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.
Custodians of the earthquake-crippled Christ Church Cathedral have today flatly rejected claims they cannot legally demolish the landmark building.
Cranmer Court was home to New Zealand’s first normal school, Christchurch Teachers’ College, and most recently 31 inner city apartments, before the February quake struck.
The Canterbury earthquakes packed such a punch they shattered rocks deep beneath the Earth's surface, breaking all the rules of aftershocks, a public lecture has heard.
Protesters have been arrested as the demolition of one of Christchurch’s oldest buildings got underway this morning.
Further education is needed to teach people what to do after an earthquake, not just during the shaking itself, the Safety 2012 conference has heard.
A ratepayer-funded one-stop shop has been set up to help property owners and businesses plot their return to Christchurch's central city.
By 3 News online staff
The battle to save Christchurch's quake-damaged Anglican Cathedral from demolition has entered the High Court.
Not 13, but 30 schools are due to close.
Demolition of the historic Cranmer Courts is set to resume tomorrow.
The fate of the Rangiora courthouse is still uncertain following major changes to the District Court network announced today.
Christ Church Cathedral trustees have a moral and legal obligation to maintain and repair the building, a court has heard.
The Anglican Church cannot legally demolish the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral, lawyers told the High Court today.A last-ditch legal bid to save the crippled landmark building from demolition has been launched by the...
If the Kiwi construction industry's woeful current injury rates play out during the Canterbury rebuild, by 2018 about 50 people will die on Canterbury work sites, Labour Minister Kate Wilkinson says.
In an attempt to save Christchurch’s cathedral, its fate will be argued in the High Court today.
Repairing thousands of earthquake-damaged gravestones in Christchurch cemeteries could take a decade, the team managing the repairs says.
Mosquitoes, vermin and insanitary housing are growing problems in post-earthquake Christchurch.
With another record-breaking cruise ship season about to get underway, tourism heavyweights are urging lift their game
Consumers waiting on insurance company responses to the Christchurch earthquake rebuild can now see how different companies measure up.
After some schools voiced concern about the data, Campbell Live decided to check it. It contacted every affected school and 27 responded.
Christchurch dogs have been acting more aggressively since the earthquakes, with a 10 per cent rise in canine attacks, new figures show.
Christchurch may have experienced a much larger earthquake in September 2010 if it were not for The Gap, new research suggests.
Better links between Sumner's village centre and the beach feature in a multimillion-dollar plan aimed at resurrecting the earthquake-damaged suburb as Christchurch's favourite seaside haunt.
Beckenham residents can now access a temporary service centre while the suburb's earthquake-hit library is repaired.
Tower has raised its premiums for house and contents insurance by between 25 per cent and 30 per cent to reflect an increase in charges from reinsurers after locking in $525 million of cover for the 2012/2013 year.
The Labour Party is ramping up its opposition to the Government's education plans by dedicating a new role to tackle closures and mergers of schools in Christchurch.
Repeated delays in releasing information behind the blueprint for the rebuild of central Christchurch are "ridiculous", a city councillor says.
Housing developments in areas around Christchurch are booming as red-zoners move out of the earthquake-hit city.
More than a quarter of the heritage buildings still standing in central Christchurch could be affected by the central city blueprint, heritage advocates say.
Couples stressed by Canterbury's earthquakes should try to "get back to moments of closeness" to support one another, a relationship expert says.
3 News has obtained figures showing thousands of tradesmen are leaving the country just as the Christchurch rebuild picks up pace.
Large, furnished homes may be built for Christchurch's influx of rebuild workers as an alternative to camps and villages.
Christchurch had its largest earthquake in a week early today.
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