Earthquake damage to Christchurch Cathedral, New Zealand. The sanctuary end of the Cathedral

Earthquake damage to Christchurch Catholic Cathedral, New Zealand. The sanctuary end of the Cathedral.

Christchurch Earthquake - Avonside House Collapses by Nigel Spiers

Photo about 26 March Christchurch, New Zealand. A two story house in the suburb of Avonside collapses in the 22 Februray 2011 earthquake.

The effects of lateral spreading on River Road in Christchurch following the 2011 Christchurch earthquake

The effects of lateral spreading on River Road in Christchurch following the 2011 Christchurch earthquake

GNS said ground acceleration more than twice that of gravity in some parts of Christchurch was the strongest recorded in a New Zealand quake and up to four times greater than the maximum acceleration measured in last week's magnitude-9.0 quake

GNS said ground acceleration more than twice that of gravity in some parts of Christchurch was the strongest recorded in a New Zealand quake and up to four times greater than the maximum acceleration measured in last week's quake

Earthquakes~ by Jocelyn Kinghorn, via Flickr  Catholic Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Christchurch, New Zealand.    Hopes are high that one of New Zealand's best-known and sacred buildings can be restored, and perhaps even improved, after being badly damaged in the Christchurch earthquakes.

Earthquakes~ by Jocelyn Kinghorn, via Flickr Catholic Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Christchurch, New Zealand. Hopes are high that one of New Zealand's best-known and sacred buildings can be restored, and perhaps even improved, after being badly damaged in the Christchurch earthquakes.

ChristChurch Cathedral after earthquake

ChristChurch Cathedral after earthquake Christchurch my hometown.

Rescuing victims from the Pyne Gould Building, Christchurch earthquake, 22 feb 2011

Rescuing victims from the Pyne Gould Building, Christchurch earthquake, 22 feb 2011

Competition Winning Shot of The News Talk Zb Building Controlled Demolition. Christchurch Earthquake Damaged Building.

Competition Winning Shot of The News Talk Zb Building Controlled Demolition.

Christchurch Earthquake Damage, High St

Christchurch Earthquake Damage, High St

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This road slump was particularly scary. Still under repair now.

Christchurch earthquake http://makesmilelaugh.blogspot.co.nz/

Christchurch earthquake http://makesmilelaugh.blogspot.co.nz/

Christchurch Earthquake - Cracks in Avonside by Nigel Spiers

Photo about 26 March Christchurch, New Zealand. A two story house in the suburb of Avonside collapses in the 22 Februray 2011 earthquake.

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Christchurch-Earthquake-4.jpg (600×800)

The suburb of Avonside was very badly hit.

The suburb of Avonside was very badly hit during the Christchurch 2011 earthquake

The Rose Window of ChristChurch Cathedral is framed by ruined stonework. Photo: Lloyd Ashton

The Rose Window of ChristChurch Cathedral is framed by ruined stonework. Photo: Lloyd Ashton It's completely gone now, and the poor Cathedral still sits in ruins and weeds.

The rose window of Christchurch Cathedral collapsed on June 13.

The rose window of Christchurch Cathedral collapsed on June

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Funny, it says this was the second quake but it was the first. The beautiful old Provincial Chambers are gone. This was our planned wedding venue number 1 - booked and paid for, lost in the Sept Quakes.

St Asaph St    Damaged in the first quake this building originally had a poster in the window stating 25% off - it was removed before the second quake which as can be seen has permanently destroyed it.

St Asaph St Damaged in the first quake this building originally had a poster in the window stating off - it was removed before the second quake which as can be seen has permanently destroyed it.

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