From the New Zealand Herald:
At least 100 people remain trapped in the ruins of Christchurch tonight following a devastating earthquake which claimed at least 65 lives.
See also here.
Christchurch earthquake likely to be New Zealand’s worst natural disaster: here.
This is about New Zealand earthquakes.
The New Zealand government cynically used a memorial service last Friday, featuring Britain’s Prince William, to smother rising discontent over the grossly inadequate relief given to those whose homes have been damaged or who have lost their jobs as a result of the earthquake that hit Christchurch, the country’s second largest city, on February 22: here.
A social disaster is unfolding in Christchurch, New Zealand’s second largest city, following the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that devastated the city’s central business district and many suburbs on February 22. Hit by the loss of their homes and livelihoods, broad layers of workers and their families are facing a bleak winter: here.
The earthquake-devastated city of Christchurch was shaken by two large aftershocks on Monday afternoon, further damaging homes and infrastructure and creating further hardships for working people: here.
More than two years after the first earthquake, thousands of Christchurch residents are still living in damaged houses: here.
- Earthquake strikes off New Zealand’s North Island (straitstimes.com)
- Two earthquakes close to Auckland, New Zealand on March 17, 2013 (disaster-report.com)
- Christchurch_Cathedral (galinat93.wordpress.com)
- Serious Fraud Office focus on Christchurch (radionz.co.nz)
- Christchurch kura welcomes Ombudsman investigation (radionz.co.nz)