Bottles of wine lie smashed on the floor of a supermarket in the Christchurch after an earthquake struck on December 23 2011.
A man walks his dog past a car trapped in a sink hole caused by liquefaction in the Christchurch suburb of Parklands after an earthquake struck, December 23 2011.
Government officials survey a collapsed bank and broken water line on the banks of the Avon River in Christchurch after an earthquake struck, December 23 2011.
Two earthquakes struck Christchurch, New Zealand, on December 23 2011. The first, at 1.58pm local time, measured 5.8 on the Richter scale and was epicentred 26km east-north-east of the city. Another, of 5.3 Richter scale magnitude, came 80 minutes later.
At least two people were injured, Christchurch airport was closed and fallen rocks disrupted traffic, media reports said.