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On February 22, 2011, a devastating earthquake shook Christchurch, killing 185 people. One hundred and fifteen of those people were in the CTV building. The building should never have been built.

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6: Tragedy, travesty
00:58:30
Police announce the results of their investigation. Will anyone be held accountable over 115 deaths?
Feb 16, 2021
5: Vagabond
00:48:09
The CTV story descends into controversy and farce: a fake engineer and New Zealand’s biggest homicide investigation.
Feb 15, 2021
4: Boom and bust
00:45:59
The CTV building was born in the 1980s construction boom. It had profound design flaws that were flagged at the time. How did it even get built?
Feb 14, 2021
3: Need help, need help
00:53:49
Senior Constable Stuart Martindale gets a tap on the shoulder and is handed a phone number. A trapped survivor is calling from underneath the rubble.
Feb 13, 2021
2: Call me Louis
00:44:12
Rescuers tunnel into the rubble and find what was left of a school cafeteria with 22 students trapped – dead and alive.
Feb 12, 2021
1: The mountain and the cave
00:40:04
Topi Emery and Marion Hilbers were among the 149 people in the CTV building when it collapsed. Their families kept vigil at the site for hours, hoping for a miracle.
Feb 11, 2021
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Feb 09, 2021