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"Feb. 2011 earthquake: Death trap CTV Building" Top 5 Page for this destination Christchurch Travelogue by Kakapo2

Christchurch Travel Guide: 1,243 reviews and 2,668 photos

Many people died in the CTV Building. It collapsed like in a bomb explosion, and only one wall remained standing. Search team were looking for survivors but after two days all hope had gone.

The Hotel Grand Chancellor (with the distinctive roof) was leaning to the south-east and was monitored permanently.

The leaning Hotel Grand Chancellor. It is being deconstructed floor by floor right now (Nov. 2011). The work will take up to ten months.

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