Campbell Live

Christchurch, four years on

Thursday 4 Sep 2014 8:14 p.m.

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Today marks four years since the first Christchurch earthquake. Since then, there have been 14,000 further earthquakes, with the most terrible on February 22 2011.

Tonight Campbell Live went to air from Shirley Boys' High in Christchurch and invited anyone who has unresolved issues with EQC or their insurer.

Everyone in the school hall tonight represented what has happened, or not happened, in the four years since September 4, 2010.

The Campbell Live team hear their stories every day - they phone, they email us, and tonight some of them joined us.

Tonight, the people with unresolved insurance claims packed into the school hall.

For this anniversary special Earthquake Minister Gerry Brownlee, Insurance Council chief executive Tim Grafton and EQC chief executive Ian Simpson all declined to front .

The Insurance Council was non-committal, but EQC said it would make an appearance.

Both told us late this morning they were not fronting and cited issues surrounding their personal safety in this environment, in light of what happened in Ashburton on Monday.

So tonight in Shirley Boys' High School, chairs were left empty where we had hoped Mr Simpson, Mr Grafton and Mr Brownlee would have been sitting.

Watch the full Campbell Live special.

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