A travel company has given 100 of its staff affected by the Christchurch earth-quakes a special Christmas bonus. House of Travel has paid more than $100,000 for the Canterbury staff to fly to the Gold Coast with a partner and stay...
The race to develop City Mall is all on with one would-be developer confirming its first land purchase and a new contender emerging for the site.
Canterbury's earthquakes have helped break down some of the stigma around mental illness, says a new Christchurch mental health leader.
New Zealand's biggest insurer plans to finish all its earthquake rebuild and repair work by 2015.
A couple who left Christchurch after losing everything in the February quake have now had their business destroyed again in a devastating fire.
Twelve months have passed since the last damaging earthquakes hit Canterbury.
The nuns at Nazareth House convent in Christchurch have received an early Christmas present - the discovery of a sacred ceremonial vessel.
A Christchurch band has written a song that parodies the many frustrations experienced by homeowners who are unhappy with the Earthquake Commission (EQC).
Catholic nuns from the under-deconstruction Nazareth House convent in Christchurch have been given a surprise early Christmas present.
An Institute of Professional Engineers (IPENZ) investigation into Christchurch complaints against Earthquake Commission (EQC) engineer Graeme Robinson has been escalated into a full inquiry.
Latimer Square will be Christchurch's main public venue for next year's second earthquake anniversary commemorations.
What have the past two years taught us? What lessons have people learnt from the turmoil which began with that first earthquake on September 4, 2010, and in the time since?
A demolition company's stepped in to save of one of Christchurch’s prized heritage buildings.
Cathedral Square in Christchurch will partially reopen over the Christmas-New Year period, allowing the public to see first-hand the dramatic change that has taken place in the heart of the city.The red zone cordon in place at the...
The historic Peterborough Apartments will be saved after construction company Ceres bought the earthquake-damaged building and pledged to spend at least $25 million on its restoration.
Christchurch's Cathedral Square will partially reopen over the holiday break.
Quake-affected Christchurch homeowners insured by IAG could face a two-year wait to have their home repaired or rebuilt.
A structural engineer believed to have designed the most buildings in central Christchurch has returned to the city where much of his life's work is in ruins.
Christchurch is home to the most stressed people in the country, a survey has found.
Campbell Live reflects on another year of quake coverage in Christchurch.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has lost his appeal against a High Court ruling in July that he acted unlawfully when he used his wide-ranging powers under the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act in a land zoning decision...
A contractor involved in the Christchurch rebuild is being investigated following allegations of fraud.
Christchurch’s river precinct and the city’s green 'frames' will be the first projects to kick off the rebuild of the central business district.
Construction of a "gutsy'' new river park in Christchurch will start in the middle of next year, the government announced today.
Canterbury's residential and non-residential building construction activity helped New Zealand's economy grow 0.2 per cent in the three months to September 30.
The Court of Appeal says Gerry Brownlee was wrong to use his wide-ranging powers to rezone land around Christchurch.
Christchurch will have a waterfront park development stretching for 3km along the Avon River as one the first key projects in the central city rebuild, announced today.A multi-company consortium led by Opus was named today as the...
Lower traffic volumes over the festive season will give the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (Scirt) the chance to work on significant infrastructure projects.
Two alleged cases of corrupt practices by contractors and officials involved in the Christchurch rebuild are under investigation.
Rating agency Standard & Poor's has downgraded Christchurch City Council's credit rating, citing the prolonged earthquake recovery period.
International reinsurers will fork out $17.6 billion for Canterbury earthquake claims, a drop from $17.9b estimated earlier.
Levi and India-Rose Gilbert will never get to know their dad, but they will always know he was "somebody special".
Survivors and families of those who died in the February 2011 earthquake are calling for someone to apologise and be held accountable for deaths and injuries caused by collapsed buildings.
Historic pieces of Christchurch's damaged infrastructure have begun arriving for a new exhibition at Canterbury Museum.
Inspections that led to a Christchurch building reopening before its facade collapsed, killing a man, were insufficient and "made a nonsense" of post-earthquake placarding procedures.
Levi Gilbert knows his dad was a hero.
A decision not to shut down Colombo St before the February 2011 earthquake cost 16 lives, the sole survivor of a bus crushed by a collapsed building says.
Commissioners have "difficulty accepting" the explanation for why earthquake repairs were never done at 382 Colombo St.
When rescuers found Amy Cooney she was buried in rubble, alive, and still holding onto her brother Jamie.
The Government's anticipated final bill for the Canterbury Earthquakes has risen again, topping the $13 billion mark in today's Half Year Economic and F
Christchurch rebuild authorities have shortlisted five proposals for building a new convention centre block.
Construction activity has climbed in Canterbury during the run-up to Christmas, according to a new index, another sign the post-earthquakes rebuild is ratcheting up.
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.
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