An Australian businesswoman is offering to organise delivery of a ''big thing'' in response to Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker's tongue-in-cheek campaign to lure Australians to the earthquake-hit city.
Christchurch's next convention centre must be an ''iconic'' facility that can be opened by early 2017, potential developers have been told.
The post-earthquake exodus from Christchurch has bottomed out, according to latest figures which show just 2800 people leaving the wider city area in the last year. Councils in the Greater Christchurch areas say that the quarterly...
The second part of a royal commission's report on the Canterbury Earthquakes is being considered by the Government.
A report recommending law changes to protect people from earthquake-prone buildings has been handed over to the Government.
A special ceremony will be held in Christchurch today to recognise the efforts of police and other emergency services after the fatal February 22, 2011 earthquake.
Christchurch landlords are cashing in on the earthquakes by putting up rents by as much as $250 a week - even for rundown bungalows.
A Christchurch manufacturer of large plastic pipes has more than doubled its capacity by buying a $3 million production line which will allow it to build pipes up to four metres in diameter.
Rockfall-threatened Port Hills red-zoners can "make themselves green" by convincing the Christchurch City Council to lift notices barring access to their homes, the Earthquake Recovery Minister says.
Grand $52 million redevelopment plans for the old railway station site in Moorhouse Ave in Christchurch have been unveiled.
There is still money left in Christchurch quake funds to give to Cantabrians struggling to pay to heat their homes.
Two of the damaged flats are rebuilds, two repairs
The developers behind a planned $40 million restaurant and bar precinct in central Christchurch have short-listed four architects to draw up plans for the riverfront development.
Hamilton housing market holds appeal for shaken Cantabrians looking for fresh start.
Christchurch's population will rise by 50,000 in the next two decades with growth expected at pre-earthquake levels, figures show.
The reopening of a quake-hit electrical retail store in central Christchurch is "the last piece of the jigsaw" for the business, its owners say.
Potential buyers are still interested in saving Cranmer Courts, despite a possible $5 million price tag just to make the building safe.
About half of Christ Church Cathedral's $40 million insurance payout will be spent before the rebuild begins, court documents show.
Christchurch International Airport made $19.6 million profit in the year to June, despite almost 450,000 fewer passengers visiting the airport compared with before the earthquakes.
Central Christchurch could follow an international trend for daily late shopping to compete with suburban malls.
Canterbury mothers are suffering from "more complex" postnatal depressions since the earthquakes and the worst is yet to come.
“[It went] from a sketch into a product,” says Plastech Industries general manager Graeme Rikard. “Watching Kiwi businesses succeed, that's the rush I get out of it.”
More than 200,000 tourists are expected to descend on the quaint, quiet seaside village of Akaroa this cruise season, and it won't be plain sailing.
The giant demolition excavator Twinkle Toes has slowly been unravelling the PricewaterhouseCoopers building.
The earthquakes in Christchurch have left its university facing large bills for insurance and repair work.
Evidence supports claims the man who supervised the construction of the CTV building in Christchurch faked his identity.
As the University of Canterbury struggles to recover from the earthquakes, some academic staff are concerned that management is taking it in the wrong direction and that morale is at rock bottom. PHILIP MATTHEWS reports.
If you are feeling more emotional or having mood swings since the quakes, it might be a result of Christchurch's new obsession with colour. BECK ELEVEN reports from the red-green-white zone.
Police in Australia will investigate claims the man who supervised the construction of the CTV building stole another man's identity.
Street artists are bringing life back to Christchurch's quake-hit streets. SAM SACHDEVA looks at the rise of the colourful movement and how it could help the city's recovery.
Christchurch's so-called earthquake whingers are set to ditch their troubles for a night of fun.
The Christchurch City Council may help fund seismic strengthening work on two of Canterbury's oldest brewery buildings.
Police had no choice but to react as they did after the February 22 earthquake, a senior officer says.
Weaknesses and tensions" between the Christchurch City Council and Civil Defence after the February 22 earthquake "put people and property at risk", an independent review into the emergency response has found.
The Canterbury rebuild underpinned a 12.3 per cent national increase in the number of jobs listed on Trade Me in the last quarter.
Four Bank Peninsula community facilities will close today after engineering assessments showed they were earthquake-prone.
Emergency services were ''well-managed and effective'' in their response to the February 2011 earthquake, a report has found.
City councillors who fought to save the historic Cranmer Court in Christchurch from demolition have conceded defeat, saying the cost of restoration was just too much.
The historic Cranmer Courts building had to be demolished because there was no plan to save it, earthquake recovery boss Roger Sutton says.
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