Before and after: how the 2011 earthquake changed Christchurch

Before and after: how the 2011 earthquake changed Christchurch

The Guardian

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Many parts of central Christchurch are unrecognisable now

Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel was born and raised in the city she now represents. But she finds it hard to describe how it has changed since the earthquake.

“I don’t know whether it’s a post-disaster thing,” Dalziel says. “But for me, it’s sometimes hard to remember what was there before.”

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