We want to collect and preserve your Canterbury earthquake stories and pictures.

And what happened next, and how some things have changed and some have remained the same.

Damaged car 1. Lone Star Demolition Start 70. Damaged buildings, Colombo Street. Old Normal School 3. Arts Centre turrett braced by The Great Hall on Rolleston Av. Down Struthers Lane  . Postquake Portaloos in Avonside.
Knox Church September 4 2010  1962. Durham Street Methodist Church September 7 2010 135. Asko Building September 7 2010 141. Daily Bagel and Covent Fruit Centre September 4 2010 1960. Gasoline Alley - petrol station. Bridge Street bridge. Demolition of Robertsons Bakery September  8, 2010  99.
Cracks in Clock Tower - September 2010 39. Sydenham  - September 13  2010  #75. Lone Star Demolition Start 68. Moorhouse Avenue, Christchurch looking towards the old Railway Station (4. The Harley Building, corner of Worcester Boulevard and Durha. Rubble on the St Asaph and Barbadoes St cnr, 7.10.10. Takeaway bar on Stanmore Road is a no go zone.

Register on Kete, and add your stories, photos, memories of the earthquake, the aftermath and the rebuild.

If you have a lot of images we can bulk upload these for you if you want and then you can add your stories later if you wish. Contact us at ketechristchurch@ccc.govt.nz

Material here forms part of the Christchurch City Libraries archive documenting the experiences of our community, during the Earthquake and the rebuilding of our city.

It wlll also appear in CEISMIC Search

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The Town Ball,  52 Manchester Street, 12 July 2014 #SAM 3047.
The Town Ball Restaurant & Bar at 52 Manchester Street was a post quake short lived venue that operated for
277 Papanui Road 'Laurel', building removed.
The dwelling Larel at 277 Papanui Road, was built in 1924, and demolished in 2011 due to earthquake damage.
Highway Lodge, 121 Papanui Road, 12 March 2011 #DSC04661.
The building sustained significant damage from the 4th September 2010 and 2010 boxing day earthquakes and associated aftershocks.  Later it
A memorial in Christchurch for the people who lost their lives or were injured on 22 February 2011
Former factory, 31 Dundas Street, 3 March 2011 #IMG 5569.
The former factory building at 31 Dundas Street was badly damaged in the 2010/2011 earthquakes and was demolished in 2011.
The Dux de Lux survived intact.
Situated on the corner of Hereford and Monteal Streets, the Dux de Lux Restaurant, brewery and bar was originally built

Welcome to our basket for collecting material about the Canterbury earthquake on September 4, 2010, the following aftershocks, the Boxing Day event  and the earthquake on the February 22, 2011.

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake - centred 40km west of Christchurch and with its epicentre 10km south-east of Darfield - occurred on Saturday 4 September 2010 (NZ time). Widespread damage occured, with disruption to water, power and sewerage services.

February 22, 2011, was a smaller magnitude but because of its epicenter had a much larger impact on Christchurch including loss of life.

This basket has open membership. Register on Kete, and automatically join this basket.

Add your stories, photos, memories of the earthquake and the aftermath.

Material in this basket will be collected for an archive in the Christchurch City Libraries documenting the experiences of our community.

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