A 6.3 earthquake hit Christchurch on Tuesday, 22 February, 2011.
CHRISTCHURCH Mayor Bob Parker has told the thousands gathered for a Civic Memorial Service that this day is above all others the "heaviest and hardest".
CHRISTCHURCH was ravaged by the 6.3 magnitude earthquake, which struck on February 22, with the city treated as somewhat of a salt shaker.
THE Belfast Telegraph is hosting Linen Hall Library's collection of historical Irish art, cartoons and photographs.
POLICE have abandoned all hope of finding survivors at the collapsed Canterbury TV building in central Christchurch.
RESCUERS are working frantically to reach trapped survivors after a catastrophic earthquake left nearly 400 people dead or missing in Christchurch.