Imagine sitting among native plants and birds on the roof-top of a building looking out over the central city.
Christchurch is to get a new five-star boutique hotel.
A survivor of the Canterbury Television building collapse has helped clean up the site before the holiday period.
Christchurch's under $100,000 home repair programme has a new leader, Michele Creagh, whose job is to speed up the repairs and have them completed by the end of next year.
An empty lot and overgrown weeds mark the spot where a Heathcote Valley cottage sat since the 1860s - like a memorial to a Christchurch couple's insurance woes.
"Exorbitant" rental prices are burning through insurance accommodation cover and into the pocket of Christchurch's private homeowners.
One of the founders of Christchurch's Re:Start container mall is vowing to "fight hard" to keep the popular shopping centre open.
CanCERN Spokesperson Leanne Curtis talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how people with damaged homes are getting on especially with Christmas just on our door step.
When I signed the application for Christchurch to become part of the 100 Resilient Cities network established by the Rockefeller Foundation as its centennial challenge, I ended with these words:
Christchurch was selected this month as one of the 33 cities worldwide to join the 100 Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities Network.
Re:Start's bright containers may close on April 22 after store owners were given a one-month extension.
Christchurch City Council's share of earthquake rebuild costs was under-estimated and some of the work might have to be delayed.
The man who ran for the Christchurch mayoralty, standing for residents badly treated by organisations such as the Earthquake Commission, wants its Christchurch management to go after a damning report.
Sharon and Roland from the Ng Gallery spent months restoring their quake damaged building only to have it zoned for demolition.
Lyttelton Port Co will be paid out $438.3 million plus GST by its insurers for the damage caused by the 2010/11 earthquakes.
City councillors have agreed to allow temporary remembrance markers to be placed on public sites where lives were lost in Christchurch's February 2011 earthquake.
A report has found EQC hasn't met requirements under both the Official Information Act (OIA) and the Privacy Act.
The Earthquake Commission has not met its obligations to provide Canterbury residents with information in a timely manner, a report from the Ombudsman has found.
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) should have predicted the massive spike in official information requests it fielded after the Canterbury earthquakes, a damning official report reveals.
The Christchurch City Council has again deferred making a decision on whether it will fund an advisory service to help people locked in disputes with their insurers.
Olly Ohlson has decided to move on.
The ombudsman will today release a report on EQC's slow handling of Cantabrians' requests for information about their earthquake-damaged homes as MPs question stonewalling by government departments.
Almost 200 landowners must leave the red zone by the end of next month, but some have nowhere to go after being left stranded by insurance, legal and construction delays.
Improvements in Christchurch City Council's consents' processes should be noticeable by March next year.
The Quake Outcasts group is planning a Supreme Court appeal after the Government ruled out making revised red-zone offers before Christmas.
Work on rebuilding Christchurch's badly damaged Burwood Hospital will start early next year.
A brief signing ceremony yesterday signalled the start of the biggest hospital rebuild in New Zealand.
Store owners in Christchurch's central city Re:Start shopping hub are in limbo with one shop closing and others unsure whether they can stay on next year.
The "complex jigsaw puzzle" of the performing arts precinct needs to be completed faster to accelerate the city centre rebuild, says a top government adviser.
Thousands of Cantabrians will spend a third Christmas facing insurance limbo.
This morning's protest against Southern Response in Christchurch began at 7:30am and Campbell Live was there.
Potential buyers, including hotel developers, have been sizing-up Christchurch's tallest remaining office building.
It is "D-Day" for angry insurance customers who are gathering today at the headquarters of Southern Response after submitting an ultimatum to the company's chief executive.
Work has begun to lift the deck of a bridge in Christchurch so quake-damaged abutments can be repaired.
The $5.5 million project of rebuilding the earthquake-damaged Knox Presbyterian Church has moved a step closer.
Half of Christchurch is on an income of less than $30,000 a year. It is not a rich city. But the earthquake recovery seems more about the haves than have-nots.
The $5.5 million project of rebuilding the severely earthquake damaged Knox Presbyterian Church, on the corner of Victoria Street and Bealey Avenue, will move a step closer today.
Christchurch couriers are battling "appalling" road conditions, limited driveway access and vehicle wear and tear to get the job done.
Two property developers planning precincts around Christchurch's City Mall have proposed rebuilding council car parking buildings.
Southern Response will change the way it deals with its insurance claimants in the wake of a protest which saw 100 angry customers hand their grievances to its chief executive.
Agencies critical to the Christchurch rebuild will have little time to rest over Christmas.
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced an extension for people in the Port Hills considering the Crown's purchase offer for their land.
Homeowners in the Port Hills red zone have been given an extra five months to consider the Government's offer for their land.
A closed-off central Christchurch bridge is unlikely to re-open until to mid to late 2015.
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has been accused of breaking the law by taking more than 150 days to answer a formal information request.
Nine Christchurch schools are preparing to close their doors for the final time in the next few days as part of the Ministry of Education's post-quake shake-up.Kendal School is having a closing ceremony this morning.Board trustee...
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