Sarah was living in Christchurch, New Zealand in September 2010 when that country was hit by a 7.1 earthquake which was followed by another 12,000 subsequent earthquakes between 2010-2012. Both her home and business were seriously affected. Despite New Zealand’s very high residential property insurance coverage (95%) this Western society was little prepared for what would follow. Find it on Amazon

The Insurance Aftershock – The Christchurch Fiasco Post Earthquakes 2010 –

Earthquake Commission Audit Required (Guest Post)

Earthquake Commission Audit Required (Guest Post)

Earthquake Commission Audit Required (Guest Post)

Earthquake Commission Audit Required (Guest Post)

Earthquake Commission Audit Required (Guest Post)

Earthquake Commission Audit Required (Guest Post)

The Christchurch Fiasco: a book about the ongoing insurance nightmare post earthquakes. See http. thechristchurchfiasco.wordpress.com

The Christchurch Fiasco: a book about the ongoing insurance nightmare post earthquakes. See http. thechristchurchfiasco.wordpress.com

Empowered christchurch issue 1  Welcome to the first issue of the Empowered Christchurch newsletter. As residents of the city, we feel that there is a great need for a newsletter of this sort to bring together all the useful information that is presently available. This newsletter is intended to help people to work through the maze of processes and information that has been generated for the recovery. We sincerely hope that it will prove a helpful guide and reference in the challenging times…

Empowered christchurch issue 1

Empowered christchurch issue 1 Welcome to the first issue of the Empowered Christchurch newsletter. As residents of the city, we feel that there is a great need for a newsletter of this sort to bring together all the useful information that is presently available. This newsletter is intended to help people to work through the maze of processes and information that has been generated for the recovery. We sincerely hope that it will prove a helpful guide and reference in the challenging times…

The Insurance Aftershock The Christchurch Fiasco Post-Earthquakes 2010-2016

The Insurance Aftershock – The Christchurch Fiasco Post Earthquakes 2010 –


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Buy a Sure to Rise tea towel | Earthquake Tea Towel. Designed by Christchurch's God Save the Queen, the teatowell marks the 2011 earthquake that collapsed the Christchurch Cathedral. It has echoes of New Zealand's Edmonds "Sure to rise" slogan on their baking powder tins and their factory which was, sadly, demolished to make way for a service station some years ago.

Christchurch - Sure to Rise. A wonderful design that was created in response to the February 22 earthquake in Christchurch. This is a gem - designed and printed in Christchurch.

The moment the large earthquake struck Christchurch city. 1pm 4th February 2011. A day many many people will never forget.

This is the moment: Christchurch Earthquake 2011 February 2011 at We will mourn, share sadness and remember

Nadine Marriott, New Zealand tattoo

Nadine Marriott, New Zealand tattoo

An empty wall on a Colombo St building site after the devastating Christchurch earthquake, is covered in an enormous shadow board mural by Christchurch artist Wayne Youle. Titled 'I seem to have temporarily misplaced my sense of humour' it references all the lost and missing things and all the tools required for the rebuild.

After 50 litres of concrete primer, 180 litres of paint and 300 square metres of paper, artist Wayne Youle's giant shadowboard has moved into the light.

'Portrait of a New Zealand man', 1769, from A collection of drawings made in the countries visited by Captain Cook in his first voyage 1768-1771. Source: British Library Via: @lifeasdaddy

Illustration from one of the Captain Cook Voyages. Sydney Parkinson, 'Portrait of a New Zealand Man' pen and wash on paper

Christchurch has been given its first look at the new Cardboard Cathedral during an emotional ceremony to mark the structure changing hands from contractors to the Anglican diocese.  Bishop Victoria Matthews spoke through tears as she welcomed a small gathering into the almost-completed cathedral today, acknowledging the structure was testament to the fact ''the city has changed''.

Christchurch has been given its first look at the new Cardboard Cathedral during an emotional ceremony to mark the structure changing hands from contractors to the Anglican diocese.

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