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#Christchurch

# christchurch - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Brian O'Driscoll left 'gutted' by last-gasp Christchurch defeat
# Drama
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# Drama

Brian O'Driscoll left 'gutted' by last-gasp Christchurch defeat

Jun 16th 2012, 10:59 AM 5,964 Views 38 Comments

Dan Carter nailed a last-minute penalty to deny the tourists a fame first win over the All Blacks.

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test
# Testing
From The42
# Testing

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test

Jun 16th 2012, 7:29 AM 17,661 Views 59 Comments

Rugby League Park in Christchurch was the setting for what could be a punishing affair for the Irish unless they could up their game significantly.

# christchurch - Friday 15 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances
# Respect
From The42
# Respect

Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances

Jun 15th 2012, 10:40 AM 1,998 Views 1 Comment

A tour of the earthquake-hit city puts things into perspective for Kevin McLaughlin and his teammates ahead of All Blacks battle.

# christchurch - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Allez les Bleus: Declan Kidney starts 10 Leinster players for All Blacks test
# Second Test
From The42
# Second Test

Allez les Bleus: Declan Kidney starts 10 Leinster players for All Blacks test

Jun 14th 2012, 4:00 AM 3,492 Views 33 Comments

The Irish coach has turned to the Heineken Cup winners to make up the core of his side ahead of Saturday’s match in Christchurch.

# christchurch - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

In pictures: Irish team visit Christchurch's Red Zone
# Summer Tour
From The42
# Summer Tour

In pictures: Irish team visit Christchurch's Red Zone

Jun 13th 2012, 12:01 PM 560 Views 0 Comments

Declan Kidney and the boys stopped off to take in the city’s earthquake-devastated area earlier today.

Ireland's Call - Part Two: Put your questions to the Irish team in New Zealand
# Tough Ask
From The42
# Tough Ask

Ireland's Call - Part Two: Put your questions to the Irish team in New Zealand

Jun 13th 2012, 8:48 AM 1,838 Views 13 Comments

Get in touch with us to put your most searching queries to captain Brian O’Driscoll and coach Declan Kidney.

# christchurch - Monday 11 June, 2012

US students survive for nine days in New Zealand wilderness
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

US students survive for nine days in New Zealand wilderness

Jun 11th 2012, 9:30 AM 3,643 Views 8 Comments

The two students were trapped by a snowstorm and heavy rains.

Here comes the cavalry: Duffy in the air as Earls' tour hangs in the balance
# Going South
From The42
# Going South

Here comes the cavalry: Duffy in the air as Earls' tour hangs in the balance

Jun 11th 2012, 7:19 AM 2,358 Views 0 Comments

The Connacht full-back is jetting to Christchurch while Paddy McAllister and Tony Buckley are keeping their phones charged and ready.

# christchurch - Sunday 10 June, 2012

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

Opinion: Judge Kidney on innovation, not result

Jun 10th 2012, 8:52 AM 549 Views 4 Comments

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

# christchurch - Saturday 9 June, 2012

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

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

Jun 9th 2012, 5:45 PM 6,699 Views 27 Comments

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

# christchurch - Friday 20 April, 2012

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

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

Apr 20th 2012, 9:53 AM 714 Views 1 Comment

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 Zealand
# New Zealand

Christchurch plans cardboard cathedral after devastating earthquake

Apr 16th 2012, 9:21 AM 2,916 Views 4 Comments

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
# Jobs
# Jobs

Irish construction workers sought to help rebuild Christchurch

Apr 12th 2012, 11:45 AM 4,892 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 28th 2012, 9:00 PM 537 Views 1 Comment

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
# Stolen Relic
# Stolen Relic

Preserved heart of Dublin saint stolen from Christ Church Cathedral

Mar 3rd 2012, 4:48 PM 12,510 Views 84 Comments

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
# Demolition
# Demolition

New Zealand earthquake cathedral to be demolished

Mar 2nd 2012, 9:02 AM 3,594 Views 11 Comments

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
# New Zealand

A year on: Christchurch remembers earthquake victims

Feb 22nd 2012, 8:29 AM 1,080 Views 2 Comments

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
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

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

Feb 20th 2012, 12:00 PM 1,692 Views 3 Comments

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
# Review 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Dec 28th 2011, 6:50 PM 6,725 Views 6 Comments

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
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Series of strong earthquakes hit New Zealand's Christchurch

Dec 23rd 2011, 7:23 AM 2,021 Views 1 Comment

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
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand to partially demolish iconic Christchurch cathedral

Oct 28th 2011, 8:03 AM 606 Views 4 Comments

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

In pictures: Thousands turn out to celebrate the All Blacks' World Cup win
# Champione
From The42
# Champione

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

Oct 24th 2011, 11:44 AM 492 Views 0 Comments

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

# christchurch - Sunday 9 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Oct 9th 2011, 7:52 PM 2,388 Views 4 Comments

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
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand hit by earthquake - no damage reported

Oct 9th 2011, 10:14 AM 403 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 5th 2011, 12:27 PM 597 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 5th 2011, 10:28 AM 674 Views 0 Comments

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’
# Read Me
# Read Me

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

Sep 21st 2011, 7:30 AM 24 Views 35 Comments

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
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Three thousand Irish sought for Christchurch earthquake rebuild

Sep 20th 2011, 8:54 AM 1,695 Views 1 Comment

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
# New Zealand

Irish workers sought for Christchurch rebuild

Aug 13th 2011, 1:40 PM 924 Views 20 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 27th 2011, 8:32 AM 2,757 Views 16 Comments

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

Christchurch hit by further significant aftershocks
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Christchurch hit by further significant aftershocks

Jun 21st 2011, 5:36 PM 112 Views 2 Comments

# christchurch - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

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

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

Jun 14th 2011, 3:27 PM 293 Views 0 Comments

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
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jun 13th 2011, 8:38 AM 1,071 Views 2 Comments

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
# New Zealand

New Zealand city of Christchurch hit by several aftershocks

Jun 13th 2011, 7:27 AM 253 Views 2 Comments

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
# Obama Visit
# Obama Visit

Details of traffic restrictions for Obama visit finalised

May 21st 2011, 6:07 PM 1,868 Views 0 Comments

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
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Coroner declares nine final victims of Christchurch earthquake dead

May 16th 2011, 9:22 AM 591 Views 0 Comments

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
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

Mar 16th 2011, 4:51 PM 1,110 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Christchurch pulled as Rugby World Cup venue
# Damaged
From The42
# Damaged

Christchurch pulled as Rugby World Cup venue

Mar 16th 2011, 2:07 PM 743 Views 0 Comments

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
# Christchurch
# Christchurch

Irish victim of NZ quake arrives home for burial

Mar 14th 2011, 11:44 AM 1,021 Views 1 Comment

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
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

Mar 8th 2011, 4:52 PM 1,150 Views 5 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.