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Couple falsely told quake house was safe
Couple falsely told quake house was safe

"Whatever we pointed out - he said, 'no that's historical." A Christchurch couple say an EQC engineer who assessed their…

Infrastructure report: Recovery on track, says CEO

Growing impatience characterised the mood in Christchurch earlier this year, with business leaders and the public growing…

Infrastructure report: Housing realism after the quakes

Christchurch City Council is poised to form a company to enter the affordable housing market and shake up the provision…

Infrastructure report: Planning processes under the spotlight

The rebuild of Christchurch has put public planning and procurement processes under the spotlight.

Infrastructure report: Filling in the doughnut
Infrastructure report: Filling in the doughnut

Following the Christchurch earthquakes, substantial numbers of CBD businesses relocated to the peripheral suburbs while…

Infrastructure report: The opportunities of a lifetime
Infrastructure report: The opportunities of a lifetime

For Craig Price it has been all about dealing with the consequences and effects of the earthquakes while striving to draw…

Infrastructure report: Life returns to the Four Avenues
Infrastructure report: Life returns to the Four Avenues

Much of Christchurch's initial remedial works took place on the outskirts of the city as the Scirt rebuild team prioritised…

Infrastructure report: There's no 'raw prawn' here, mate
Infrastructure report: There's no 'raw prawn' here, mate

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey was blunt in his assessment of the opportunities afforded to Australian construction firms…

Christchurch earthquake

'I was staying, come hell or high water'
'I was staying, come hell or high water'

Senior firefighter Terry Gyde tunnelled his way into the twisted steel and concrete of two collapsed…

Payouts for Canterbury quake claims top $12 billion

Insurance payouts for Canterbury earthquake claims have topped $12 billion, the Insurance Council of New Zealand says. It…

Christchurch council's $900m black hole

Christchurch City Council has revealed it faces a funding black hole of up to $900 million to help rebuild the earthquake-wrecked…

Canterbury's building crisis as widespread as leaky home issue

A building crisis in Canterbury could be as widespread as the leaky home issue, lawyers say.

UK input seen as vital for city's rebuild
UK input seen as vital for city's rebuild

The $30 billion rebuild of post-earthquake Christchurch will race ahead if local firms team up with…

Designer's life 'will never be the same'

A heartfelt apology has been issued to the families of the CTV Building collapse victims by the structural engineer who…

Avon site for memorial

A $10 million memorial for the victims of Christchurch’s February 22 earthquake will be built on the banks of the Avon River…

Editorial: Quake levy as part of rates a no-brainer

Editorial: It is easy to sympathise with Local Govt NZ's misgivings about Labour's plan to take EQC levies off insurance…

Labour: Quake rebuild costs could shift on to taxpayer

Labour has raised the possibility of the taxpayer shouldering an even greater proportion of Christchurch rebuild costs…

Labour proposes big shake up for EQC
Labour proposes big shake up for EQC

Labour is proposing a sweeping overhaul of New Zealand's disaster insurance regime including shifting…

Christchurch earthquake Archives

Canterbury

Man dies as lift topples over at port
Man dies as lift topples over at port

A person is believed to have died in a workplace incident…

Woman choked unconscious in conveyer belt accident
Woman choked unconscious in conveyer belt accident

A 24-year-old woman was choked unconscious when her…

Knife thrown into skull over texts
Knife thrown into skull over texts

A pregnant woman who read text messages to another…

Driver found guilty of friend's death
Driver found guilty of friend's death

A crash driver has been found guilty today of causing…

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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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