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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…

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 Zealand's system of…

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
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 pay a further $1.6 billion…

Disaster insurance 'flawed'
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
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…

Christchurch earthquake

Insurers settle 57 per cent of Christchurch quake claims
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…

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

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

Swarm of aftershocks follow quake

Aftershocks are continuing to hit the West Coast and Canterbury after a major quake rocked the central South Island yesterday…

Lego joins Christchurch rebuild effort
Lego joins Christchurch rebuild effort

About 300kg of Lego has been shipped to Christchurch to create the country's first Lego play and learning…

NZ Herald

All the news from the city of Christchurch in Canterbury, New Zealand from nzherald.co.nz

Christchurch 'ready' for return of tests

Canterbury officials are confident the country's newest test venue will scrub up impressively when New Zealand meet Sri…

$214m in unauthorised public spending

Costs associated with the Christchurch rebuild account for the bulk of $214 million of unauthorised public spending in the…

High profile Christchurch city fringe building

A Christchurch commercial building tenanted by a business within an industry that is thriving as a result of the earthquakes…

Jock Anderson's Caseload: Why Roger Sutton hasn't had a fair go
Jock Anderson's Caseload: Why Roger Sutton hasn't had a fair go

Much has been hollered in the mass media about Christchurch earthquake recovery authority (CERA) chief…

Christchurch earthquake Archives

Canterbury

Father: Warn tourists of 'quirky' NZ roads
Father: Warn tourists of 'quirky' NZ roads

The father of a girl killed in a crash caused by a…

Wheeler criticises Auckland 'nimbys'
Wheeler criticises Auckland 'nimbys'

Building height restrictions and NIMBY attitudes in…

Opuha Water to cut supplies to irrigators
Opuha Water to cut supplies to irrigators

Opuha Water will turn off the taps to irrigators tomorrow…

High country's 'jewel' for sale
High country's 'jewel' for sale

The historic Craigieburn Station, in the central Canterbury…

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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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