Tuesday 15 March 2011
Updated information should be sourced directly from official phone numbers, websites and Twitter accounts listed below.
Sunday, 13 March 2011
The state of national emergency has been extended for a further seven days #eqnz (via @nzherald)
### http://www.beehive.govt.nz 7 March, 2011
State of national emergency extended
Civil Defence Minister John Carter has today extended the state of national emergency for a further seven days in the aftermath of the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that struck Christchurch on 22 February. The state of national emergency in New Zealand was declared on 23 February and first extended on 1 March. It is expected to continue for several more weeks.
### ODT Online Mon, 7 Mar 2011
National memorial to mark ‘terrible loss of life’
A national memorial service to mark the “terrible loss of life” in the Christchurch earthquake will be held on March 18, and Cantabrians will get the day off to attend. Prime Minister John Key this afternoon announced the service would be held at North Hagley Park in Christchurch at 12.45pm.
Check the following links regularly for latest #eqnz notices:
Earthquake Government Helpline: 0800 779 997 #eqnz #chch
Civil Defence Deconstruction Team for advice: 027 819 9860 #eqnz
NZ Police List of Victims http://www.police.govt.nz/
Sun, 13 March 2011 (3.46pm, via NewstalkZB) Power back on: Orion says power is on to all but a few pockets of customers outside Chch CBD but still off to ha… read more: http://bit.ly/fcEGW4
Sun, 13 March 2011 Civil Defence says 844 of 1666 heritage buildings inspected after the February 22 quake have red placards, but these are not a demolition order. 5000 additional chemical toilets have arrived in Christchurch from China. (8.03am, via TVNZNews) http://bit.ly/htPSYg
Fri, 11 March 2011 (8.54pm, via TVNZNews) Police add six more names to quake fatality list http://bit.ly/ewavLQ #TVNZNews
Thu, 10 Mar 2011 (8.17pm) @CEQgovt.nz The number of confirmed fatalities is 166 (at 1100hrs, 10 March) #chch #eqnz
Thu, 10 Mar 2011 (8.11pm) NZ Police confirm latest 12 names of deceased http://bit.ly/erf56h
Wed, 9 Mar 2011 (8.43pm) @CEQgovt.nz Commercial business owners who have any concerns should engage a Chartered Professional Structural Engineer. #eqnz
Tue, 8 Mar 2011 (9.46pm) @CEQgovtnz New Zealand Police have now identified 57 people who have died as a result of the earthquake, including foreign citizens #chch #eqnz
Mon, 7 Mar 2011 (via ODT) The death toll officially rose to 166 yesterday, with an expected final toll of 200, and police named 15 more of the dead, to bring the number of those named to 41. http://bit.ly/fC1dc2
Sat, 5 Mar 2011 (ODT) No bodies found in cathedral Searchers have found no bodies at Christchurch’s iconic cathedral, despite earlier reports that 22 people were thought to be buried in rubble.
Sat, 5 Mar 2011 Six recovery assistance centres would open this morning in the hardest hit areas of the city, offering a range of services and information – including agency support from Work and Income, Housing New Zealand, ChristchurchCity Council, Red Cross and Salvation Army – for people who need help.
Satellite images of Christchurch after the quake http://bit.ly/fO3XaJ
Before/After Google maps satellite images of the destruction in the Christchurch CBD http://bit.ly/hHf13O #eqnz
Post quake satellite images @DavidClinchNews
New Google Earth/GeoEye Feb26 shows amazing details http://bit.ly/dJVneH
A view of #Christchurch & #Wellington from the International Space Station http://bit.ly/ieBUoy #NZ #NZtravel >> cool
Posted by Elizabeth Kerr