Christchurch was hit by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake on 22 February 2011. The city was rebuilding even at year end with many areas cordoned off, buildings in various states of damage and celebrations into the new year was pretty much contained. The celebratory mood was clearly missing in a country that always first enter the New Year.
Here in one of the Pak ‘N Save, supplies are stocked to the brim with business as usual. It can be pleasant to watch the uniformly piled up stocks but at the same time the ones with gaps tug the heartstring of every perfectionist with discomfort.