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New Zealand earthquake 2011

Staying in touch

Kitty, who is 83-years-old, appreciates the support after a visit from Red Cross volunteer Ruth. Read Kitty's story.

Paying the bills

Mary Waine is grateful to Red Cross volunteer Ruth Herbertz for personal support and assistance following the earthquake. Read Mary's story.

Red Cross response

Thousands of people have been supported by Red Cross in evacuation centres and in their homes after the Christchurch earthquake. Read more.


Media enquiries: James Molan on 0448 571 484.

Photos: New Zealand Red Cross.


Coping with a major personal crisis

Coping with a major personal crisis
audio | booklet | easy English | large print