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Ways to Experience 185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial
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Reviewed 14 November 2020

A very moving way to see the effect of the 2011 earthquakes on Christchurch. Brings home the number of people that lost their lives, 1 chair for every life lost, including baby seats and high chairs

Date of experience: November 2020
Thank BT-Bear
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Reviewed 2 November 2020 via mobile

Was interested to see these chairs after the publicity. Very sad to view as they represent lost lives in the earthquake. I thought the area was quite untidy. Centrally located

Date of experience: October 2020
Thank Judith777
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Reviewed 15 October 2020 via mobile

After 9 years it still have that eerie feeling of the loss looking at the chairs representing the ones who left us.

Date of experience: October 2020
Thank Bigcookiebear
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Reviewed 12 October 2020

I hope this memorial becomes permanent - even if it is moved to another site. We found it very moving.

Date of experience: October 2020
Thank JennyForbes
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Reviewed 14 August 2020 via mobile

Makes you realize how lucky we are in this very different world that we live in now, we are alive.
The chairs represented the peoe that died in the christchurch earthquake.

Date of experience: August 2020
Thank Jan L
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