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Insurer argues against higher payouts for quake claimants
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

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

CTV building: Families welcome judicial review
CTV building: Families welcome judicial review

Families who lost loved ones in the Canterbury Television building collapse have welcomed moves by the Government to seek…

CTV building: Review sought after investigation into engineer dropped
CTV building: Review sought after investigation into engineer dropped

The Government are seeking a judicial review into the failure of New Zealand's professional engineering body to complete…

Red zone dispute: Win for 'Outcasts'
Red zone dispute: Win for 'Outcasts'

The Quake Outcasts group have had a partial victory in their appeal against the Government's buyout offers following the…

Public event honours quake dead
Public event honours quake dead

Hundreds gathered in Christchurch's Botanic Gardens yesterday for a public memorial service to mark the fourth anniversary…

Christchurch earthquake

Editorial: Plug the gap between EQC, private cover
Editorial: Plug the gap between EQC, private cover

The four years since the Christchurch earthquake is more than enough time for a discussion about New…

Silver lining to the earthquake's cloud

Today marks four years since the catastrophic Christchurch earthquake that claimed 185 lives.

NZ on Screen: Christchurch quake documentaries

On the eve of the fourth anniversary of the fatal Christchurch earthquake, NZ On Screen Content Director Irene Gardiner…

Choosing a quake memorial

Six short-listed designs for a Canterbury earthquake memorial have been unveiled today for public debate. The entries were…

Lloyd's pays out $4.2b for NZ quakes
Lloyd's pays out $4.2b for NZ quakes

Global insurance giant Lloyd's has paid out $4.2 billion for the Canterbury earthquakes, expects to…

Disaster insurance 'flawed'

New Zealand's dual insurance system has been deemed inefficient by a leading insurance company, following the Canterbury…

NZ insurance system 'inefficient' after Canterbury quakes - Vero

New Zealand's dual insurance system has been deemed "inefficient" by a leading insurance company in the wake of the Canterbury…

Insurers settle 57 per cent of Christchurch quake claims

Four years on, private insurers say they have settled 57 per cent of residential insurance claims over the Earthquake Commission’s…

Chch's 'Mr Rebuild' steps down

One of the Canterbury rebuild's most influential figures has today stepped down to take a top job with a private housebuilder. Warwick…

Documentary details cricket's role in recovery
Documentary details cricket's role in recovery

A documentary that explores the role of cricket in helping sports-mad Cantabrians recover after the…

Christchurch earthquake Archives

Canterbury

Fletcher flags $650m to $690m earnings
Fletcher flags $650m to $690m earnings

The Canterbury rebuild's imminent conclusion and business…

One dead in Canterbury crash
One dead in Canterbury crash

One person has died following a crash involving two…

Peter Ellis to consider Privy Council appeal
Family 'heartbroken' by kayaker's death
Family 'heartbroken' by kayaker's death

A kayaker missing on a Canterbury lake for 11 days…

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Christchurch earthquake videos

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…

More Christchurch earthquake videos

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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