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GNS to brief on latest quakes

GNS to brief on latest quakes

Tuesday, 3 January 2012 9:52 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A series of aftershocks to begin 2012 could be the last straw for some earthquake- weary Christchurch residents, Mayor Bob Parker says.

Cera could emerge as star of Canty recovery

Cera could emerge as star of Canty recovery

Tuesday, 3 January 2012 9:31 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A Canterbury fixture for a few more years, Cera will be either the star of recovery or the target of an embittered public, writes BEN HEATHER .

Shocks may be last gasp of Feb 22 fault

Shocks may be 'last gasp' of Feb 22 fault

Monday, 2 January 2012 9:55 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Large aftershocks distressing Christchurch residents may be the last gasps of the Port Hills Fault that ravaged the city on February 22 last year.

Shocks could trigger exodus

'Shocks could trigger exodus'

Monday, 2 January 2012 9:43 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A series of aftershocks to begin 2012 could be the last straw for some earthquake-weary Christchurch residents, Mayor Bob Parker says.

GNS to give briefing on latest quakes

GNS to give briefing on latest quakes

Monday, 2 January 2012 9:43 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A series of aftershocks to begin 2012 could be the last straw for some earthquake-weary Christchurch residents, Mayor Bob Parker says.

Mayor defends councils quake performance

Mayor defends council's quake performance

Monday, 2 January 2012 8:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker has defended the evaluation of dangerous buildings after the September 2010 quake.

Mayor defends council, agency performance

Mayor defends council, agency performance

Monday, 2 January 2012 8:45 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker has defended the evaluation of dangerous buildings after the September 2010 quake.

Fears another big quake could be in store

Fears another big quake could be in store

Monday, 2 January 2012 6:43 p.m. by Media3News Popular

It's just what Christchurch didn't want to hear - warnings that a big one, 7.0 on the Richter scale, is probably coming.

City looks ahead to a much brighter future

City looks ahead to a much brighter future

Monday, 2 January 2012 1:40 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A bold plan for rebuilding earthquake-hit central Christchurch has buoyed hopes for the city's future, but the true test is still to come. SAM SACHDEVA reports.

Quakes knock out power in Christchurch

Quakes knock out power in Christchurch

Monday, 2 January 2012 8:52 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Swarm of aftershocks rock Christchurch overnight

Swarm of aftershocks rock Christchurch overnight

Monday, 2 January 2012 6:20 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Indirect deaths may lift final quake toll

'Indirect' deaths may lift final quake toll

Monday, 2 January 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Earthquake woes set to intensify

Earthquake woes set to intensify

Sunday, 1 January 2012 11:31 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Indirect deaths may lift final toll

'Indirect' deaths may lift final toll

Sunday, 1 January 2012 11:31 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Hillside damage not as severe

Hillside damage 'not as severe'

Sunday, 1 January 2012 11:31 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Aftershock may be one of biggest

Aftershock may be one of biggest

Sunday, 1 January 2012 11:30 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Cera reviews Parklands zoning

Cera reviews Parklands zoning

Sunday, 1 January 2012 11:30 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Council failed to grasp the magnitude of task

Council 'failed to grasp the magnitude of task'

Sunday, 1 January 2012 11:30 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

EQC claims management criticised

EQC claims management criticised

Sunday, 1 January 2012 11:30 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Record number of prescriptions dished out

Record number of prescriptions dished out

Sunday, 1 January 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's killer quake gave a jolt to the country's nerves, with doctors issuing a record number of sedatives and other pills to calm mental anguish.

EQC cops shoddy jobs complaints

EQC cops shoddy jobs complaints

Saturday, 31 December 2011 9:54 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Earthquake Commission has received hundreds of complaints from Christchurch residents unhappy with the work contractors have done to fix their houses, leading to accusations that "Mickey Mouse" operators are fleecing the system.

Year leaves its mark on everyone

Year leaves its mark on everyone

Saturday, 31 December 2011 12:09 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Quakes give Canty a violent geology lesson

Quakes give Canty a violent geology lesson

Saturday, 31 December 2011 11:31 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Homes for cats needed

Homes for cats needed

Saturday, 31 December 2011 12:37 a.m. by MediaStuff

SPCA Canterbury wants help rehoming cats and kittens.

Selwyn St village proposed

Selwyn St 'village' proposed

Saturday, 31 December 2011 12:37 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's earthquake-hit Selwyn St shops could be turned into an "intimate village" with a landmark building and improved green spaces, a blueprint for the area's recovery shows.

Complaints process flawed says owner

Complaints process flawed says owner

Saturday, 31 December 2011 12:37 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch man has hit out at Fletcher Construction's earthquake repair process after his complaints went unanswered and work on his property was approved without his knowledge.

Colour, space in rebuilding plan

Colour, space in rebuilding plan

Saturday, 31 December 2011 12:35 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A rebuilding plan for Christchurch's earthquake-hit Stanmore Rd shops envisions the area as an arts-themed village with bright colours and space for public festivals.

Bishops wonderful house too far gone

Bishop's 'wonderful house' too far gone

Saturday, 31 December 2011 12:35 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Anglican Bishop Victoria Matthews' Christchurch home has been demolished after this month's earthquakes left it in a precarious state.

Wobbly ground spooks newcomer

Wobbly ground spooks newcomer

Saturday, 31 December 2011 12:31 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than a year since the September 4 earthquake shook Canterbury, exotic residents at Orana Wildlife Park have adapted to life on less stable ground.

Cinema hopes to reopen next week

Cinema hopes to reopen next week

Saturday, 31 December 2011 12:31 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

The year of tested stamina

The year of tested stamina

Saturday, 31 December 2011 12:31 a.m. by MediaStuff

Sitting in New Brighton's mall, Jorg Plucker, 47, reflected on the way Canterbury's year of earthquakes had its good and bad aspects.

