"It can be years down the track that things pop up, you know, you just can't ask him a question."
"They represented a lot of safety and stability to me."
Holly Henry has this report.
Here's the events.
He's been fighting the insurance company since the 2011 earthquakes.
Engineering New Zealand has been branded "dysfunctional".
"We've got to find a way to bring young people in the city and then we'll be buzzing."
Friday marks a decade since the disaster.
The magnitude 7.1 struck at 4:34am on September 4, 2010.