Interview with
Sally Blundell

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  • Published 20140204
  • ISBN: 9781922182241
  • Extent: 300 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

Sally Blundell is a journalist and writer based in Christchurch. In this interview she discusses the aftermath of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake – the ‘environmental amnesia’ that historically afflicted the city, the post-disaster renewal project, and the importance of the Ngāi Tahu culture and history in the rebuilding project.

I know you’ve worked as a journalist for many years, and that you write often for the
New Zealand Listener, which also has a big online presence. Do you think that the increasingly global nature of the English-speaking world particularly through the growth of online media has made it easier for New Zealand to develop a more profound presence on the international stage?

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