canterbury earthquakes

Rescue crews search for CTV building survivors (Photo: TV3 News)

CTV killer building should never have been built: commission

Mon 10 Dec 13

The royal commission's final three volumes into the Canterbury earthquakes are released.

Maurice Williamson: Stand-alone residential buildings not included

Earthquake building standards unlikely to be lifted

Fri 7 Dec

Public consultation begins today on the Canterbury earthquakes' royal commission recommendations.

Rod Vaughan outside the CTV building

Buried alive – but left to die


As the inquest into the deaths of eight people who initially survived the collapse of the CTV building in Christchurch wound up this week, Rod Vaughan recalls one man’s relentless fight to find out why they weren’t rescued.

Final Canterbury quakes report likely before Christmas

Thu 29 Nov

The families of those killed in the CTV building collapse will be told first.

'Enormous' Wellington inner-city insurance problem sparks survey

Tue 6 Nov 8

Wellington council wants to hear from building owners struggling to pay premiums.


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