The first confirmed earthquake-related suicide may be a sign of a dark road ahead for Christchurch.
Shirley Cooke has no doubt the Canterbury earthquakes drove her son to commit suicide and regrets leaving him home alone the day he died.
A string of Canterbury buildings closed because of safety concerns could be reopened under a new proposal by a Christchurch city councillor.
Twenty-five social housing units will be built by the Christchurch City Council.
A woman who was the lone survivor of a bus that was crushed in the February 2011 earthquake, killing 12 other people, is renewing her calls for an apology from the Christchurch City Council.
Where is it safe to build and where is best avoided? Get to know your land.
A Christchurch stadium featuring office blocks with views of the pitch would ensure that the ground is "a money maker, not a white elephant", designers say.
Post-traumatic stress from the Canterbury earthquakes may only now be taking effect, and having an impact at work.
What should you expect from EQC if you have earthquake-damaged land? RICHARD LANG and SUZY GARNETT give a legal view.
More than 100 owners of red zoned properties in Christchurch have rejected their settlement offers from the Government.
All District Court services in Christchurch are to resume operating under one roof next week, for the first time since the earthquake in February 2011.
Are Christchurch people having houses repaired where they can expect to be swamped by high waters in another few years? JOHN McCRONE reports.
A small earthquake struck near Amberley early Saturday morning, waking quake-weary Cantabrians.
Two businesses within a stone's throw of each other reopened yesterday after more than two years of waiting.
Residents of eight properties in Christchurch's Port Hills have been allowed to return home - but others aren't so happy.
Plans for a 15 tonne rock which was dislodged during the February 2011 earthquake and bought by NZSki have been delayed due to strong winds.
Repairs to eight Christchurch homes at risk from landslip can begin after the removal of more than 12,000 cubic metres of soil from the hillside above.
Christchurch has hosted a rare event since the earthquakes - an NZX launch for an unconventional IT company that has big clients here and overseas.
Canterbury has produced several revolutionary and iconic leaders in recent years.
Christchurch's Arts Centre will be bustling with activity again this August, despite its earthquake damage troubles.
A $170 million project to replace 700 earthquake-damaged Housing New Zealand homes in Christchurch has been launched.
A $170 million project to replace 700 earthquake-damaged Housing New Zealand homes in Christchurch has been launched today.
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says much progress has been made towards rebuilding the city in the 1000 days since the earthquake on 4 September 2010.
A Christchurch property developer who settled for millions of dollars less than he hoped for in "soul-destroying" Government land acquisitions is urging other central-city landowners to take the money.
Nearly three years - and exactly 1000 days - after the first devastating earthquake tore through Kaiapoi, the rebuild of the town has "picked up pace".
Tomorrow marks 1000 days since the first devastating earthquake hit Christchurch.The magnitude 7.1 earthquake on September 4, 2010 caused widespread damage to the city but was soon overshadowed by the deadly magnitude 6.3 quake...
Christchurch has had the most new home approvals for five years, while those in surrounding districts are the highest on record as house construction surges.
Christchurch has had the most new-home approvals for five years, while those in surrounding districts are the highest on record as house construction surges.
Further details have been released on criteria for extensions to the deadline given to homeowners in Christchurch's red xone to move out of quake-damaged properties.
Canterbury handyman Eng Chuan Tang thought of making Australia his permanent home after hearing stories about its endless opportunities and a job market that was "paved with gold".
It's the same Phillipstown School playground in Christchurch that Mr Smith once enjoyed in the 1970s - with most of his extended whanau.
The Government will be banking on a flourishing earthquake recovery by election time overriding any short-term discontent in Canterbury, political commentators say.
It's six degrees in Christchurch now, heading towards zero, a cold that can cut right through you descending in the dark.
Andrew Smith hoisted daughter Serenity into air after the school bell today, a mural of her young, smiling face painted on a playground wall behind her.
There were tears and shock today as around 700 students from across Christchurch learnt they would lose their schools in 2014.
South New Brighton School has been saved in Christchurch.Ministry of Education staff have just met with the school.The original interim decision was for South New Brighton School to merge with Central New Brighton School.However,...
Christchurch red zone residents who meet specific criteria can seek an extension of up to six months to the settlement date for their Crown offer.
The Insurance Council says insurers have paid out more than $7 billion as it settles Canterbury earthquake claims.
A 28-month wait to determine the fate of more than 100 Port Hills homes has been labelled ''beyond ridiculous''.
Some residential red-zone residents will be able to stay up to six months longer in their quake-damaged homes, the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has announced.
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A Christchurch property developer is being praised for his $100 million redevelopment in the central city that will be accessible to all people.
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