Search

found 83987 results

Articles, Christchurch uncovered

When Edward Gibbon Wakefield developed his theory of colonisation in c.1827 (while imprisoned for abducting a young woman) he envisioned for New Zealand the formation of an idealised English rural society, in which all hard-working labourers could aspire to rural … Continue reading →

Articles, UC QuakeStudies

A press release from the Office of the Press Secretary in the US White House announcing the deployment of a US Agency for International Development (USAID) Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to Christchurch after the 22 February 2011 earthquake. The response team included the Los Angeles County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue Team who assisted with the search and rescue efforts.

Articles, UC QuakeStudies

A press release from the United States Embassy New Zealand about the US-NZ Partnership Forum which was interrupted by the 22 February 2011 earthquake in Christchurch. Two months later, delegates from both New Zealand and the United States met in a video conference session designed to conclude the forum.

Articles, Christchurch uncovered

This week New Zealand entered its third week of the Covid-19 lockdown, and one of the phrases being thrown around a lot is creating a ‘new normal’. The idea of a ‘new normal’ gives a sense that life, whether for … Continue reading →