Not a sound was to be heard, all were asleep in the most gloomy hour of the morning. Suddenly, I heard a rumble which continued to the sound of a thousand trains steaming through my home. The Canterbury earthquake was upon us. My name is Rylee Seil and this is my account of the most […]

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I woke to the sound of one thousand trains and crashing through the house, but then I realized it wasn’t one thousand trains it was the horrifying sound of an earthquake! It was September the 4th 2010 at 4:35 in the morning when the big earthquake hit Christchurch. On the day of the earthquake I […]

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One Saturday morning, I experienced a natural disaster, the first in my life! It was an exciting day, but it was also terrifying. I was at home expecting a normal day but I got more than I bargained for, this is my experience. On Saturday 4th of September 2010 I was happily snoozing away in […]

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On September 4th 2010, the most stressful time of the year, maybe of our life. A 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook us in fear. But we tried our hardest to push through it. I am writing about the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that happened in 2010. Rumble, Crack, Smash “What’s going on” I screamed. Next all the […]

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‘My Story’- Chloe, 10, Wharenui School

I was so tired I didn’t even wake up from the rumbling and shaking. It felt like 1000 trains running past. Hello, my name is Chloe and I am going to tell you about my massive earthquake experience, on Saturday 4th of September at 4:35am. When the massive earthquake hit, the house was shaking and […]

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