Kōrero: Earthquakes

Damage from the Christchurch earthquake, 2011

This video shows the destructive power of the magnitude 6.3 earthquake that struck the city of Christchurch on 22 February 2011, and includes CCTV footage from shops taken during the earthquake.

Using this item

YouTube: RT

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Earthquakes - Seismic activity in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/46844/damage-from-the-christchurch-earthquake-2011 (accessed 16 October 2019)

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