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Marathon back for first time since quake
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

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

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'

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…

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 Zealand's system of…

Silver lining to the earthquake's cloud
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
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…

Christchurch earthquake

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…

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'

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
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

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

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Canterbury

Family 'heartbroken' by kayaker's death
Family 'heartbroken' by kayaker's death

A kayaker missing on a Canterbury lake for 11 days…

Man's leg broken in home invasion
Man's leg broken in home invasion

A man suffered a suspected broken leg after three…

Elderly man admits historical sex crimes
Elderly man admits historical sex crimes

An 88-year-old man has pleaded guilty to historical…

Four-year-old killed in crash named
Four-year-old killed in crash named

An Auckland couple who survived a serious crash in…

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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…

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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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