Fairfax Media Videos June 2012
Videos from Fairfax Media recorded in June 2012.
10:17am 25th August 2022
- Fairfax Video, June 2012 (1)
- A video about the time capsule found in the foundations of the former Press Building in Cathedral Square. Heritage consultant Jenny May shows the contents of the time capsule, including several coins, newspaper articles, and messages. The capsule was left by the architects and the people working on the building, rather than the editors of The Press.
- Fairfax Video, June 2012 (2)
- A video of an interview with Jenny Beecroft and Warren Beecroft about the housing shortage in Christchurch. Jenny's daughter Selena Beecroft had to move into Jenny's house with her two sons after the 22 February 2011 earthquake damaged her rental property. Selena has epilepsy and can only move into a rental property in walking distance of her work and her children's school. The family is one of many living in difficult situations despite the government's claim that there is no housing crisis in Christchurch.
- Fairfax Video, June 2012 (3)
- A video of the Christchurch central city covered in snow. The video includes footage of the ChristChurch Cathedral, Gloucester Street, New Regent Street, Manchester Street, Latimer Square, Centennial Pool, Armagh Street, McLeans Mansion, Hagley Park, Rolleston Avenue, Worcester Street, the Peacock Fountain in the Botanic Gardens, and Dyers Pass Road.
- Fairfax Video, June 2012 (4)
- A time-lapse video of the demolition of the Terrace on the Park apartment complex.
- Fairfax Video, June 2012 (5)
- A video of a tour of the historic Canterbury Club building on Cambridge Terrace. The club will reopen on 9 June 2012, after an intensive rebuild and restoration process which has fixed the damage from the 22 February 2011 earthquake. The video also includes an interview with Dr Brent Stanley, the Canterbury Club President. Stanley talks about the strengthening work that was done in 2009, as well as the history of the club.
- Fairfax Video, June 2012 (6)
- A video about members of the Irish rugby team touring the Christchurch central city Red Zone. The team is in Christchurch for a test match against the All Blacks at the new Christchurch Stadium. The video includes interviews with scrum coach Greg Feek and coach Declan Kidney. It also includes footage of Irish construction workers meeting the team in Cathedral Square.
- Fairfax Video, June 2012 (7)
- A vide of an interview with Darren Shand, the manager of the All Blacks, about the upcoming test match at the Christchurch Stadium in Addington. Shand talks about the team's excitement about returning to Christchurch. The video also includes footage of the All Blacks training at Linfield Park.
- Fairfax Video, June 2012 (8)
- A video of a bike race on Gloucester Street with Roger Sutton and staff of The Press. The bike race was held to mark the opening of the new Press Building on Gloucester Street.
- Fairfax Video, June 2012 (9)
- A video about the discovery of a historic tramline on North Avon Road. The video includes an interview with Brent Leersynder, a site engineer for SCIRT, and Steve Timpson, site foreman for SCIRT. The SCIRT team found the tramline while repairing the damaged wastewater system under North Avon Road in May.
- Fairfax Video, June 2012 (10)
- A video of a tour of the Christchurch central city Red Zone. The video includes footage of Cambridge Terrace, Kilmore Street, Colombo Street, the Grant Thornton building in Cathedral Square, Worcester Street, ChristChurch Cathedral, the Westende Jewellers Building, and Hereford Street.
- Fairfax Video, June 2012 (11)
- A video of an interview with a family who are living in a shed. The family lost their rental property after the owners' other property was damaged by the 22 February 2011 earthquake. The family are one of many living in sheds, garages, and tents despite the government's claim that there is no housing crisis in Christchurch.
- Fairfax Video, June 2012 (12)
- A video of interviews with three residents about their Port Hills properties. The video was filmed the day after Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announced the red-zoning of 285 Port Hills properties. The video includes an interview with Marine Kent (whose house was zoned white to green), Mark Tranter (whose house was zoned white to red), and Tony Ging (whose house is still white-zoned).