Kōrero: Canterbury region

National Christchurch memorial service

National Christchurch memorial service

On 18 March 2011 a memorial service was held in Hagley Park to remember those who had died in the earthquake almost a month before. Several thousand attended. There were tributes from Prince William of Wales and Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker, a reading by Governor-General Anand Satyanand and addresses by Prime Minister John Key and Leader of the Opposition Phil Goff.

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Photograph by Ross Giblin

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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/46375/national-christchurch-memorial-service (accessed 16 December 2019)

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