Kōrero: Canterbury region

Boiling water outside (1 o 2)

Boiling water outside

Two residents of the Christchurch suburb of Shirley, Gaye and Phillipa Stevens, try to boil water in their driveway on 26 February 2011, four days after the major earthquake. Thick liquefaction can be seen on the ground. Many Christchurch residents, especially in eastern suburbs, went for many days without electricity and running water, and became dependent on water deliveries, neighbourly assistance and their own ingenuity to make do.

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Fairfax NZ, Dominion Post
Reference: 27-dpt-earthquake7.JPG
Photograph by Andrew Gorrie

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - Canterbury earthquakes and rebuild', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/46371/boiling-water-outside (accessed 20 July 2024)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015