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Harvey Norman back in business

Harvey Norman back in business

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:29 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Retailer Harvey Norman has today reopened at its retail complex on Moorhouse Ave in Christchurch.

UK police feted for NZ quake role

UK police feted for NZ quake role

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 8:23 a.m. by Media3News

Ten UK police officers received a citation for helping in the aftermath of the February 2011 Christchurch quake.

Colin Hogg: Unsettling look at our shaky isles

Colin Hogg: Unsettling look at our shaky isles

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Heart of the city

Heart of the city

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

It takes a brave man to liken his business to a weed, but that’s how Sam Crofskey describes C1 Espresso after the earthquakes that wiped out the cafe’s premises in Christchurch’s historic High St precinct.

Government urges rebuild safety action

Government urges rebuild safety action

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Construction workers could die and taxpayers will be faced with a $80 million bill if urgent action is not taken to make the Christchurch rebuild safer, the Government fears.

Supervisor accused of repair sign-off forgery

Supervisor accused of repair sign-off forgery

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch building company has launched an internal investigation after one of its supervisors allegedly forged an owner's signature on an earthquake repair sign-off form.

Government urges rebuild safety action

Government urges rebuild safety action

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Construction workers could die and taxpayers will be faced with a $80 million bill if urgent action is not taken to make the Christchurch rebuild safer, the Government fears.

Supervisor accused of repair sign-off forgery

Supervisor accused of repair sign-off forgery

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch building company has launched an internal investigation after one of its supervisors allegedly forged an owner's signature on an earthquake repair sign-off form.

Scholars to live out quake victims vision

Scholars to 'live out' quake victim's vision

Monday, 25 February 2013 1:01 p.m. by MediaStuff

The legacy of earthquake victim Rika Hyuga lives on through a scholarship fund worth more than $100,000.

Schools closures handled badly - Parker

Schools closures handled badly - Parker

Monday, 25 February 2013 9:45 a.m. by Media3News

Bob Parker says the Govt's handling of school closures and mergers in his city were handled poorly, but had to be done.

Land for backpackers scarce and costly

Land for backpackers scarce and costly

Monday, 25 February 2013 9:18 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The backpacker industry is looking to re-establish accommodation in Christchurch after being pushed out by the 2011 earthquakes but those wanting new developments say finding land is tough going.

Call for action on Christchurch mall impasse

Call for action on Christchurch mall impasse

Monday, 25 February 2013 8:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

Pressure is mounting for Government intervention to resolve a dispute that is delaying the redevelopment of Christchurch's City Mall.

Brighter choices uplift spirits

Brighter choices uplift spirits

Sunday, 24 February 2013 8:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

Sea fog and rice cake are Canterbury's choice when it comes to colour.

Call for action on mall impasse

Call for action on mall impasse

Sunday, 24 February 2013 8:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

Pressure is mounting for Government intervention to resolve a dispute that is delaying the redevelopment of Christchurch's City Mall.

How do you talk to the people of Christchurch - ditch the cliches

How do you talk to the people of Christchurch - ditch the cliches

Sunday, 24 February 2013 11:25 a.m. by MediaStuff

It's a touchy combination, Christchurch and the quake. As residents, we don't want to be defined by a single event but at the same time, it is the undefeated heavyweight champion of topics.

Cricket: Hagley battle takes shape

Cricket: Hagley battle takes shape

Sunday, 24 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Legal spat fears over EQC move

Legal spat fears over EQC move

Sunday, 24 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Commission (EQC) chief executive Ian Simpson says there is a real prospect of a court fight between the government earthquake claims body and general insurers over land-damage claims.

Baby born as fathers body lay in PGC rubble

Baby born as father's body lay in PGC rubble

Sunday, 24 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Almost two years old, Ashton Fisher symbolises what was lost on February 22 and how far we have come since. The toddler was born 10 days after the earthquake - while his father's body lay in the rubble of the PGC building. His mother shares their story with Olivia Carville.

TC3 quake rebuild house on show

TC3 quake rebuild house on show

Saturday, 23 February 2013 6:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

A house being rebuilt in inner Christchurch is part of a national tour, writes Mary Lovell-Smith

Christchurch rebuild: How much will ratepayers pay?

Christchurch rebuild: How much will ratepayers pay?

Saturday, 23 February 2013 1:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

During the past couple of years, Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker and Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee have had more than a few, what they both would term, "robust" encounters.

Christchurch rebuild: How much will we pay?

Christchurch rebuild: How much will we pay?

Saturday, 23 February 2013 1:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

During the past couple of years, Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker and Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee have had more than a few, what they both would term, "robust" encounters.

The rebuild: How much will ratepayers pay?

The rebuild: How much will ratepayers pay?

