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Bus survivor praises her heroic rescuers

Bus survivor praises her heroic rescuers

Sunday, 12 February 2012 11:17 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Heat pumps free only if Fletchers runs repair

Heat pumps free only if Fletchers runs repair

Sunday, 12 February 2012 11:17 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Shocking event documentary tonight

'Shocking' event documentary tonight

Sunday, 12 February 2012 11:17 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Acceptance would be foolish - village owner

Acceptance would be foolish - village owner

Sunday, 12 February 2012 11:17 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Mall retailers shocked by sudden closure

Mall retailers shocked by sudden closure

Sunday, 12 February 2012 11:17 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Robbed of watching him grow

'Robbed of watching him grow'

Sunday, 12 February 2012 11:17 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Frustration as Merivale Mall is closed

Frustration as Merivale Mall is closed

Saturday, 11 February 2012 6:04 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Merivale Mall stores close at short notice

Merivale Mall stores close at short notice

Saturday, 11 February 2012 1:39 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Outlying districts get tough on quake rules

Outlying districts get tough on quake rules

Saturday, 11 February 2012 1:35 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Reflections on quake anniversary

Reflections on quake anniversary

Saturday, 11 February 2012 1:01 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Quake support wins award

Quake support wins award

Saturday, 11 February 2012 12:40 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

An ex-pat Kiwi's support for Christchurch has been recognised with the UK New Zealander of the Year award.

Stadium cost climbs by $5m

Stadium cost climbs by $5m

Friday, 10 February 2012 10:44 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The new Christchurch Stadium would run over budget by about $5 million, Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee said last night.

Shake-up heading in EQCs direction

Shake-up heading in EQC's direction

Friday, 10 February 2012 10:44 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

You have to be a certain age – but not old exactly – to remember it was once the Earthquake and War Damage Commission.

Gear for hard-up students

Gear for hard-up students

Friday, 10 February 2012 10:44 p.m. by MediaStuff

More than 100 computers salvaged from an earthquake-damaged building have been donated to Canterbury's student volunteers.

EQC keen to ease pain

EQC keen to ease pain

Friday, 10 February 2012 10:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

Ian Simpson volunteers up-front that the Earthquake Commission is "painful to deal with" and needs to improve the way it handles its Canterbury customers.

Limbo land shrinks as properties red-zoned

Limbo land shrinks as properties red-zoned

Friday, 10 February 2012 10:39 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch's limbo land has shrunk further, with 213 more properties being transferred to the residential red zone.

City council issued building permit for flawed design

City council issued building permit for flawed design

Friday, 10 February 2012 10:39 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Legal action by the families of Chinese citizens killed in the Canterbury Television building collapse cannot be ruled out, the Chinese embassy says.

Plucky mother intent on recovery

Plucky mother intent on recovery

Friday, 10 February 2012 10:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

Jane Taylor never imagined the death of her teenage son would one day instil in her a tenacious will to live.

More residents learn fate, but hundreds in limbo

More residents learn fate, but hundreds in limbo

Friday, 10 February 2012 7:07 p.m. by Media3News Popular

More Christchurch residents have learned what is going to happen to their earthquake damaged homes.

More residents learn fate, while hundreds still in limbo

More residents learn fate, while hundreds still in limbo

Friday, 10 February 2012 7:07 p.m. by Media3News Popular

More Christchurch residents have learned what is going to happen to their earthquake damaged homes.

Civic spirit helps Lyttelton rebuild

Civic spirit helps Lyttelton rebuild

Friday, 10 February 2012 6:25 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Lyttelton was likened to a war zone after last February's earthquake but signs of recovery in Canterbury's historic port town are evident. Marc Greenhill reports.

Mixed feelings on Christchurch rezoning

Mixed feelings on Christchurch rezoning

Friday, 10 February 2012 4:59 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Residents of Christchurch's eastern suburbs have mixed feelings about the announcement their orange-zoned homes have finally been re-classified by the government.

Another 213 quake houses in the red zone

Another 213 quake houses in the red zone

Friday, 10 February 2012 12:25 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Of the 255 orange-zone properties whose fates were announced today, fewer than 20 percent have been green-zoned.

