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.
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.
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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.
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