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The following is the official New Zealand Police list of those who died as a result of the Christchurch earthquake.
 
As at 1 June 2011, the current earthquake toll is 181 victims. This includes 170 who were identified through the disaster victim identification (DVI) process, six who were visually identified at Christchurch Hospital, and four who remain unidentified

A further four deaths which may have been earthquake related have also been referred to the coroner.

Additional information is provided in our media release on 1 June 2011.

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z - unidentified victims
 

A

  • Dr Maysoon Mahdi ABBAS, age 61
  • Lalaine Collado AGATEP, age 38 (female) from the Philippines
  • Dr Husam Sabar AL-ANI, age 55 of Christchurch (a NZ citizen from Iraq)
  • Jane-Marie ALBERTS, age 44 of Christchurch
  • Mary Louise Anne Bantillo AMANTILLO, age 23 (female) of the Philippines
  • Emmabelle Cabahug ANOBA, age 26 (female) of the Philippines
  • Jayden Brytane ANDREWS-HOWLAND, age 15 of Aranui, Christchurch
  • Marina ARAI, age 19 (female) of Japan
  • Linda Isobel ARNOLD,  age 57 of Christchurch

B

  • Dr Dominic Joseph Gerard BELL,  age 45 of Christchurch
  • Valquin Descalsota BENSURTO, age 23 (male) of the Philippines
  • Heidi Julie BERG, age 36 (female) of Christchurch
  • Matthew Lyle BEAUMONT, age 31 (male), of Christchurch
  • Carey Stuart BIRD, age 48, a NZ citizen resident in Australia
  • Andrew James Llewellyn BISHOP, age 33 of Christchurch
  • Nina Jane BISHOP, age 32 of Christchurch
  • Pamela (Pam) Maree BRIEN, age 54 (female) of Christchurch
  • Rhys Frank BROOKBANKS, age 25 of Christchurch
  • Melanie Jane BROWN, age 54 of Christchurch
  • Henry Ross BUSH, age 75 of Christchurch

C

  • Ivy Jane CABUNILAS, age 33 of the Philippines
  • Yu CAI, age 31 (female) of China
  • Ian Neville CALDWELL, age 47 of Christchurch
  • Cristiano CARAZO-CHANDLER, age 35 (male) of Christchurch
  • Helen Margaret CHAMBERS, age 44 of Christchurch
  • Yang CHEN, Age 29 (female) of China
  • John Kristoffer Villegas CHUA, age 24 (male) of the Philippines
  • Susan Patricia CHUTER, age 52 of Christchurch
  • Stephen COCHRANE,  aged 43 of Bromley, Christchurch
  • Rachel Elizabeth CONLEY, age 27 of the United States of America
  • Philip Graeme Reeve COPPEARD, age 41 of Christchurch
  • Patrick John COUPE, age 46 of Christchurch
  • Donald Ashby COWEY,  age 82 of Christchurch
  • Andrew Christian Ross CRAIG, age 46 of Christchurch 
  • John Barry CRAIG (known as Barry), age 67 of Christchurch
  • Estelle Marie CULLEN, age 32 of Christchurch
  • Dr Tamara CVETANOVA, age 42 (female) of Serbia, resident in Christchurch

D

  • Betty Irene DICKSON, age 82 of Christchurch
  • Joanna Clare DIDHAM, age 35 of Christchurch
  • Jennifer Ann DONALDSON, age 55 of Christchurch
  • Paul Clarence DUNLOP, age 67 of Rolleston Selwyn District

F

  • Marielle FALARDEAU, age 60 of Canada
  • Dian Mary FALCONER, age 54 of Christchurch
  • Adam Stephen FISHER, age 27 of Belfast, Christchurch
  • Maureen Valerie FLETCHER, age 75 of Christchurch
  • Ian FOLDESI, age 64 (male) of Christchurch
  • Jewel Jose FRANCISCO, age 26 of the Philippines

G

  • Samuel Reese GIBB, age 27 of Christchurch
  • Jaime Robert McDowell GILBERT, age 22 of Christchurch 
  • Joanne May GILES, age 60 of Christchurch
  • Baxtor GOWLAND, age 5 months of Christchurch
  • Elizabeth Jane GRANT (known as Jane) age 51 (female) of Belfast, Christchurch 

