Hard Lines

Taken in July 2017 near the old Scorpio Books location I can't work out if these are new Christchurch buildings or ones that survived the quake.

What was he thinking?

[Update 16-Dec]
They found him, he is fine but no-one has explained it in anyway.

Man in traction flees New Zealand hospital
I love:
It was not immediately clear how the man sustained the injuries that put him in hospital, nor why he fled before completing his treatment.