Release of Lists of Dead and Injured Delayed
3.30pm 24 February 2011
- Release of Lists of Dead and injured
release of the names of missing people for whom Police have
serious concerns following the Christchurch earthquake has
Canterbury District Commander Superintendent
Dave Cliff will provide an update on progress with the lists
at a media briefing at 6pm this evening at the Christchurch
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Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
The screens erected around the park displayed the live events to those who had turned up. The heat generated by the huge number of people caused many to take a turn. Medics and ambulances were on hand for the fainting crowd members. Only twenty minutes into the ceremony, one medic said they had already dealt with 15 to 20 spells. More>>
Reflections On The Day.