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ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Addington Raceway or The Met is the home of the Metropolitan Trotting Club in Addington, Christchurch in New Zealand.
An aftershock is a smaller earthquake that occurs after a previous large earthquake, in the same area of the main shock.
Akaroa is a small town on Banks Peninsula in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand, situated within a harbour of the same name.
Allied Press is a New Zealand publishing company based in Dunedin.
Alluvium (from the Latin alluvius, from alluere, "to wash against") is loose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock) soil or sediments, which has been eroded, reshaped by water in some form, and redeposited in a non-marine setting.
The Alpine Fault is a geological fault, specifically a right-lateral strike-slip fault, that runs almost the entire length of New Zealand's South Island.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.
The Australian Plate is a major tectonic plate in the eastern and, largely, southern hemispheres.
Avondale is a suburb of Christchurch in the South Island of New Zealand.
Avonside is an eastern suburb in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Band Together was a musical concert put on for the people of Canterbury, New Zealand as a response to the 2010 Canterbury earthquake which had occurred a month earlier.
Banks Peninsula is a peninsula of volcanic origin on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
The Beehive is the common name for the Executive Wing of the New Zealand Parliament Buildings, located at the corner of Molesworth Street and Lambton Quay, Wellington.
Belfast is a suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand.
A benefit concert or charity concert is a type of musical benefit performance (e.g., concert, show, or gala) featuring musicians, comedians, or other performers that is held for a charitable purpose, often directed at a specific and immediate humanitarian crisis.
Bernadine Oliver-Kerby (born 14 June 1971) is a New Zealand broadcaster who currently co-hosts the breakfast show alongside Jason Reeves on Coast.
The suburb of Bexley is situated in East Christchurch on the west bank of the Avon River approximately one kilometre from the Avon Heathcote Estuary.
Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Sir Robert John Parker (born 13 January 1953) is a former New Zealand broadcaster and politician.
A boil-water advisory or boil-water order is a public health advisory or directive given by government or health authorities to consumers when a community's drinking water is, or could be, contaminated by pathogens.
Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated on the day after Christmas Day.
Brooklands is the northernmost suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Burnside High School (Waimairi-iri) is a state co-educational secondary school located in the suburb of Burnside in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Burwood is a north-eastern suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand.
The Canterbury Earthquake Response and Recovery Act 2010 was a New Zealand statute designed to assist reconstruction after the 2010 Canterbury earthquake.
The Canterbury Plains is an area in New Zealand centred in the Mid Canterbury, to the south of the city of Christchurch in the Canterbury region.
The Canterbury Provincial Council Buildings were the buildings of the Canterbury Provincial Council that administered the Canterbury Province from 1853 until the abolition of provincial government in 1876.
Canterbury Regional Council is the regional council for Canterbury, the largest region in the South Island of New Zealand.
Canterbury (Waitaha) is a region of New Zealand, located in the central-eastern South Island.
The Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (popularly known as the Christchurch Basilica) is located in the city centre of Christchurch, New Zealand.
The UC CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive programme was established in 2011 with the aim of preserving the knowledge, memories and earthquake experiences of people of the Canterbury region.
A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business centre of a city.
Chicago's architecture is famous throughout the world and one style is referred to as the Chicago School.
Christ's College, Christchurch is an independent, Anglican, secondary, day and boarding school for boys, located in the city centre of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.
The Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, commonly known as the Christchurch Art Gallery, is the public art gallery of the city of Christchurch, New Zealand.
The Christchurch Arts Centre is a hub for arts, crafts and entertainment in Christchurch, New Zealand.
ChristChurch Cathedral, or (rarely) Cathedral Church of Christ, is a deconsecrated Anglican cathedral in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Christchurch Central City is the geographical centre and the heart of Christchurch, New Zealand.
The Christchurch City Council is the local government authority for Christchurch in New Zealand.
Christchurch Hospital is the largest tertiary hospital in the South Island of New Zealand.
Christchurch International Airport is the main airport that serves Christchurch, New Zealand.
