I spent a bit of time in Christchurch in 2012, and every time I went I asked people what they had in their ‘get through‘ kit now that they’d lived through a series of earthquakes – including that devastating one in February 2011. Here are some of their tips and others I’ve come across. 1. […]
Interesting post from Fairfax Media’s Reuben Schwarz about features NZ news sites used in their coverage of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. He talks about how the main sites – nzherald.co.nz and stuff.co.nz – worked with other people, in a way not seen before. “The quake changed the way the nzherald.co.nz and stuff.co.nz sites pulled in […]
The makers of ‘Beached as’ made a video to encourage donations for Christchurch’s recovery following a massive earthquake in 2011.
NZ Civil Defence updates: http://www.civildefence.govt.nz/ Up to date information on what’s happening and what to do: http://canterburyearthquake.org.nz/ including printable pdfs of contact numbers in English, Chinese, Korean, Find out what’s open: http://eq.org.nz/ Essential numbers from Civil Defence Earthquake Government Helpline: 0800 779 997 A service for people requiring information on income support, housing options, health issues, […]