Remember the Christchurch Earthquake?

Before Japan, there was Christchurch. A colleague, Paul Steinfort has uploaded the attached map to Google plotting the location of the public portaloos still in the city. The density shows where the in-ground sewage systems are still not repaired and is probably a good indicator of the most damaged areas.

Distribution of portaloos March 2011

This map is a poignant reminder recovery take years after the news headlines have faded. The link to Google Maps is: http://maps.google.co.nz/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=203202450306015919485.00049ef42b182d29e1f73&ll=-43.507818,172.724476&spn=0.012357,0.027874&z=16

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