This photo was taken on the day of the February 2011 earthquake and shows the effects of falling masonry. (Photo: Chris Hutching)

City of contrasts five years after the first big quake

Fri 4 Sep 10

Little did we know after that first earthquake, it was just the beginning, with 14,000 more to come.

The Central Plains Water irrigation scheme

ANZ takes security over CPW water rights, assets

Fri 4 Sep

ANZ has taken security over the Canterbury Central Plains Water irrigation scheme in return for providing funding of $140m.

New Brighton Beach

Pyrrhic victory for sea rise rules opponents

Thu 3 Sep 1

An agreement to extend time for submissions on Christchurch's district plan doesn't go far enough.

Lincoln University lecturer Ann Brower

Some critics of earthquake strengthening legislation win their arguments

Thu 3 Sep 5

Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith singles out the contribution of Christchurch earthquake survivor and Lincoln University lecturer Ann Brower.


Lincoln University lecturer Ann Brower talks about earthquake legislation on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Infratil chief executive Marko Bogoievski

Pressing need for basic infrastructure overtakes Christchurch 'smart city' plan

Tue 1 Sep 2

Marko Bogoievski cited lessons learned in attempting to incorporate intelligent infrastructure into the core rebuild of Christchurch.

The Catholic cathedral in Christchurch will be deconstructed and attempts made to retain the nave

Post-quake cathedral plan ratified

Tue 1 Sep

CERA will check each step of the deconstruction.


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