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New Zealand hit by intense quake

Quaking ... The Canterbury Plains in New Zealand. Picture: Tourism New Zealand. Source: Supplied A STRONG earthquake described as being of severe intensity has struck New Zealand's South Island. GeoNet says a quake of magnitude 6.4 struck 35km north ... Brisbane Courier-Mail, 3 weeks ago
Size matters for New Zealand insurers, 2 months ago
New Zealand Herald

Kia ora: Rakaia

On the Canterbury Plains on the shores of the renowned braided Rakaia River, 57km south of Christchurch on State Highway One. O Rakaia is Maori for "the place where people are arranged in rank". 1113. Salmon capital of New Zealand. A giant ...
 New Zealand Herald1 month ago

Plain-sailing pond job pleases farmer, wins business award

AN AWARD-WINNING effluent pond on a North Canterbury dairy farm is meeting its owner's needs and satisfies the requirements of the regional authority, reports the contractor. With Environment Canterbury increasing pressure on dairy farms, ...
 Rural News1 month ago

Hail, 'intense rainfall' on the way

Severe thunderstorms that bring hail and "intense rainfall" to Christchurch and the Canterbury Plains are on the way. Rain has already started to fall in parts of the city and the Met Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch. It warns that a ... months ago
The Press NZ

Canterbury with a population of 2 million?

Christchurch City Council is faced with a $1.2 billion funding shortfall and is talking of a 45 per cent rate rise over the next five years. Yet the Mayor's office is starting the year sounding positively perky. So what gives? JOHN McCRONE ...
 The Press NZ3 days ago
The Press NZ

Water not just a pipe dream

When the norwesters keep blowing rain on the Southern Alps and drying out the plains, even irrigators with the most advanced water networks can feel anxious. Farmer shareholders on the $115 million Rangitata South irrigation scheme are facing ...
 The Press NZ1 week ago

Major 6.0 earthquake centred on West Coast - not Canterbury

A major magnitude 6.0 quake to hit the South Island at 6.48am today was centred about 30km west of Arthurs Pass, not in Canterbury. About 10.20am, seismologists issued a dramatic revision of the location and magnitude of the earthquake which jolted ... weeks ago Geonet revises Canterbury quake - its on the West Coast  The Press NZ3 weeks ago Major 6.0 earthquake west of Arthur's Pass weeks ago
The Press NZ

Thousands jolted by major 6.4 Canterbury earthquake

  Canterbury has been rocked by the second-biggest earthquake since the deadly quake of February 2011. Thousands felt the shake across the South Island this morning, and trains have been suspended ...
 The Press NZ3 weeks ago Large earthquake jolts Canterbury weeks ago Looking under the surface of Canterbury earthquakes  Scoop1 month ago Researchers to simulate impact of earthquakes  Noodls1 month ago

'Super-astute' Welby faces big challenges

At an orphanage just outside Freetown in Sierra Leone, the Archbishop of Canterbury looks totally at ease as he not only watches, smiling, but takes part as the children sing to greet him. Most of them have lost parents to Ebola. Some, though, ...
 BBC1 month ago

Many think Canterbury's norwest winds make them grumpy

Press Release University of Canterbury Many Canterbury people believe the norwest winds that blow strong in spring and summer makes them feel grumpy, a University of Canterbury academic says. History professor Katie Pickles, who studies Kiwi ...
 Scoop1 month ago Grumpy nor'west winds  Noodls1 month ago Does the nor'wester make you grumpy?  The Press NZ1 month ago Many people think Canterbury's nor'west winds make them grumpy (Fuseworks)  Yahoo!Xtra1 month ago
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