Thursday, February 24, 2011

[pima.nius] Pacific islanders missing in Christchurch earthquake

10:37 AM |

Pacific islanders missing in Christchurch earthquake

Updated February 23, 2011 18:37:47

Some members of Christchurch's Pacific community remain unaccounted for following Tuesday's devastating earthquake.

At least one hundred Tongans spent the night sheltering in their church compound, after fleeing their homes because of power and water outages.

Presenter: Stephanie March
Speakers: Pauliasi Fakahau, General Manager of the Tonga Canterbury Community Trust; Abraham Wilson, head elder of the Fijian Seventh Day Adventist Church in Christchurch; Reverend Peni Tikoinaka, superintendent of Methodist Fijian congregations in New Zealand, based in Christchurch

pacific islands media association
aotearoa, new zealand
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