Christchurch residents and business owners in quake hit Zone Five will be able to access their properties from tomorrow.

The area inside Moorhouse Ave, Barbadoes, Asaph and Colombo Streets will be open from 8am.

Residents and businesses will first need to report to the Mobile Information Centre at the CPIT carpark on Madras Street.

Residents need to provide photo ID and proof of residence, while businesses should register on recovercanterbury.co.nz.

Zone Five will be open to the general public from 8am on Friday.

- Newstalk ZB