The Christchurch mayoral election, 2010 is part of the New Zealand local elections, 2010.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
| The Coastal Pacific is a long-distance passenger train between Picton and Christchurch in the South Island of New Zealand, operated by The Great Journeys of New Zealand.
Countdown is a New Zealand full-service supermarket chain and subsidiary of Woolworths NZ, itself a subsidiary of Australia's Woolworths Limited.
A curfew is an order specifying a time during which certain regulations apply.
Cust is a rural village in the South Island of New Zealand.
Dallington is a suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand, on the north-east side of the city.
Darfield is a town in the Selwyn District of the South Island of New Zealand.
The Department of Building and Housing (Te Tari Kaupapa Whare in Māori) was a government agency within the New Zealand government.
Der Spiegel (lit. "The Mirror") is a German weekly news magazine published in Hamburg.
Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation.
Dunedin (Ōtepoti) is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the principal city of the Otago region.
The Dunedin Town Hall is a municipal building in the city of Dunedin in New Zealand.
The Earthquake Commission (EQC), (Kōmihana Rūwhenua), is a New Zealand Crown entity that invests in natural disaster research and education as well as providing natural disaster insurance to residential property owners.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
The epicenter, epicentre or epicentrum in seismology is the point on the Earth's surface directly above a hypocenter or focus, the point where an earthquake or an underground explosion originates.
Epoch Times is a multi-language newspaper headquartered in New York City.
Escherichia coli (also known as E. coli) is a Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped, coliform bacterium of the genus Escherichia that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms (endotherms).
Stuff Limited, named Fairfax New Zealand Limited until 1 February 2018, is a media company operating in New Zealand, and is subsidiary of Australia's Fairfax Media.
In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock-mass movement.
The Fifth National Government of New Zealand was the government of New Zealand for three parliamentary terms from 19 November 2008 to 26 October 2017.
Flying glass refers to pieces of broken glass (typically from a window) which become sharp missiles projected by the force which broke the glass, along with any strain energy due to tempering.
Foodstuffs (NZ) Ltd is a group of two New Zealand grocery and liquor retailers' cooperatives based in the North Island and the South Island that collectively control an estimated 53% of the New Zealand grocery market.
A foreshock is an earthquake that occurs before a larger seismic event (the mainshock) and is related to it in both time and space.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Framing, in construction, is the fitting together of pieces to give a structure support and shape.
France 24 (pronounced "France vingt-quatre") is a state-owned 24-hour international news and current affairs television network based in Paris.
Gastroenteritis, also known as infectious diarrhea, is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract -- the stomach and small intestine.
Canterbury in New Zealand is the portion of the South Island to the east of the Southern Alps, from the Waiau River in the north, to the Waitaki River in the south (this is smaller than the area administered by the Canterbury Regional Council).
GeoNet was an early international on-line services network built using microcomputers.
Geophysical Journal International is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society and the Deutsche Geophysikalische Gesellschaft (German Geophysical Society).
Gerard Anthony Brownlee (born 4 February 1956) is a New Zealand politician of the National Party.
Glentunnel is a small village in the Selwyn District of the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island.
GNS Science (Māori: Te Pū Ao) is a New Zealand Crown Research Institute.
Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a value-added tax or consumption tax for goods and services consumed in New Zealand.
The Government of New Zealand (Te Kāwanatanga o Aotearoa), or New Zealand Government (ceremonially referred to as Her Majesty's Government in New Zealand on the Seal of New Zealand), is the administrative complex through which authority is exercised in New Zealand.
Greta Valley is a small town in North Canterbury, 83 km north of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British mass media company owning various media operations including The Guardian and The Observer.
Hagley Park is the largest urban open space (164.637 hectares), Christchurch City Council; New Zealand.
Halswell is a satellite town of Christchurch, New Zealand, located in open country southwest of Cathedral Square on State Highway 75.
Heathcote Valley is a suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Here, There & Everywhere (HT&E), formerly known as APN News & Media, is an Australian media company.
Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, (previously until 2014 named the New Zealand Historic Places Trust) (Pouhere Taonga), is a Crown entity with a membership of around 20,000 people that advocates for the protection of ancestral sites and heritage buildings in New Zealand.
The Hope Fault is an active dextral (right lateral) strike-slip fault in the northeastern part of South Island, New Zealand.
Hornby is a major residential and retail suburb at the western edge of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Hororata is a small settlement at the northwestern edge of the Canterbury Plains in the South Island of New Zealand.
A hypocenter (or hypocentre) (from ὑπόκεντρον for 'below the center') is the point of origin of an earthquake or a subsurface nuclear explosion.
The International Antarctic Centre is located in the suburb of Harewood, Christchurch, New Zealand, close to Christchurch International Airport.
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 17 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering.
James Patrick Anderton (born James Patrick Byrne; 21 January 1938 – 7 January 2018) was a New Zealand politician who led a succession of left-wing parties after leaving the Labour Party in 1989.
Sir John Phillip Key (born 9 August 1961) is a New Zealand politician who served as the 38th Prime Minister of New Zealand and Leader of the New Zealand National Party.
John Robert Godley (29 May 1814 – 17 November 1861) was an Irish statesman and bureaucrat.
The June 2011 Christchurch earthquake was a shallow magnitude 6.3 ML earthquake that occurred on 13 June 2011 at 14:20 NZST (02:20 UTC).
Kaiapoi is a town in the Waimakariri District of the Canterbury region, in the South Island of New Zealand.
Kaikoura ("Kaikōura", from "Te Ahi Kaikōura a Tama ki te Rangi") is a town on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
Kairaki is a small rural community in the Waimakariri District, New Zealand.
KiwiRail Holdings Limited is a New Zealand State-owned enterprise responsible for rail operations in New Zealand.
In the New Zealand Parliament, the Leader of the House is the government minister appointed by the Prime Minister of New Zealand to be responsible for the management of government business in the House of Representatives.
Lincoln University (Māori: Te Whare Wanaka o Aoraki) is a New Zealand university that was formed in 1990 when Lincoln College, Canterbury was made independent of the University of Canterbury.
Lincoln is a town in the Selwyn District, in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand's South Island.
Linwood College is a co-educational secondary school in Linwood, a suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Liquefied petroleum gas or liquid petroleum gas (LPG or LP gas), also referred to as simply propane or butane, are flammable mixtures of hydrocarbon gases used as fuel in heating appliances, cooking equipment, and vehicles.
Earthquakes in 2010 resulted in nearly 321,000 fatalities.
This is a list of large earthquakes that have occurred in New Zealand.
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).
Looting, also referred to as sacking, ransacking, plundering, despoiling, despoliation, and pillaging, is the indiscriminate taking of goods by force as part of a military or political victory, or during a catastrophe, such as war, natural disaster (where law and civil enforcement are temporarily ineffective), or rioting.
The Lyttelton road tunnel runs beneath the Port Hills to the south of the New Zealand city of Christchurch and links the city with its seaport, Lyttelton.
The Lyttelton Timeball Station was a heritage-registered time ball station and prominent local landmark in Lyttelton, New Zealand.
Lyttelton (Māori: Ōhinehou) is a port town on the north shore of Lyttelton Harbour, at the north-western end of Banks Peninsula and close to Christchurch, on the eastern coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
The Main North Line, sometimes referred to as part of the South Island Main Trunk Railway, is a railway line that runs north from Christchurch in New Zealand up the east coast of the South Island through Kaikoura and Blenheim to Picton.
The Main South Line, sometimes referred to as part of the South Island Main Trunk Railway, is a railroad line that runs north and south from Lyttelton in New Zealand through Christchurch and along the east coast of the South Island to Invercargill via Dunedin.
Manchester Courts, earlier known as the MLC Building, was a commercial high-rise building in the Christchurch Central City.
The Marlborough Fault System is a set of four large dextral strike-slip faults and other related structures in the northern part of South Island, New Zealand, which transfer displacement between the mainly transform plate boundary of the Alpine fault and the mainly destructive boundary of the Kermadec Trench, and together form the boundary between the Australian and Pacific Plates.
MediaWorks New Zealand is a New Zealand-based television, radio and interactive media company entirely owned by Oaktree Capital Management.
The Mercalli intensity scale is a seismic intensity scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.
Merivale is a suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand, north of the city centre.
A minister is a politician who heads a government department, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers.
The moment magnitude scale (MMS; denoted as Mw or M) is one of many seismic magnitude scales used to measure the size of earthquakes.
The Montreal Gazette, formerly titled The Gazette, is the only English-language daily newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, after three other daily English newspapers shut down at various times during the second half of the 20th century.
MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
The National Business Review (or NBR) is a weekly, national New Zealand newspaper and online publication aimed at the business sector.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) is an Indian television media company founded in 1988 by Radhika Roy, a journalist.
Nelson (Whakatū) is a city on the eastern shores of Tasman Bay.
New Plymouth (Ngāmotu) is the major city of the Taranaki Region on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand.
New World is a New Zealand full-service supermarket chain.
The New Zealand Army (Ngāti Tūmatauenga, "Tribe of the God of War") is the land component of the New Zealand Defence Force and comprises around 4,500 Regular Force personnel, 2,000 Territorial Force personnel and 500 civilians.
The New Zealand dollar (sign: $; code: NZD, also abbreviated NZ$) (Tāra o Aotearoa) is the currency and legal tender of New Zealand, the Cook Islands, Niue, the Ross Dependency, Tokelau, and a British territory, the Pitcairn Islands.
The New Zealand Fire Service (NZFS, Whakaratonga Iwi, "Service to the People") was New Zealand's main firefighting body from 1 April 1976 until 1 July 2017 - at which point it was dissolved and incorporated into the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand.
The pound (symbol £, or NZ£ for distinction) was the currency of New Zealand from 1840 until 1967, when it was replaced by the New Zealand dollar.
The New Zealand Press Association (NZPA) was a news agency that existed from 1879 to 2011 and provided national and international news to the media of New Zealand.
State Highway 77 is a state highway in New Zealand going through the inland parts of Central and Mid Canterbury between the towns of Ashburton and Darfield via the Rakaia Gorge.
The New Zealand state highway network is the major national highway network in New Zealand.
News Corp Australia (formerly News Limited) is one of Australia's largest media companies, employing more than 8,000 staff nationwide and approximately 3,000 journalists.
Newshub (stylized as Newshub.) is a New Zealand news service that airs on Three and radio stations run by MediaWorks.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA; Waka Kotahi) is a New Zealand Crown entity tasked with promoting safe and functional transport by land, including the responsibility for driver and vehicle licensing, investigating rail accidents and administering the New Zealand state highway network.
Oamaru (Te Oha-a-Maru) is the largest town in North Otago, in the South Island of New Zealand, it is the main town in the Waitaki District.
Opawa is an inner suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand, located 2.5 kilometres south-east of the city centre.
The Otago Daily Times (ODT) is a newspaper published by Allied Press Ltd in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Oxford Terrace Baptist Church was located in the Christchurch Central City on a prominent corner property fronting the Avon River.
The Pacific Plate is an oceanic tectonic plate that lies beneath the Pacific Ocean.
Pak'nSave (stylised PAK'nSAVE, originally PAK 'N SAVE) is a New Zealand discount food warehouse chain owned by the Foodstuffs cooperative.
Sir Paul Scott Holmes (29 April 19501 February 2013), was a New Zealand broadcaster who gained national recognition through his high-profile radio and television journalism.
Peak ground acceleration (PGA) is equal to the maximum ground acceleration that occurred during earthquake shaking at a location.
Pegasus Town is a new town under construction in the Waimakariri District of Canterbury, New Zealand.
