In memory of the Canterbury quake victims
22 February 2013
In memory of the Canterbury quake
Labour Leader David Shearer has
today joined Cantabrians at a service in Christchurch to
mark the second anniversary of the devastating February 22
“At 12.51 today we stand in silence to
remember the moment when so many lives were suddenly taken
and when the face of the city changed forever.
join with the families and friends of those who died to
cherish their memory. We also remember the tremendous effort
made by emergency services and pay tribute to the solidarity
shown by the Canterbury community at such a traumatic time.
“Labour stands alongside Cantabrians today as
they mark a tragic moment in their history but also look
forward to a future full of promise,” said David
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