Road crews worked against the clock to get the highway back open before Christmas.
Geologists say the Kaikoura and Christchurch disasters would pale in comparison to a megathrust quake.
A few screws and brackets could save a life, the Earthquake Commission says.
One year on, they are still alive and have even had calves.
Kaikōura has paused to remember last year's devastating earthquake.
Huge progress has been made since last year's devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake.
Kaikōura's road-building effort is ramping up to meet its deadline.
For Mt Lyford residents, life is finally back to normal.
The region is still recovering from the earthquakes, but that didn't stop the town heading to the races.
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake near Kaikōura has rattled central New Zealand.
Residents say they've been driven out because there's nowhere to live.
Work on earthquake-damaged SH1 north of Kaikoura is progressing well.
The situation is forcing people to leave the town they love.
It's the first since the town was crippled by an earthquake 10 months ago.
He received cash, favours, alcohol and meat in exchange for the illegal catch.
With road crews taking back some of the shoreline, some very important inhabitants have to vacate.