New Zealand Quake

Today, let’s pause and think about the citizens of New Zealand, contending with an earthquake that’s claimed far too many lives from among a small population.

New Zealand is the truest form of a US ally, every day and in every way. It’s home to many of our friends, colleagues and relatives. It’s the dream vacation spot for me.

Be alert to ways in which you can help out. Your business partners there are in need of all kinds of support — be it on-the-ground or virtual helping hands, supplies, or even lenience in delivery and payment terms. Reach out in any way you can.

Pay heed to their every day challenges, even after the last news headline fades.

Advertisements

One thought on “New Zealand Quake

  1. Thanks for the good thoughts Tom. This has been an experience. I can’t think of another way to describe it.The after shocks keep us on a razors edge. Today we were evacuated as a precaution against falling rock from the crater rim above us. Luckily, we were able to come back later this afternoon. It is all certainly putting things in perspective. One of those things is the extensive international support we’ve received. I can only wonder if Haitians had similar support. In any case, Kiwis are an amazingly resilient race. My Lyttelton neighbors are sure to resurrect the village from the rubble.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: