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Emotional protest over CTV decision in Christchurch

Emotional protest over CTV decision in Christchurch

Sunday, 10 December 2017 4:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

Family and friends of Canterbury Television (CTV) building collapse victims say they owe it to their lost loved ones to keep asking for justice and accountability over the tragedy.

Facades to be checked for earthquake risk

Facades to be checked for earthquake risk

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 10:46 a.m. by MediaStuff

Two prominent buildings in Blenheim are being checked by engineers to see if their masonry facades are an earthquake risk.

Sumner-Lyttelton road rebuild delayed due to complexity of work

Sumner-Lyttelton road rebuild delayed due to 'complexity' of work

Thursday, 19 October 2017 5:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

The reopening of a key Christchurch road has been pushed back by at least a year due to the complexity of the work.

Christchurchs Robert Falcon Scott statue gets base isolation

Christchurch's Robert Falcon Scott statue gets base isolation

Friday, 6 October 2017 5:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

The statue of Captain Robert Falcon Scott probably won't topple in the next earthquake.

Hurt & Hope: Post-quake addiction and domestic abuse bring Cantabrians down

Hurt & Hope: Post-quake addiction and domestic abuse bring Cantabrians down

Saturday, 30 September 2017 8:21 a.m. by MediaStuff



Eve Jones* didn't think she and her three children needed support â€“ her ex-husband was the sick one.

He would hide bottles of vodka, pour water into the ones he'd secretly emptied and drink in his car.

In their 15 years together, he'd always liked a drink. But it became worse a couple of years after the February 2011 earthquake with the stress of living in a broken city. He had also lost a family member in the tremor.

Five years on, architects of Christchurch rebuild blueprint stand by their plan

Five years on, architects of Christchurch rebuild blueprint stand by their plan

Sunday, 13 August 2017 5:41 p.m. by MediaStuff

The authors of the 100-day blueprint for the central Christchurch rebuild say it is still a good plan.

Christchurch woman finds same sense of community while teaching in disaster-stricken Namie, Japan

Christchurch woman finds same sense of community while teaching in disaster-stricken Namie, Japan

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 9:35 a.m. by MediaStuff

Amy Vivian-Neal says some may think she was unfortunate to be assigned a teaching role in a displaced Japanese town of Namie.

Recovery team recognise the good Samaritans of Kaikoura who helped after the earthquake

Recovery team recognise the good Samaritans of Kaikoura who helped after the earthquake

Thursday, 15 June 2017 7:38 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Kaikoura earthquake recovery team are organising a big thank you on Wednesday, as the recovery effort winds down seven months after the 7.9 magnitude earthquake in November .

Police decide against charges over Southern Ink and Riccarton Rd earthquake deaths

Police decide against charges over Southern Ink and Riccarton Rd earthquake deaths

Thursday, 15 June 2017 6:23 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Police will not lay charges in connection with one of four sites under investigation over Christchurch earthquake deaths.

Near-perfect replica of Christchurch heritage house a triumph of perseverance

Near-perfect replica of Christchurch heritage house a triumph of perseverance

Saturday, 10 June 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Martin Holland has just begun a counter-intuitive rebuild of his Christchurch home but then he's a slightly counter-intuitive guy.

Man to create near-perfect replica of Christchurch heritage house

Man to create near-perfect replica of Christchurch heritage house

Saturday, 10 June 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Martin Holland has just begun a counter-intuitive rebuild of his Christchurch home, but then he's a slightly counter-intuitive guy.

Steve Hansen pays tribute to the late Sir Ron Scott

Steve Hansen pays tribute to the late Sir Ron Scott

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:25 p.m. by MediaStuff

The late Sir Ron Scott was honoured by All Black coach Steve Hansen with a moving tribute at the Hutt Valley Sports Awards.

Family support memorial for nurses lost in Christchurch earthquake

Family support memorial for nurses lost in Christchurch earthquake

Saturday, 13 May 2017 1:35 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The husband of a nurse killed in the Christchurch earthquake said an annual memorial for the nurses would ensure they were not forgotten.

Shortland Street quake show should have carried a warning, say traumatised viewers

Shortland Street quake show should have carried a warning, say traumatised viewers

Thursday, 4 May 2017 1:27 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Viewers are saying TVNZ should have screened a warning before Wednesday night's Shortland Street which showed a large scale earthquake.

Christchurch quake rescuer Bill Toomey wins fight for ACC cover for post-traumatic stress

Christchurch quake rescuer Bill Toomey wins fight for ACC cover for post-traumatic stress

Monday, 1 May 2017 11:12 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch builder Bill Toomey has won a landmark case against ACC to cover the post-traumatic stress disorder he suffered after pulling people from a collapsed building after the February 2011 earthquake.

Study into lateral spreading earthquake cracks launched

Study into 'lateral spreading' earthquake cracks launched

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Researchers from the University of Canterbury want to talk to people who remember seeing large, long cracks running parallel to the Avon River or Courtenay Stream following the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes.

Insurance Council asks Kaikoura District Council to pull video from its Facebook page

Insurance Council asks Kaikoura District Council to pull video from its Facebook page

Saturday, 1 April 2017 10:31 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Kaikoura District Council pulled a video from its Facebook page this week after a complaint from the Insurance Council New Zealand (ICNZ).

Tower Insurance chairman Michael Stiassny expresses frustration at claims holdouts

Tower Insurance chairman Michael Stiassny expresses frustration at claims holdouts

Thursday, 30 March 2017 6:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Tower chairman Michael Stiassny has criticised some Canterbury earthquake victims for holding out on settlements to "maximise" their insurance claims.

Quake brain blamed for Cantabrians weak memories and poor direction - study

'Quake brain' blamed for Cantabrians' weak memories and poor direction - study

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 10:25 p.m. by MediaStuff

Trauma-induced "quake brain" is affecting Cantabrians' memories and sense of direction, according to a new study.

Cantabrians frustrated with weak memories and poor direction blamed on quake brain

Cantabrians frustrated with weak memories and poor direction blamed on 'quake brain'

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 10:05 p.m. by MediaStuff

Trauma-induced "quake brain" is affecting Cantabrians' memory and sense of direction, according to a new study.

Red Cross pays out $98 million in cash grants since Canterbury earthquakes

Red Cross pays out $98 million in cash grants since Canterbury earthquakes

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 11:21 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Red Cross has distributed $98 million in cash grants for earthquake recovery in Canterbury.

Major artwork gifted as a legacy for Christchurch quake victim

Major artwork gifted as a legacy for Christchurch quake victim

Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:49 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Six years after Lisa Willems died in the February 2011 earthquake, her husband has helped gift a major public artwork to Christchurch as part of an $85 million city development.

Clip art: A visual Christchurch earthquake story

Clip art: A visual Christchurch earthquake story

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 6:38 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Responding to the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes, Bronwyn Walker grabbed her scissors and chopped stories from editions of  into thousands of 1.5cm squares.

New plans submitted for red-zone water facility

New plans submitted for red-zone water facility

Monday, 27 February 2017 8:32 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The group behind a proposal to build a new lake in Christchurch's residential red zone has released an indicative design of the flat water facility aimed to transform the city's east.

Manslaughter charges the only option in CTV building earthquake case

Manslaughter charges the only option in CTV building earthquake case

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 8:20 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Police will only consider manslaughter charges in their investigation of the CTV building collapse.