Donations pour in for double amputee
Stacey Herbert's dream of walking again received a boost at the weekend.
The 27-year-old had both legs amputated above the knee after she was trapped for eight hours under a pile of concrete and steel in The Press building after the February 2011 quake.
She also fractured her spine, tailbone and three pelvic bones.
Now she needs to raise about $150,000 for computerised legs, known as C-legs, from the Hanger prosthetics clinic in the United States.
After her story appeared in The Press her online Givealittle campaign jumped by almost $7000.
Help Stacey get her C-legs: Donate at RiseUpStacey2