A Labour MP says a report raising serious concerns about the integrity of the Christchurch rebuild is being sidelined.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has rejected a Labour MP's claim that he is passing the buck on a report critical of the Christchurch rebuild.
A United States freelance photographer is seeking Christchurch stories to help the rest of the world understand what the earthquake-stricken city is still dealing with.
Christchurch's redrafted central-city plan would put the city's rebuild and economy at risk, the Property Council says.
Avoca Valley Rd is a street divided.
Christchurch residents living in the red zone are worried for their safety but it is not because of the earthquake damage.
The Government has extended the reporting date for the royal commission inquiries into the Pike River mine tragedy, and the building failure caused by Canterbury earthquakes.
Saving a popular Lyttelton theatre company's earthquake-damaged home is critical to the town's recovery, the project leader says.
Baffled Burwood homeowners are calling for a review of a decision that zoned 14 homes green in their predominantly red-zoned Christchurch street.
Government officials face months of haggling with the Christchurch City Council over more than $100 million in emergency repair bills racked up in haste after last February's earthquake.
A new ratings system has been designed to give a better idea of how safe buildings would be in an earthquake.
There are only the cats left to talk to, says a Christchurch couple in the residential red zone.
In Cowlishaw St, the waiting is the hardest part.
The stress of working beside a quake-damaged building has been too much for earthquake widow Marg Stocker, who has had to leave her job.
The owners of an earthquake-hit Sumner wine shop say they felt "sabotaged" by the Christchurch City Council while trying to open a temporary bar in the area.
A five-star rating system designed to give a better idea of how safe buildings would be in an earthquake is being set up.
A former Cantabrian is holding a February 22 quake memorial fundraiser in London.
The Christchurch City Council and Environment Canterbury (ECan) have generally recognised the region's seismic risk in their planning documents, a special review for the Canterbury earthquakes royal commission says.
Canterbury residents facing storage bills and those struggling to pay winter power costs following the earthquakes will be able to apply for grants from the Red Cross.
Technical assessments on foundation damage will begin for the more than 8000 homes in Christchurch's residential blue-green zone in the next six to eight weeks, the Earthquake Commission [EQC] says.
The red zone will shrink in the coming weeks but it may not disappear by April as hoped.
Police are investigating a spate of burglaries from red-zoned homes in Bexley.
No-one seems to be cleaning up the silt in Seabreeze Close any more.
GNS Science has released information showing the chances of another big quake have reduced by 20 percent, compared with earlier forecasts.
More staff are being hired and forms shifted online in a drive by Christchurch City Council to ensure it copes with an influx of consent applications.
At least four Christchurch residents have been told to leave their homes immediately because they are at risk from a nearby building collapsing.
The red sticker eviction notice on Joe Bennett's Lyttelton home has officially gone.
Some Christchurch red-zone residents are being cut off from the rest of the city before they have left.
Christchurch arts groups have received more than $500,000 in funding from a mayoral earthquake fund.
Critical structural damage has been found in the exclusive Terrace on the Park apartments in Christchurch, with urgent demolition to begin on Friday.
Christchurch author Joe Bennett can return to his Lyttelton home, but many Port Hills residents still live in rockfall risk limbo.
Plans to speed up the consenting process at the Christchurch City Council have won unanimous support from city councillors.
Special powers to demolish heritage buildings without consent were unlikely to be used on a block of buildings whose facades collapsed, killing 12 people, an inquiry has heard.
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