Martin van Beynen Failures by the New Zealand Fire Service and Urban Search and Rescue did not contribute to the deaths of eight people at the CTV site.
Steve Colquhoun Without warning, not even a rumble or a shake, the found itself on a geological trampoline.
Jason Scott The rebuilding of Christchurch, New Zealand's third-largest city that suffered a major earthquake in February 2011, will cost a total of $NZ40 billion ($33.
A "damaging" aftershock has shaken Christchurch.
Laura McQuillan CHRISTCHURCH: The blueprint for a compact, low-rise CBD in Christchurch has been unveiled, with separate cultural, sporting and retail precincts, all surrounded by open green space.
Pam Graham Nigel in Brisbane is annoying Christchurch resident Mary Cudworth, who says he is nice but knows nothing.
Two more earthquakes shake New Zealand's South Island city.
New Zealand's Civil Defence Minister says hopes are fading in the search for survivors from Christchurch's quake, as the death toll edged above 100 overnight.
RAW VISION Footage is emerging from Christchurch of the moments when the quake hit the city.
Lucy Rickard Amid the carnage, the battered city of Christchurch now faces a water-shortage and immense pressure on the health system as hospitals are inundated with hundreds of people injured in yesterday's...
There are grave fears that the Hotel Grand Chancellor building in downtown Christchurch may collapse with reports the building is visibly slumping.
Earthquakes are a situational hazard for New Zealand's second biggest city.
Millions took to cyberspace after the 6.3 earthquake hit Christchurch to read and watch updates posted by those affected in the New Zealand city.
Stories emerge of miraculous survival amid the devastation of Christchurch.
Survivors emerge from the rubble as Christchurch faces the devastation wreaked by yesterdays earthquake.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has confirmed at least 65 people are dead after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the city of Christchurch.
WELLINGTON: Aftershocks have continued to rock Christchurch through Christmas, with no sign of the tremors easing for the festive season.
Wellington Christmas is off to a shaky start for Christchurch residents, with no sign of aftershocks easing up for the festive season.
Users of social networking site Twitter have been Tweeting pics of the devastating aftermath following the Christchurch earthquake.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard says there are no reports of Australian deaths but there will inevitably be Australians caught up in the crisis in Christchurch.