Fairfax Media Videos September 2012
Videos from Fairfax Media recorded in September 2012.
10:23am 25th August 2022
- Fairfax Video, September 2012 (1)
- A video of a interview with Reverend Jenni Carter, the vicar of St John's Church in Hororata, about the 4 September 2010 earthquake. Carter talks about the morning of the September earthquake when she saw the damage to the church for the first time.
- Fairfax Video, September 2012 (2)
- A video about the 4 September 2010 earthquake, produced for the anniversary of the earthquake. The video includes footage of the earthquake damage to the Christchurch city centre, Darfield, Rolleston, and Hororata. It also includes footage of diggers clearing stock in the Canterbury Brewery on St Asaph Street, engineers checking buildings in town, and a fire on Worcester Street.
- Fairfax Video, September 2012 (3)
- A video of an excavator demolishing the clock tower of the former railway station on Moorhouse Avenue.
- Fairfax Video, September 2012 (4)
- A video of a press conference with Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee. Brownlee announced that cabinet has agreed to redevelop the hospital sites throughout Canterbury. This will include the building of additional operating theatres, the replacement of around 5000 beds, the expansion of the intensive care unit and emergency department, and the building of a new hospital for older persons in Burwood.
- Fairfax Video, September 2012 (5)
- A video about several retail stores in Westfield Riccarton giving Christchurch women makeovers after the 22 February 2011 earthquake. Twenty-one women who were affected by the earthquakes or contributed to the recovery effort, were given a $1000 makeover by Blue Illusion, Rodney Wayne, Life Pharmacy, All About You, and Coffee Culture. The video includes an interview with Jude Kahui from Blue Illusion, who organised the makeovers. It also includes an interview with Shirley Quinn, one of the makeover recipients, as she receives her makeover.
- Fairfax Video, September 2012 (6)
- A video about the training of search dogs for New Zealand Urban Search and Rescue (USAR). The video includes an interview with dog handler, Brenda Woolley, and Tim Drennan, the President of the New Zealand USAR Search Dog Association. Woolley talks about what they look for in search dogs, as well as how they train them. The video also includes footage of a dog being trained in the rubble from a demolished building in Christchurch.
- Fairfax Video, September 2012 (7)
- A video of an interview with students from Shirley Boys' High School about the plans to merge their school with Christchurch Boys' High School.
- Fairfax Video, September 2012 (8)
- A video of an interview with John Laurenson, Principal at Shirley Boys' High School, about the Government announcement of a possible merger of Shirley Boys' and Christchurch Boys' High Schools. Laurenson explains that the government has retracted this statement and that Shirley Boys' will be rebuilt. He also talks about how the announcement has upset the Shirley community.
- Fairfax Video, September 2012 (9)
- A video of Press journalist Martin Van Beynen talking about the Canterbury Television Building which collapsed during the 22 February 2011 earthquake. Beynen investigates the construction manager of the building, Gerald Shirtcliff, who allegedly faked an engineering degree and stole the identity of an engineer he knew in South Africa. The video also includes footage of Shirtcliff giving evidence about the CTV Building at the Canterbury Earthquake Royal Commission.
- Fairfax Video, September 2012 (10)
- A video of Bill Robinson from Nikau Demolition Ltd talking about the demolition equipment the company is using in the Christchurch central city Red Zone. Robinson explains the need to check the welds of the crane arms each day, and the need for larger jaws on some demolition projects. He also explains the crane controls.
- Fairfax Video, September 2012 (11)
- A video of an interview with Corporal Pani Bell about his work guarding cordons at the edge of the Christchurch central city red zone. Bell talks about the progress of the Christchurch rebuild, the shrinking of the red zone, the implosion of the Radio Network House on Worcester Street, and the temporary offices which have been built for the cordon guards.
- Fairfax Video, September 2012 (12)
- A video of an interview with stonemason Ben West about his work in the Canterbury rebuild. West talks about the work that he has done on the Magistrates Court.