Labour MPs are outraged that the Earthquake Commission accessed emails they sent on behalf of constituents so its minister could use the information to take political potshots.
Two of Christchurch's large building companies have joined forces to produce factory-built homes in big numbers, branding it "a game changer for New Zealand housing market".
Christchurch's $53 million state of the art Bus Interchange is only a year away.
It could still take two years to fully implement a flood mitigation plan for Christchurch's flood-prone areas following more damage from this week's major storm that crashed into Canterbury, the Government and the local council say.
The stories of two Lyttleton women and their desperate sense of frustration.
Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch with a flood update
Prime Minister John Key has today seen firsthand the damage wrought by the bad weather that has hammered Christchurch, telling flooded business owners to "hang in there".
Keep the Cathedral advocate Geoffrey Rathbun talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about why he wants it saved.
NBR Christchurch Property Journalist Chris Hutching talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the flooding issues faced for properties in the city.
New and easier ways to build homes could have a big impact on meeting the housing shortage nationwide.
Hundreds of Cantabrians remain without power this morning as the Christchurch mayor defends the council's response to widespread flooding.
Hundreds of Cantabrians remain without power this morning as the Christchurch mayor defends the council's response to widespread flooding.Metre-high floods cut off some homes and forced the evacuation of others in what the council...
Christchurch will today be in clean-up mode after floods turned roads into rivers and deluged homes.
A humiliated Gerry Brownlee has apologised to Labour MPs he sledged over their workrate on behalf of earthquake victims and says he feels let down by EQC.
Residents are being warned of health risks from contaminated floodwaters.
Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Larry Williams about the Christchurch floods.
A bill that sets out the rules around earthquake-prone buildings has passed its first reading in Parliament.
Inflationary pressures in the construction industry will accelerate as the Christchurch rebuild ramps up, making it harder for EQC to control costs.
Homes damaged in the earthquakes from below are now ravaged by rain from above.
The Earthquake Commission has promised better services, but has asked for understanding, saying the Christchurch earthquakes were a disaster far in excess of conceivable magnitude.
The Earthquake Commission is confident it's on track to respond to more than 600 overdue official information requests by its May 1 deadline.
The Christchurch City Council has still to reach agreement with its insurer over the extent of the damage to the Town Hall.
The Anglican church says a British multimillionaire's suggestion that it hand over Christ Church Cathedral for restoration is "completely bizarre".
A British philanthropist has pledged $4 million to help restore the ChristChurch Cathedral.
John Key says the upcoming royal tour is "tremendous value for money", comparing the benefits to TV shows that feature NZ.
New homes and businesses in Christchurch could be required to provide fewer car parks under a planning rule change being considered by the city council.
Christchurch Art Gallery is getting "keyhole surgery" to raise the 30,000-tonne building millimetre by millimetre.
Work on raising the 30,000-tonne Christchurch Art Gallery is underway.
Director of the Christchurch Art Gallery, Jenny Harper talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the levelling getting underway today.
The site determines the shape of the new triangular building nearing completion at the intersection of Lichfield, Manchester and High streets, the former location of the 1899-1900 Strange's Building.
While the Christchurch Art Gallery is rock solid, the ground beneath isn't.
It is true to his vision, but it is not yet complete.
Quake victim Rika Hyuga's father welcomed Aranui High School student Joni Palmer, 17, into his home and heart while presenting her with a new scholarship to visit Japan.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has fired a fresh salvo at the Christchurch City Council, suggesting it is in no state to lead the region's rebuild.
OPINION: Gerry Brownlee
Dot Boyd is 85, stoic and staunch.
The Government's key anchor project - a Christchurch convention centre - could be downsized after "market sounding" suggested a 2000-seat venue was too ambitious, official papers released to the Green Party reveal.
City councillors have been shocked by revelations insurance money they thought was available for a new aquatic facility for the east has already been spent.
Five engineers are being investigated for "potential issues" with their work on four Christchurch properties approved after the September 2010 earthquake.
Anna and Jamie were working in the same building in Christchurch, but didn't meet until the day of the February 22 earthquake.
The engineering design work done on four new Christchurch buildings will be reviewed for "negligence or incompetence", Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson announced today.It comes after issues were highlighted...
Prime Minister John Key talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about wide ranging issues.
An official investigation has been launched into a Christchurch construction company which allegedly underpaid two migrants, and into the licensed immigration adviser who helped them obtain a visa.
Unmanned aerial drones are being used to film earthquake-damaged properties as demolition work progresses on Christchurch's Port Hills.
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