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CTV killer building should never have been built: commission

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

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

Earthquake building standards unlikely to be lifted

Maurice Williamson: Stand-alone residential buildings not included

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

Buried alive – but left to die

Rod Vaughan outside the CTV building

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

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

'Enormous' Wellington inner-city insurance problem sparks survey

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

Lyttelton Port hit by quakes, Solid Energy

Lyttelton Port

Outlook is softer on lower coal volumes, loss of cruise revenue and insurance hassles.