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Posts Tagged ‘ Christchurch earthquake ’

Battle continues to save heritage buildings

Oct 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

The struggle to save over 150 heritage buildings continues almost one year after the Kaikoura earthquake. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



Timely renovations just in time for quake

Oct 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Renovations on Wellington’s Saint Mary of the Angels church may have been undertaken just in time to save it from the Kaikoura earthquakes last year. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: Road to new beginnings for quake city

May 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Christchurch’s heart is being re-imagined and KATENI SAU took to the streets to capture progress



Christchurch tourism starting to benefit from record visitors to NZ

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The past year in particular has been the best since the 2011 quake



Newtown businesses soldier on with tsunami warnings, aftershocks

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular

Newswire talks to several Newtown businesses who decided to open up the morning after the quake. 



PHOTO ESSAY: Road to new beginnings for Quake City

Jun 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

The road to new beginnings for Christchurch after the devastating 2010 earthquake.



People urged not to forget their furry friends in quake panic

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

SPCA reccommends micro-chipping to make spooked animals easier to find.



Cool-down in Australia timely, says recruiter

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

A cooling off in Australia’s mining has helped recruiters for Christchurch’s rebuild, says a recruiter placing workers in the city.

Recruiters such as Coverstaff have noticed the change, says its sales and marketing director Clive Murden. SHARN CROSSLING reports.



Newlands take disaster seriously – even if it is an exercise

May 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Other

Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds became disaster victims and helpers in a major earthquake.



Designer showcases NZ fashion talent in Kuala Lumpur

May 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Wellingtonian Hannah Shand takes the stage and third place with her Malysian collaborator.



Christchurch closing the gap as rebuild kicks in

Mar 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Accommodation and food services in Christchurch rise in sales for three consecutive quarters.



Christchurch population loss is down as fewer leave shaky city

Nov 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

The number of young people departing the city only
shows small drop in years since the earthquakes.



Council briefings allay Swedish migrants’ earthquake fears

Oct 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Friends back home alarmed about them coming to live in New Zealand



Two years after the Christchurch quakes it’s a tale of two cities

Sep 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Student Features

Canterbury residents are sharing their food, flowers and frustration, reports LIZ WYLIE.



Quake up call for Wellington shops

Jul 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Retailers told to “be honest” about their civil emergency plans.



Earthquake safety empties Wellington buildings

May 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Take a tour of the capital’s increasing empty spaces.



Figures do not match Canterbury recruiters

May 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Story behind numbers show specific jobs not being filled.



Migration to Australia reaches record high

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

More Kiwis are looking for a better standard of living overseas.



Meetings told tsunami lines help save lives

May 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Blue paint to spread into Houghton, Owhiro bays.



Pupils face cut-backs due to ministry quake policy

May 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Thorndon cuts teacher spending to upgrade school hall



Taranaki gets hit twice in one month by storms

Mar 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Fire Chief says first weather bomb may have compounded damage



Love thy neighbour… especially in an emergency

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Being a good neighbour can help you survive a disaster.



World economy lowers New Zealand wine levels

Mar 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

But kiwis are knocking top off cancelled export orders



Two-thirds of community grant still up for grabs

Feb 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

More than $65,000 remains in council preparedness money.



Property hunters want earthquake guarantee

Feb 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A new addition to real estate signs now familiar sight .



Roller derby’s last night got unexpected fright

Dec 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Earthquake made pre-Xmas fright more than real.



Referendum a hard sell for Electoral Commission

Nov 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Educating voters about the MMP and voting choice a difficult task.



Orange zone decision late, but letters coming

Oct 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Southshore residents still waiting to hear whether they stay or go.



Third is a first for kiwi bach on world stage

Oct 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wins in hot water, energy balance and engineering for Victoria team



Sharing with neighbours a must after big quake

Aug 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Whether you get along or not, your water will be theirs.



Couple has answer to quake water shortage

Jul 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Water containers ideal for storing emergency supplies.



Earthquakes can’t shake capital city’s insurance cover

Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Wellington City Council has talked its insurers into upping its quake cover. But it comes at a cost, reports RUSSELL PALMER.



Record red sock hanging beats Welly wet

Jul 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Christchurch kids will benefit from 35,500 hang-up.



Learn to sing our anthem in sign language

Apr 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New Zealand Sign Language Week held May 2-8.