Recognition for emergency role

Recognition for emergency role

Saturday, 31 December 2011 12:31 a.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's first professor of emergency medicine has been made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

Damage sees curbs on water

Damage sees curbs on water

Saturday, 31 December 2011 12:31 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Insurer exiting NZ market, policies to be cancelled

Insurer exiting NZ market, policies to be cancelled

Friday, 30 December 2011 11:33 a.m. by Media3News Popular

An insurance company is cancelling around 11,000 policies on Saturday as it exits the New Zealand market after suffering a hit from the Chch earthquakes.

Shakes continue to rattle Christchurch

Shakes continue to rattle Christchurch

Friday, 30 December 2011 11:13 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Two aftershocks, both above 4.3 on the Richter scale, rattle Christchurch in the space of six hours.

Two more bumps in the Christchurch night

Two more bumps in the Christchurch night

Friday, 30 December 2011 8:22 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch had a bumpy night with two aftershocks over magnitude 4 rattling the shaken city.

Quakes redefine schools priorities

Quakes redefine schools' priorities

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:19 p.m. by MediaStuff

When the 2011 school year began, teachers were threatening to go on strike over pay, early-childhood education centres were grappling with funding cuts and some primary schools were refusing to implement the national standards.

Campers avoid Woodend site

Campers avoid Woodend site

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:19 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Holidaymakers are avoiding a normally popular North Canterbury camping spot after the region's earthquakes, but other holiday areas are as busy as usual.

Church a beacon of hope

Church a beacon of hope

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:19 p.m. by MediaStuff

The ruins of a church that became a symbol of the Canterbury earthquakes have been lit up as a beacon of hope.

Latest quakes damage golf course again

Latest quakes damage golf course again

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:19 p.m. by MediaStuff

The full reopening of a Christchurch golf course has been delayed after Friday's earthquakes.

Earthquakes redefine schools priorities

Earthquakes redefine schools' priorities

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:19 p.m. by MediaStuff

When the 2011 school year began, teachers were threatening to go on strike over pay, early-childhood education centres were grappling with funding cuts and some primary schools were refusing to implement the national standards.

Knox Church a beacon of hope

Knox Church a beacon of hope

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:19 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The ruins of a church that became a symbol of the Canterbury earthquakes have been lit up as a beacon of hope.

Oldest active police station wont be repaired

Oldest active police station won't be repaired

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

The earthquake-damaged Lyttelton Police Station will not be repaired. The station, the oldest working station in New Zealand, was hit hard in the February 22 quake and suffered more damage in the aftershocks.

Cantabrians escape quakes

Cantabrians escape quakes

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

He and his family stayed in a backpackers' and other camps while they waited for the Pohara Beach Holiday Park to open.

Quaking hearts seek solace online

Quaking hearts seek solace online

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:17 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Sun, silt and sex ... people living in earthquake-hit suburbs are flocking to online dating sites to find love amid the ruins.

Hundreds face insurance doubt

Hundreds face insurance doubt

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Nearly 1000 Canterbury residents face having no earthquake insurance after tomorrow as their provider quits the New Zealand market.

Provider quits, 100s face insurance doubt

Provider quits, 100s face insurance doubt

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Nearly 1000 Canterbury residents face having no earthquake insurance after tomorrow as their provider quits the New Zealand market.

No repairs for oldest active police station

No repairs for oldest active police station

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

The earthquake-damaged Lyttelton Police Station will not be repaired. The station, the oldest working station in New Zealand, was hit hard in the February 22 quake and suffered more damage in the aftershocks.

Sun, silt and sex for online quaking hearts

Sun, silt and sex for online quaking hearts

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:17 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Sun, silt and sex... people living in earthquake-hit suburbs are flocking to online dating sites to find love amid the ruins.

Police abandoning central city station

Police abandoning central city station

Thursday, 29 December 2011 1:33 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch police are abandoning the central city station because of concerns about the building.

Lyttelton police station too damaged

Lyttelton police station too damaged

Thursday, 29 December 2011 11:42 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Lyttelton police station will not be repaired due to severe quake damage.

Shop provides free exchange of goods

Shop provides free exchange of goods

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

A secondhand shop in Woolston is offering a lifeline to Christchurch residents who need to replace quake-damaged possessions.

Earthquakes mark the birth of Everest

Earthquakes mark the birth of Everest

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

Charlotte Whitnell never expected the birth of Everest to be so dramatic.

Pier open, says city council

Pier open, says city council

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

The temporary "closure" of New Brighton Pier after last week's earthquakes seems to be the work of a lone ranger.

Councils year marred by infighting

Council's year marred by infighting

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

In a year when the Garden City changed forever, the Christchurch City Council has faced obstacles unlike any other in its long history.

Resident all praise for unpaid heroes

Resident all praise for 'unpaid heroes'

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch homeowner has praised the "unpaid heroes" who shovelled tonnes of silt after last week's earthquakes.

Low water may have limited liquefaction

Low water may have limited liquefaction

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

Lower groundwater levels in Christchurch may have limited liquefaction after last week's violent earthquakes and spared the city's infrastructure from greater damage, a city council manager says.

Deserted Chch neighbourhood scary

Deserted Chch neighbourhood 'scary'

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

Two Christchurch flatmates feel like prisoners in their own home as neglected, empty state houses on their street attract arsonists and burglars.

Quakes add to water worries

Quakes add to water worries

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch residents face a total watering ban during the hottest part of summer to ease demand on the city's quake-damaged infrastructure.

Deserted Christchurch neighbourhood scary

Deserted Christchurch neighbourhood 'scary'

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

Two Christchurch flatmates feel like prisoners in their own home as neglected, empty state houses on their street attract arsonists and burglars.

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