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Canterbury's building crisis as widespread as leaky home issue
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'

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…

Labour: Quake rebuild costs could shift on to taxpayer
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 EQC levies from insurance…

Post-disaster building inspection system improved
Post-disaster building inspection system improved

The way New Zealand's buildings will be assessed for damage after earthquakes or floods has been improved after major issues…

Does this look like a ruin?
Does this look like a ruin?

Jim Anderton asks: 'Take a good look at the Cathedral as it still stands today, (taken from a helicopter on June 7, 2014)…

Christchurch earthquake

Concern over CTV engineer's resignation
Concern over CTV engineer's resignation

Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith is "disappointed and concerned" by the structural engineer…

Canterbury mental health services need ramp-up - Labour

Labour wants to ramp up mental health services in Canterbury to help people deal with the ongoing health impacts of the…

Paul Little: Failures of seismic proportions

For many people in Canterbury, the earthquakes of September 2010, February 2011 and later had little or no effect.

Youngsters still feeling stressed in post-quake Canterbury

The shaking may have stopped but the impact of the Canterbury earthquakes rolls on, with one in four youngsters feeling…

Labour Govt will ensure 100 per cent buy-out of quake-hit homes
Labour Govt will ensure 100 per cent buy-out of quake-hit homes

A Labour government will ensure that all owners of red-zoned properties in Canterbury receive a buy-out…

Heroes of Christchurch earthquake

'The most threatening bit was to do the surgery.' Two doctors who amputated the legs of a man trapped during the Christchurch…

Brownlee uses quake powers to fast-track Lyttelton Port rebuild

Repairs at Lyttelton Port Co, Christchurch's ocean trade hub which was damaged in the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes…

CTV engineer to face hearings next month

The structural engineer who designed the ill-fated CTV building which collapse in the February 2011 earthquake, killing…

Cantabrians still struggling to cope with quake effects - research

Cantabrians are still struggling to cope with the effects of the devastating earthquakes, with new research showing two-thirds…

PwC signs on for big new Chch building
PwC signs on for big new Chch building

Consultants PwC have signed up to be anchor tenants in a big new Christchurch building which it also…

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Canterbury

Christchurch woman jailed for assaulting 10-year-old girl
Christchurch woman jailed for assaulting 10-year-old girl

A woman who is subject to "the most extensive list…

Body found inside Christchurch house
Body found inside Christchurch house

A body was found inside a Christchurch house overnight…

Convicted driver 'so sorry' for deaths
Convicted driver 'so sorry' for deaths

The foreign driver who ran a stop sign and killed…

Cyclist hit by car in Christchurch
Cyclist hit by car in Christchurch

A male cyclist has been taken to hospital after being…

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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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