22 Feb 2011

New Zealand 's Darkest Day - many lives lost in massive earthquake in Christchurch

New Zealand suffered one of its worst natural disasters when a 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit again the city of Christchurch. At least 65 people confirmed to have died but many more are still missing feared still trapped in collapsed buildings.This is a truly devastating event, the quake is the second major one to hit Christchurch, a city of 350,000, in five months.Prime Minister John Key has called the scene one of "utter devastation". "This may be New Zealand's darkest day" he said.

Be strong Christchurch, love thoughts to you all from Once Upon A Hobbit.