Story: Earthquakes

Buildings damaged during the Christchurch earthquake, 2011 (1st of 3)

Buildings damaged during the Christchurch earthquake, 2011

Built in 1966, the Pyne Gould Corporation (PGC) building in Christchurch collapsed during the 22 February 2011 earthquake, killing 18 people.

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Reference: Photograph by Neil Macbeth 214

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Earthquakes - Building for earthquake resistance', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/46841/buildings-damaged-during-the-christchurch-earthquake-2011 (accessed 12 August 2020)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017