Silt under the floorboards, holes in the roof, dust permeating the walls and chest colds all round.
The Christchurch Central Development Unit blueprint has boosted building firms' hiring confidence to record levels, but nationwide that confidence is lower than a year ago, a ManpowerGroup survey shows.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says he is "sick and tired" of technical category 3 (green-blue) residents "carping and moaning" about their situation.
Nearly 400 residents in the worst quake-hit areas of the city are living in a house with major damage, with a further 33 doing so despite feeling unsafe.
New Zealand's giant inflatable rugby ball is coming to Christchurch and will be transformed into a restaurant and bar.
Building designers need to take more responsibility for their work instead of "sitting back" and letting local councils fix their mistakes, an inquiry has heard.
A structural engineer has launched a broadside at his industry, declaring it to be in "absolute crisis" and guilty of allowing illegal building practices in Christchurch.
More than one-third of Christchurch residents have filed an insurance claim for earthquake damage and many are unhappy with their provider's performance.
Britain, the Philippines and Ireland head the list of countries providing labour for Christchurch's rebuild.
Canterbury University's insurance premiums have shot up 600 per cent to an estimated $7 million next year as the institution battles increasing debt.
It killed 185 people and devastated a city, but the catastrophic Christchurch earthquake did not cause any significant changes in the tectonic stresses on the region as a whole, scientists have discovered.The finding is a key outcome...
Anglicans in Christchurch are talking about sharing a cathedral with the Catholics, a move that would have worldwide ramifications. OLIVIA CARVILLE reports.
It is Christchurch's most famous interior. Once hidden within an armour of brick, the vaulted ceiling and timber columns of Knox Church in Bealey Ave became the regular backdrop to television news broadcasts in the aftermath of the February earthquake.
The bigger your property claim with the Earthquake Commission (EQC), the less happy you are and the less likely your repairs have been done.
The owner of the Christchurch gondola says the council did not pay for rockfall remediation work near his business.
Suggestions of an "agenda" to blame the Canterbury Television building collapse on its designers have been rejected by counsel assisting the royal commission.
Critical flaws in the design of Christchurch’s CTV building have been identified as the major factors in the building's collapse during the February earthquake.
After hearing from Insurance Watch yesterday, Campbell Live went to speak to IAG.
Building accommodation for rebuild workers will create up to 200 new jobs for Cantabrians.
Alan Reay Consultants should have declined the Canterbury Television (CTV) building design job because of its lack of experienced engineers, an inquiry has heard.
The bar closes at 8pm, alcohol is discouraged, visitors must be signed in and if you misbehave, your boss will be told. Welcome to Christchurch's new accommodation for rebuild workers.
Pressure is on Christchurch City Council staff to report back on options for repairing or replacing a top-27 list of damaged community facilities by the end of the year.
Despite the anger and disappointment at its pace, there has been progress following the Canterbury earthquakes.
It’s been two years since the September quake and Pam Atkinson's neighbourhood has been decimated. Her friends have all moved away.
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