Saturday, 23 February 2013 10:07 a.m. by MediaStuff

The rebuild has a long way to go and so do talks on how the final bill will be split between the Government and Christchurch. JOHN McCRONE investigates.

Christchurch Anniversary on CNN

Christchurch Anniversary on CNN

Saturday, 23 February 2013 9:32 a.m. by peter_hoffman Featured

Hello all. Some of you helped me work on a photography project about how people were coping with the earthquakes while I was in town last year. Part of is featured on CNN here in the U.S. as recognition of the 2nd Anniversary. Thanks for your help and I just wanted to share with you all. Having spoken with so many of you I know there's not much to say to help things so I hope you are all simply pushing forward with as much energy as you can muster. - And we're thinking of you.

Anniversary night aftershock

Anniversary night aftershock

Saturday, 23 February 2013 9:18 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A magnitude 3.9 aftershock rattled Christchurch last night on the second anniversary of the February 22, 2011, earthquake.

Rebuild uncovers trash time capsule

Rebuild uncovers trash 'time capsule'

Saturday, 23 February 2013 7:43 a.m. by MediaStuff

The story of how Christchurch's earthquakes led to significant architectural finds is being told on

Amanda Cropp: Port-a-loos, arson and watering cans

Amanda Cropp: Port-a-loos, arson and watering cans

Saturday, 23 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Tower owner wins case

Tower owner wins case

Friday, 22 February 2013 11:19 p.m. by MediaStuff

The High Court has ordered the insurer of Christchurch's Clarendon Tower to pay the building owner the $30 million it was worth before rebuild work begins.

Church spat on sad day for Christchurch

Church spat on sad day for Christchurch

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:58 p.m. by MediaStuff

It was shattered two years ago and now Christchurch's iconic Anglican Cathedral is being left to die "without the dignity it deserves", Bishop Victoria Matthews says, in a claim slammed by opponents as "tasteless" and out of touch with the "culture of Christchurch".

Church spat on sad day for city

Church spat on sad day for city

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:58 p.m. by MediaStuff

It was shattered two years ago and now Christchurch's iconic Anglican Cathedral is being left to die "without the dignity it deserves", Bishop Victoria Matthews says, in a claim slammed by opponents as "tasteless" and out of touch with the "culture of Christchurch".

Bishop spat on sad day for city

Bishop 'spat on' sad day for city

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:58 p.m. by MediaStuff

It was shattered two years ago and now Christchurch's iconic Anglican Cathedral is being left to die "without the dignity it deserves", Bishop Victoria Matthews says, in a claim slammed by opponents as "tasteless" and out of touch with the "culture of Christchurch".

Canterbury earthquake victims remembered on second anniversary

Canterbury earthquake victims remembered on second anniversary

Friday, 22 February 2013 7:05 p.m. by MediaHerald

The city that shook and crumbled at 12.51pm on February 22, 2011 came to a respectful standstill today as the 185 Canterbury earthquake victims were remembered.Two years on, the grief and pain remains as heartbreaking as ever for...

Poll reveals Christchurchs thoughts

Poll reveals Christchurch's thoughts

Friday, 22 February 2013 6:11 p.m. by Media3News

A special 3 News Reid Research poll of Christchurch residents' views on the earthquake response.

Christchurch looking forwards, not back

Christchurch looking forwards, not back

Friday, 22 February 2013 5:43 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch residents remembered the 185 people lost in the tragedy of February 22, 2011 today, with services held all over the city in memory.

Cantabrians show great heart and resilience

Cantabrians show 'great heart and resilience'

Friday, 22 February 2013 2:01 p.m. by MediaStuff

A tear-stained Christchurch is nearly through the ''worst of it'', Prime Minister John Key has told residents while marking the second anniversary of the February 22 quake.

Showing great heart and resilience

Showing 'great heart and resilience'

Friday, 22 February 2013 2:01 p.m. by MediaStuff

A tear-stained Christchurch is nearly through the ''worst of it'', Prime Minister John Key has told residents while marking the second anniversary of the February 22 quake.

Quake will live with us forever

Quake will 'live with us forever'

Friday, 22 February 2013 1:21 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Grieving relatives of those who died in the February 22 Christchurch earthquake gathered for today's second anniversary memorial.

Live: Hundreds gather to remember

Live: Hundreds gather to remember

Friday, 22 February 2013 12:24 p.m. by MediaStuff

Hundreds of people are starting to gather at Latimer Square ahead of the ceremony to mark the second anniversary of the February 22 earthquake.

Lancaster Park sale report an oversight

Lancaster Park sale report an 'oversight'

Friday, 22 February 2013 11:52 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Christchurch earthquake: Two years on

Christchurch earthquake: Two years on

Friday, 22 February 2013 11:21 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

PHOTOS: Christchurch memorial in pictures

PHOTOS: Christchurch memorial in pictures

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:53 a.m. by Media3News Popular

As Christchurch marks the second anniversary of the February earthquake, art installations remembering the day have sprung up across the city.

