Saturday, 17 June 2017 5:00 a.m.
We should know this by now but Mt Lyford village and ski field in North Canterbury remind us that earthquakes and their consequences are random. Some people are devastated, others not. Neighbouring towns wind up treated differently. There are winners and losers.
Almost every one of the 60 or so baches and homes in tiny Lyford were damaged â certainly their contents were smashed â in last November's magnitude 7.8 earthquake â the in New Zealand.
But luck, geogra ...