Tales from Christchurch

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, February 23rd, 2012 - 4 comments
Categories: blogs, books, disaster - Tags: ,

As a followup to the “big media” coverage of Christchurch, there are plenty of people posting on their experiences of life in the quake-ridden city.

One that I follow is the blog of award winning Kiwi author Helen Lowe. She’s been posting occasionally since February last year – see the earthquake reports. Her take on yesterday’s commemorative is here. Here’s a poem marking the occasion, one in a series of earthquake poems.

Check it out, and perhaps post links to any voices from Christchurch that you follow in comments…

4 comments on “Tales from Christchurch”

    • Jan 1.1

      It’s a sad person who takes Daily Mail reporting on trust – but what has this got to do with the post?

      • Grumpy 1.1.1

        Well, no-one else was commenting…………

        • vto 1.1.1.1

          I have to say that this left me gob-smacked.

          There is no doubt that the health & safety pendulum has swung out way too far.

          It is bloody pathetic and so are the emergency services people who failed to jump in. And we have the same sort of culture here (think first hours after Pike River, think Chch search & rescue immediately following Feb 22) although we would have to hope it is not at that level.

          deadly pathetic.

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