Peter Symms, a survivor of the NZ earthquake
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NZ quake survivor: 'I've never been so frightened'

New Zealand's Prime Minister has launched an international appeal following last week's earthquake that left 148 people dead.

The first funeral service has been held in Christchurch for the youngest victim so far, a five-month-old baby boy.

Meanwhile, a British man, Peter Symms, survived the quake. He and his wife were rescued from a collapsed cinema.

The BBC's Rachel Harvey reports.

  • 28 Feb 2011
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