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Earthquake disaster movie San Andreas coming to Christchurch

Earthquake disaster movie San Andreas coming to Christchurch

Friday, 22 May 2015 11:14 a.m. by MediaStuff

It might be more than four years since the horrific events of February 22, 2011, but are Christchurch cinemagoers ready to see a Hollywood blockbuster about a devastating earthquake?

Police station implosion plan changed to avoid clash with marathon

Police station implosion plan changed to avoid clash with marathon

Thursday, 21 May 2015 11:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

Plans to implode Christchurch's old police station have been changed to avoid a potential clash with the city's marathon.

Police station implosion wont clash with Christchurch Marathon

Police station implosion won't clash with Christchurch Marathon

Thursday, 21 May 2015 11:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

The implosion of Christchurch's old central police station will not clash with the Christchurch Marathon.

Cash payment warranted quake workers dismissal - ERA

Cash payment warranted quake worker's dismissal - ERA

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 2:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch earthquake recovery worker has lost an unjustifiable dismissal case after claiming cash he received for helping a contractor was "just a mate helping a mate".

Court grants Crowns central Christchurch land grab

Court grants Crown's central Christchurch land grab

Friday, 15 May 2015 10:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

The High Court has allowed the Crown to take over a block of central Christchurch land before compensation has been paid to the landowner.

Court grants Crowns central Christchurch land takeover

Court grants Crown's central Christchurch land takeover

Friday, 15 May 2015 6:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

The High Court has allowed the Crown to take over a block of central Christchurch land before compensation has been paid to the landowner.

Should quake memorial chairs go on CTV site?

Should quake memorial chairs go on CTV site?

Friday, 15 May 2015 2:13 p.m. by MediaStuff

The 185 white chairs commemorating those that died in the Canterbury earthquakes could become permanent and the artist behind the sculpture wants to put them on the former CTV site.

Will 185 earthquake memorial chairs be a permanent feature on former CTV site?

Will 185 earthquake memorial chairs be a permanent feature on former CTV site?

Friday, 15 May 2015 1:48 p.m. by MediaStuff

The 185 white chairs commemorating those that died in the Canterbury earthquakes could become permanent and the artist behind the sculpture wants to put them on the former CTV site.

Earthquake memorial says nothing about Christchurch

Earthquake memorial 'says nothing about Christchurch'

Friday, 15 May 2015 7:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

The winning design for the national Christchurch earthquake memorial looks like it could be situated "anywhere in the world", a Christchurch landscape architect says.

185 earthquake memorial chairs face uncertain future

185 earthquake memorial chairs face uncertain future

Thursday, 14 May 2015 4:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

The future of the 185 white chairs commemorating those killed in the Christchurch earthquake is being discussed.

Insurer to contest court-ordered compo

Insurer to contest court-ordered compo

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 4:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

An insurance company is going to the Supreme Court to dispute a judgment that could cost it millions of dollars in payouts to Christchurch red-zoners.

Proposed Chch youth housing wont become a "ghetto"

Proposed Chch youth housing won't become a "ghetto"

Sunday, 3 May 2015 10:37 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch youth health leader says a proposed housing project for the city's young homeless will buck the "ghetto" trend of similar schemes.

Christchurch floods: one year on

Christchurch floods: one year on

Sunday, 3 May 2015 1:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

It wasn't exactly a downpour but it got Hamish Griffen nervous.

Public asked to stay away from Christchurch police station implosion

Public asked to stay away from Christchurch police station implosion

Thursday, 30 April 2015 9:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

Spectators keen to watch Christchurch'sĀ old central city police station fall are being asked to stay away.

Trust helps 66 children who lost parent in Christchurch earthquake

Trust helps 66 children who lost parent in Christchurch earthquake

Thursday, 30 April 2015 8:44 a.m. by MediaStuff

Molly Maynard recently turned 8.

EQC fights adverse findings against its top engineer

EQC fights adverse findings against its top engineer

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 10:34 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) is trying to shut down adverse findings about its top engineer Graeme Robinson to avoid reopening his 2500 Canterbury assessments.

Quake kids, four years on

Quake kids, four years on

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 10:30 p.m. by MediaStuff

Molly Maynard recently turned 8.

Underwrite rents to get homeless off streets - Buck

Underwrite rents to get homeless off streets - Buck

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 10:24 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's deputy mayor wants the city council to underwrite rents on more than 40 private properties so the homeless do not have to spend another winter living rough.

South Canterbury Nepal trust worried following quake

South Canterbury Nepal trust worried following quake

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 11:42 a.m. by MediaStuff

South Canterbury members of the Forgotten Sherpas of Nepal Trust say they simply do not know for sure the fate of the areas they service in Nepal, following a devastating magnitude 7.8 quake.

Nelson woman in Nepal has flashbacks to Christchurch earthquake

Nelson woman in Nepal has flashbacks to Christchurch earthquake

Monday, 27 April 2015 12:27 p.m. by MediaStuff

As a Nelson woman ran for safety in Nepal's devastating earthquake, she had flashbacks to the shaking and rumbling of Christchurch's 2011 quakes.

Squatting in Christchurchs quake abandoned buildings

Squatting in Christchurch's quake abandoned buildings

Sunday, 26 April 2015 10:34 p.m. by MediaStuff

The flame from Luke's cigarette lighter flickers down the maze of dark corridors of an earthquake abandoned inner city Christchurch building.

Contractors cut as Fletcher downsizes repair programme

Contractors cut as Fletcher downsizes repair programme

Thursday, 23 April 2015 10:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

Major downsizing of the Fletcher earthquake home repair programme will not slow progress in its final phase, the company says.

Contractors cut as Fletcher repair programme downsizes

Contractors cut as Fletcher repair programme downsizes

Thursday, 23 April 2015 10:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

Major downsizing of Fletcher earthquake home repair programme staff will not slow progress in its final phase, the company says.

Contractor numbers cut as EQC home repair programme downsizes

Contractor numbers cut as EQC home repair programme downsizes

Thursday, 23 April 2015 10:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

Major downsizing of the Fletcher-managed earthquake home repair programme staff will not slow progress in its final phase, the company says.

Rugby union OK with possible Lancaster return

Rugby union OK with possible Lancaster return

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 10:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Crusaders and Canterbury teams would happily return to the old AMI Stadium if repaired, the region's rugby boss says.

Acting Cera chief to stay in role

Acting Cera chief to stay in role

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 1:22 p.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) acting chief executive John Ombler will continue in the role until the end of the year.

Public input sought on red-zone compensation

Public input sought on red-zone compensation

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 12:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Government will consult the public on a possible revised compensation offer for some Christchurch red-zoners.

Quake info hub back by popular demand

Quake info hub back by popular demand

Monday, 20 April 2015 4:34 p.m. by MediaStuff

Cash settlements and flooding are expected to be two of the biggest talking points at a new earthquake help desk for Christchurch residents.

More than 40 South Canterbury claims yet to be settled following earthquakes

More than 40 South Canterbury claims yet to be settled following earthquakes

Thursday, 16 April 2015 9:44 p.m. by MediaStuff

More than 40 South Canterbury properties with building claims arising from the Canterbury earthquakes are yet to be settled.