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Quake study rebuffs 'lost opportunity'
Quake study rebuffs 'lost opportunity'

At least four research applications related to suicide and the Christchurch earthquakes were declined funding over the past…

Office sharing new trend for Christchurch businesses

Shared spaces, co-working, hot-desking, desk-surfing. Whatever you call it, there is no denying it's a growing trend.

Companies leading rebuild paid outrageous salaries

Two publicly-owned companies spearheading the city's rebuild have average salary rates in excess of $120,000.

Cost of rebuilding Christchurch homes rising

Since the earthquakes, the cost of building new homes in Canterbury has risen by nearly 40 per cent.

Earthquake Commission

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Researchers get grant to find out how much notice…

Revealed: EQC's $68m travel bill Revealed: EQC's $68m travel bill

The Earthquake Commission has spent $68 million on…

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Christchurch earthquake victim in court
Christchurch earthquake victim in court

A man who lost his daughter and partner in the Christchurch earthquake has been sentenced for indecent assault and a charge…

$276m for Canterbury schools rebuild
$276m for Canterbury schools rebuild

The rebuild of Canterbury's schools has been allocated more than $276 million over four years as part of Budget 2016.

Hugh Norriss: Cantabrians 'feeling emotionally exhausted'
Hugh Norriss: Cantabrians 'feeling emotionally exhausted'

COMMENT: Understandably, some Cantabrians are feeling emotionally exhausted and worn out and are finding it hard to cope…

'Something no one wanted to know about'
'Something no one wanted to know about'

A Herald investigation into the hidden toll of the Christchurch earthquakes has sparked calls for research into the correlation…

Christchurch earthquake

Hidden toll of the Christchurch quakes
Hidden toll of the Christchurch quakes

The 2011 Christchurch earthquake killed 185 people, and NZers vowed never to forget them. But what of…

Rachel Smalley: Too soon for Christchurch regeneration

COMMENT: While the Government has signalled it's time for Christchurch to enter its regeneration phase, I'm not sure Cantabrians…

Insurers pushing gag orders on payouts

Customers complain insurers have refused to settle unless they stop posting negative comments on social media.

Christchurch: Five buildings cordoned off as dangerous

Five unoccupied buildings on Christchurch's New Regent Street have been cordoned off, after an engineering report identified…

The Big Read: Last on the land
The Big Read: Last on the land

One of the last residents of a Red Zone area in Christchurch is moving on, breaking a 132-year family…

Chris Lynch: Enormity of disaster evident at earthquake memorial

Chris Lynch is a journalist and host of Newstalk ZB's Christchurch morning programme, which you can hear 8.30am weekday…

Mike Hosking: Christchurch has come a long way in five years

Numbers are funny things aren't they. Personally, today's fifth anniversary of the Christchurch quake is no more or less…

Barry Soper: Quake shows how vulnerable we all are

The incredible thing about significant events is that most of us remember what we were doing and where we were when they…

Deadly 2011 quake: Before and after pics
Deadly 2011 quake: Before and after pics

Five years after a shallow, savage earthquake flattened Christchurch, the story of its central business…

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Canterbury

Light earthquake shakes Canterbury
Light earthquake shakes Canterbury

A light earthquake rattled Canterbury shortly after…

'Idiotic bunch of buffoons' delay plane
'Idiotic bunch of buffoons' delay plane

Members of a top Christchurch football club have been…

Design gems up for accolades
Design gems up for accolades

A number of architectural gems, including a bus exchange…

The Handy Landys are helping out rural Canterbury
The Handy Landys are helping out rural Canterbury

Ryan MacArthur is a Lincoln University student who…

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Christchurch earthquake videos

The 15yo who gave birth during quake
The 15yo who gave birth during quake

As she lay in the hospital bed, bracing for emergency…

NZ Herald

All the news from the city of Christchurch in Canterbury…

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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