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Fletcher boss sorry for Irish slur
Fletcher boss sorry for Irish slur

Construction firm chief does damage control after suggesting that builders who carried out shoddy repair work on quake damaged…

Dita De Boni: Cantabrians not amused by rebuild funny business

If you look hard enough, a kind of not strictly illegal, but let's say, fudging, of due process appears, writes Dita De…

Drive helps teens get licence

Emma Pewhairangi could have used her $20 "student of the month" prize to top up her cellphone or get free lunches for a…

Stadium issue must be solved for Chch

Missing out on big matches could become the new normal for Christchurch after failing to secure a test in the 2017 Lions…

Earthquake Commission

Sub-standard houses signed off Sub-standard houses signed off

What makes Christchurch worse is this is a city and…

Reforms to EQC outlined Reforms to EQC outlined

Government has outlined the changes it wants to make…

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Chch quake: Post-Cera rebuild plans revealed
Chch quake: Post-Cera rebuild plans revealed

New legalisation and a development authority will be introduced this year as the Government changes its oversight of the…

CTV building engineer cleared
CTV building engineer cleared

The civil engineer behind the CTV building which collapsed in the 2011 earthquake has been cleared of misleading NZ’s professional…

Cops seize papers in CTV building probe
Cops seize papers in CTV building probe

Police investigating the 2011 collapse of the Canterbury Television (CTV) building which killed more than 100 people have…

CTV building: Police seize documents
CTV building: Police seize documents

Documents and items of interest have been seized by police as part of an investigation into the collapse of the CTV building…

Christchurch earthquake

Tower shares up on dividend hike
Tower shares up on dividend hike

Tower shares rose today to a month-high after the insurer hiked its interim dividend and confirmed an…

Budget 2015: $27m boost for Christchurch recovery

The Government has boosted funding for Christchurch's post-quake recovery by another $27 million in today's Budget. A total…

Editorial: Good sense prevails as shakes stop

The first draft of quake-proof law was an over-reaction, but the revised version is practical and affordable.

M4.6 quake centred in Marlborough

A strong earthquake centred in Marlborough was felt as far away as Wellington this evening. GeoNet said the magnitude 4.6…

Insurers face higher earthquake costs
Insurers face higher earthquake costs

Insurers may face higher costs over the Canterbury earthquake after several firms recently increased…

A 'beautiful and fitting' quake memorial wall

The father of a woman killed in the 2011 Christchurch earthquake has backed the winning Canterbury Earthquake Memorial design…

Insurer argues against higher payouts for quake claimants

An insurer has gone to the Supreme Court to argue against a decision which could mean higher payouts for Canterbury homeowners…

Small FY net loss predicted for Tower

Tower may record small net loss in first half on quake adjustment as underlying earnings grow.

Tower shares halted on Chch review

Shares of Tower have been halted on the New Zealand and Australian stock exchanges, as it reviews its Canterbury provisions…

Marathon back for first time since quake
Marathon back for first time since quake

So much was lost when the February 2011 earthquake hit Christchurch - lives, heritage, important buildings…

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Canterbury

More construction workers failing drug tests
More construction workers failing drug tests

Up to a quarter of construction workers on some Christchurch…

Man found dead in caravan in Canterbury
Man found dead in caravan in Canterbury

Police said emergency services were called to an address…

Lucky escape: River crossing goes wrong
Lucky escape: River crossing goes wrong

Six passengers managed to escape a sinking ute as…

Three treated after inhaling sulfuric acid vapour

Emergency services were called to the University of…

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Avon site for memorial
Avon site for memorial

A $10 million memorial for the victims of Christchurch’s…

Behind the scenes @GeoNet
Behind the scenes @GeoNet

Philip Duncan goes behind the scenes at earthquake…

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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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