My wife and I are both from
We have been fortunate that there is little or no damage in our town and most of the many aftershocks are centred round Christchurch and north of the new fault line . Even so it has been a damn scary experience for all those involved but is a credit to the infrastructure and building standards that more damage wasn’t sustained given its closeness to Christchurch.
However just to add more concern to an already massive disaster, there are gale force winds forecast for tomorrow which could cause more damage to unstable buildings, and rain in the forecast too. So