Pichilemu, originally known as Pichilemo, is a beach resort city and commune in central Chile, and capital of Cardenal Caro Province.
Postmedia Network Canada Corporation (also known as Postmedia Network or Postmedia) is a Canadian media company consisting of the publishing properties of the former Canwest, with primary operations in newspaper publishing, news gathering and Internet operations.
Woolworths NZ (formerly Progressive Enterprises Limited) is the second largest grocery company in New Zealand (behind Foodstuffs), with revenue of NZ$6.2 billion for the year to June 2018.
Radio Live (stylised as RadioLIVE) is a nationwide Auckland-based New Zealand talkback, news and sport radio network owned and operated by MediaWorks New Zealand.
Radio New Zealand (Te Reo Irirangi o Aotearoa), commonly known as RNZ, is a New Zealand public service radio broadcaster and Crown entity established under the Radio New Zealand Act 1995.
The Rakaia Gorge is located on the Rakaia River in inland Canterbury in New Zealand's South Island.
Rangiora is the largest town and seat of the Waimakariri District, in Canterbury, New Zealand.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ, Te Pūtea Matua) is the central bank of New Zealand.
A return period, also known as a recurrence interval (sometimes repeat interval) is an estimate of the likelihood of an event, such as an earthquake, flood, landslide, or a river discharge flow to occur.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
This article is about RNZ's domestic radio channel.
Rolleston is the seat and largest town in the Selwyn District, in the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island.
The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) is a learned society that began as the Astronomical Society of London in 1820 to support astronomical research (mainly carried on at the time by 'gentleman astronomers' rather than professionals).
The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) (Maori: Te Tauaarangi o Aotearoa, "New Zealand Warriors of the Sky"; previously Te Hokowhitu o Kahurangi, "War Party of the Blue") is the air force component of the New Zealand Defence Force.
Sediment is a naturally occurring material that is broken down by processes of weathering and erosion, and is subsequently transported by the action of wind, water, or ice, and/or by the force of gravity acting on the particles.
Selwyn District is a predominantly rural area in central Canterbury, on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island.
Sewerage is the infrastructure that conveys sewage or surface runoff (stormwater, meltwater, rainwater) using sewers.
Simon Dallow (born 18 June 1964) is a New Zealand journalist, barrister and television personality.
Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH) is a media organisation in Singapore with businesses in print, Internet and new media, radio and outdoor media, and property and healthcare.
Sky News is a 24-hour international multimedia news organisation based in the UK that started as a 24-hour television news channel.
Soil liquefaction describes a phenomenon whereby a saturated or partially saturated soil substantially loses strength and stiffness in response to an applied stress, usually earthquake shaking or other sudden change in stress condition, causing it to behave like a liquid.
The South Island (Māori: Te Waipounamu) is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island.
The Southern Alps (Kā Tiritiri-o-te-Moana) is a mountain range extending along much of the length of New Zealand's South Island, reaching its greatest elevations near the range's western side.
Spencerville is a semi-rural town on the east coast of Canterbury, New Zealand north of Christchurch.
St John Ambulance is a trade name used by a number of affiliated organisations in different countries, counties, states or provinces dedicated to the teaching and practice of medical first aid and the provision of ambulance and community volunteer services, all of which derive their origins from the St John Ambulance Association founded in 1877 in the United Kingdom.
St John New Zealand (also often referred to as St John Ambulance of New Zealand) is a charitable organisation providing healthcare services to the New Zealand public.
St Kevin's College (also called Redcastle) in Oamaru, New Zealand is a Catholic, coeducational, integrated, boarding and day, secondary school.
A state of emergency is a situation in which a government is empowered to perform actions that it would normally not be permitted.
Stuff.co.nz is a New Zealand news website published by Fairfax Digital, a division of Fairfax New Zealand Ltd, a subsidiary of Australian company Fairfax Media Ltd.
Sulfur or sulphur is a chemical element with symbol S and atomic number 16.
