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Christchurch Earthquake 2011

Christchurch: When Nature Changes Your City

Priyanka Kher | Posted 11.06.2012 | Travel
Priyanka Kher

Christchurch in New Zealand was my home for six years. I didn't choose the city though. Rather, it got chosen for me.

New Zealanders Remember Earthquake Victims

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 04.22.2012 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — More than 10,000 New Zealanders stood in silence, some in tears, at a Christchurch park Wednesday while police officer...

Strong Earthquake Rattles New Zealand City

AP | RAY LILLEY | Posted 02.21.2012 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A series of strong earthquakes struck the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday, rattling buildings, sending good...

WATCH: What It's Like To Be In An Earthquake

Posted 08.14.2011 | World

Videos that inadvertently caught one of the two powerful aftershocks that struck Christchurch, New Zealand on Monday are surfacing on YouTube, giving ...

Rock On: Man Auctions Boulder For New Zealand Earthquake Fund

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As the people of Christchurch continue to rebuild their city and communities, some are using a bit of humor to garner donations for the cause. The W...

150-Year-Old Time Capsules Found In Quake Rubble

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The discovery of two objects believed to be 150-year-old time capsules among the rubble of Christchurch Cathedral after New Zealand's devastating 6.3-...

Cathedral Symbolizes New Zealand's 'Broken Heart'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) - For 130 years, Christchurch Cathedral stood at the center of its city as a graceful monument to its heritage and civi...

Haunting Texts From Buried Daughter To Mom Beg For Help

AP | JIM GOMEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The first text message said: "Mommy, I got buried." About 40 minutes later: "Mommy, I can't move my right hand." Then, a brief call from New Zealand's...

No Act of Kindness Is Too Small: The New Zealand Earthquake and Kiwi Spirit

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Astore

Perhaps it's the small size of the New Zealand government, or the tight-knit nature of Kiwis, or the Kiwis' propensity for enjoying a tough scrum, but I know New Zealand will recover from this disaster with its spirit intact.

New Zealand Earthquake Toll At 75 Dead, 300 Missing

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — New Zealand's prime minister says the death toll from the earthquake that devastated the city of Christchurch has ri...

New Zealand Earthquake Shatters Architectural Landmarks

hyperallergic.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

An earthquake in ChristChurch, New Zealand this Tuesday February 22 has damaged the city's iconic works of architecture, including the ChristChurch Ca...

Photos Of New Zealand In Ruins After Massive Quake

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least 65 people have died after a massive earthquake toppled churches and tall buildings in one of New Zealand's biggest cities. As CBS is reporti...

New Zealand Earthquake Causes Glacier Ice Break

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — The earthquake that struck Christchurch has caused some 30 million tons of ice to break off from New Zealand's bigge...

New Zealand Earthquake Kills At Least 65, Traps More

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Police have announced a nighttime curfew in parts of New Zealand's Christchurch city that were devastated by an eart...

Strong Earthquake Rocks New Zealand's South Island

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A strong earthquake shook New Zealand on Tuesday afternoon, according to reports. The 6.3-magnitude quake, per the USGS, shook New Zealand's South ...