Those of us who weren’t in Christchurch at 12:51pm on February 22nd, 2011 will probably always recall where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news of the earthquake.
Those who were in the city or close to it will never forget.
This post is to remember the ones who died and were injured; the ones who lost family and friends, homes and work places; those who lives were literally and figuratively turned upside down and those who are still dealing with the physical, financial and emotional problems caused by the quake and its aftermath.
It is to acknowledge those who helped during the crisis and those who are dealing with ordinary life in extraordinary circumstances.
It is also to celebrate the people who are working so hard, under still trying conditions, to rebuild the city.
The Press lists commemorative events.