to get rid of the debris.
Prominent filmmakers are joining a campaign to equip Christchurch's earthquake-damaged Issac Theatre Royal with a cinema.
Insurer of churches, schools and historic buildings Ansvar has paid out $511 million of claims in 2012 and is more than three-quarters of the way through settling claims.
A helicopter with a monsoon bucket has been deployed to remove debris from the site of a once-dangerously perched Christchurch house.
Police are urging builders and contractors in Christchurch to secure construction sites following an increase in thefts in recent months.
Partial asset sales could be a way for Christchurch to get its 'nice-to-haves' in the rebuild, says Prime Minister John Key.
Partial asset sales could be a way for Christchurch to get its 'nice-to-haves' in the rebuild, Prime Minister John Key says.
Hundreds of people are expected to attend four workshops to help residential red-zoners.
A convicted fraudster who supervised the construction of the CTV building that collapsed in Christchurch will not face charges in Australia over allegations of identify theft.
City planners are being urged to commit to a Christchurch convention centre now or risk losing vital tourist dollars.
Aftershock activity has sparked up in the past week on each of the main faults responsible for Christchurch's recent major earthquakes.
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