thechristchurchfiasco

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Guest Author: A Cry of desperation from Christchurch

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I could not agree more Sarah – it is a travesty. ‘Hope and Wire’ was insulting – what a wasted opportunity! It detracts attention from the truth. How are people outside Canterbury ever going to understand the full truth of what is happening here. The only people seemingly willing and capable of helping Christchurch citizens are a few Cantabrians themselves and the rest seem unwilling to stand up for themselves or their entitlements. Its truly desperate.

Frankly Speaking...

–  Sarah O’Brien

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I spoke to my father (84 yrs old) and asked.. ‘are you going to watch Hope & Wire”?

His response… ‘No, it hardly represents what the people here are still going through. It misrepresents Christchurch all together, and the language is unacceptable.  All this intermittant rubbish the writer has crammed into it… represents us as a group of badly educated, sex driven white supremists’!!!

YES.. I couldn’t agree more…

Having now lived through over 13000 earthquakes, and dealing on a daily basis with my own paper war to have my insurance contract with IAG (via the ASB) honoured, living with black mold in the ceilings, no carpet, gib off bedroom & living room walls and having had raw sewerage in the house for 2 years as EQC refused to fix this under ’emergency repairs’ (while my insurers didnt want to know until I was deemed…

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Author: Sarah Miles

Trained as a lawyer, psychotherapist and mediator. My goal is to make my voice heard for the causes in which I believe so as to improve and contribute to a more sustainable and equitable society. I believe in the enormous power of the human spirit and the power within each of us to effect major change. "The only triumph over evil is for good men [and women] to do nothing". https://thechristchurchfiasco.wordpress.com/

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