Bottom street looking West
View over port before
reclamation for Oil Storage was
The Timeball is one
of only 5 in the world, and got smacked pretty hard in the Feb
22nd earthquake. They were in the process of dismantling it so
that it could be re-constructed, when the June 13th earthquake
Luckily they had digitally
mapped it, so we hope they can re-assemble the jigsaw, and
repair the broken bits to rebuild it.
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The ODT online has some good
There are some great images of the damage here.