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CTV inquest: Fire chiefs accused
CTV inquest: Fire chiefs accused

Firefighters, police officers, Urban Search and Rescue experts, and courageous passersby risked life and limb to drag several…

Christchurch shaken by quake

Christchurch has been shaken by a shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake this morning.

Charlotte Grimshaw: Eerie city reveals its broken heart

Derelict buildings are scary. I know this from experience.

Top honour for cardboard cathedral designer

The transitional cathedral in Christchurch - designed by Shigeru Ban - incorporated cardboard tubes in the construction.

Investigation into waste dumping on red zone land begins
Investigation into waste dumping on red zone land begins

Claims of illegal industrial waste dumping by a contractor on earthquake-damaged residential red zone land are being investigated…

Quake-damaged homes being used as toilets
Quake-damaged homes being used as toilets

Earthquake-damaged Christchurch homes that are awaiting demolition are being used as toilets, it has emerged. The Canterbury…

Kids significantly affected by quakes
Kids significantly affected by quakes

The ongoing impacts of the Canterbury earthquakes are disproportionately impacting children from low-income families, with…

Christchurch cleans up after latest natural disaster
Christchurch cleans up after latest natural disaster

It could still take two years to fully implement a flood mitigation plan for Christchurch's flood-prone areas following…

Christchurch earthquake

PM tells Christchurch: 'Hang in there'
PM tells Christchurch: 'Hang in there'

PM John Key has today seen firsthand the damage wrought by the bad weather that has hammered Christchurch…

'We were caught out'

'We're obviously going to review the sandbagging issue,' says Christchurch's mayor amid residents' complaints the council…

Govt pushes for public private partnership to meet school bill

Part of the bill for building four new schools could be met by a , the Government said today. An invitation for Expressions…

New Chch buildings to be reviewed for 'negligence'

The engineering design work done on four new Christchurch buildings will be reviewed for "negligence or incompetence", Building…

Brian Rudman: CTV victims deserve corporate manslaughter law
Brian Rudman: CTV victims deserve corporate manslaughter law

There were times when whistles should have been blown and loudly, but were not, writes Brian Rudman…

CTV families would support corporate manslaughter charge

The families of those killed in the collapse of the CTV building in the February 2011 Canterbury earthquake are calling…

CTV collapse: Police engage expert engineers firm

Police investigating the deadly collapse of the CTV Building during the February 2011 earthquake have engaged an expert…

Briefing today with families of CTV building victims

A briefing will be held today with families of Japanese victims of the Canterbury Television building collapse during the…

Chch memorial marks 'turning point'

A minute's silence has been observed for the 185 people who were killed in the 2011 Canterbury earthquake.

Survivor back on feet
Survivor back on feet

Nick Walls knows the slow pace of recovery better than anyone.

Christchurch earthquake Archives

Canterbury

Swept away tourist 'got churned around'
Swept away tourist lucky to be alive
Swept away tourist lucky to be alive

A French tourist who was washed over two waterfalls…

Miracle escape for tourist
Miracle escape for tourist

Searchers couldn't believe their eyes when a woman…

Christchurch housing shortage receives $75m boost
Christchurch housing shortage receives $75m boost

The housing shortage in Christchurch has received…

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How to donate

Donations can be made to the Red Cross online or via the GrabOne website or fundraiseonline.co.nz, as the Red Cross site has been crashing.

Salvation Army call 0800 53 00 00 (specify that your donation is for the 'Canterbury Earthquake Appeal') or at:

  • Any ANZ Bank branch: Account number: 01-1839-0188939-00
  • Any National Bank branch: Account number: 06-0869-0548507-00
  • Any Westpac Bank branch: Account number: 03-0207-0617331-00
  • Any ASB Bank branch: Account number: 12-3205-0146808-00
  • Any BNZ Bank branch: Account number: 02-0500-0982004-000
  • Any Kiwibank branch: Account number: 38-9009-0759479-00
  • Any TSB Bank branch: Account number: 15-3942-0900372-00
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