For the first time since the natural disaster, scientists have been allowed into the area surrounding the epicentre in New Zealand, and discovered the massive Hadrian's Wall-like rock formation.
Wellington (Reuters) - New Zealand policy makers are flying blind as the nation's statistics agency struggles to restore the flow of vital economic data more than two weeks after a major earthquake battered its Wellington base.
A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake recently struck New Zealand and lifted the seabed 6 feet upward.
Missing your flight can really ruin your day. But for one New Zealand teen, even the devastation caused by massive earthquakes wasn't going to stop him missing his flight. 18-year-old Jackson Lidgard's family became trapped on their...Show More Summary
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand is looking offshore for hundreds of workers to rebuild roads, railways and buildings after this month's earthquake amid a shortage of local workers in an overstretched construction industry.
HMAS Darwin has completed her mission in earthquake ravaged Kaikoura, New Zealand. In the space of 36 hours, Darwin evacuated more than 60 civilians by sea boat to local ship, HMNZS Canterbury, and delivered approximately 13,500 kilograms of food, water and emergency supplies by helicopter.
Strong earthquake rattled parts of New Zealand but there were no reports of damage or injuries; magnitude 5.6 quake struck off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 struck central New Zealand on Tuesday, little more than a week after a powerful tremor centered in the upper South Island rocked the country and killed two peo...
A week ago New Zealand had to deal with another powerful earthquake -- 7.8 in magnitude. This drone video does a great job of showing how much damage an earthquake of this scale can create. More »
Dear Destiny Church's Brian Tamaki: As someone who grew up in the pentecostal Christian church, I want to comment on your 'end times' remarks in relation to the recent earthquake in New Zealand. I think they're revolting, and that you're...Show More Summary
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake shook New Zealand more than a week ago. Scientists investigating the damage have recorded mesmerizing footage of the cracks in the ground that the quake left behind.
After helping to deliver 216 tonnes of disaster relief, HMAS Darwin has completed support to residents of the Kaikoura area following the earthquake that struck the South Island of New Zealand on Monday. The disaster relief stores flown by Australian and Coalition helicopters included 13…
The huge earthquake that hit New Zealand this past week, buckling roads, uplifting sections of coastline and killing two people, also exposed problems in how the country monitors its earthquake risk and prepares for tsunamis. And it raised questions about whether the city of Wellington put people at risk by reopening buildings too soon.
The country was recently shaken by its strongest quake in more than half a century. But there's no need to cancel travel plans.
Seismologists in New Zealand said Friday that this week's 7.8 earthquake was one of the most complex ever recorded and warned there was a high likelihood of further powerful aftershocks.
Three cows stranded on a small island of land after a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked New Zealand have been led to safety by a team of rescuers, media said on Tuesday, November 15th. The cows' plight went viral on Monday, November...Show More Summary
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake shook New Zealand early Monday near Canterbury, causing landslides that left thousands of residents stranded. Some of those residents are of the bovine variety, making them particularly vulnerable and uniquely in need of assistance. Show More Summary