Last September I reported on the first quake that struck Christchurch and the experiences of fellow travel writer Heather Hapeta. Heather has since moved from Christchurch but did make a post on her home page.
Jerome Shaw is a travel writer based in Colorado. He has lived and worked in New Zealand.
TVNZ TImeline of the earthquake as it happened
Previous NZQuake story on Examiner
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