The cat came back.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is calling for an earthquake tax to help pay for Christchurch's rebuild.
A sunny afternoon in Christchurch has been disturbed by two aftershocks centred in "the gap" betweeen the Greendale and Port Hills faultlines.
The public may be given access to Christchurch's inner-city red zone for the first time since the February 22 earthquake.
A man convicted of assaulting his partner for the fourth time says he has been traumatised by the February earthquake.
Christchurch residents faced with paying for water treatment on their earthquake-damaged wells are lobbying the Government to get insurance coverage.
All Blacks midfielder Ma'a Nonu is "not really an emo-tional person", but meeting the families of Christchurch earthquake victims has melted the big man's heart.
Labour says it would intervene in the property and insurance market to kickstart the Canterbury earthquake recovery if elected in November.
Work began yesterday on the interment site at the Avonhead Cemetery for the four unidentified victims of the February 22 earthquake.
"Dysfunctional" parts of the insurance market need more time to re-enter the fray before the Government intervenes, Prime Minister John Key says.
The Government says Labour isn't accounting for the complexity of the post-earthquake situation in Christchurch.
Rachel Hunter and Russell Crowe have been in for a look, and rapper Scribe has even filmed a music video there.
Christchurch has been shaken by a magnitude-4.0 aftershock this afternoon.
The second earthquake today of magnitude 4.0 or higher rattled Christchurch at 5.41pm.
Work began today on the interment site for the four unidentified victims of the February 22 earthquake.
The international media has again descended on Christchurch, but this time they were more interested in some men in black rather than any earthquake.
So Ireland’s win is the first big upset of the tournament and for the All Blacks a timely reminder ahead of France next Saturday.
A group of Christchurch school girls had their "best day ever" yesterday, thanks to a close encounter with the All Blacks.
The All Blacks have come to the rescue of Canterbury rugby fans who have been feeling left out since the start of the Rugby World Cup.
The February 22 earthquake put an end to Gail Denise Newburn's fiddling of the books at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, and the 53-year-old faced 14 charges yesterday.
Tertiary education providers outside Christchurch are being asked not to "lure" students away from Canterbury.
Christchurch's City Mall still looks like a construction zone, but organisers insist it will be ready for Cup and Show Week in six weeks.
Ultramodern style could replace historic grace on the site of the old Press building in Christchurch's Cathedral Square.
The Government may pay up to $1.8 billion for quake-damaged land in Canterbury but will recoup most of it from insurers, Cabinet papers show.
Christchurch must take urgent steps to maintain tourism numbers, industry representatives say.
Shipping containers are the key to reopening a red-zoned part of Christchurch in time for the city's show and cup week.
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