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New Zealand remembers 185 who died in quake 10 years ago

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By NICK PERRY

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A tragedy.

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Life moves too quick when you are enjoying it. 10 years since 3/11 and NZ quake. Stop the clock, please!

4 ( +6 / -2 )

I recall the sad day when the bodies of many of the Japanese victims were flown to Japan.

The victims families and friends were all waiting as of course were politicians and the media.

It was to be an important memorial day for all those loved ones.

And what day was it - March 11.

How terrible that their anguish and sadness was to be compounded by Japans own day of terror.

With all the chaos, tragedy and death occurring in Tohoku the nation never got to collectively pay respects and mourn the passing of the NZ victims.

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Although this day should be used to commemorate those who lost their lives, we should not forget that many people died due to a building that was not up to standard. Nobody has been held accountable.

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The CTV building collapse was one of those events where multiple errors and in one case fraud, all aligned to make a complete disaster. The man who designed the building was inexperienced in designing buildings over two stories in height, the company that employed didn't provide adequate monitoring of his work, and to top it off, the man in charge of supervising the buildings construction had a fake engineering degree he obtained through identity theft.

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/ctv-fraudster-could-be-investigated/J3Q52V7MJDNVEIOCOQJTYWDZ5U/

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No masks?

Are they 100% certain no asymptomatic positives in that crowd?

Did every single person get tests?

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I show a program of this and the Japanese who died were students studying English and the school, that had been shoddily built crumbled. The buildings on the left and the right were intact, having been built by professionals. It's unacceptable that a quake-prone NZ should have such shoddy building standards without any repercussions for the guilty party

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Burning BushFeb. 22  08:02 pm JST

No masks?

Are they 100% certain no asymptomatic positives in that crowd?

Did every single person get tests?

There is no coronavirus in NZ (except in isolation facilities at the border). Aren't they lucky!

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letsberealisticFeb. 23  06:30 pm UTC

Burning BushFeb. 22  08:02 pm JST

No masks?

Are they 100% certain no asymptomatic positives in that crowd?

Did every single person get tests?

There is no coronavirus in NZ (except in isolation facilities at the border). Aren't they lucky!

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LamillyToday  12:04 am JST

I show a program of this and the Japanese who died were students studying English and the school, that had been shoddily built crumbled. The buildings on the left and the right were intact, having been built by professionals. It's unacceptable that a quake-prone NZ should have such shoddy building standards without any repercussions for the guilty party

NZ does have very strict earthquake-proof construction laws but unfortunately, this building was built before there introduction and had not yet been tested.

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No masks?

Why would they?

Are they 100% certain no asymptomatic positives in that crowd?

Yes.

Did every single person get tests?

They don't need to.

I'm envious. If only we all had competent leaders like Ardern.

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No masks?

Are they 100% certain no asymptomatic positives in that crowd?

Did every single person get tests?

There is almost no Coronavirus in New Zealand..

NZ goverment did so well in the pandemic, not like You trumpy idol..

Understand??..

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