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More than 100 Christchurch homeowners are launching a class action against the Earthquake Commission, arguing it has failed to meet legal obligations. Audio
The daughter of an 86-year-old Christchurch woman says she had to threaten to call police before two EQC staff members would leave her mother's home. Audio
Frustrated Canterbury homeowners say legal action against their insurer is a last resort, after years of arguments over quake repairs.
A government investigation into underfloor structural repairs carried out in Canterbury since the earthquakes has found major non-compliance issues.
The struggling state-owned coal company has been put into temporary voluntary administration, the government has confirmed. Video
The Government has increased its funding of Christchurch's new central city sports centre, but it will not say by how much.
The Canterbury Regional Council has granted consents to an Auckland-based rocket company which wants to build a launching facility on the coastline.
The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority has spent more than $75 million on Christchurch's convention centre but key details remain unknown. Audio
A government report on exploitation of migrant workers in the Canterbury rebuild has found Filipino workers appeared to be particularly vulnerable.
Delays over a court battle mean Canterbury's red zone stayers are in the dark about whether services will be cut and if they will be forced to leave. Audio
Demand for overseas workers in Christchurch is showing no sign of slowing, despite recent comments from the Finance Minister suggesting the city's rebuild was peaking.
ANALYSIS: It seems the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority may be having an identity crisis.
Money previously earmarked for a major residential development in central Christchurch has been re-allocated amid delays of key rebuild projects.
International crime experts say the importance of urban design and public spaces must not be underestimated in the rebuild of Christchurch.
Ongoing delays in the earthquake recovery approach in Canterbury are harming the wellbeing of many residents, the Chief Human Rights Commissioner says.
A group of homeowners that challenged the Government's buy-out offers for red-zone properties in Christchurch is set to pursue further legal action. Audio
Japanese runner Hiro Tanimoto has won this year's Christchurch Marathon - the first in the central city since the earthquakes in 2011. Video
The South Island's priorities of regional development, infrastructure and targeted funding appear unlikely to be met in tomorrow's budget. Audio
A Slovenian architect is behind the winning design of Christchurch's earthquake memorial.
The future of a small West Coast town looks grim following Solid Energy's announcement that another 113 workers will lose their jobs. Audio
A community board in Christchurch has voted to allow international denim company Levi's to build a skate park in the seaside community of Sumner. Audio
Criticism of Christchurch's planned convention centre is mounting, but the city's recovery authority is staying tight-lipped about major details.
A new report has found the risk of asbestos-related illnesses to Canterbury residents is generally low, but homeowners say it offers little reassurance. Audio
More than 500 people have emailed or written letters to the Prime Minister about the Earthquake Commission since the Christchurch earthquakes.
Christchurch's central city has received two welcome boosts as local developers confirm their plans for multi-million dollar retail and office projects.