That Day

Luca Deely

'I remember I hugged my tiger close'

When the February 22 quake struck, Luca Deely was nine years old. Now aged 10, he writes of his experience.

Making contact - first text messages

KEITH LYNCH AND JOHN HARFORD

quake In January we asked Press readers to tell us about the first text message they sent or received on February 22 last year, after the earthquake.

Spirit strong despite ordeal

OLIVIA CARVILLE - Canterbury

Helen Grice may have lost the use of her legs on February 22, but she did not lose her spirit.

Capturing history - journalists at work

In the moments after the quake, Press multimedia editor Daniel Tobin and reporter Olivia Carville did their jobs; they produced compelling video journalism that captured the chaos and emotion of that day.

The moment the earth shuddered

EWAN SARGENT

A year's a long time, but not when it comes to memories of killer quakes. Ewan Sargent goes back to the moment the earth shuddered.