An insurance advocacy service for quake-hit Cantabrians will be smaller than originally planned, Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.
Insurers slashing payouts to worn-down property owners are costing Christchurch millions or even billions of overseas dollars, a property lawyer says.
Some of the last panoramic views of Christchurch’s central city red zone have been preserved by the University of Canterbury.
A small group of red zone home owners in Christchurch have been given a three-month extension.
Incredible acts of bravery, generosity and community spirit will be recognised at the second, and final, Christchurch Earthquake Awards in the city tomorrow night.
The Government has extended the final settlement date for residential red zone property owners by three months.
Two big earthquakes have rattled Christchurch and Wellington in the early hours.\
Port Hills homeowners are "extremely disappointed" with the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority's (Cera) announcement their zoning review will not be completed until February.
Christchurch cafe and restaurant owners desperate for staff want hospitality workers added to a list of skills urgently needed to get the city back on its feet.
The Christchurch earthquake has triggered a return to religious faith.
Government-owned Southern Response must pay to rebuild a Christchurch claimant's century- old Edwardian villa with materials of the same quality, the High Court has ruled, as long as the parts and techniques are still commonly used.
When the 2011 Census was cancelled just three days after Christchurch was hit by its most devastating earthquake, there was little demur. People accepted it would be insensitive to go door to door asking Cantabrians for information....
The Pyne Gould Corporation building was doomed to fail.
A few months ago Campbell Live took you on a tour of a Christchurch home.
Lumley Insurance says it expects to finish all earthquake repair and rebuilds of customers' homes by October 2015.
A $140 million four-lane motorway officially opened in Christchurch today was a "remarkable achievement" given the city's earthquake damage and disruption, Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee said.Stage one of the Christchurch Southern...
Work on land zoning boundaries on the Port Hills will not be completed by Christmas as promised.
The 190-square-metre site of a heritage building known as Luck's building is the first to be settled as part of the Crown's purchase plan under Christchurch's central city blueprint.
More than two years after the historic Godley House was irreparably damaged a new cafe has opened on the grounds.
The manager of Stadium Southland says there are no concerns with the construction of the new $35 million arena, which is designed by Alan Reay whose firm designed Christchurch's CTV building.Stadium Southland general manager Nigel...
Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker has backed calls to change "misleading" green post-earthquake inspection placards.
The daughter of the council engineer who tried to stop construction of the CTV building is demanding a personal apology from Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker.
The daughter of the Christchurch City Council engineer who signed off the Canterbury Television building says her late father was failed by his bosses and left carrying the can for its construction.
The owner of a Christchurch office block, designed by the same man behind the ill-fated CTV building, says the engineer has been unfairly targeted.
Southern Response is not happy with the low number of earthquake rebuilds it has completed or under way.
The Christchurch City Council is ready to face the consequences and Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker has apologised for its role in signing off the Canterbury Television (CTV) building.
Family members of CTV victims and survivors are outraged at suggestions prosecution against those linked to the faulty building may be too hard to pursue.
Securing a conviction against those involved in building and designing the CTV building is unlikely, legal experts say.
The Christchurch firm that designed the ill-fated CTV office block which collapsed in the February 22 earthquake, killing 115 people, may have built similar buildings that the council does not know about and have since gone unchecked
The Christchurch City Council has apologised to those affected by the CTV building collapse and promised to cooperate with any police investigation.
Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker has apologised for the city council's role in signing off the faulty Canterbury Television building.
Researchers have found evidence to support the theory that non-religious people will turn to religion during a crisis.
An earthquake award ceremony will be ''bittersweet'' for the family of a man who died saving his sister from falling masonry.
New Zealand won't be able to move on from the Canterbury Television (CTV) building tragedy till individuals are held to account for its collapse, says Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson.
Some 379 buildings have been identified as being built in a similar engineering "genre" to the CTV building.
The Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission did not set out to apportion blame for the Canterbury Television building collapse, but several key parties will be uneasy at its findings.
Assessing the seismic strength of New Zealand's most earthquake-prone buildings within two years will be "impossible", a leading Christchurch structural engineer says.
The Christchurch City Council will honour 172 individuals, groups and organisations at the final Christchurch earthquake awards next week.
A receptionist who escaped the CTV building collapse has called for manslaughter charges to be laid against those found responsible for the building's failure.
Police have launched an investigation into the findings of a royal commission inquiry into the Canterbury Television collapse, but it is too early to say if charges will be laid.
The families of the 24 Chinese nationals killed in the collapse of the Canterbury Television building believe a report released today has "justified their anger".
There are nearly 7000 volunteer firefighters in New Zealand. That's around 80 percent of the country's total firefighting force.
The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority is currently buying vast areas of central Christchurch to create the Eastern Frame.
The brother of a woman killed in the Canterbury Television building collapse says the royal commission's report on the tragedy doesn't make life "any easier".
A series of engineering, construction and council-related errors over 20 years led to the catastrophic collapse of the CTV building in the second major Christchurch earthquake, a Royal Commission has found.
The royal Commission identified a handful of key players in the CTV building as:
Families of victims killed in the Canterbury Television building collapse say they are ''very happy'' with the royal commission's report on the tragedy.
The CTV building collapsed quickly and disastrously during the February 22 earthquake in 2011.
The Canterbury Television building did not meet construction standards, was designed by an engineer out of his depth and overseen by a boss who should have known better.
A report into the collapse of Christchurch’s CTV building has placed blame largely on the shoulders of the building’s engineer.
The Royal Commission's report on the collapse of the Canterbury Television building will be released today.
Families of Canterbury Television building collapse victims have welcomed the findings of a royal commission into the building's collapse.
The Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission's view of the CTV building collapse is going to be made public.
Francis Fitzgerald is seeking to raise $30 million for his business, which lends to companies wanting to lease or buy equipment - one of the first capital raisings in the city now gearing up for a massive rebuild.
Insurance cover for the Port Hills red zone is under threat, even if rockfall risk can be removed.
Retired couple Matt and Valerie O'Loughlin find themselves uncomfortably at the centre of a landmark insurance case arising from the Christchurch earthquakes.
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