A total of 150 years ago to today a massive earthquake off South America saw a huge tsunami sweep across the Pacific, hitting New Zealand and causing fatalities on the Chatham Islands.
By switching to ground power instead of inbuilt aircraft supply while at NZ airports international Air New Zealand flights were generating big savings on jet fuel and also lowering the carbon footprint.
The faulting under Dunedin may be greater than originally thought but a new GNS Science led study is not ringing any alarm bells.
The top of the North Island had a nasty jolt with a 5.4 magnitude earthquake. Fortunately it was quite deep.
New Zealand scientists and a prominent university have joined forces to support food authentication requirements for developing nations
Since Friday night some significant earthquakes hat hit a small town on the North Island’s east coast, and it’s not the first time this hamlet has felt the shakes.
Natural fauna and wildlife on sub Antarctic islands have been severely damaged by pests and the Government is starting to wage war on the uninvited inhabitants of Auckland Island.
A special navy device will be used to try and locate old mine shafts in the Zeelandia lake at Karoi so a carp fish eradication programme can be completed.
The Government’s increased spending now takes in a stronger war on predator pests.
Recent heavy rain has opened up more areas in what is known as Earthquake Flat near Rotorua which has activated the interest of volcanologists.