Tag Archives: New Zealand

Christchurch, New Zealand. December 27th, 2011.

  SINKING FEELING: Geologist Vanessa Tappenden, pictured with a sink hole in Monterey Place, says the flooded street is unfixable and should be rezoned to reflect that. Parklands residents are demanding the Government write off hundreds of homes that were … Continue reading

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Christchurch, New Zealand. December 26th, 2011

A car rests in a sink hole caused by liquefaction in the Christchurch suburb of Parklands after a series of earthquakes. Photo / Simon Baker Some areas of Christchurch may be rezoned as red following two large earthquakes and a … Continue reading

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Christchurch, New Zealand. December 23rd, 2011.

A series of strong earthquakes struck the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday, rattling buildings, sending goods tumbling from shelves and prompting terrified holiday shoppers to flee into the streets. There was no tsunami alert issued and the city … Continue reading

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Christchurch, New Zealand. December 23rd, 2011

  Sewage spreads past a car trapped in a sink hole caused by liquefaction in the Christchurch suburb of Parklands after an earthquake struck December 23, 2011. An earthquake of 5.8 magnitude struck near the New Zealand city of Christchurch … Continue reading

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Queensland Lakes, New Zealand. July 5th, 2011.

Substantial flooding from a burst water main caused a taxi van to nosedive into a sinkhole and left a large mess in central Queenstown yesterday morning. An underground water main burst about 4am, and contractors had to waterblast footpaths and … Continue reading

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Christchurch, New Zealand. June 13th, 2011.

STRONG aftershocks rattled New Zealand’s quake-devastated city of Christchurch again Monday, toppling one of the few buildings still standing downtown and sinking thousands of homes into darkness. Bricks crashed down in the cordoned-off city center, where only workers have tread … Continue reading

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