Names of the missing begin to emerge | Christchurch Earthquake #eqnz

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Jeff Sanft (RIP bro)

Jeff Sanft

Jeff Sanft, a young father, was believed to be on a bus which was crushed by debris near Colombo St. Jeff was full of kindness and creativity. Our sympathies to his whanau.

Jayden Harris

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At just nine months old Jayden Harris was one of the youngest victims of the quake.

Baxtor Gowland

Baxtor Gowland

Five-month-old Baxtor Gowland was born just weeks after the September 4 quake, only to lose his life on the February 22 quake.

Rhys Brookbanks

Rhys Brookbanks

Fresh journalism graduate Rhys Brookbanks was in his first weeks of work when Tuesday’s devastating earthquake struck.

Paul Dunlop

Paul Dunlop

Paul Dunlop, a Christchurch organ enthusiast, was recovering a massive pipe organ from the Durham St Methodist Church at the time of the quake.

Scott Lucy

Scott Lucy

Scott Lucy, a staff member at Timaru’s South Island Organ Company, was recovering a massive pipe organ from the Durham St Methodist Church at the time of the quake.

Neil Stocker

Neil Stocker

Neil Stocker, a staff member at Timaru’s South Island Organ Company, was recovering a massive pipe organ from the Durham St Methodist Church at the time of the quake.

Jessie Lloyd Albaracin Redoble

Jessie Lloyd Albaracin Redoble

Filipino nurse Jessie Lloyd Albaracin Redoble and his girlfriend Ezra Mae Medalle arrived in Christchurch on Sunday.

Ezra Mae Medalle

Ezra Mae Medalle

Filipina nurse Ezra Mae Medalle and her boyfriend Jessie Lloyd Albaracin Redoble arrived in Christchurch on Sunday.

Stephen Robert Wright

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Stephen Robert Wright began working for CTV in January as a marketing manager. He previously worked for electronics firm MagnumMac.

Teresa McLean

Teresa McLean

A nurse at The Clinic in the CTV building, 40-year-old Teresa McLean has two young children.

Heidi Berg

Heidi Berg

36-year-old Heidi Berg loved to travel, had been most places in the world, and had “ants in her pants”, her best friend says.

Jewel Francisco

Jewel Francisco

Jewel’s sister Robbie described her as “a strong and jolly person, easy to go along with, bubbly and friendly.” Jewel, 26, enjoyed photography.

Christian Carazo Chandler

Christian Carazo Chandler,

Christian Carazo Chandler, 35, was sociable, keen on computers, and had travelled the world on his teaching qualification, his uncle Clive Chandler said.

Murray Wood

 Murray Wood

Murray Wood, managing director of Canterbury Television had six children – five sons and a daughter.

Dr Maysoon Abbas

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A family doctor, Dr Maysoon Abbas was trained in Baghdad but moved to New Zealand in the mid-90s.

Adam Fisher

 Adam Fisher

Financial advisor Adam Fisher, 27, is believed to be inside the PCG building. Mr Fisher has a fiancee and a young son, according to his Facebook page.

Melissa Neale

Melissa Neale

Wellington woman Melissa Neale, 41, is believed to have lost her life in the earthquake.

Eoin McKenna

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Irishman Eoin McKenna, 41, is believed to have died when a building collapsed on his car as he was driving to the supermarket.

Dr Husam Al-Ani

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Much-loved member of the Youth Health Centre team based at The Clinic, in the CTV building, Doctor Husam is originally from Iraq.

Philip McDonald

Philip McDonald

Crusaders board member Philip McDonald died when the Pyne Gould Corporation Building collapsed.

Sandra Hii, also known as Jen Jin

Sandra Hii

Sandra Hii, 34, also known as Jen Jin is an unaccounted for Kings Education Staff member.

Emmabelle Anoba

Emmabelle Anoba

Emmabelle Anoba is one of nine Filipino nurses believed to be trapped inside the CTV building.

Rhea Mae Sumalpong

Rhea Sumalpong

Rhea Mae Sumalpong, 25, is one of nine Filipino nurses believed to be trapped inside the CTV building.

Dian Falconer

Dian Falconer

Dian Falconer ”always had a smile on her face. She was one of those people who was great to have around, and had the ability to turn a sh*t day into a better day,” said a former colleague.

John Chua

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John Chua arrived in Christchurch from the Philippines just two days before the earthquake.

Shawn Lucas

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Shawn Charles Lucas worked at CTV as a sports director, producer and programming manager.

Jamie Gilbert

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Jamie Gilbert, 22, had a wife and two young kids.

Mathew Mceachen

Mathew Mceachen

Mathew Mceachen was only metres from safety when the facade of his tattoo parlour collapsed and killed him.

Deborah Roberts

Deborah Roberts

Recently-engaged Deborah Roberts was the accounts manager at King’s Education, and was on the third floor of the CTV building when it collapsed.

Tetaki Tairakena

Tetaki Tairakena

60-year-old Tetaki Tairakena loved his wife, his students and his drums.

Brian Taylor

Brian Taylor

The managing director of King’s Education, who is presumed to be under the rubble of the collapsed building, returned to the CTV building at 12.30pm for lunch.

Gillian Sayers

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Gillian Sayers, 43, has been described as is described as a 5’2″ female with long brown hair and a slight build.

Timara Harca

Timara Harca

Timara Harca, also known as Tamara Lia Harca is one of the missing Kings Education Staff members.

Samuel Gibb

Samuel Gibb

Samuel Gibb, a news producer for Canterbury Television, was described to the HZ Herald as a loving husband.

Joanna Didham

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Joanna Didham worked as an advertising representative for CTV’s “Lets Go Shopping programme.

Jo Giles

Jo Giles

Jo Giles was a a CTV host, former national athlete and politic hopful and mother of four – Anna, Samantha, Olivia and James.

Donna Manning

MISSING: TV producer Donna Manning.

Donna Manning, was a CTV presenter and mother of Lizzy, 18 and Kent, 15.

Isaac Thompson

Isaac Thompson

CTV employee Isaac Thompson was only 21.

Andrew Bishop

Andrew Bishop

CTV employee Andrew Bishop is supposed to give his sister away at her wedding, the NZ Herald reported.

Matt Beaumont

Matty Beaumont

Matty Beaumont was the “charismatic joker” of his family – a talent he turned on in front of television cameras as well as around the family dinner table.

Elsa Torres Defrood

Elsa Torres Defrood

Elsa Torres Defrood made a career from her love of languages.

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  1. Moe mai ra i roto i nga ringa o te ariki. Tiramarama ana ki roto i te uma o Ranginui. Tangi moteatea te ngakau.

    Maa te atua e koutou nga whanau e manaaki e taiki e arataki i tenei wa.

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