Mayor wants resolution on cathedral

Mayor wants 'resolution' on cathedral

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:47 a.m. by Media3News

Mayor Bob Parker has used the second anniversary of the quake to renew his call to encase the city's cathedral in glass.

Brownlee optimistic about quake recovery

Brownlee optimistic about quake recovery

Friday, 22 February 2013 8:50 a.m. by Media3News

None of the doomsday scenarios predicated immediately after the quakes have come to pass, Gerry Brownlee says.

Another four or five years of rebuilding ahead - CERA

Another four or five years of rebuilding ahead - CERA

Friday, 22 February 2013 8:18 a.m. by Media3News

Roger Sutton says getting everyone's houses fixed and investment back into the central city are Christchurch's biggest challenges.

Live: Christchurch quake second anniversary

Live: Christchurch quake second anniversary

Friday, 22 February 2013 7:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

Two years on from Christchurch's disastrous earthquake join us we remember those lost and look to the future.

Flops and flukes of forecasts

Flops and flukes of forecasts

Friday, 22 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Quake experts reach towards holy grail

Quake experts reach towards holy grail

Friday, 22 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Christchurch: The people who made a big difference

Christchurch: The people who made a big difference

Friday, 22 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Small shake wakes Chch on anniverary

Small shake wakes Chch on anniverary

Friday, 22 February 2013 6:20 a.m. by MediaStuff

A magnitude 3.8 quake woke some Christchurch residents in the early hours of the second anniversary of the city's deadliest day.

Christchurch rebuild inches towards recovery

Christchurch rebuild inches towards recovery

Friday, 22 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Two years on from Christchurch's disastrous earthquake and the recovery is about two things - the rebuild zone and the little guy.

Cera delays review release again

Cera delays review release again

Thursday, 21 February 2013 11:13 p.m. by MediaStuff

A review of land zoning decisions for the Port Hills has been delayed again, with an announcement still weeks away.

Precinct group eye city land

Precinct group eye city land

Thursday, 21 February 2013 11:13 p.m. by MediaThePress

The business group behind plans to set up an international precinct in Christchurch wants the city council to lease it council land in the central city for a peppercorn rent.

Poll: Christchurch residents divided over Cathedrals fate

Poll: Christchurch residents divided over Cathedral's fate

Thursday, 21 February 2013 5:30 p.m. by Media3News

Results from a poll conducted by 3 News show Christchurch residents are largely divided when it comes to the fate of the iconic cathedral.

Christchurch prepares for anniversary

Christchurch prepares for anniversary

Thursday, 21 February 2013 5:30 p.m. by Media3News

Flowers were being gathered and boxed today, but tomorrow they'll be dropped into the Avon River by hundreds of people.

PHOTOS: The February 22, 2011 quake

PHOTOS: The February 22, 2011 quake

Thursday, 21 February 2013 5:11 p.m. by Media3News

A look at the damage and destruction caused by the February 2011 earthquake.

The numbers behind the Christchurch rebuild

The numbers behind the Christchurch rebuild

Thursday, 21 February 2013 4:55 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch has changed a lot over the last two years, but how much?

Christchurch quake: As it happened

Christchurch quake: As it happened

Thursday, 21 February 2013 4:06 p.m. by Media3News

A selection of 3 News footage from February 22, 2011, looking back at how people worked together, died together and survived together.

VIDEO: Inside the Christchurch Cathedral

VIDEO: Inside the Christchurch Cathedral

Thursday, 21 February 2013 4:00 p.m. by Media3News

3 News has taken a camera inside the Christchurch Cathedral for the first time in over a year.

Expert: Cities must capitalise on Chch quake experience

Expert: Cities must capitalise on Chch quake experience

Thursday, 21 February 2013 1:45 p.m. by MediaHerald

New Zealand cities must capitalise on Christchurch's earthquake experience if they are to make themselves more resilient to natural disasters, a top quake expert says.Speaking at the Royal Society in Wellington last night as part...

British police to receive quake citations

British police to receive quake citations

Thursday, 21 February 2013 1:29 p.m. by Media3News Popular

British police who helped identify victims of the Christchurch earthquake will be presented with New Zealand police citations.

Quake memorial comes at crucial turning point for residents

Quake memorial comes at 'crucial turning point' for residents

Thursday, 21 February 2013 1:16 p.m. by MediaHerald

The second anniversary of the deadly February 22 earthquake comes at a "crucial turning point" for Christchurch residents facing physical, mental and spiritual exhaustion, says the city's Anglican Bishop