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Christchurch, New Zealand: Shaken, definitely not stirred

It would have been unfair, prior to the rumblings over the last couple of years, to describe Christchurch, New Zealand as “sleepy”. But it was definitely free of the drama and devastation that the series of earthquakes, which began in September 2010 with a major repeat in February 2011, have brought to this beautiful South Island city. I visited a few weeks ago, and was struck by the placid resourcefulness of the city and its inhabitants, who seem to have accepted temblors as part of their lifestyle and are just getting on with things regardless.
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5.5 Magnitude Earthquake NEW ZEALAND. EAST OF CHRISTCHURCH - 9th Oct 2011

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

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New Zealand Cathedral to Be Rebuilt With Cardboard. Seriously.

News : NewsFeed (3 years ago)

After devastation comes imagination. As an iconic piece symbolizing the destruction in Christchurch, New Zealand, following a February 2011 earthquake, the Christchurch Cathedral will make a crackling comeback in time for the earthq... Read Post

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News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

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