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#Christchurch

# christchurch - Sunday 10 June, 2012

From The42 Opinion: Judge Kidney on innovation, not result Under Pressure

Opinion: Judge Kidney on innovation, not result

The Irish coach is experimenting against an unbeatable side, we should applaud him for that, writes Sean Farrell.

# christchurch - Saturday 9 June, 2012

From The42 'We've got to wear it' - Irish players reflect on their humbling defeat One Down

'We've got to wear it' - Irish players reflect on their humbling defeat

Jamie Heaslip took the defeat on the chin while All Blacks coach Steve Hansen was sparing with his praise.

# christchurch - Friday 20 April, 2012

From The42 Rise and shine: Kick-off times confirmed for Ireland tour to New Zealand Early Risers

Rise and shine: Kick-off times confirmed for Ireland tour to New Zealand

No graveyard shifts for Irish fans this June as Brian O’Driscoll and company do battle with the world champion All Blacks.

# christchurch - Monday 16 April, 2012

Christchurch plans cardboard cathedral after devastating earthquake

New design is planned as a temporary structure until a permanent replacement has been built.

# christchurch - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Irish construction workers sought to help rebuild Christchurch

Interested in travelling abroad for work? Construction and trades workers are being sought in Christchurch to help rebuild buildings after the recent major earthquakes in New Zealand.

# christchurch - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

From The42 Reasons to be fearful: Dan the Man returns for Canterbury Crusaders Comeback Kid

Reasons to be fearful: Dan the Man returns for Canterbury Crusaders

New Zealand see our Brian O’Driscoll and raise us a Dan Carter.

# christchurch - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Preserved heart of Dublin saint stolen from Christ Church Cathedral

The relic of the 12th century preserved heart has disappeared from its place in the city centre cathedral.

# christchurch - Friday 2 March, 2012

New Zealand earthquake cathedral to be demolished

The Anglican cathedral in Christchurch was badly damaged by the earthquake just over one year ago which left 185 people dead.

# christchurch - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

A year on: Christchurch remembers earthquake victims New Zealand This post contains images

A year on: Christchurch remembers earthquake victims

The 185 people who perished in the quake were remembered at memorial services and community events across the country today.

# christchurch - Monday 20 February, 2012

Christchurch remains a 'safe haven', a year after 6.1-magnitude quake

The February 22 earthquake killed 185 people and left major infrastructural damage. So why aren’t people leaving town?

# christchurch - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

# christchurch - Friday 23 December, 2011

Series of strong earthquakes hit New Zealand's Christchurch

Several earthquakes hit Christchurch earlier today, with the initial quake measuring 5.8 magnitude. There have been reports of slight injuries.

# christchurch - Friday 28 October, 2011

New Zealand to partially demolish iconic Christchurch cathedral

Officials are still trying to determine if any of the cathedral, seriously damaged in February’s earthquake, can be saved.

# christchurch - Monday 24 October, 2011

From The42 In pictures: Thousands turn out to celebrate the All Blacks' World Cup win Champione This post contains images

In pictures: Thousands turn out to celebrate the All Blacks' World Cup win

It’s been a long time coming, but now it’s here.

# christchurch - Sunday 9 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: A wrongly accused priest comes home, Macca gets married, and two burglars prove there really is honour among thieves…

New Zealand hit by earthquake - no damage reported

The New Zealand city of Christchurch, which has been hit by a number of earthquakes over the last year (pictured), has been struck by a quake this morning.

# christchurch - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

From The42 The Happy Camper: 'It's like a deserted city scene from 28 Days Later' Reality Check

The Happy Camper: 'It's like a deserted city scene from 28 Days Later'

The lads roll into Christchurch, a city still very much recovering from their devastating earthquake.

From The42 Simon Hick's View from the Frontline: welcome to the capital of cool Scrum Time

Simon Hick's View from the Frontline: welcome to the capital of cool

There’s a coffee shop every 50 yards, the locals walk and talk a little faster than your average New Zealander and there is a sense of a town with very little time on its hands.