Chicken lovers have two weeks to comment

Apr 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Animal welfare supporters say that proposed changes to battery farming will give hens ‘little more than an extra credit card or so of space’.

GRANT ELLEN reports on a draft code that proposes ‘enriched’ cages for battery hens, for which submissions close on April 29.



New world record holder in need of a nap

Apr 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Radio DJ Scott “Snap” Campbell spends more than a week on air.



Mt Cook School gets its first hall

Apr 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

An $820,000 project set to benefit the whole community.



DJ sleepless to raise money for Christchurch

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Scott Campbell strives to be on air for more than a week.



New principal responds to national disaster

Mar 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Emergency procedures tested at Hataitai Primary School.



Council bid to up quake insurance may be futile

Mar 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington City Council officials are off to Europe to increase the city’s earthquake insurance by a third.

But they’re not confident, reports SAMANTHA IVES, because recent disasters have stretched the insurance industry. AARON VAN DELDEN’s video report looks at other council quake work.



PM John Key gets quake hundy with the longest over ever bowled

Mar 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Sport

NewsWire’s team was at the Basin Reserve quake charity cricket match to see what happened when Warne bowled to Key.



For cricket – go to, um, the horse-racing channel

Mar 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

TAB’s Trackside stepped in to broadcast charity cricket.



Wellingtonians not prepared for capital quake

Mar 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Street poll suggests people don’t have quake kits.



Concert for Canterbury born on day of quake

Mar 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Student Brad’s concern for friends inspires Kapiti fundraisers



Majority support for compulsory levy idea

Mar 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Street poll finds people happy to pay for Christchurch



Quake left few Wellingtonians untouched

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Most have a story to tell about the impact.



Survey finds earthquake coverage ‘spot on’

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Graphic images haven’t deterred people from quake stories.



In one piece – but quake aftermath cuts deep

Feb 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Christchurch family tells story of survival, coping.



TOP PIX from the quake

Feb 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Picture story

NewsWire’s KATE MELZER and ANITA DE MUTH find some of the most dramatic pictures taken of the Christchurch disaster.



Chch quake aid fills four church trucks

Feb 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Arise Church sends four truck-loads & bus full of water.



Student at party missed quake

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Charlotte Brown at engagement function instead of ChCh.



Canterbury Uni student relives horror

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Stacey “will go back” to quake-stricken Christchurch.



‘The concrete just flowed like a wave’

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Andrew Clare recounts his quake experience.



Wellington to wear red and black this Saturday

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellingtonians planning on showing their support.



Downstage gives tickets to Chch residents

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington theatre opens doors for Cantabrian’s play



Christchurch university students may relocate

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Varsities band together to help peers in Christchurch



Web help for victims

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Find out where to access ChCh’s vital services online.



Internet helps quake victims

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

SARAH DUNN monitored chatrooms and social media worldwide.



QUAKE Day 3: Toll rises

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The official death toll is 76 and expected to rise as search and rescue teams move into the suburbs.



Support networks kick in for the disabled

Feb 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Organisations trying to get in touch with clients.



Quakes leave university students ready to quit

Feb 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Canterbury University students says he wants out of Chch.



Grim mood in busy capital ferry terminal

Feb 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Interislander playing part in quake aftershock



Forecaster predicted latest earthquake

Feb 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Ken Ring violent weather, quakes through to March



Civil Defence issues update on devastating quake

Feb 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Website lists advice for people in affected area.



Birds flock to see Shane Warne perform

Jan 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Earthquake celebrity charity cricket match a sellout.



A perfect pitch for PM’s cricket debut

Jan 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Level playing field against Aussie spin king’s charms.



Migrants may be missing quake advice

Sep 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Non-English speakers may not know the role of Civil Defence.



Shoppers’ comfort food helps quake relief

Sep 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington East Girls’ College raises funds for the Mainland.



Quake puts Christchurch on the world news map

Sep 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

NZ coverage becomes business as usual for offshore media.



Huge hunger for quality earthquake data

Sep 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Millions seek out the real deal on Christchurch shocks.



Facebook becomes ‘safebook’ for earthquake sufferers

Sep 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Online communities took over the role of civil defence asssembly points after the Chch quake, report OWEN WINTER, ANITA DE MUTH and HUGH PETERSEN.



Youth use social media to connect on quake

Sep 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Christchurch youth turned to social networks to tell their stories.