NEWSLINE Christchurch News & Events

The Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial has been dedicated in an emotional ceremony marking the sixth anniversary of the February 22, 2011 earthquake.


Civil Defence will hold three street meetings for residents and landowners today (Thursday 23 February) from 6.30pm.


Walkers and bikers are being encouraged to explore the eastern part of the Port Hills to leave the fire fighters to get on with their work in and around the fire zone.


A new memorial to those who lost their lives in the February 22, 2011 earthquake lets the world know they will not be forgotten.


Residents looking for information regarding the Port Hills fire, see this story for useful links.


Port Hills residents affected by this week’s fires are being reassured the smell of smoke in their homes is not a serious health threat.


Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel said it was heart-warming to see the firefighters and others on the frontlines receive a standing ovation at a public meeting today.


Transport managers are urging people to plan ahead for travel around the city over the next two days as three major events get underway in Christchurch.

One of the biggest fires in Christchurch's history swept through the Port Hills above the city last week. Here it is, in pictures.

It's a big week for events in Christchurch with a rock concert, international cricket and the earthquake memorial service on the calendar.

The annual earthquake memorial Run to Remember event through the Port Hills has been cancelled due to the Port Hills fire.

The Port Hills fire has made it a stressful week for many, but if you're looking to relax over the weekend here's our guide to what's on.

Prime Minister Bill English has flown by helicopter over the Port Hills fire and describes it as "contained".

On the sixth anniversary of the deadly February 2011 Earthquake, a national memorial to the Canterbury Earthquakes will be unveiled.

Controlling your cornering and watching stopping distances will be the focus of this year’s Crash Bash stage show, as performances get set to roll out around Canterbury.

Orion, the city's lines company, says it remains on full alert, ready to respond to any issues with power supply as a result of the fires continuing in the Port Hills.

Canterbury District Health Board's Community and Public Health Division have issued a health warning to residents over the smoke coming from the Port Hills fires.

A rare and treasured piece of pounamu pulled from a West Coast river will mark the entranceway to the Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial.

Chinese lanterns, food stalls and performers will get North Hagley Park glowing this weekend.

New Zealand’s first urban food hub is a step closer to opening with the launch today of a new crowdfunding campaign to fast-track an edible park.

As the city prepares to light up for the Christchurch Lantern Festival this weekend, more than 200 business delegates will also gather to share ideas on growing business relations with China.

Forget the traditional roses and chocolates for your Valentine, today is Library Lovers' day!

Around 65,000 people braved a rather chilly night on Saturday for the annual Sparks spectacular.

New Brighton’s landmark library is back in business.

A community-driven plan is breathing new life into the Little River township.