Christchurch Faces the Damage Caused by the 23rd December Aftershocks
After a shaky night puntuated with dozens of aftershocks, Christchurch people awoke to face Christmas Eve. Some malls were partly open by 9am while others remained closed for further structural assessments. The atmosphere was subdued in the city as people did last minute shopping and surveyed the damage. Click here for more details of how Christchurch was affected by the 5.8 and 6.0 aftershocks.