The top station of the Christchurch gondola in New Zealand also has information boards about New Zealand’s Maori history: “The Legends of Maui; “New Zealand is rich in Maori traditions and tales of the land. 1,087 more words
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Lyla by Fleur Beale. Pub. Allen&Unwin, 2018.
I read this novel about the Christchurch earthquake in one sitting and at the end I was grinding my teeth like I did during the real event waiting for the next aftershock, because this is the way it was. 145 more words
From a few days ago some comments by Brownlee on the EQC assessors. As the interview progressed Adam recalled reading at the time of EQC using overseas assessors so problems now being experienced should not be the huge surprise they seem to be, as seeking to use overseas resources indicates the lack of quality resources in NZ. 12 more words
So it’s now a crime to go to bat for your insurance claim? To insure your home & actually expect to be paid out? Interesting given the revelations we have now of… 265 more words
At 12:51 on 22 February 2011, 12 people died beside me. The parapet and facade of an unreinforced masonry building on the main street of Christchurch, New Zealand, crushed the bus that I was riding. 5,611 more words