Every earthquake in Christchurch, 2011-2016. Yep, I live here.

Every earthquake in Christchurch, 2011-2016. Yep, I live here.

A tiny shift to one side or the other makes all the difference in telling a story. If you’re standing in any street in Christchurch, things may look much as they always have: but turn 45 degrees and there will be piles of rubble and gaps in the streetscape like broken teeth. The sheer magnitude of it all is only just starting to be realised: three major destructive earthquakes, the closing and levelling of the CBD, the sleepless nights, the deaths, the injuries, the financial cost, the…

A tiny shift to one side or the other makes all the difference in telling a story. If you’re standing in any street in Christchurch, things may look much as they always have: but turn 45 degrees and there will be piles of rubble and gaps in the streetscape like broken teeth. The sheer magnitude of it all is only just starting to be realised: three major destructive earthquakes, the closing and levelling of the CBD, the sleepless nights, the deaths, the injuries, the financial cost, the…

When a City Falls movie review - this is the story of the people of Christchurch, living through their hardest year. And it’s the film they deserve. At once a celebration of endurance and a lament of loss, it will still be being watched 50 years from now.

When a City Falls movie review - this is the story of the people of Christchurch, living through their hardest year. And it’s the film they deserve. At once a celebration of endurance and a lament of loss, it will still be being watched 50 years from now.

Passed a couple of sights like this on my drive home last February 22... this site has a timeline of events from that day.

Passed a couple of sights like this on my drive home last February 22... this site has a timeline of events from that day.

why my school isn't located in the cbd anymore... 20 minutes later and my 26 students would have been walking down this stretch of street...

why my school isn't located in the cbd anymore... 20 minutes later and my 26 students would have been walking down this stretch of street...

Christchurch Earthquake News - very informative page, with many links to updated stories related to Christchurch's current earthquakes.

Christchurch Earthquake News - very informative page, with many links to updated stories related to Christchurch's current earthquakes.

Canterbury's continuing to suffer with repeated aftershocks, although they're getting smaller. But psychologically they're a big deal because you don't know when they're coming or how strong they'll be.  "I think Christchurch is having a harder job in a way than the people of London in the great blitz the Londoners endured," says Mr McEwan.  "There was some warning - the air raid warnings would sound, the planes could be heard."  Mr McEwan regularly has sessions with people in Christchurch…

Canterbury's continuing to suffer with repeated aftershocks, although they're getting smaller. But psychologically they're a big deal because you don't know when they're coming or how strong they'll be. "I think Christchurch is having a harder job in a way than the people of London in the great blitz the Londoners endured," says Mr McEwan. "There was some warning - the air raid warnings would sound, the planes could be heard." Mr McEwan regularly has sessions with people in Christchurch…

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