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“Disappointing ”

185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial
Ranked #13 of 209 things to do in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

A very tacky disappointing display, considering so many of the victims families didn’t want a chair for their loved one who passed away. There must be better ways to remember them

Thank barefootlouise
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Stopping by, looking and imagining the people who perished in the earthquake was moving, especially when one thinks of the people who may have occupied these chairs.

Thank CadigalSydney
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

I can see why the person before me said it is 'just a bunch of white chairs', because it is. But if you were to read the information next to them, about why, and the messages of support people have left in the book, and the poems about grief, it is actually incredibly moving.
It is hard to fathom that 185 people lost their life in one moment, and is touching that CC remembers them.

Thank Sheffielder7
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I was there for few days and went to every place i could possibly go
The chairs are well, a bunch of white chairs by the roadside and contructions around the area
Thats all
Nothing much

Thank DJLengYein
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

A great memorial for the lives lost to be remembered ,very sad but a good way for us to try and relate what the people who died and survived the Earth Quake went through at that time .

Thank Kevin T
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