Auckland’s Earthquake Hell: My Story

At 9.09pm last night the lives of thousands of my fellow Aucklanders changed forever. For a few moments we felt a sense of horror as the ground shook and threatened to open up beneath us, and as our crockery rattled slightly. We all endured these hellish moments in our own way. Some of us clung…

Time To Get Tough On Natural Disasters

Sensible Sentencing Trust spokesperson Garth McVicar has accused the Government of being soft on crime, after a third major earthquake rocked the Canterbury region this week. Monday‚Äôs two quakes inflicted further damage upon a region struggling to recover from the events of September and February, and caused further distress to people already seriously traumatised. Mr…