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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

Christchurch man has last laugh over destructive boulder

Christchurch man has last laugh over destructive boulder

Thursday, 21 February 2013 12:34 p.m. by Media3News

When a huge boulder tumbled down a Canterbury hill and wreaked destruction on a Chch man’s woolshed, he decided to dish out some of his own.

9 exciting projects to watch in Christchurch

9 exciting projects to watch in Christchurch

Thursday, 21 February 2013 11:31 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch residents can expect 2013 to be the year where a new city finally starts to come out of the ground, a local architect says.

Land zoning review delayed again

Land zoning review delayed again

Thursday, 21 February 2013 10:14 a.m. by MediaStuff

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

Red-zoning just doesnt make sense

Red-zoning 'just doesn't make sense'

Thursday, 21 February 2013 9:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

Port Hills red-zoners are questioning why the Government is paying nearly $1 million for two properties experts believe can be protected for a fraction of the cost.

Memorial events mark big-quake anniversary

Memorial events mark big-quake anniversary

Thursday, 21 February 2013 7:46 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Thai restaurant to have base isolation

Thai restaurant to have base isolation

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 11:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new multimillion-dollar Victoria St building will house a Thai restaurant and a law firm and feature the latest in earthquake-resistant technology.

Wellington skills helping quake rebuild

Wellington skills helping quake rebuild

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 11:25 p.m. by MediaStuff

Wellington companies are being encouraged to consider opportunities in the $30 billion Christchurch market.

Engineers reveal new era in quake-protection design

Engineers reveal 'new era' in quake-protection design

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 11:25 p.m. by MediaStuff

Construction engineers from New Zealand and overseas will gather in Christchurch over the next two days to share their designs and research for "a new era" of seismic protection.

Hotel hopes ride on Asian money

Hotel hopes ride on Asian money

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 11:25 p.m. by MediaStuff

Asian property investors will be targeted to build hotels for the damaged Christchurch accommodation sector.

James Dann: Gerrys spin moves into top gear

James Dann: Gerry's spin moves into top gear

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 5:05 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

I don't need to tell you that the two-year anniversary of the quake is coming up. 

PM to attend second quake memorial

PM to attend second quake memorial

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 4:52 p.m. by MediaHerald

Prime Minister John Key will attend the second commemorative service of the deadly February 22 earthquake on Friday.

Cera survey reveals resilience

Cera survey reveals 'resilience'

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 1:03 p.m. by MediaStuff

Cantabrians are split on whether officials leading the region's rebuild are on track, a Cera survey has revealed.

Cera wellbeing survey reveals resilience

Cera wellbeing survey reveals 'resilience'

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 1:03 p.m. by MediaStuff

Cantabrians are split on whether officials leading the region's rebuild are on track, a Cera survey has revealed.

Services organised to remember the Christchurch quake

Services organised to remember the Christchurch quake

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 1:03 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch residents are preparing to remember the lives lost in the Feburary 22, 2011 earthquake.

Christchurch is now slumlord central

Christchurch is now 'slumlord central'

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 12:09 p.m. by MediaStuff

No problems at all with the shaking, despite having a wife and four kids aged under six.

Southern Response offers cash

Southern Response offers cash

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 7:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Crown-owned Southern Response is offering cash settlements at full replacement cost to customers, but only in certain circumstances.

Smartphones help in stricken city

Smartphones help in stricken city

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

As more people upgrade to smartphones there are growing fears that constant availability for work will destroy work-life balance. Maybe the question should really be how is it changing work? 

Quake-shattered tiles replicated

Quake-shattered tiles replicated

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

New Regent St's characteristic tile work has been almost fully restored after almost two months' work by a Christchurch firm.

Quake-shattered tiles replicated in heritage style

Quake-shattered tiles replicated in heritage style

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

New Regent St's characteristic tile work has been almost fully restored after almost two months' work by a Christchurch firm.

CTV site suggested for quake memorial

CTV site suggested for quake memorial

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A nondescript piece of bare land near Latimer Square is surrounded by fences, with bunches of flowers hanging limply from one of them.

Insurers race the rebuild clock

Insurers race the rebuild clock

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 11:25 p.m. by MediaThePress

A third of the most badly quake-damaged homes in Canterbury have had their insurance claims settled, but insurers are facing huge work rates to meet ambitious building deadlines.

Insurers race the rebuild clock

Insurers race the rebuild clock

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 11:25 p.m. by MediaStuff

A third of the most badly quake-damaged homes in Canterbury have had their insurance claims settled, but insurers are facing huge work rates to meet ambitious building deadlines.

Canterbury rebuild sparks growth

Canterbury rebuild sparks growth

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 5:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury rebuild is dominating year on year growth according to an ANZ Bank regional trends survey.

NZs oldest police station closes

NZ's oldest police station closes

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 5:21 p.m. by Media3News Popular

One of the oldest police stations in the country has closed it's cell's for the last time today.

Christchurch restaurant opens after insurance battle

Christchurch restaurant opens after insurance battle

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 5:05 p.m. by Media3News

Jonny Schwass has persisted with insurance issues for two years in his bid to get a new restaurant open in Christchurch.