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Transient kids: Housing crisis hits home

7 Jul, 2017 5:21pm
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  • 22 Jun, 2017 3:38pm
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Lianne Dalziel tells synod: "There is only one decision that takes us forward as a city."
  • 6 Jun, 2017 7:13am
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Reminders of that February day drags down Christchurch's recovery.
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  • 23 May, 2017 4:24pm
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Alex Steele realised in the Christchurch earthquake that she wanted to care for others.
  • 23 May, 2017 2:08pm
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Christchurch quake kids are more resistant to other pressures in life, a study finds.
  • 21 May, 2017 3:45pm
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It will be at least September before the decision on ChristChurch Cathedral is made.
  • 10 Apr, 2017 7:33am
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The 7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake triggered the most violent shaking ever seen in New Zealand.
  • 4 Apr, 2017 8:58am
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Residents' association wants to know where the money has gone.
  • 29 Mar, 2017 10:43am
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Research showed there was likely to have been a significant effect on memory.
  • 1 Mar, 2017 8:59pm
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Travel is safer now, so fewer of us are dying in large-scale disasters, but climate change could reverse the trend.
  • 23 Feb, 2017 3:51pm
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These sisters will grow up wondering what their big brother would have been like.
  • 23 Feb, 2017 12:13pm
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COMMENT: Yesterday our nation paused just before one o'clock to remember.
  • 23 Feb, 2017 5:00am
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Prime Minister pays tribute to 185 lives taken by quake as families and loved ones mark sixth anniversary.
  • 22 Feb, 2017 12:21pm
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Watch live: The names of the 185 people who died have been inscribed along 40m of the 121m long wall that sits next to the Avon River.
  • 20 Feb, 2017 4:58pm
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Pressure is mounting for the Government to reconsider the plea for lifelong visitor visas from Chinese parents who lost their only child in the Christchurch quake.
  • 20 Feb, 2017 4:11pm
Watch: A group of Chinese families who lost their only children in the Christchurch quake six years ago today feel failed by two governments.
  • 20 Feb, 2017 4:11pm
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Numerous victims in the CTV building were the single daughters of Chinese families who had supported their children to a brighter future. Now, in the shadow of China's one child policy, they are left childless and looking at a bleak old age.
  • 18 Feb, 2017 5:00am
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If ever there was a compassionate ground to grant visitors a permanent visa to NZ it is surely those who lost children in Christchurch earthquake.
  • 18 Feb, 2017 5:00am
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Chinese parents who lost their only child in Christchurch earthquake are pleading with govt to grant them lifelong visas so they can visit children's graves.
  • 15 Feb, 2017 7:07am
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The South Brighton Residents' Association wants to know what happened to earthquake donations for the eastern suburbs.
  • 9 Feb, 2017 10:17am
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The report into the effectiveness of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority is unbalanced and misses the point, Minister Gerry Brownlee says.
  • 31 Dec, 2016 1:35pm
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Christchurch businessman Roger Bridge has been made a Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his services to business and philanthropy.
  • 30 Nov, 2016 2:23pm
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Lotto will be donating all profits from next Saturday's draw to the quake relief.
  • 14 Nov, 2016 7:25am
Scientists investigating the mechanics of the earthquake say it faulted in the same way the February 22, 2011, Christchurch Earthquake did.
  • 29 Sep, 2016 2:53pm
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It's not only the little guy who struggles with EQC and insurance companies over earthquake repairs. Former mayor Garry Moore battles on too.
  • 26 Sep, 2016 9:55am
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An exodus of workers is becoming a problem for major infrastructure projects in Christchurch, with less than 3 months until SCIRT wraps up.
  • 19 Sep, 2016 12:08pm
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Come November 5, more than 9000 people will head to the domain to watch, take part and enjoy the The Hororata Highland Games - the largest in NZ.
  • 19 Sep, 2016 12:02pm
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The city council is busy negotiating with an insurer again - this time over the town hall.
  • 19 Sep, 2016 11:43am
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Six years after the September 2010 earthquake, the Hororata community is still in the dark about when its badly damaged heritage church will be restored.
  • 2 Sep, 2016 12:27pm
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The Earthquake Commission is downplaying a discrepancy where it failed to keep track of more than 2000 "remedial requests".
  • 29 Aug, 2016 3:03pm
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A Christchurch-based property chief expressed shock at the scale of Canterbury building company liquidations.
  • 27 Aug, 2016 5:00am
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Eating processed foods with little nutritional value may be making us mad as well as sick, new research shows.
  • 12 Aug, 2016 6:45am
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The Earthquake Commission is letting go of hundreds of staff in a restructuring programme.
  • 12 Aug, 2016 6:45am
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The Earthquake Commission is letting go of hundreds of staff in a restructuring programme.
  • 4 Aug, 2016 1:49pm
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Watch: Once a month, photographer Olivia Spencer-Bower will be recording as the workers slowly breathe life back into the Town Hall.
  • 4 Aug, 2016 12:23pm
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A rebuild firm that is trying to repair and restore the historic Peterborough Apartments has taken its insurance company to court.
  • 4 Aug, 2016 11:26am
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Commercial leasing agencies are seeing more incentives creeping into the market to bring tenants back into the central city.
  • 29 Jul, 2016 2:37pm
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Police investigating the deadly collapse of the Canterbury Television building in the February 2011 earthquake will next week excavate the disaster site to examine the soil and foundations.
  • 28 Jul, 2016 2:08pm
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Japanese students lost their lives during the 2011 earthquake. Cherry blossom trees will be planted in the Botanic Gardens to honour their memory.
  • 18 Jul, 2016 5:00am
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At least four research applications related to suicide and the Christchurch earthquakes were declined funding over the past five years.
  • 15 Jul, 2016 8:00am
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Two publicly-owned companies spearheading the city's rebuild have average salary rates in excess of $120,000.
  • 15 Jul, 2016 8:00am
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Shared spaces, co-working, hot-desking, desk-surfing. Whatever you call it, there is no denying it's a growing trend.
  • 15 Jul, 2016 8:00am
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Since the earthquakes, the cost of building new homes in Canterbury has risen by nearly 40 per cent.
  • 15 Jul, 2016 8:00am
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Trams are back up and running along Christchurch's historic New Regent Street. Barriers had been in place since the Valentine's Day earthquake so assessments and repairs could be carried out on some businesses. This means the tram can travel the full loop from Canterbury Museum to Cathedral Junction
  • 18 Apr, 2016 12:00pm
The 2011 Christchurch earthquake killed 185 people, and NZers vowed never to forget them. But what of those who took their lives in its aftermath?
  • 18 Apr, 2016 12:00pm
The forgotten victims of one of the nation's deadliest disasters.
  • 18 Apr, 2016 12:00pm
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Aucklanders are being pushed out of their own housing market and are responsible for one in five house sales in cities including Hamilton, Whangarei and Tauranga.
  • 18 Apr, 2016 12:00pm
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A petition calling for the government to establish a Royal Commission of Inquiry into Canterbury earthquake repairs has been presented to Labour Leader Andrew Little this morning.
  • 22 Feb, 2016 6:30pm
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On February 22, 2011, 178 children lost a parent. To mark six years since NZ's darkest day, the Herald honours the children of the Christchurch quake.