Elizabeth Ackermann's Earthquake Photographs

Elizabeth Ackermann is the Department Administrator for the Civil and Natural Resources Engineering Department at the University of Canterbury. This collection holds photographs taken by Elizabeth after the 4 September and 22 February 2011 earthquakes.

Last updated
3:45pm 3rd December 2017
Type
Collection
Identifier
qsr-collection:17785

Contains 370 items


Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 265
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 265
A photograph of a tour bus offering "Christchurch City Sightseeing" travelling down Colombo Street.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 266
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 266
A photograph of a wreath and flowers tied to a lamppost on Colombo Street. They were placed there by Red Bus in memory of the bus driver and passengers who died in one of their busses during the 22 February 2011 earthquake. A sign behind the wreath reads, "In remembrance of the tragic events during the 22 February 2011 earthquake in Colombo Street where our bus driver and his passengers Jayden Andrews-Howland, Phillip Coppeard, Joseph Routledge, Pelesa Sanft, Beverly May Stick and Earl Niche died, and Ann Brower was seriously injured".
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 267
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 267
A photograph looking south-east across Lichfield Street from near the intersection with Colombo Street. Many of the buildings on Lichfield Street have been demolished, with others patched up with plywood.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 268
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 268
A photograph looking east down Cashel Street from the intersection with Colombo. In the distance, a large crane towers above the buildings.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 269
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 269
A photograph looking north-east across Colombo Street from a cordon near Cashel Street.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 270
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 270
A photograph of flowers planted in church bells on Cashel Street as part of the Christchurch Garden City Trust Festival of Flowers.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 271
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 271
A photograph of flowers planted in a church bell on Cashel Street as part of the Christchurch Garden City Trust Festival of Flowers.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 272
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 272
A photograph of lavender in a planter outside the Re:Start Mall on Cashel Street.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 273
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 273
A photograph of the Rydges Hotel taken from Cambridge Terrace, across the Avon River. To the right, the Clarendon Towers can be seen, currently under deconstruction.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 274
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 274
A photograph looking east down Gloucester Street, taken from the Cambridge Terrace intersection. The road has been cordoned off ahead, and many excavators and cranes can be seen in the distance.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 275
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 275
A photograph looking east down Gloucester Street, taken from the Cambridge Terrace intersection. The road has been cordoned off ahead, and many excavators and cranes can be seen in the distance. A soldier is guarding the cordon.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 276
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 276
A photograph of the Canterbury Provincial Chambers on Durham Street. The building has been cordoned off with wire fencing and the roof covered by plastic sheeting. A crane can be seen to the right.