The life's work of two of New Zealand's most important architects has been largely destroyed in the Canterbury earthquakes.
Opponents of plans to demolish Christchurch's quake-damaged Anglican cathedral say they won't let it be pulled down without a fight.
Yesterday's decision on the Christchurch Cathedral has left many Canterbury residents upset that other options were not considered further.
A Christchurch bar owner has labelled the Christchurch City Council a "rotten and corrupt" organisation while trying to get consent for a new inner-city bar.
Learning to swim has become more difficult for Christchurch children since the February 2011 quake, but new pools are popping up to ensure those in the eastern suburbs do not miss out.
Demolition of abandoned properties in earthquake-hit North Canterbury will begin this month.
The son of Marion Hilbers watched the CTV building fall, knowing his mother was inside.
Families of the 18 people killed in a medical practice in the February earthquake are bitter their loved ones died in a building they say should never have housed a medical practice.
Christchurch cathedral will come down to 2 or 3 metres because of quake damage, a decision now under fire.
A six-year-old health centre used by diabetics will be closed because of earthquake damage.
The severely quake-damaged and "very dangerous" Christ Church Cathedral will not be rebuilt it has been confirmed.
An important announcement on the future of Christchurch's Anglican cathedral is to be made this afternoon.
Nearly 1000 earthquake-damaged Christchurch City Council buildings will be assessed over the next two years with the fate of big-ticket assets to be decided this winter.
The fate of ChristChurch Cathedral could be known today with a news conference scheduled for 2pm today.
A Christchurch property manager's refusal to appear before a royal commission has derailed the hearing into a fatal building collapse and ruined a businessman's overseas trip.
Earthquake officials failed to understand the value of unofficial volunteer groups during the initial response to the Christchurch quakes, the Farmy Army says.
Gnomes made in the likeness of Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) chief executive Roger Sutton are proving popular at the Festival of Flowers.
One of Christchurch's most popular social hubs is being transformed into a market.
Engineering reports revealing the extent of earthquake damage at Centennial Pool will be publicly released after Christchurch residents pleaded for more information.
Decisions on hospital services at Ashburton may take up to a year, Canterbury District Health Board chief executive David Meates says.
Some of the country's most important historic buildings might soon be too costly to insure without earthquake strengthening.
Quake-vacated sections owned by the Christchurch City Council could be turned into entertainment spaces for the city's residents, following concerns about a lack of land for community groups.
An earthquake-inspired cheese has won a prestigious food award.
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.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee overruled advice to green-zone more than 200 Christchurch residential properties in November, saying he needed more time to decide.
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.
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