H

  • Natasha Sarah HADFIELD, age 38 of Kaiapoi
  • Yuki HAMASAKI, age 23 (female) of Japan
  • Xiling HAN, age 25 (female) of China
  • Tamara Lia HARCA, age 59 (female) from Romania, resident in Christchurch 
  • Jayden HARRIS, age 8 months of Christchurch
  • Yuki HASUMOTO, age 22 (female) of Japan
  • Yumiko HATA (female), age 29 of Japan 
  • Miki HAYASAKA, age 37 female) from Japan
  • Wen HE, age 25 (female) of China
  • Jen/Jin HII, age 34 (female) of Malaysia
  • Yuko HIRABAYASHI, age 28 (female) from Japan
  • Yoshiko HIRAUCHI, age 61 of Japan
  • Marion Isabella McKirdy HILBERS, age 49 of Christchurch
  • Christopher Grant HOMAN, age 34 of Christchurch
  • Amanda Jane HOOPER, age 30 of Rolleston, Christchurch
  • Megumi HORITA (female), age 19 of Japan
  • Hifumi HOSHIBA, age 41 (female) from Japan
  • Siwen HUO (female), age 28 of China
  • Haruki HYAKUMAN (male), age 27 of Japan
  • Rika HYUGA, age 30 (female) of Japan

I

  • Toshiko IMAOKA, age 34 (female), of Japan
  • Gabi INGEL, age 22 of Israel
  • Thanydha INTARANGKUN, age 36 (female), of Thailand
  • Tomoki ISHIKURO, age 19 (male) of Japan

J

  • Kyle Brandon JACK-MIDGLEY, age 27 from Christchurch
  • Man JIN, age 26 (female) of China

K

  • Kayo KANAMARU, age 19 (female) of Japan
  • Kyoko KAWAHATA, age 20 of Japan
  • Beverley Faye KENNEDY, age 60 of Christchurch
  • Saori KIKUDA, age 19 (female) of Japan
  • Yasuhiro KITAGAWA (male), age 39 of Japan

L

  • Chang LAI, age 27 (female) of China
  • Wai Fong LAU, age 87 of Christchurch
  • Hsin Hung LEE, age 32 (female) of Taiwan
  • Normand LEE, age 25 of Christchurch
  • Jin-Yan LENG, age 30 (female), of China
  • Ofer LEVY, age 22 of Israel
  • De LI, age 18 (male) of China
  • Wanju LI, age 44 (female) of China
  • Xia LI (female), age 42 of China
  • Phimphorn LIANGCHUEA (female), age 41 of Thailand
  • Adrienne Isobel LINDSAY, age 54 of Christchurch
  • Haruthaya LUANGSURAPEESAKUL, age 32 of Thailand
  • Scott William Emerson LUCY, age 38
  • Catherine McNicol LUNNEY, age 62 of Christchurch 

M

  • Donna Merrie MANNING, age 43 of Christchurch
  • Kelly Lynn MAYNARD, age 43 of Christchurch 
  • Philip John McDONALD, age 57 of Ashburton
  • Matthew Stuart McEACHEN, age 25
  • Owen Thomas McKENNA, age 40 of Christchurch
  • Teresa MCLEAN (nee ELMS) age 40 (female) a NZ Citizen from Great Britain, resident in Kaiapoi
  • Heather Marilyn MEADOWS, age 66 (female) of Christchurch
  • Ezra Mae Sabayton MEDALLE, age 24 (female) of Philippines
  • Janet Dawn MELLER, age 58, of Christchurch
  • Adrienne MEREDITH, age 36 of Christchurch
  • Ofer Binyamin MIZRAHI, age 22 of Israel
  • Kelsey Sinitta MOORE, age 18 of Christchurch

  • Emi MURAKAMI, age 19 (female) of Japan
  • Jillian Lesley MURPHY, age 48 of Christchurch

N

  • Melissa Ann NEALE, age 41 of Wellington
  • Erica Avir Reyes NORA, age 20 (female) of Phillipines

O

  • Blair James O'CONNOR, age 34 of Christchurch
  • John Joseph O'CONNOR, age 40 of Ireland
  • Noriko OTSUBO, age 41 (female) of Japan

P

  • Linda Rosemary PARKER, age 50 of Christchurch
  • Joseph Tehau POHIO, age 40 of Christchurch 
  • Taneysha Gail PRATTLEY, age 5 weeks of Christchurch
  • Wanpen PREEKLANG, age 45 (female), of Thailand