# christchurch - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Column: ‘I can’t keep on waiting for things to get better’

Roofer Garry Murphy, 53, is planning to take his family and join the earthquake reconstruction effort in New Zealand. Here he explains why.

# christchurch - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Three thousand Irish sought for Christchurch earthquake rebuild

One-third of the 25,000 workers needed in New Zealand could come from Ireland and the UK, a visa firm has said.

# christchurch - Saturday 13 August, 2011

Irish workers sought for Christchurch rebuild

New Zealand is calling for Irish construction workers to assist in the repair of buildings damaged in recent devastating earthquakes in Christchurch.

# christchurch - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Government may ban smoking in cars, man charged over assault on Irishman in Canberra, and the fishy tale of some Christchurch quake survivors…

# christchurch - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

THE NEW ZEALAND city of Christchurch has been hit by yet more aftershocks. The overnight shocks included one of magnitude 5.3, which was felt widely in the Canterbury region devastated by the quake of February 22, and the city has been warned to expect further ‘tremblers’ overnight. The latest seismic events are the worst to strike the area since a 6.3-magnitude aftershock last week.

# christchurch - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

One killed in New Zealand aftershocks as some parts of Christchurch are abandoned

New Zealand’s prime minister says that some parts of Christchurch can not be rebuilt. An elderly nursing home resident has died following the latest quakes.

# christchurch - Monday 13 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning, including: Irishman wins ten-day Ironman challenge; foreign government may have attacked IMF computers; and energy prices set to rise by 2012.

New Zealand city of Christchurch hit by several aftershocks New Zealand This post contains videos

New Zealand city of Christchurch hit by several aftershocks

Aftershocks as strong as magnitude 6.0 have hit the city that was devastated by a massive earthquake nearly four months ago.

# christchurch - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Details of traffic restrictions for Obama visit finalised

Pearse Street, the Quays, Dame Street and more, and routes around Merrion Square, Ballsbridge, the Phoenix Park, the airport and the N4/M50 will be affected on Monday. There will also be restrictions in Tipperary and Offaly.

# christchurch - Monday 16 May, 2011

Coroner declares nine final victims of Christchurch earthquake dead

DNA testing and other medical methods failed to identify nine of the earthquake’s 181 victims, leading to a special coroner’s inquiry.

# christchurch - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From The42 Christchurch pulled as Rugby World Cup venue Damaged

Christchurch pulled as Rugby World Cup venue

Repairs to the damaged stadium may not be completed in time for the start of the tournament in September.

# christchurch - Monday 14 March, 2011

Irish victim of NZ quake arrives home for burial

The remains of Eoin McKenna, 41, arrive home for burial in his native Monaghan – over two weeks after his death.

# christchurch - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Second Irish man confirmed to have died in New Zealand earthquake

The man’s body has been recovered and he has been identified as JJ O’Connor, originally from Co Kerry.

# christchurch - Monday 7 March, 2011

Seen from space: the Christchurch earthquake

A shocking new satellite image shows the power of the earthquake that rocked New Zealand last month.

# christchurch - Sunday 6 March, 2011

New Zealand earthquakes will almost halve country's economic growth

February’s devastating quake in Christchurch along with one in September last year will impact on the country’s economy.

# christchurch - Saturday 5 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Catch up on today’s news, including: coalition talks, narrow scrapes for Jose Mourinho and Gay Byrne, and the death of the beloved snood.

No bodies found in Christchurch cathedral wreckage, rescuers say

It was one of the highest-profile casualties of the earthquake – but as the rubble is cleared, there are no bodies to find.

# christchurch - Friday 4 March, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

The poignant, the beautiful, the stunning – and the plain bizarre – moments of the week, in pictures.

# christchurch - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Second earthquake this week hits Wellington, New Zealand

Area north-west of city was struck with a 4.5 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday night.

'No chance' of finding more survivors in Christchurch

New Zealand officials have declared the search for survivors of the earthquake over, saying efforts have now shifted to the recovery of loved ones and their return to their families.