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49.13% of people buy Earthquake - Christchurch 22 Feb 2011 (Book + DVD) and You Know You're From Christchurch When... ~ Paperback ~ Bruce Raines.
DVD includes footage taken 10 minutes after the quake, many personal stories plus the incredible footage that screened at the Day of Remembrance.
* Prelude to a disaster - What Christchurch was doing on February 22. How the debate of the September 4/Boxing Day quakes was continuing, how those events had shaped lives.
* The Event - First hand accounts, the effect on buildings/people. How different areas of the city were affected - Lyttelton/Sumner/Redcliffs. CTV/Forsythe Barr/Pyne Gould Buildings.
* An overview of the first hours after the main tremor, extending it into the first night. The official response. The international response.
* The science of the earthquake - where centred, duration, energy released etc. Lots of graphs, maps and data.
* Survivors stories - the mounting death toll, stories of tragedy and heroism, loss of heritage buildings, Grand Chancellor Hotel, international and local response (hospitals, search teams etc)
* The aftermath, the search and rescue/recovery, the civil defence team, the emerging toll, the stories (The Bagpipe Kid, babies born, Farmy army), eastern suburbs claims of being forgotten, the student army, I thought you were dead column, looters in court.
* Through to the Day Of Remembrance "Grief is the price we pay for love" (Prince William)
* The rebuilding of Christchurch.
The Press photographers and journalists
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