Christchurch Earthquake

Cardboard: The new bricks and mortar

The 19th-century cathedral that was destroyed during the Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand had been rebuilt temporarily using cardboard.

Kiwis panic at the thought of ‘Marmageddon’

The company that makes New Zealand's favourite spread, Marmite, says it has run out of the product after being forced to close its factory months ago.

Christchurch rocked by further quakes

New Zealand's Christchurch has been rocked by a fresh series of powerful earthquakes, sending terrified people fleeing into the streets.

Crusaders to remain homeless for another Super season

The Crusaders will play another Super Rugby season away from home as the Lancaster Park stadium needed to be demolished because of earthquake damage.

Crusaders inspired by quake for final

The Crusaders aim for an eighth Super Rugby crown and hope it serves as a morale boost for those who survived the 6.3-magnitude quake in Christchurch.

Christchurch quake condemns thousands of homes

New Zealand on Tuesday said the latest Christchurch earthquake had confirmed fears that thousands of homes in the city would have to be abandoned.

Rugby World Cup on track despite quake, says NZ

The Christchurch earthquake dented Rugby World Cup ticket sales but plans for the biggest event ever staged in New Zealand remain on track.

London trip fails to fill Crusaders’ coffers

While the Crusaders' match at Twickenham on Sunday was an on-field success, the New Zealand club says it was not the financial lifeline it hoped for.

Venues confirmed for Rugby World Cup matches

The International Rugby Board on Wednesday said five pool matches have been moved from Christchurch because of damage caused by the earthquake.

Christchurch loses World Cup games

Earthquake-devastated Christchurch will not host any matches at this year's Rugby World Cup, New Zealand's World Cup minister said on Wednesday.

London set to host Crusaders-Sharks Super Rugby clash

The Canterbury Crusaders are hoping to host the Sharks in London in what would be Super Rugby's first match outside the southern hemisphere.

Fiji offers free holidays to quake-hit New Zealand

Fiji resort operators say they will offer residents of earthquake-devastated Christchurch free beach holidays to help them recover from the disaster.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders