The earthquake which struck at 4.35 a.m. on a Saturday morning was felt by many people in the South Island and southern North Island. There was considerable damage in central Canterbury, especially in Christchurch, but no loss of life.
New Zealand government website which acts as a gateway to central and local government resources, news and services pertinent to the Canterbury Earthquake.
A blog about the Family-owned and run bar in Poplar Lanes, Christchurch - home of live entertainment with bands and DJs, every Thursday to Saturday. Archived instances cover the Canterbury Earthquake when the bar had to close down due to damage.
Digital 'basket' for collecting the community's stories, photos, and experiences of the Canterbury earthquake on Sept. 4, 2010, and the Christchurch earthquake on February 22, 2011.
Administers most of the public funding of health and disability services for Canterbury. Works with other organisations to provide improved health for Canterbury people and runs the public hospitals and other services.
Radio New Zealand National documentary about the Canterbury earthquake, focusing on the personal experiences of those affected. Use Internet Explorer to listen to the MP3 (streaming sound Ogg Vorbis not archived)
SKIP is a government funded initiative that supports parents and whanau to guide their children's behaviour in a positive way. Earthquake related information can be found in the archived instances from September 2010-
Blog of James Dann on Sept. 2010 Christchurch earthquake and rebuilding Christchurch.
A directory of discounts and free services to help those affected by the Christchurch earthquake, including accommodation, counselling services, volunteer work, tradespeople, and concerts.
Blog describing the thoughts and travels of Christchurch librarian Moata Tamaira, the winner of Stuff.co.nz's inaugural Blog Idol competition. Earthquake related information can be found in the archived instances from September 2010-
Information and advice from official sources for Christchurch residents in the aftermath of the 22 February earthquake (aftershock).
Provides a map, the geological background, describes the effects, both in Christchurch and its surrounding areas, the damage to notable buildings, the financial exposure, the emergency response and relief efforts and the media coverage of the earthquake.
Discusses the history, purpose and the structure of the organisation. Also provides links to regional branches, news, newsletters, rural jobs- a resource for prospective employers and employees and resources such as guides, reports and contract and agreement forms. Earthquake related information can be found in the archived instances from September 2010-
Website provides practical advice and information for business recovery following the Canterbury earthquake.
Provides information for students and staff of University of Canterbury in relation to the Canterbury earthquake of 22nd February 2011. Contains re-start timetable, transport options, latest announcements, FAQs, video and photo galleries, messages of support and sections devoted to the Library and the College of Education.
Information on the Earthquake Commission and how to prepare for earthquakes and other natural disasters such as tsunami, landslips, volcanic eruptions and hydrothermal activity.
An interactive site in which primary and intermediate school children provide descriptions of their experiences, sometimes with pictures. The descriptions are listed in chronological order of posting and can also be accessed by the name of the school.
The Waimakariri District Libraries site. Collects material about the damaged landmarks in Kaiapoi - their history and future and a collection of stories about the earthquake and share memories and photos.
Interviews with various people including radio reporters, the Christchurch mayor, police, and civil defence, on Saturday 4 Sept. 2010 after the Canterbury earthquake. Use Internet Explorer to listen to the archived MP3s. The streaming video (Ogg Vorbis) has not been archived.
Coverage of the February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake on the Fairfax New Zealand news and information web site. Archived versions of the site cover the 2010 Canterbury earthquake and its aftermath.
A public wiki where schools, students and experts from around the world can share thoughts and experiences around earthquakes, with a particular focus on the Canterbury 2010 earthquake. Website content has been archived, but is not currently viewing in the browser.
Services to Schools offers support to New Zealand educators, through advisory services, professional development, literacy programs and the supply of non-fiction, fiction, picture books and graphic novels to New Zealand schools. Earthquake related information can be found in the archived instances from September 2010-
News from the New Zealand herald site about the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake. Archived versions of the site cover the Canterbury earthquake of Sept. 4, 2010 and its aftermath.
Page 17 of section A of the Christchurch Press, published on Saturday 25 September 2010.
Page 21 of section A of the Christchurch Press, published on Saturday 25 September 2010.
Page 8 of section G of the Christchurch Press, published on Saturday 25 September 2010.
Page 12 of the Escape section of the Christchurch Press, published on Monday 27 September 2010.
Page 10 of the Escape section of the Christchurch Press, published on Monday 27 September 2010.
Page 9 of the Escape section of the Christchurch Press, published on Monday 27 September 2010.
Page 9 of Section A of the Christchurch Press, published on Wednesday 29 September 2010.