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Quake-hit farmers still in caravans and tents - Radio New Zealand


Following the 2011 Christchurch earthquake the government established four temporary villages, with 124 homes, in parks in Linwood and Rawhiti in Christchurch and in neighbouring Waimakariri. The units were built to rent out to people who had to leave ...

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:12:32 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquakes rekindle dramatic moments for Christchurch survivor - Waikato Times


Many families made the decision to leave Christchurch and among them was the Beltons who sought refuge in Cambridge. The quakes and aftermath in Kaikoura have brought back memories of their own fearful ordeal. The Belton's arrived in Cambridge ...

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 03:29:20 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Home brew specialist hit by Christchurch and Kaikoura earthquakes - Marlborough Express


Paul and Laura Finney have now lived through both the Christchurch and Kaikoura earthquakes and despite the latter badly affecting their new business, they are still smiling. The couple had a home-brew shop in Christchurch which they started from ...

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 17:01:15 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Government offering cheap homes for quake-hit farmers - Stuff.co.nz


Speaking in Christchurch on Wednesday, Building Minister Nick Smith announced that eligible farmers could buy and relocate the 20 houses set up in Rawhiti Domain after the February 2011 earthquake. Smith said farmers in the Hurunui, Kaikoura and ...

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:17:25 GMT | MORE DETAILS

New Zealand quakes set groundbreaking record in 2016 - Newshub


There were also 80,000 landslides, two tsunamis and a volcanic eruption to cap off a year described by GeoNet as "the groundbreaker". The previous biggest year was 2011 - the year of the deadly Christchurch earthquake - when 29,000 were recorded, ...and more »

Sun, 01 Jan 2017 22:41:03 GMT | MORE DETAILS

New Zealand residential building consents slide in November after quake - The National Business Review


In Canterbury, where the Christchurch earthquake residential rebuild is slowly winding down, 6,054 new homes were consented, down 9.1 percent from November 2015, Statistics New Zealand said. The value of building consents fell 5.1 percent to $1.58 ...

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:55:01 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Cathedral's future could be decided before February earthquake ... - The Press


An announcement on the future of the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral could be made before February 22, a restoration campaigner says.and more »

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:05:24 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Cameramen share their stories five years on from filming aftermath of deadly Christchurch earthquake - TVNZ


Cameramen share their stories five years on from filming aftermath of deadly Christchurch earthquake. share. Mike Thorpe. ONE News Reporter. In 2016 this was the story that stood out the most for Seven Sharp reporter Mike Thorpe. Source: Seven Sharp ...and more »

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 06:46:27 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Murray Hedwig photographs remember the Christchurch quakes - Stuff.co.nz


A special exhibition sharing photographic images of the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquakes has opened at Fairholme Gallery in Golden Bay, reports Judith Ritchie. Fine art photographer Murray Hedwig, says Quake provides a reflective experience ...and more »

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:31:09 GMT | MORE DETAILS

5.5 earthquake - St John Christchurch - Scoop.co.nz (press release)


St John has had no calls to its clinical control centre in Christchurch following the 5.5 earthquake at 3.30pm (east of Seddon). We have had no reports of injuries, or damage. This entire part of the country is still an active earthquake zone so we ...

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 03:55:10 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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    JANUARY 2017
  • January 10, 2017:
    Mw 7.3 in CELEBES SEA
  • January 03, 2017:
    Mw 7.0 in FIJI
  • MOST RISKY AREAS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE IN JANUARY 2017
  • 01. INDONESIA (5.98%)
  • 02. VANUATU (5.7%)
  • 03. CHILE (4.8%)
  • 04. MEXICO (4.77%)
  • 05. JAPAN (4.58%)
  • 06. INDIA (3.75%)
  • 07. CALIFORNIA (3.63%)
  • 08. ALASKA (3.6%)
  • 09. ECUADOR (2.73%)
  • 10. KURIL ISLANDS (2.58%)
  • 11. PERU (2.47%)
  • 12. TAIWAN (2.42%)
  • 13. ARGENTINA (2.4%)
  • 14. SOLOMON ISLANDS (2.4%)
  • 15. CHINA (2.38%)
  • MOST RISKY DAYS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE TO OCCUR
  • 01. SUNDAY (15.229%)
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  • 03. WEDNESDAY (14.4835%)
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  • 05. FRIDAY (14.377%)
  • 06. MONDAY (14.2705%)
  • 07. THURSDAY (12.1406%)
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