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'Humble' Christchurch earthquake hero police officer Murray Marks dies - Stuff.co.nz


A "humble hero" who helped rescue people trapped under rubble after the Christchurch earthquake and served in the police for 30 years has died. Murray Marks, known to his friends as Muzz, was hospitalised after a heart attack four weeks ago and died on ...

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 20:01:06 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Erin Brockovich inspires Christchurch earthquake insurance claimants with message to 'never give up' - TVNZ


The media could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed or because the format is not supported. If you continue to have issues please refer to our help section: http://tvnz.co.nz/tvnz-corporate-comms/feedback-form-4935039 - Refresh ...and more »

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 02:33:18 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Changes to follow tsunami confusion in Christchurch - The Press


The review said Christchurch residents were "bombarded" and confused by mixed messages and inadequate information after the midnight earthquake. There was widespread uncertainty about evacuating until tsunami sirens sounded two hours later.and more »

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 03:13:06 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Christchurch earthquake-affected red zone to get a makeover - Indian Weekender


Christchurch's rebuild after the 2011 earthquake got a major breakthrough last week with Regenerate Christchurch (RC) announcing Gerry Brownlee's - minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration - approval for the company's approach for ...

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 02:12:08 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Kaikōura shook more violently than Christchurch – In the News - Science Media Centre (blog)


The previous high of 2.2.g was recorded in the magnitude 6.2 Christchurch earthquake in February 2011. GNS Science's Dr Anna Kaiser said the measuring instrument in Waiau happened to be directly over the Humps Fault rupture, which was one of the first ...and more »

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 05:08:53 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Life experiences boost quake preparation - New Zealand Herald


Researchers say people who haven't experienced natural disasters, like the Christchurch Earthquake, have been motivated after speaking with friends and family who have. Photo / File. People who have been involved in major accidents, or who serve as ...and more »

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:17:46 GMT | MORE DETAILS

High Court judge excuses himself from earthquake insurance decision - Stuff.co.nz


A High Court judge has excused himself from a Christchurch earthquake insurance case because of similarities to his own claim. Justice Cameron Mander said he could be considered to not be impartial in the matter, which involved the level of a repaired ...and more »

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:07:07 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Call to make room for small businesses to return to central Christchurch - Stuff.co.nz


Construction and land costs have sharply pushed up central city rents, forcing out the small shops, service providers and non-profit organisations that were in cheap premises until the earthquakes. Central City Business Association chairman Brendan ...and more »

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:58:49 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake repairs carried out on Christchurch Airport control tower - The Press


Airways, the company that provides air traffic control in New Zealand, is undertaking works to seal superficial hairline cracks in the building's concrete facade. An Airways spokeswoman said the cracks were caused by the 2011 earthquakes which ...and more »

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:21:04 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Lyttelton Port expanded using earthquake rubble - Newshub


The port company has applied for consent to more than double the size of the reclamation area, and rubble from the Christchurch earthquake is making it possible. Trucks and excavators are working to turn the ocean into usable land, dropping rubble into ...

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 08:29:10 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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