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Housing repairs almost finished
Housing repairs almost finished

New Zealand's biggest residential repair job is nearly finished, with Fletcher Earthquake Recovery completing most of the…

CTV building engineer loses legal bid

A structural engineer who worked on Christchurch's CTV building has lost a legal bid to stop a disciplinary process into…

Editorial: Quake rebuild needs drive from the top

The Government did well in Christchurch at the last election, nine months after its worst earthquake. National is said to…

Ian Simpson: Four years ago, Canterbury shook and everything changed

It's the time of the year when many of us, especially Cantabrians, will reflect on the events of September 4, 2010.

CTV collapse: Families hope for justice
CTV collapse: Families hope for justice

Families of the 115 people killed in the CTV building collapse during the 2011 Canterbury quake are hopeful justice will…

Infrastructure report: Recovery on track, says CEO
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
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
Infrastructure report: Planning processes under the spotlight

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

Christchurch earthquake

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…

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

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

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

'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

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

Designer's life 'will never be the same'
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…

Christchurch earthquake Archives

Canterbury

Woman jailed for $472k theft from trust
Woman jailed for $472k theft from trust

A Christchurch woman who admitted stealing nearly…

Three climbers rescued from South Island mountain
Three climbers rescued from South Island mountain

Two men have been rescued from Mt Tasman after becoming…

Online sexual predator denied parole
Online sexual predator denied parole

A Christchurch man who was found guilty of sexually…

$70,000 worth of Civil Defence gear stolen
$70,000 worth of Civil Defence gear stolen

About $70,000 worth of civil defence equipment has…

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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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