What happens to the people when a quake hits? 

Phil Pennington is a senior reporter for RNZ and he helped cover the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. He has received a national media award for his feature writing and in 2017 released Surviving 7.8 a book about the Christchurch Earthquake. Capturing drama as it unfolded - Surviving 7.8 is a tough but fascinating study of resilience in a time of crisis.