20 Dec 2011

Living on a boat after the Christchurch quakes

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:07 pm on 20 December 2011

Gary Luff's home was destroyed in February earthquake in Christchurch and he faced scenes of devastation in his work with the fire service. He and his partner struggled to find somewhere to stay in the aftermath and ended up living on a borrowed boat. They've enjoyed the surprise lifestyle change so much they're thinking of making it permanent - but it hasn't all been plain sailing.