– Cashel Street, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

At work i stand behind the counter, having just not long started my shift. there is a massive jolt, and then it begins to shake hard and fast.

The roof caves in outside and i see people trapped. and now so am i, the door is blocked and i cant get out.

My boss and i hide under a desk. there is more shaking and i can here the voices of people screaming, crying.

I started to get scared no one will no we are in here but then i hear screaming and i stand.

After moving rubble from the door way we are free

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