hey, Im OK , lucky Ive got power , but no water ,thats better than thousands who got no water power phones , and already living in houses with no walls
I was going to Liittleton to see the Timeball building
well I just been told that it is completely down now flattened just a pile of rubble
airport closed , two more huge hotels badly leaning , gunna tople soon
Emergency bulletin 3
Two bridges are currently closed - Pages Road bridge at New Brighton and the bridge on Bridge Street. The overbridges at Durham and Colombo Streets on Moorhouse Ave are also currently closed.
More bridges may be closed as assessment contniue.
There also reports of rockfall in Sumner area and the situation is still being assessed.
The water pressure across the city is very low. We are asking people to conserve water and to use their emergency water supplies and to limit flushing their toilets where possible.
There is large dust cloud at Mt Pleasant - residents are asked to limit their travel and stay indoors.
.hundreds of millions of Gvt dollars poured into replacing infrastructure in Christchurch ....roads watermains sewers an power , phones
THEN 'whumpa! 5.5 the 4.4 then whammo The big SIX , plus aftershocks & liquifaction in one day destroys it all !!!!
in New Orleans, the federal Gvt just walked away from it ".too hard..... too expensive."
maybe thats whats gotta happen here pack it in and relocate , CH CH is DOOOOOOMED
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Dominos Pizza assistant manager Renee Murray said Stanmore St buildings, in Christchurch, had also partially collapsed.
"All the shops have fallen down,'' she said. "Half of the roof has fallen in. They have not fully collapsed.''
Roads and bridges have been closed due to further damage and widespread liquefaction. And there have been reports of serious rock falls at Shag Rock, Boulder Bay and other coastal areas.
In the Liggins St area of Horseshoe Lake, the ground was bubbling with sand spurting out of the ground, as happened in the first two major quakes, a resident said.
Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/environment/large-...z1P7ydegVe