The Queen has been told a new Anglican Cathedral for Christchurch would include "bits and important parts'' of the one being slowly demolished, Prime Minister John Key says.
Even though it's been more than a year since the February quake, some residents are now facing a second winter, in the cold.
When Christchurch's CBD became a red zone, small pockets of it remained relatively intact.
A $6.5 million social housing development could be built in Hornby as the city council scrambles to address Christchurch's accommodation crisis.
Grey Power is putting pressure on the Government to make provisions for former residents of four red-zoned rest homes.
The University of Otago's aquarium has been closed after an engineering report discovered the building meets less than 15% of the new building standard for earthquake strength.
Christchurch has been shaken by a magnitude 4.3 aftershock this morning.
Parts of the quake-damaged Avon River should be straightened to reinvigorate the river for rowing and other sporting events, Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.
Predictions of a Christchurch earthquake exodus have not convinced city powerbrokers.
Earthquake-hit residents in Christchurch's residential red zones should not be forced out of their homes until the city's housing crisis is resolved, participants in a housing summit say.
A Ballantynes umbrella cost almost as much as a camera in early-1900s Christchurch, a time capsule has revealed.
Residential zoning will be encouraged within Christchurch's earthquake-hit four avenues to boost redevelopment, central city rebuild chief Warwick Isaacs says.
The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) has just completed a trip to Australia to get ideas for the Christchurch rebuild.
The night time temperature in Christchurch this weekend is going to be around three degrees, so imagine having to go outside at night to visit the toilet.
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