Christ Church Cathedral leaders will make an "important announcement" on the quake-damaged building today, as insiders reveal there is no appetite to rebuild and restore the central city icon.
Cold water has been poured on plans for an artificial beach and large movie screen in Christchurch's Cathedral Square.
A Christchurch property manager who refused to appear before the Canterbury earthquakes royal commission will be served with a fresh summons.
A Christchurch property manager has refused to appear at the earthquakes royal commission because a summons was not served in time.
Wild weather cut power to 100 homes on Banks Peninsula this morning.
Officials hindered the efforts of volunteers in the aftermath of the Christchurch quakes, leader of the Student Volunteer Army says.
All quake-prone Canterbury buildings should be strengthened or shut down, an inquiry has heard.
Officials hindered the efforts of Christchurch's Student Volunteer Army after the earthquakes, Young New Zealander of the year Sam Johnson says.
A proposal to turn red-zoned residential land into a nature reserve has won the backing of Labour leader David Shearer, but the Government refuses to commit to the idea.
Keeping smiles on the faces of children in New Brighton is the aim of a series of fun afternoons organised by a local charity.
Landowners would rather rent their empty sites as car parks than see them bring new life to central Christchurch, the Gap Filler group says.
An engineer says he wished he had urged clients to check their buildings after the 2010 Boxing Day quake.
A Christchurch property developer has been charged with making fraudulent claims to the EQC.
They risked their lives in the February quake, now Christchurch firemen are risking their jobs by speaking out about a lack of acknowledgement for their work.
Earthquake strengthening "adequately secured" a building that collapsed, resulting in a man's death, but was not designed to survive last February's tremor, an inquiry has heard.
A Canterbury father-of-five spoke to his wife less than a minute before his vehicle was struck by falling masonry in last February's earthquake.
More than 500 quake-hit properties which could have been affordably fixed were instead written off, Cabinet papers say.
A structural engineer has broken down and admitted responsibility for a design flaw that led to a building panel falling and killing a woman in last February's earthquake.
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