Christchurch

 
Cardboard: The new bricks and mortar
Cardboard: The new bricks and mortar
Cardboard? Really? It is the common reaction to the idea of making buildings out of thick paper, such as the temporary cardboard cathedral...
Kiwis panic at the thought of 'Marmageddon'
Kiwis panic at the thought of 'Marmageddon'
It's a sticky black sandwich spread that much of New Zealand adores, though detractors liken it to axle grease. And when it runs out -- it's...
Christchurch 'hit by 17 earthquakes in 18 hours'
Christchurch 'hit by 17 earthquakes in 18 hours'
New Zealand's quake-ravaged city of Christchurch was rocked by 17 earthquakes in 18 hours on Monday.
Christchurch rocked by further quakes
Christchurch rocked by further quakes
New Zealand's Christchurch was rocked by a fresh series of powerful earthquakes on Friday, sending terrified people fleeing into the streets 10...
Christchurch quake condemns thousands of homes
Christchurch quake condemns thousands of homes
New Zealand on Tuesday said the latest Christchurch earthquake had killed one man and also confirmed fears that thousands of homes in the city...
Christchurch loses World Cup games
Christchurch loses World Cup games
Earthquake-devastated Christchurch will not host any matches at this year's Rugby World Cup, New Zealand's Rugby World Cup Minister Murray McCully...
Not drowning, but quaking
Not drowning, but quaking
In recent weeks visitors to Christchurch described the mood since the earthquake of September 4 as optimistic, energised, determined to rebuild. We...
New Zealand falls silent in quake memorial as toll rises
New Zealand falls silent in quake memorial as toll rises
New Zealand will fall silent on Tuesday to mark the moment a deadly earthquake killed at least 154 people and shattered the city of Christchurch a...
Hope fades for South Pole adventurers
Hope fades for South Pole adventurers
Two Norwegian adventurers on Monday said they held slim hopes of finding the three other members of their party alive, after their yacht went...
Grief 'the common bond' as quake city mourns
Grief 'the common bond' as quake city mourns
The grief was palpable as sombre Christchurch residents arrived on Sunday in small groups at a hastily arranged outdoor church service in their...
New Zealand rescuers find only dead in quake city
New Zealand rescuers find only dead in quake city
Violent aftershocks hampered desperate efforts to find survivors in the quake-ruined New Zealand city of Christchurch on Saturday as the death toll...
'Dark days' in NZ as earthquake toll climbs
'Dark days' in NZ as earthquake toll climbs
New Zealand warned frantic relatives to brace for the worst on Friday as toiling rescuers failed to find any more survivors after a devastating...

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