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The Guardian   15 July 2022   Antarctica  
<p>The great white continent of Antarctica has been awash in dazzling pink and plum hues, thanks to the &ldquo;afterglow&rdquo; effect of the Tongan eruption.<br />The unusually fiery skies have already been reported across New Zealand and Australia in the ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
The Guardian   03 August 2020   New Zealand  
<p>New research has found extreme melting of the country&rsquo;s glaciers in 2018 was at least ten times more likely due to human-caused global heating.<br />Twice a year, glaciologist Lauren Vargo and her colleagues set up camp beside two small lakes close ...   16 March 2020   New Zealand   Canterbury  
<p>A strong earthquake has struck near northern Canterbury early this morning.<br />The 5.1 magnitude quake hit just before 4.30am, about 10km north-west of Culverden.<br />GeoNet, who initially said it was a 4.9 magnitude event, said it happened at a depth ...   14 December 2019   New Zealand  
<p>EXPLAINER: Following the deadly eruption at Whakaari/ White Island, New Zealand's volcanoes are in the spotlight.<br />New Zealand has 12 active volcanoes which are monitored by Kiwi scientists.<br />Whakaari/ White Island is one of them, and is currently ...
The Guardian   09 December 2019   New Zealand  
<p>Five people have died and eight are still missing after an eruption on a volcanic island in New Zealand, the country&rsquo;s prime minister has said.<br />Jacinda Ardern confirmed that New Zealanders and tourists from Australia, the US, Britain, China and ...
<p>A swarm of earthquakes has been triggered off the North Island's east coast by a large seismic event similar to what preceded the 2011 Japanese quake and tsunami.<br />GNS Science has confirmed one of the largest "slow-slips" ever observed in New Zealand ...
The Sudney Morning Herald   30 October 2018   New Zealand  
<p>Wellington: A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck New Zealand's North Island on Tuesday, prompting the suspension of Parliament.<br />Residents across the capital Wellington and in the city of New Plymouth were rattled by the 227km-deep tremor.</p>
RT Question More   24 June 2018   New Zealand  
<p>A New Zealand motorist had a remarkably lucky escape after he narrowly avoided being crushed by a powerful landslide &ndash; and still managed to film the dramatic brush with death.</p>
Newshub   30 January 2018   New Zealand   Auckland  
<p>The developers of what's been dubbed the biggest tourist attraction in New Zealand say it could open in six months, if Auckland Council get its act together.</p> <p>Four kilometres of tunnels sit unused under the CBD's Albert Park, with plans to develop ...
Filed under: Construction News
RadioNZ   10 October 2017   New Zealand   Auckland  
<p>A town centre association on the North Shore estimates businesses are losing millions of dollars a year because of problems with a slip-prone car park.</p> <p>Part of the carpark in Birkenhead slipped down a valley after months of heavy rain and the council ...