None of the doomsday scenarios predicated immediately after the quakes have come to pass, Gerry Brownlee says.
Roger Sutton says getting everyone's houses fixed and investment back into the central city are Christchurch's biggest challenges.
Two years on from Christchurch's disastrous earthquake join us we remember those lost and look to the future.
A magnitude 3.8 quake woke some Christchurch residents in the early hours of the second anniversary of the city's deadliest day.
Two years on from Christchurch's disastrous earthquake and the recovery is about two things - the rebuild zone and the little guy.
A review of land zoning decisions for the Port Hills has been delayed again, with an announcement still weeks away.
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.
Results from a poll conducted by 3 News show Christchurch residents are largely divided when it comes to the fate of the iconic cathedral.
Flowers were being gathered and boxed today, but tomorrow they'll be dropped into the Avon River by hundreds of people.
A look at the damage and destruction caused by the February 2011 earthquake.
Christchurch has changed a lot over the last two years, but how much?
A selection of 3 News footage from February 22, 2011, looking back at how people worked together, died together and survived together.
3 News has taken a camera inside the Christchurch Cathedral for the first time in over a year.
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 who helped identify victims of the Christchurch earthquake will be presented with New Zealand police citations.
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
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.
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.
A review of land zoning decisions in the Port Hills has been delayed again, with an announcement still weeks away.
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.
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 companies are being encouraged to consider opportunities in the $30 billion Christchurch market.
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.
Asian property investors will be targeted to build hotels for the damaged Christchurch accommodation sector.
I don't need to tell you that the two-year anniversary of the quake is coming up.
Prime Minister John Key will attend the second commemorative service of the deadly February 22 earthquake on Friday.
Cantabrians are split on whether officials leading the region's rebuild are on track, a Cera survey has revealed.
Christchurch residents are preparing to remember the lives lost in the Feburary 22, 2011 earthquake.
No problems at all with the shaking, despite having a wife and four kids aged under six.
Crown-owned Southern Response is offering cash settlements at full replacement cost to customers, but only in certain circumstances.
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?
New Regent St's characteristic tile work has been almost fully restored after almost two months' work by a Christchurch firm.
A nondescript piece of bare land near Latimer Square is surrounded by fences, with bunches of flowers hanging limply from one of them.
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.
The Canterbury rebuild is dominating year on year growth according to an ANZ Bank regional trends survey.
One of the oldest police stations in the country has closed it's cell's for the last time today.
Jonny Schwass has persisted with insurance issues for two years in his bid to get a new restaurant open in Christchurch.
Campbell Live is live from an empty section in Burwood, Christchurch with about 200 guests.
The Earthquake Commission could face millions of dollars in extra payouts after a High Court judge ruled it must provide cover to boarding houses.
A red-zone worker who masqueraded as a contractor before robbing red-zoned houses has pleaded guilty to burglary.
A rally against proposed Christchurch school closures and mergers is planned for this afternoon.Education Minister Hekia Parata announced that 12 schools would close and six would merge, including two schools merged at another site.Seven...
It will take 18 months to complete claim settlements on land damage for quake-damaged properties owned by residents in the wider Christchurch area, the Earthquake Commission says.
A rally against the Government's plans to shut Christchurch schools will be held this afternoon.
There is still a touch of fairytale to the marriage of earthquake survivor Emma Greenslade and her husband, Chris.
Some earthquake-hit Christchurch residents face bankruptcy if they accept a Government payout offer for their land, a group petitioning Parliament says.
There were tears of happiness at Yaldhurst School today, after they found out they are one of the 12 schools saved from closure.
The principal of Burnside Primary is “stunned” with a Ministry decision to keep the school open.
A Christchurch red-zoner facing a million-dollar loss from a Crown compensation deal for his condemned land will fight the Government in court.
A Christchurch red-zoner facing a million-dollar equity loss from a Crown compensation deal for his condemned land will fight the Government in court.
You'd have a tough job finding someone in Christchurch whose life hasn't changed since the earthquakes.
The Government is considering taking land to build Christchurch's earthquake memorial but is staying tight-lipped on where it will go.
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