Christchurch is a city in ruin following the September 4 earthquake measuring 7.1 and the February 22 quake measuring 6.3. Aftershocks are felt every day.
According to the Christchurch Quake Map 8201 earthquakes have been recorded since September 4. On September 6 alone they recorded 324 quakes.
Entry to the city centre is closed.
A temporary footpath library fashioned out of a shop refrigerator.
*Photos courtesy of my Mum from her trip home to Christchurch 2 weeks ago.