Christchurch earthquake

Five years on: Getting by 'one day at a time'

<strong><em>As Canterbury approaches the fifth anniversary of the September earthquake,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff-nation/assignments/12488757/Five-questions-to-mark-five-years-since-September-2010" target="_blank">we put five questions to our readers.</a>&nbsp;Here's what one small business owner had to say.</em></strong>

Five years on: Getting by 'one day at a time'

ONE DAY AT A TIME: Searching for the little things "like a cuddle or a beautiful sunrise".

Five years on, 'it all feels incredibly sad'

<strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;"><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;">As Canterbury approaches the fifth anniversary of the September earthquake,&nbsp;<a style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: #256091;" href="http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff-nation/assignments/12488757/Five-questions-to-mark-five-years-since-September-2010" target="_blank">we put five questions to our readers.</a>&nbsp;Here's what Michele McCormack had to say.</em></strong>

Five years on, 'it all feels incredibly sad'

Southshore: "I have watched my community disintegrate."

Five questions to mark five years since September 2010

As Canterbury approaches the fifth anniversary of the September earthquake, we put five questions to our readers:

Five questions to mark five years since September 2010

SAD END: Homebush, the Canterbury home of the Deans family for six generations, was turned to rubble. Jim Deans, second cousin of Wallabies rugby coach Robbie, and his wife escaped from their second floor bedroom as it collapsed. The homestead is likely to be demolished.

New walking trail through Christchurch's red-zone

Many children in Christchurch East don't remember a time before the earthquakes. They've grown up in quake-ravaged communities&nbsp;and don't know anything else.

New walking trail through Christchurch's red-zone

Chisnallwood Intermediate pupils walking around the Avon River in the red zone.

United we stand

United we stand

The moment that changed our nation forever, we remember those who died in last February's earthquake.

Civic Memorial Service in Hagley Park

Civic Memorial Service in Hagley Park

We remember those who died in last February's earthquake.

John Key on February 22nd 12:51 2011

John Key on February 22nd 12:51 2011

Prime Minister John Key gives his recollection of the events and days following the February 2011 earthquake.

Christchurch quake at Westfield Mall

Christchurch quake at Westfield Mall

Rattled shoppers Kathy Williams, Nelene Barron and Jaime Thomson talk about the December 23, 2011, Christchurch quake.

Chch has Resilience and buzz

chch The good has far outweighed the bad in Aaron Horan's post-quake life in Christchurch.

Post-quake fear of being alone

The Christchurch earthquakes have brought Tony Becker's neighbourhood together.

Quakes changed my perspective

More petty crime post-quake

Chch life: Tough, but I love it

Lily Marr was new to Christchurch just two weeks before the February quake, but she hasn't left.

Ask your quake questions

Berryman On the eve of the Christchurch earthquake anniversary, GNS Science earthquake expert Kelvin Berryman joins us at midday to answer your questions.

Canterbury Plains faults 'quite strong'

Ask an Expert: Canterbury Faults 'quite strong"

Kiwis say quake trial 'ridiculous'

Scientists' trial over quake deaths

Ask An Expert: Understanding magnitude

Earthquake magnitude is not a linear scale. For every step up in magnitude there is about a 30 times increase in energy released.

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