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.
Two more earthquakes shake New Zealand's South Island city.
Pam Graham Nigel in Brisbane is annoying Christchurch resident Mary Cudworth, who says he is nice but knows nothing.
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.
A "damaging" aftershock has shaken 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.
The New Zealand government has offered to buy 5000 earthquake-damaged homes in Christchurch at a cost of up to $NZ635 million ($491.71 million), Prime Minister John Key says.
Power is back on to about 10,000 Christchurch homes that lost electricity in a 5.5 quake - one of 13 to hit the city this morning.
Christchurch teacher Renea Mackie took these photos four months after the February earthquake that rocked the New Zealand city.
Christchurch CHRISTCHURCH was jolted back to the terror of September and February when two powerful aftershocks struck the city yesterday.
The shattered city of Christchurch has been rocked by two damaging earthquakes, measuring magnitude 6 and 5.5.
Quake-ravaged Christ Church Cathedral will be pulled down.
A large earthquake has hit Christchurch, causing evacuations and disruption to power and phone services.
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.
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.
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.