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Definitely no longer a safe retreat

Retreat Road in Avonside following Feb 2011 earthquake - definitely not living up to its name anymore.... However, nice creative use of broken fence-pavers to create a bridge across pavement mudhole!

Date 2011-02-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Anna Stevens collection

Slip-sliding away

The riverbanks on Avonside Drive subsided dramatically towards water's edge following 22 Feb 2011 earthquake, although tall poplar trees rooted there somehow seemed to survive.... and the ubiquitous...

Date 2011-02-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Anna Stevens collection

August 2011 snowstorm

Heavy snowfall in mid-August 2011 made amazing patterns covering native shrubs in Avonside. Also made a nice change from months of looking at liquefaction silt & broken pavements....

Date 2011-08-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Anna Stevens collection

Life without (any) drainage - Avonside, Residential Red Zone

Living in the depths of Avonside's Residential Red Zone for eight months, we found various ways of adjusting to life with mains water but WITHOUT any working drainage.

Date 2011-09-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Anna Stevens collection

August 2011 snowstorm in post-quake Residential Red Zone

In mid-August 2011, the combination of heavy snowfalls and existing severe earthquake damage to roads meant that in the Residential Red Zone, even heavy-duty 4WD vehicles were out of action until the...

Date 2011-08-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Anna Stevens collection

Heavy snowfall Aug 2011, Avonside Residential Red Zone

Following the major quakes in Feb and Jun 2011, we then experienced heavy snowfalls in August 2011. In the Residential Red Zone, the snow neatly disguised most of our extreme earthquake damage.

Date 2011-08-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Anna Stevens collection

Provincial Council Chambers collapse

The Canterbury Provincial Council buildings sustained some damage in the September 2010 earthqukes and were under repair when the February earthquake completely demolished the magnificently decorated...

Date 2011-03-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Cathy White Earthquake collection

Rubble at the Provincial Council Chambers

The photo shows the Armagh Street frontage of the Canterbury Provincial Council buildings which sustained some damage in the September 2010 earthqukes and were under repair when the February...

Date 2011-04-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Cathy White Earthquake collection

Damage Provincial Council Stone Chamber

Photo shows the Stone Chamber of the Canterbury Provincial Council buildings, already damaged in the earthquakes of September 2010, demolished by the 22 February 2011 earthquake . Armagh Street...

Date 2011-03-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Cathy White Earthquake collection

Collapsed Provincial Council Chambers

Photo shows the collapsed stone hall and the scafolding that was being used in the repairs from the September 2010 earthquake. Parts of the Provincial Council buildings were already damaged in the...

Date 2011-04-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Cathy White Earthquake collection