On the anniversary of their son's death, Arnold and Joy Pohio received an award recognising his acts "of kindness, service and heroism".
The central Christchurch cordon has been further reduced.
People with homes in Christchurch's red zone will get a three-month extension to decide whether to take the payout offer.
The Government has extended the deadline for red-zoned property owners to choose a settlement option.
Evacuation made Vande Burt's "usually placid husband become much more anxious".
Christchurch's Student Volunteer Army has received the Royal New Zealand RSA’s Anzac of the Year Award for 2012.
The Student Volunteer Army will make history by becoming the first group awarded the Anzac of the Year award.
Putting a new unit in charge of planning Christchurch's new CBD could mean residents won't have much say about what it looks like, the Green Party says.
Cantabrians may have to lower healthcare expectations in the long-term aftermath of the February 2011 earthquake, researchers suggest.
Mixed messages from the Earthquake Commission (EQC) about payments to green-blue property owners are continuing, despite the commission trying to resolve communication problems.
A new Government-led task force has 100 days to develop a blueprint for the rebuild of Christchurch's city centre.
A new Government unit to lead the Christchurch city-centre rebuild has been mostly welcomed by local politicians.
The man tasked with knocking down much of central Christchurch has been charged with building it back up.
A new unit which has been put in charge of the rebuilding of Christchurch city is being welcomed by almost everyone.
The Government has announced it will set up a new Christchurch central city rebuild unit charged with getting the rebuild of the CBD up and running quickly.
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