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Rock 'n' Roll

The Earth knows how to rock and roll. Tragedy hit Ecuador last Saturday with an earthquake of 7.8 magnitude. It’s unavoidable – the power of geological forces struck, taking over 500 lives and injuring over 4000 people. 349 more words


Crate training

I like crate training, particularly because it helps ‘future proof’ your dog.

If your dog needs surgery or rest from an injury at any time, having them used to comfortably resting in a crate saves a lot of time and stress (for both dog and owner). 352 more words


March 11

March 11th, 2015, a date that will be remembered for many years to come.

Today is the 5th anniversary of the Tohoku Earthquake which unleashed a massive Tsunami and caused a Nuclear meltdown. 264 more words


Memorials write political history our protests don't

Memorials acquire their landscape definition from sentiment, utility and social purpose. Yes, we sadly lost 185 people during the February 22nd 2011 earthquake and they should be remembered. 877 more words

Christchurch Earthquake

A Valentines Day to remember

Monday, February 15th

I understand that some Cantabrians feel the media’s response to yesterdays earthquake is an over reaction. Take comfort – you are the strong ones amongst us. 329 more words


The Day The Earth Shook Part Three

Continued from The Day The Earth Shook Part One and Part Two.

February 22nd 2011 started out as an ordinary late summers day. It was a Tuesday, the sun was out but it wasn’t stinky hot. 1,967 more words

Mental Health

Christchurch five years on

Today is the fifth anniversary of the earthquake which struck Canterbury at 12:51 in the afternoon.

It’s a time to remember the 185 people who died, the many more who were injured and those who still carry the scars, whether they be mental or physical. 153 more words

John Key