A District Plan change will bring down the cost of developing some properties on the Port Hills.
On-site building and subdivision inspections are set to re-start in Christchurch from Tuesday when New Zealand moves to alert level 3.
A Christchurch couple says their insurer totally botched the repairs of their quake-damaged house - and now won't pay for it.
Canterbury’s Civil Defence team has issued a reminder for residents to be prepare their bubbles for for hazards after a shallow quake on Thursday.
Christchurch Hospital put its strong case for urgent upgrade work forward to the Minister of Health - now other hospitals are stepping up their bids for better facilities too.
Businesses and residents putting up with the ongoing roadworks along Riccarton Rd were relieved to hear the work should finish eight months ahead of schedule.
It will be more than six months before the public can view the designs of a long-awaited, controversial mega-facility set to be built in Christchurch.
Christchurch red zone contractors have been told to be on the lookout for groups stripping fruit trees to sell for commercial purposes.
Footbridges, a riverside landing and a band rotunda are set to appear in Christchurch after millions of dollars in funding was approved for the projects.
New shake testing of house foundations is being undertaken to ensure homes built on sloped areas such as Christchurch's Port Hills are better able to withstand future quakes.