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Saturday, September 04, 2010

7.1 Earthquake Hits Christchurch, New Zealand

Hi all - just a quick note to say that a 7.1 Earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand at 4:35am this morning. Power and water is out through much of the city. My family and I are safe. Here is a news story on the quake.

Solid aftershocks are still coming through. Thanks to everyone for their messages and prayers.


Blogger MissTammy said...

Just heard about this, and came to check on you and your glad all is well. Will they need any kind of relief funds there? Please let us know!

12:00 PM  
Anonymous tdaly said...

I'm sure glad that you and you family got out safe. I'm very sorry for those that didn't.

Let us Know about anything we can do.

12:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Glad you're ok. Take care, and God bless you for the work you do.

12:54 PM  
Anonymous michigan said...

Oh Trevor! You and your family as well as other New Zealanders are in my prayers. Be careful of aftershocks. Stay safe!!

1:28 PM  
Blogger Ron Ledford Jr. said...

I am glad to hear you are well. My prayers are with you, your family and country.

11:47 PM  
Blogger Canterbury Atheists said...

Share disaster in my household, I tell you.

Firstly I lost two bottles of beer in my beer-fridge in the initial quake and then to add further distress in the aftermath I couldn’t access my TAB phone-betting account. And all the bloody useless local-council were interested in was running around trying to repair the friggin’ power and water when I had bets to put on at the Aussie gallops. I mean to say they could prioritise things in a time of disaster, eh?

If that wasn’t bad enough to top things-off my local pub closes its doors at 7 PM.

That’s right folks – I waltz in at 5 o’clock to find its closing its doors for the night at 7PM on a Saturday.

Gotta go, the crew from Campbell Live are at the door. I’ve got the kids dressed in bloodied rags and given TV3 the exclusive on the beer bottles.

Praise-be to Poseidon (The God of Earthquakes)no one was killed.

See ya.


2:49 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Certainly are thinking about you.

All the best Trevor.

Flyover in the USA

8:30 AM  
Anonymous Pansy said...

10 mins after the quake, my pet alligator escaped into the rubble.

I'm distraught!

If anyone finds him, please let me know. He's 9 feet long with a pink collar and will answer to the name "Chomper".

Thanks so much.

12:17 PM  

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