A tank truck or tanker truck (United States usage) or tanker (United Kingdom usage), is a motor vehicle designed to carry liquefied loads, dry bulk cargo or gases on roads.
The Taranaki Daily News is a daily morning newspaper published in New Plymouth, New Zealand.
Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand is an online encyclopedia created by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage of the New Zealand Government.
Television New Zealand (Te Reo Tātaki o Aotearoa), more commonly referred to as TVNZ, is a state-owned television network that is broadcast throughout New Zealand and parts of the Pacific region.
Temuka is a town on New Zealand's Canterbury Plains, 15 kilometres north of Timaru and 142 km south of Christchurch.
The Australian is a broadsheet newspaper published in Australia from Monday to Saturday each week since 14 July 1964.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Marlborough Express is a newspaper servicing the Marlborough area of New Zealand.
The New Zealand Herald is a daily newspaper published in Auckland, New Zealand, owned by New Zealand Media and Entertainment.
The Press is a daily newspaper published in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The Press Building located in Cathedral Square in Christchurch was the home of The Press between 1909 and February 2011.
The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian church and an international charitable organisation structured in a quasi-military fashion.
The Straits Times is an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore currently owned by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The Timaru Herald is a daily provincial newspaper serving the Timaru, South Canterbury and Otago districts of New Zealand.
The Warehouse Group officially stylized as TWG, was founded by Stephen Tindall in 1982, and is the largest retail group operating in New Zealand.
Timaru (Te Tihi-o-Maru) is a port city in the southern Canterbury region of New Zealand, located 157 kilometres southwest of Christchurch and about 196 kilometres northeast of Dunedin on the eastern Pacific coast of the South Island.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Time in New Zealand, by law, is divided into two standard time zones.
A tsunami (from 津波, "harbour wave"; English pronunciation) or tidal wave, also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake.
TVNZ 1 is the first national television channel owned and operated by the state-owned broadcaster Television New Zealand (TVNZ).
TVNZ 7 was a commercial-free New Zealand 24-hour news and information channel on Freeview digital television platform and on Sky Television from 1 July 2009.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
The University of Canterbury (Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha; postnominal abbreviation Cantuar. or Cant. for Cantuariensis, the Latin name for Canterbury) is New Zealand's second oldest university.
The University of Otago (Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo) is a collegiate university located in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
The University of Otago Registry Building, also known as the Clocktower Building, is a Victorian and later structure in the city of Dunedin, New Zealand.
The University of Otago, Christchurch is one of four component schools that make up the University of Otago Medical School.
Upper Riccarton is a suburb of Christchurch.
Waimakariri District is a local government district, located in the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island.
Washington Ramón Saldías González (born August 24, 1949) is a Chilean politician.
Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with residents.
The West Coast (Te Tai Poutini) is a region of New Zealand on the west coast of the South Island, it is one of the more remote and most sparsely populated areas of the country.
1 News is the news division of New Zealand television network TVNZ.
The 1848 Marlborough earthquake was a 7.5 earthquake that occurred at 1:40 a.m. on 16 October 1848 and whose epicenter was in the Marlborough region of the South Island of New Zealand.
The 1855 Wairarapa earthquake occurred on 23 January at about 9 p.m., affecting much of the Cook Strait area of New Zealand, including Marlborough in the South Island and Wellington and Wairarapa in the North Island.
The 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake, also known as the Napier earthquake, occurred in New Zealand at 10:47 am on 3 February, killing 256, injuring thousands and devastating the Hawke's Bay region.
The 2010 Haiti earthquake (Séisme de 2010 à Haïti; Tranblemanntè 12 janvye 2010 nan peyi Ayiti) was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne (Ouest), approximately west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.
A earthquake occurred in Christchurch on at 12:51 p.m. local time (23:51 UTC).
An earthquake occurred in Christchurch on 14 February 2016 at 1:13 p.m. local time (00:13 UTC) and initially recorded as 5.9 on the Richter scale, but subsequently reviewed as 5.7.
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