Christchurch Earthquake

Another blow to justice

Another blow to justice

The announcement this week the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand has dropped its investigation into civil engineer Alan Reay is another blow for the long-suffering families of victims of the Canterbury Television building collapse.

Rescuers cleared in quake inquiry

Rescuers cleared in quake inquiry

If fire chiefs hadn't gone ''missing in action'' during the major event they had trained for, Alec Cvetanov believes his wife might have been pulled alive from the rubble of the CTV building.

Christchurch rebuild gains impetus

Christchurch rebuild gains impetus

There are positive signs to the Christchurch rebuild on several fronts, as its employers lead the way in the country's surge in hiring expectations and Christchurch retail and hospitality spending outstrips national levels.

A new cathedral and a new future

A new cathedral and a new future

The time for arguing and court cases should be over, and the Anglican Church should be left to go ahead and build its new cathedral in the centre of Christchurch.

Reality spoiling the dream

Reality spoiling the dream

Three years ago this week the first of the big Canterbury earthquakes occurred, the start of the life-changing events for the province and its people, and one of the biggest challenges to face New Zealand and its government in its history.

Govt details Chch rebuild funding

Govt details Chch rebuild funding

The Government will pay $2.9 billion towards Christchurch city centre's $4.8 billion post-earthquake big ticket blueprint projects, it's been announced today.

Donation follows hosting of 'Canterbury Quakes' show

Shortly after hosting a successful ''Canterbury Quakes'' touring exhibition, the Otago Museum is donating $10,000 to help with the restoration and storage of earthquake-damaged heritage artefacts in Canterbury.

Chch council will meet consents deadline: Parker

Chch council will meet consents deadline: Parker

Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker is adamant his council will meet a two-week deadline to speed up its consenting process, as the Government threatens to step in if it does not.

Housing programme 'biggest in Christchurch history'

Housing programme 'biggest in Christchurch history'

A new Housing New Zealand home will be built in Christchurch every day until the end of 2015, the Government announced today.

Timeball station to be rebuilt

Timeball station to be rebuilt

A Canterbury landmark destroyed by earthquakes will be rebuilt using a $1 million donation.

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