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On the 22nd of February 2011, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake devastated Christchurch. For the next month the Student Volunteer Army organised thousands of students to clean over 360,000 tonnes of liquefaction in over 75,000 volunteer working hours.
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Dry Off: You will know all about the earthquakes in Christchurch, but you might not know the Mayor of Christchurch used the word Munted to describe the effect of the earthquakes. Which inspired this tea towel by Martin Anderson. Go get yourself one...[design blog]

Dry Off: You will know all about the earthquakes in Christchurch, but you might not know the Mayor of Christchurch used the word Munted to describe the effect of the earthquakes. Which inspired this tea towel by Martin Anderson. Go get yourself one...[design blog]

Students volunteering after February earthquake 2011 in Canterbury. Check http://volunteerarmy.org/about/.

Students volunteering after February earthquake 2011 in Canterbury. Check http://volunteerarmy.org/about/.

GeoOp - Student Volunteer Army / Christchurch Earthquake - YouTube

GeoOp - Student Volunteer Army / Christchurch Earthquake - YouTube

Student Volunteer Army clearing silt from Christchurch homes. Photo: SVA archives

Apr 21 Scrubbing Graffiti And Capturing Prince Harry's Attention

Student Volunteer Army clearing silt from Christchurch homes. Photo: SVA archives

Volunteer Student Army members after the Christchurch Earthquake (NZ Herald)

Volunteer Student Army members after the Christchurch Earthquake (NZ Herald)

The Original Team that made it all happen!

The Original Team that made it all happen!

Student Volunteer Army in action, 2011.

Student Volunteer Army in action, 2011.

Student Volunteer Army in action, 2011.

Student Volunteer Army in action, 2011.

Day One 6th September 2010

Day One 6th September 2010

SVA at Clubs Day 2012

SVA at Clubs Day 2012

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