Christchurch leaders have revealed the unconventional design they want to use for the city's temporary Cathedral and it is made out of cardboard.
Those forced from their homes after the Canterbury earthquakes may soon see more sections and houses become available in the Selwyn district.
A little bit of Canterbury luxury is back in action after a major restoration project since the earthquakes that struck the region this year.
People who own property in Christchurch's residential red zone are being urged not to accept any purchase offer from the government without consulting a lawyer.
7000 homeowners showed up to get advice from the building companies, developers and insurers at Cera's housing expo.
Everything from house and land packages to insurance and banking options will be on offer at an expo in Christchurch this weekend.
AMI Stadium looks set to become the latest high-profile casualty of the Christchurch earthquakes.
Christchurch's disabled community is pushing for better services as part of the city's earthquake rebuild plans.
The Hoyts cinema on Moorhouse Ave in Christchurch could be demolished.
Christ Church Cathedral's earthquake-damaged bells may be England-bound.
Unique foundation poles stretching 17 metres underground are helping save a home in the Christchurch suburb of St Martins.
Thousands of people displaced by the earthquakes are expected to descend on the Addington Events Centre today to learn when and where they can rebuild.
A renowned humanitarian architect says Christchurch's post-earthquake recovery is "confused".
University of Canterbury students have graduated from tents to $26 million of new villages.
Could Christchurch's next Anglican cathedral be made from paper or cardboard?
An 80-year-old time capsule found during the demolition of the Hagley Nurses Hostel destroyed in the earthquake has unearthed an historic copy of The Press.
Following the Canterbury quakes, among those who found their lives suddenly disrupted were tens of thousands of school pupils.
On June 23, Christchurch was carved up into coloured zones.
Demolition in Christchurch's central city red zone was put on hold earlier this week due to the snowstorm.
Archives New Zealand says Canterbury's earthquakes show the importance of protecting records and information in case of natural disaster.
A book intended for social service workers could find a wider audience because of the February quake, a Christchurch academic says.
St John Christchurch has used part of a $300,000 donation to buy a new rapid-response vehicle to serve Christchurch.
More than 500 people will compete at this year's national poker championship in Christchurch, despite February's earthquake delaying the event by four months.
Insurance problems are delaying repairs to two Christchurch heritage buildings in the inner-city red zone.
Science Alive! is considering building a multimillion-dollar science centre in central Christchurch.
A Kaiapoi woman is in shock after discovering her quake-ruined home sat on land which may have to be abandoned.
A Cabinet decision on which areas of Kaiapoi will be red-zoned, and therefore abandoned, has been postponed.
Shaggy and Daphne have become the smallest and hardiest survivors of the devastating February earthquake.
Invercargill-based SBS Bank has escaped the worst of the fallout from Christchurch's earthquakes, investors were told yesterday.
The gash torn in the Canterbury Plains by last year's Darfield earthquake had the highest ratio of movement for its length of any recorded quake, University of Canterbury scientists say.
Christchurch City Council call-centre staff are getting free shoulder massages every 10 days to boost morale.
Kairaki residents are using the Official Information Act to access geotechnical data that explains why they cannot rebuild on their land.
Christchurch's battered stormwater infrastructure will be tested in the coming days as the snow that blankets the city melts.
A contractor challenging the Earthquake Commission (EQC) over unpaid bills has withdrawn some claims, citing confusion in the aftermath of the February quake.
At 12.51pm on February 22, Christchurch midwife Kate Nicoll was preparing a seriously ill teenage girl for an emergency caesarean.
Up to one-third of quake-hit Kaiapoi could be abandoned, with a final decision expected to be made by the Government next week.
In a city full of hard-luck stories, two Christchurch publicans could lay claim to being the unluckiest.
Almost $1 million has been spent repairing Linwood College so pupils can return on Monday for the first time since February 22.
You might recall the town hit hardest by the first big quake in Canterbury was a town just north of Christchurch, Kaiapoi.
When life hands you silt, make bowls.
The deconstruction of Christchurch's Catholic cathedral reached another milestone yesterday when the top of the dome was removed.
Quake-hit Christchurch residents are spending more on the city's poker machines, leading to concerns that some are gambling to "zone out" their broken homes.
The Government has "botched up" a review of housing assistance for residents in Christchurch's red zone by failing to consult those affected, a Labour MP says.
The Earthquake Commission has been forced to change its reinsurance contracts from three-yearly to annual as the squeeze goes on the market after a spate of natural disasters worldwide.
Some Christchurch residents are "doing it pretty hard" as they weather the cold snap in earthquake-damaged homes.
A $1.5 million donation from the Auckland Council to its Christchurch counterpart will be used to repair earthquake-hit public spaces and parks.
A legal bid to prevent the demolition of a historic Christchurch home has failed, despite concerns Cera did not try hard enough to save it.
The broken Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament is a potent symbol of February's Christchurch quake.
Cantabrians with homes damaged in the earthquakes are being warned they may have to move out due to problems cause by a recent cold snap and large dumping of snow on the South Island.
Heavy snowfall left many Christchurch red-zone families struggling to keep warm in earthquake-battered homes.
Earthquake-damaged land will almost certainly give way as the snow melts in Christchurch, geotechnical experts say.
Sixty-two people want to take part in the inquiry into why key Christchurch buildings failed during February's earthquake.
For Cherie Wallis and her children Keaton, 8, Holly, 6 and Chelsea, 5, the big snow has a silver lining.
The Earthquake Commission has only just regained the staff levels it had before the February 22 quake, after they dropped by 400 in March.
Snow in Christchurch? It's the icing on the quake.
Hundreds of people flocked to a mass garage sale in Bexley on Saturday, as red-zone residents got rid of possessions before leaving the earthquake-ravaged area.
Hundreds of people could soon help revive part of Christchurch's central city, if an information technology hub wins approval this week.
Christchurch's winding Avon River and grid street pattern should play vital roles in the earthquake-hit city's future, a renowned landscape architect says.
The February 22 Christchurch earthquake appears to have had a profound impact on the relationship between New Zealand and the United States.
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