Christmas in Christchurch

I’m down here in Dunedin enjoying the warmth and wrapping presents but things are more fraught in Christchurch. There was a cluster of earthquakes yesterday afternoon – a 5.8, a 6.0 and a couple of others that were just over 5. The liquefaction has bubbled through again in some places, a few buildings collapsed, and many people suffered minor injuries. The people of Christchurch are good at managing the logistics of earthquake recovery these days, but the emotional toll must be devastating.

This entry was posted in New Zealand and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s