Newly red-zoned residents relieved

Newly red-zoned residents relieved

Friday, 10 February 2012 11:54 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Newly red-zoned Christchurch property owners say they are relieved at today's news their homes will be demolished.

Hundreds newly red-zoned but many in limbo

Hundreds newly red-zoned but many in limbo

Friday, 10 February 2012 11:54 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Some newly red-zoned Christchurch property owners say they are relieved at today's news their homes will be demolished.

Inspections on 352 CTV-style buildings

Inspections on 352 CTV-style buildings

Friday, 10 February 2012 11:45 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Hundreds of buildings similar the collapsed Canterbury TV building are being inspected to ensure they won't become death traps.

Orange land rezoning: 213 red, 42 green

Orange land rezoning: 213 red, 42 green

Friday, 10 February 2012 11:33 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Another 213 Christchurch homes will be demolished, Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced.

Land rezoning: 213 red, 42 green

Land rezoning: 213 red, 42 green

Friday, 10 February 2012 10:58 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

More than 250 quake-damaged Christchurch orange-zone properties have been rezoned, with 42 made green and 213 turning red.

CTV report very thorough

CTV report 'very thorough'

Friday, 10 February 2012 9:50 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A report into the collapse of the CTV building has been defended as '' a very thorough piece of work'' by the deputy chairman of the investigating panel, after it came under attack from the designers.

CTV building report very thorough

CTV building report 'very thorough'

Friday, 10 February 2012 9:50 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A report into the collapse of the CTV building has been defended as '' a very thorough piece of work'' by the deputy chairman of the investigating panel, after it came under attack from the designers.

Womans death lifts earthquake toll to 185

Woman's death lifts earthquake toll to 185

Friday, 10 February 2012 9:49 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The death toll from last February's Christchurch earthquake has risen to 185.

No blame game for CTV families

No blame game for CTV families

Friday, 10 February 2012 8:44 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A Christchurch woman whose husband was killed in the Canterbury Television Building (CTV) says she is "not interested in blame".

CTV buildings flaws went unnoticed

CTV building's flaws went unnoticed

Friday, 10 February 2012 8:16 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Canterbury Television (CTV) building's flawed design and construction went unnoticed by Christchurch City Council officials who issued its consents.

CTV building engineers refute report

CTV building engineers refute report

Friday, 10 February 2012 7:27 a.m. by Media3News Popular

The engineers involved in the construction of the CTV building are refuting a technical report which says it was not built to proper standards.

Quake revelation devastating - Labour

Quake revelation devastating - Labour

Friday, 10 February 2012 6:24 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Families who lost loved ones when the CTV building collapsed will be devastated by the revelation that it wasn't built to standard, a Christchurch MP says.

Prostitute problems spark council action

Prostitute problems spark council action

Thursday, 9 February 2012 11:01 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A city council working party will aim to deal "quickly and effectively" with prostitution problems in residential areas, a city councillor says.

Wetland bird toll hits 800

Wetland bird toll hits 800

Thursday, 9 February 2012 10:57 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Up to 800 birds have been found dead at wetlands in Christchurch's eastern suburbs and the oxidation ponds.

10,000 aftershocks and still no end in sight

10,000 aftershocks and still no end in sight

Thursday, 9 February 2012 10:56 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Cantabrians have endured almost 10,000 earthquakes since September 4, 2010.

Brownlee turns up heat on council over rebuild

Brownlee turns up heat on council over rebuild

Thursday, 9 February 2012 10:56 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has apologised for calling Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker a clown – but not for anything else.

CTV building failed to meet standards

CTV building 'failed to meet standards'

Thursday, 9 February 2012 10:56 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A known weakness in the Canterbury Television (CTV) building was not checked after the September 2010 earthquake, a specialist earthquake engineer and government adviser says.

Cherished art saved from red zone

Cherished art saved from red zone

Thursday, 9 February 2012 10:56 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A red-zone rescue mission has recovered five valuable artworks from the earthquake-damaged Christchurch Convention Centre.

