The impact of the Earthquake that shook the city of Christchurch on 22 February may have slipped from the front pages, but its devastating impact on the landscape – and the people – is very real indeed. The Central Business District is slowly being opened, with decisions about which buildings are to be pulled down and which will be repaired.
* Pictures illustrate how Christchurch looked and how it appears today….
* Canterbury Interactive Map
* Reminder of tectonic plates and how/why it all happened
Before and After Aerial Images
Christchurch Interactive Map
For interactive version, click http://www.christchurchquakemap.co.nz/all