5 Days in the Red Zone after the Christchurch earthquake

5 Days in the Red Zone

1 episode x 60 minutes | TVNZ 2

This one-hour programme follows the Police Rural Drink Drive Team from Alexandra, called into Christchurch City after the earthquake on the Feb 22 where they find themselves guardians of a desolate world of destruction and tragedy. Camerawoman Pip Walls captured a unique view of the ‘broken world’ the quake left behind.

Sergeant Bruce Martin and two of his Constables; Patrick Greaney and Mark Wellstead are at the centre of this story of the team’s five-day deployment in Christchurch’s red zone. What emerges is a unique view into the disaster – of the new population of the of Christchurch’s central city; rescue crews, emergency services and military.


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“Still a tender topic, the events and people involved are treated with respect and sensitivity”

Sunday Star Times, Kate Mead

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