Re-zoning announcement tomorrow

Re-zoning announcement tomorrow

Thursday, 9 February 2012 7:30 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee is set to announce further re-zoning of several parts of the city tomorrow.

Police: Charges over CTV collapse not certain

Police: Charges over CTV collapse not certain

Thursday, 9 February 2012 6:52 p.m. by Media3News

An investigation into its collapse during last February’s quake has found it did not meet the building standards in force at the time it was constructed - in 1986.

Charges over CTV collapse not assured - police

Charges over CTV collapse not assured - police

Thursday, 9 February 2012 6:52 p.m. by Media3News

An investigation into its collapse during last February’s quake has found it did not meet the building standards in force at the time it was constructed - in 1986.

CTV designer says report inadequate

CTV designer says 'report inadequate'

Thursday, 9 February 2012 5:25 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The head of the engineering company that designed the Canterbury Television (CTV) building says a report on the building's collapse is ''technically inadequate''.

CTV did not meet standards

CTV did not meet standards

Thursday, 9 February 2012 4:42 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Police are seeking legal advice on a report which found the design and construction of the Canterbury Television building failed to meet building standards of the time when it was constructed in 1986.

Police to assess CTV collapse

Police to assess CTV collapse

Thursday, 9 February 2012 4:13 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Police are to assess whether there is potential for criminal culpability over the CTV collapse, and if so an official investigation will take place.

CTV did not meet building standards - report

CTV did not meet building standards - report

Thursday, 9 February 2012 4:13 p.m. by Media3News

The layout and internal structure of the CTV building both contributed to its collapse in the Christchurch quake on February 22 last year.

Parker accepts apology for clown comment

Parker accepts apology for 'clown' comment

Thursday, 9 February 2012 3:15 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Mayor Bob Parker has accepted Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee's apology for calling him a "clown".

CTV building collapse briefing for family

CTV building collapse briefing for family

Thursday, 9 February 2012 2:21 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The CTV building was in bad shape before it was destroyed in last February's earthquake, killing 115 people, a report into the collapse is understood to say.

Report into CTV collapse due today

Report into CTV collapse due today

Thursday, 9 February 2012 1:16 p.m. by Media3News Popular

A report on the CTV building, which collapsed in the February 22 earthquake, will be released today.

Gerry and Bob like a bickering couple

Gerry and Bob 'like a bickering couple'

Thursday, 9 February 2012 12:04 p.m. by MediaStuff

A spat between Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker is being likened to a tiff between a bickering couple.

Brownlee and Parker like a bickering couple

Brownlee and Parker 'like a bickering couple'

Thursday, 9 February 2012 12:04 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A spat between Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker is being likened to a tiff between a bickering couple.

Heart Strings guitars commemorate loss

Heart Strings guitars commemorate loss

Thursday, 9 February 2012 10:50 a.m. by MediaStuff

Seven handcrafted guitars commemorating the loss of life and buildings in the Canterbury earthquakes will go on display at Wellington's Te Papa Museum on Sunday.

Brownlee backtracks over clown comment

Brownlee backtracks over 'clown' comment

Thursday, 9 February 2012 10:30 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says his comment that Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker is a "clown" was over the top,.

Brownlees clown comment sign of frustration

Brownlee's 'clown' comment sign of frustration

Thursday, 9 February 2012 9:19 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says he has apologised after calling Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker a “clown”.

Shaky night for Christchurch

Shaky night for Christchurch

Thursday, 9 February 2012 8:05 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Five shallow earthquakes shook Christchurch overnight and early this morning.

CTV building report due today

CTV building report due today

Thursday, 9 February 2012 7:23 a.m. by Media3News Popular

A report on the CTV building, which collapsed in the magnitude 6.3 earthquake in Chch last February, is being released today.

A shaky night for Diamond Harbour

A shaky night for Diamond Harbour

Thursday, 9 February 2012 7:03 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Three quakes over magnitude-4 have shaken Christchurch since Wednesday evening.

Five aftershocks jolt Christchurch

Five aftershocks jolt Christchurch

Thursday, 9 February 2012 6:57 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch residents were shaken throughout the night by several aftershocks measuring between magnitude 3.2 and 4.2.