Labour is claiming the Govt has plans to strip earthquake recovery responsibilities off Christchurch City Council and give them to the CERA.
A proposed rates hike to cover a $330 million repair and rebuild bill will leave the city with world-class facilities, the Christchurch City Council says.
Damp autumn conditions are being blamed for a reported increase in mosquito numbers across Christchurch as dozens of people are claiming to have been bitten.
The Government is poised to strip Christchurch City Council of its core function in the city's recovery, a Labour MP says.
The latest video of the central Christchurch red zone shows fresh demolition work in the city.
A Rolleston man whose wife died in the February 2011 earthquake is upset that items left on her grave by their young daughters have been stolen.
The status of council-owned facilities is now listed online.
Demolition has begun on a heritage building where hundreds of women have given birth.
The decision to deconstruct Christ Church Cathedral is supported by Canterbury church leaders.
Canterbury police are lauding a drop in most types of offending in the past year, but sexual violence is on the rise.
Earthquake-weary South Islanders finally have some good news – the Alpine Fault could still be 200 years away from generating its next quake of about magnitude 8.0.
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce will today announce plans for an information technology hub in central Christchurch.
Accommodation businesses say they are struggling to keep up with the demand for homes across Christchurch.
A mayoral welfare fund for quake-affected Christchurch residents has stopped taking applications after being swamped with requests.
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has paid out more than $3 billion for damage from the Canterbury quakes, making the tremors New Zealand's most expensive natural disaster.
New short-term accommodation businesses in Christchurch houses say the city needs their service but they are struggling to find beds.
Seven weeks after its abrupt closure because of quake damage, upmarket Merivale Mall in Christchurch is fully operational again.
Winston Peters has called for the government to find the cash to deliver a "fair" deal for residents of Christchurch's red-zone retirement villages.
One of Christchurch's biggest demolition jobs is now in full swing with the quake-damaged Crowne Plaza Hotel.
A garden among the ruins of Christ Church Cathedral could soften its loss, writes .
The Government needs to do more to deal with insurance problems in earthquake-hit Christchurch, NZ First leader Winston Peters says.
About 600 jars of Marmite that have been locked inside Merivale Mall's Fresh Choice supermarket for seven weeks will not be up for grabs when the mall reopens today.
Christchurch red-zone bus tours will be resurrected as a money-making venture, with passengers paying to see the earthquake-hit city.
Christchurch's February earthquake was the third most expensive in history, says one of the world's biggest reinsurers which has calculated last year as the costliest in history from natural disasters.
A Christchurch cafe is staying put despite being told its building needs to be demolished.
Guinness the dog is the first animal to ever be presented with a local hero medal.
A rapid earthquake information application for Apple iPhones should be released in early June.
A Christchurch cafe has defied orders to vacate a building earmarked for demolition.
Christchurch families are renting garages to live in, and 11 people are living in one two-bedroom house, parliament has been told.
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