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Images, Canterbury Museum

One red and black polyester Canterbury rugby jersey with sponsor logos for AMI Insurance, Tui beer, KooGa, ITM and Scenic Hotels on the front, rear and sleeves; signed on the front by halfback Andy Ellis and on the rear by the entire Canterbury team. The jersey was worn by Ellis in the free morale boosting ITM Cup match between Canterbury and We...

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One portable toilet comprising of a black toilet seat and lid attached to a grey bucket; sticky label on the front features an image of the toilet, lightning and text including 'Thunder Down Under / Portable Toilet'; manufacturer's mark on lid reads 'Elemental'. Residents who owned commercially produced portable toilets like this ‘Thunder Down ...

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One beige Campmaster portable chemical toilet made from a matte finished high-density polythene and comprising a 20 litre holding tank for waste product and a 10 litre water tank for flushing. Chemical toilets were distributed by the Christchurch City Council as one solution to the badly damaged sewerage system following the 22 February 2011 ea...

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One 750ml green wine bottle with red coloured metal screw cap containing Mud House 2010 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc ‘The Day the Ground Moved Like Jelly’; the front label has a drawing of an earthquake damaged house on a white background by Bella Kingi, while the label on the reverse details the fundraising effort supported by the sale of the bo...

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One yellow faux fur duck with polar fleece fabric bill and feet; black embroidered eyes and yellow satin ribbon around neck; stuffed with Dacron and beans. Tied to the security fence surrounding the Dux de Lux restaurant and bar following its closure after the 22 February 2011 earthquake. The Dux de Lux, on the corner of Hereford and Montreal S...

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One white cotton t-shirt with black seismograph-like patterns in the shape of ChristChurch Cathedral. Produced to commemorate the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Canterbury at 4.35am on 4 September 2010. This t-shirt was designed and manufactured by Auckland based t-shirt company Mr Vintage in October 2010 to commemorate the 7.1 magnitude ...

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One white cotton t-shirt with red printed guitar logo on front and ‘Band / Together / Concert / for / Canterbury // 23rd October / Hagley Park’ in black and red writing, guitar logo and names of performers on the reverse. This concert was a free morale booster following the 4 September 2010 earthquake. The 4 September 2010 earthquake unsettled ...

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One soft-cover book entitled 'Quake: the Big Canterbury Earthquake of 2010' with colour photographs by David Wethey and text by Ian Stuart. ‘Quake: The Big Canterbury Earthquake of 2010’ contains aerial photographs of the damage to many major heritage sites in Canterbury between Kaiapoi and Darfield after the 4 September 2010 earthquake. This b...

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One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 6 September 2010 showing water table alteration in a view towards Park Terrace from Hagley Park, near the Armagh Street bridge. Localised flooding was an almost immediate after effect of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes. Some areas of Christchurch were submerged, sometimes for several days, f...

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One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 1 December 2010 showing a chimney, dislodged by the 4 September 2010 earthquake, atop a 1972 Toyota Crown car. The car to Andrie Woodroffe of 82 Hartley Avenue, Strowan. Car belonged to The chimney that crushed this car in Strowan, Christchurch was thrown from the roof of the house behind it, show...

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One portrait colour digital photograph taken on 1 December 2010 showing a chimney, dislodged by the 4 September 2010 earthquake, atop a 1972 Toyota Crown car. The car to Andrie Woodroffe of 82 Hartley Avenue, Strowan. Car belonged to The chimney that crushed this car in Strowan, Christchurch was thrown from the roof of the house behind it, showi...

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One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 6 September 2010 showing liquefaction in Hagley Park. Liquefaction is the name of the process where water pushes sand and silt above ground. These puddles of sand and silt are left above ground. Liquefaction caused huge problems when it occurred in residential suburbs as was as likely to push thr...

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One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 6 September 2010 showing water table alteration in Hagley Park from near the Armagh Street bridge. Localised flooding was an almost immediate after effect of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes. Some areas of Christchurch were submerged, sometimes for several days, following the earthquake espec...

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One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 6 September 2010 showing earthquake damage to buildings on Victoria Street near Bealey Avenue. The red brick building is the Knox Church; it still stands on the corner of Bealey Avenue and Victoria Street following the earthquake, though some extreme measures were taken to make it safe. The red b...

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One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 6 September 2010 showing earthquake damage to a red brick fence on Bealey Avenue. Unreinforced brick masonry was particularly susceptible to damage during the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes. Walls and fences constructed from on many properties were shaken loose causing piles of rubble to litter...

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One Historic Places Trust report for Homebush Station. Homebush was in the process of being registered as a Historic Place, and this report was underway, when the homestead was severely damaged by the 4 September 2010 earthquake. Homebush Station was in the process of being registered as an historic place by the New Zealand Historic Places Trus...

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One soft cover book entitled 'The Big Quake: Canterbury September 4, 2010' by The Press; colour illustrations and maps; accompanying DVD. The extent of the damage caused by the 4 September 2010 earthquake is recorded in this book by Christchurch’s daily newspaper The Press. The overall message portrayed is one of community spirit and a commitme...