The following was posted by Steven Sears on his official FB page
NEWS FROM MICHAEL HURST AND JENNIFER WARD-LEALAND
by Steven L. Sears on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 6:27am
Just heard from Michael and Jennifer; They are safe and fine, though their families are under "considerable stress". Michael was in Christchurch just last week. The aftershocks continue minute to minute. Everyone is very very worried and rescue teams are working around the clock.
I told them that everyone was sending their hopes and wishes toward the Kiwis and asked what we could do.
As Jennifer wrote: "Yes, donations to Red Cross a good idea. We are really wondering if CHCH can bounce back from this. Please thank the fans for their thoughts and prayers."