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Step by step guide: Prepping for disaster: INTRODUCTION

When it comes to prepping to disaster, it all seems a bit daunting.

As a young mum, I had the best intentions about preparedness for emergencies when the Christchurch earthquakes hit a few years ago. 733 more words

Frugal

Prepping for disaster

Being a Kiwi, I’m no stranger to disaster and the need to prepare in case something bad happens.

Like most people in our country, I had friends who lost a lot in the… 700 more words

Planning

'A Christchurch candle' / David Gibb

A Christchurch Candle

Some say that the gates of hell may be breaching forward, crushing the very life out of Christchurch.

A natural event is destroying the city, bringing it and its people to their knees. 296 more words

Competitions

Gift Wrapped


While getting a cup of coffee from the coffee-cart-in-the-Square I talked with a guy who worked at this site – no, they’re not keeping it under wraps for a grand refurbishment unveiling. 39 more words

Christchurch Skyline


This is still what the Central City looks like; on each visit there are less buildings standing and more bare ground waiting.
For something to happen.

Sweeping Lawns


Alas poor River Road, I knew you so well.
Though for now, the Building is briefly reliving its stately past.
Built in the early 1900’s by a prominent Christchurch barrister… or maybe town-council member, to house him and his three spinster daughters. 77 more words