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Sprawl still the plan in post-quake Christchurch

Byron Clark is an activist based in Ōtautahi / Christchurch.

This article was written for Fightback’s magazine issue on Urban Revolution and the Right to the City. 668 more words


From Under The Rubble: Earthquakes on NZ's South Island

I spent the vast majority of 2016 on the South Island of New Zealand; an area deeply rooted in nature. The whole place seems to have spilled out from a page of National Geographic. 871 more words


Christchurch: 6 Years Later

This is a very rare non-film, PR or social media marketing post from me, but I made the decision on the 6th anniversary of the Christchurch Earthquake to sit down and write about it. 854 more words

1YoT: Christchurch

So far, our New Zealand southern island adventures have been spectacular, and we were excited to continue that trend at the island’s biggest city, Christchurch. Unfortunately, Christchurch turned out to be very different than expected. 900 more words

01) One Year Of Travel

Suddenly It's Scarier

Like a lot of Kiwis last night, I woke up at 12.02am. The house was groaning, creaking and rattling, but quietly. I could hear the water in Sheldon’s tank sloshing around and his ornaments hitting the glass almost rhythmically. 567 more words

Mental Health

Very very tired but OK

So you may have heard about the 7.5 earthquake that hit the South Island just after midnight (some 20 hours ago).

I am OK, the cats and the house are OK but I had to evacuate due to tsunami warning, and due to massive amounts of disorganisation on behalf of the Powers That Be it meant I had no where to go, so I turned up on the doorstep of a colleague at 2am unexpectedly. 196 more words