R

  • Jessie Lloyd REDOBLE, age 30 (male) of the Philippines
  • Deborah Ann ROBERTS, age 39 of Christchurch
  • Joseph Stuart ROUTLEDGE (known as Stuart), age 74 of Christchurch
  • Lucy ROUTLEDGE, age 74 of Christchurch

S

  • Saya SAKUDA, age 19 (female) of Japan
  • Yoko SAKURAI, age 27 (female) of Japan
  • Jeff Pelesa SANFT, age 32 of Christchurch 
  • Gillian SAYERS, age 43 of Christchurch (UK citizen)
  • Susan Lyn SELWAY, age 50 (female) of Christchurch
  • Emma SHAHARUDIN, age 35 of Lincoln, Christchurch
  • Dr Allan Alexander SINCLAIR, age 45 of Christchurch
  • Christopher Patrick SMITH, age 48 of Selwyn
  • Christine Patricia (Trish) STEPHENSON, age 61 of Christchurch
  • Reta STEWART, age 81 (female) of Christchurch (This is one of four deaths that may have been earthquake related and has been referred to the Corner)
  • Beverley May STICK, age 71 of Christchurch
  • Earl Nicholas STICK, age 78 of Christchurch
  • Neil Glyn STOCKER, age 58
  • Michael Stuart Coulter STYANT, age 41 of Christchurch
  • Yoko SUZUKI, 31 (female), of Japan

T

  • Te Taki (Wally) TAIRAKENA, age 60 of Christchurch
  • Hiroko TAMANO, age 43 (female), from Japan
  • Brian Warrington TAYLOR, age 66 (male) of Christchurch 
  • Isaac James THOMPSON, age 21, of Rangiora
  • Desley Ann THOMSON, age 32 of Christchurch
  • Lesley Jane THOMSON, age 55 of Christchurch
  • Gregory James TOBIN, age 25 of Christchurch
  • Shane Robert TOMLIN, age 42 of Christchurch
  • Asuka TSUCHIHASHI (female), age 28 of Japan
  • Hui Yun TU (female), age 22 of China

U

  • Yurika UCHIHIRA, age 19 (female) of Japan
  • Amanda Jayne (Mandy) URIAO, age 38 of Christchurch

W

  • Jittra WAITHAYATADAPONG (female), age 40 of Thailand
  • Limin WANG, age 32 (female) of China
  • Tao WANG, age 29 (female) of China
  • Graham WEILD, age 77
  • Joan Dorothy WEILD, age 76
  • Lisa Patricia WILLEMS, age 43 of Christchurch
  • Julie Kathryn WONG, age 37 of Christchurch (dual UK and NZ citizenship)
  • Siriphan WONGBUNNGAM, age 27 of Thailand
  • Murray John WOOD, age 56 of Christchurch
  • Owen Morris WRIGHT, age 40 of Lyttelton
  • Stephen Robert WRIGHT, age 46 of Christchurch
  • Paul Khye Soon WU, age 60 of Christchurch (NZ citizen from Malaysia)

X

  • Sisi XIN, age 28 (female) of China
  • Linlin XU, age 26 (female) of China
  • Xiujuan XU, age 47 (female), of China

Y

  • Ayako YAMAGUCHI, age 30 (female) of Japan
  • Mina YAMATANI, age 19 (female) of Japan
  • Didem YAMAN, age 31 (female) of Turkey
  • Caiying YE, age 27 (female) of China
  • Saki YOKOTA, age 19 (female) of Japan
  • Gilhwan YU, age 23 of Korea
  • Naon YU, age 21 (female) of South Korea

Z

  • Hui ZHANG (female), age 34 of China
  • Weiyu ZHANG, age 30 (female) of China
  • Di-Di ZHANG, age 23 (female), of China
  • Yantao ZHONG, age 31 (female) of China
  •  Xioa-Li ZHOU, age 26 (female), of China

Unidentified Victims

  • Shawn LUCAS, age 40 (male) of Christchurch
  • Rhea Mae SUMALPONG, age 25 (female) of the Philipines
  • Elsa TORRES DE FROOD, age 53 (female) of Peru (NZ resident)
  • Valeri VOLNOV, age 41 (male) of Russia (NZ resident)