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Earthquakes haven't gone away

People in North Canterbury, Marlborough and the Wellington region, and further afield,  were reminded that the earthquake onslaught isn’t over yet. The more significant quakes over the weekend: 159 more words

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Earthquake problems continue

Most of New Zealand has more or less put the earthquakes behind them,  but there are significant ongoing problems.

An aftershock in North Canterbury yesterday evening seriously damaged houses and forced evacuations, and also held up access to Kaikoura via the inland route. 351 more words

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William Thomas Bowler Crossland

William Thomas Bowler Crossland is my first cousin, thrice removed and son of William Bowler Crossland and Elizabeth Burton.

In 1879, in Rotherham, William married Annie Twibell and, together, they issued five children, four of which had died by 1905. 329 more words

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North Island slow-slip follows South Island quake

There has been a lot evidence of land movement during and after what is now referred to as the M7.8 Kaikoura earthquake – it was initially said to be centred close to Culverden and Geonet still shows it as ’15 km north-east of Culverden’ (Kaikoura is about four times further away). 713 more words

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Earthquakes continued

News coverage of the earthquakes is slowing down, as are the earthquakes, but there are still many shakes.

‏@geonet

5.30am update: 9 earthquakes in last hour, 238 earthquakes in last 12 hrs (only 2 over M4) and 3646 earthquakes since the M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake…

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'God deeply frustrated with Auckland’s gay people'

This is the best response I’ve seen.

God is reportedly feeling “extraordinarily” frustrated that the gay people of Auckland – estimated to be the large bulk of New Zealand’s gays – are located nowhere near a fault line that could cause them sufficient devastation. 55 more words

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Earthquake update - Thursday

Geonet 5 am Thursday update:

  • 19 earthquakes in last hour
  • 290 earthquakes in last 12 hrs (11 over M4)
  • 2070 earthquakes since the M7.8 (570 since 4 am Wednesday)
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