Story: Canterbury places

Homebush reborn, 2014

The most iconic image of the 4 September Darfield earthquake was the severe damage to the historic Homebush homestead near Darfield, the home of the Deans family. However, four years later Jim and Louise Deans were living in a new Homebush. Jendy Harper spoke to Louise in her new home.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - Darfield district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/46384/homebush-reborn-2014 (accessed 26 August 2019)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015