On February 22nd, 2011, this city was rocked to its core.
Now, every year, the country comes together to remember the destruction, and the 185 people who lost their lives.
As time goes on the pain may ease but the tragic events of that day are never forgotten.
There is still so much work to be done but a lot has changed - so we thought we'd take you around a Christchurch looking into the future.
Produced by Sarah Rowan