Tag Archives: Christchurch

Destructive Weather Kills Dozens

Video Report: Typhoon Megi left destruction in the Philippines, and now heads for China. Christchurch, New Zealand is rattled by another strong aftershock, and flooding rains cause more misery in Haiti.

New Quakes Shake New Zealand

There has been more earthquake activity in Canterbury this morning and overnight with eight strong aftershocks continuing to rattle the region. Aftershocks were felt today at around 3am and 7am and there were two in quick succession at around 10.20am.

Earthquake damage: $1.4 Billion

Video Report: Aftershocks continued on New Zealand’s South Island Sunday after a powerful quake struck in the early morning hours Saturday. Christchurch’s business district was especially hard hit.

NZ Quake Residents Trapped

Rescue teams in Christchurch are searching for any residents they fear may be trapped as much of the city remains without power and water following yesterday’s devastating earthquake. Two people were seriously injured in the 7.0 magnitude quake, while another

Quake-hit Christchurch Evacuated

Authorities are evacuating residents from earthquake-hit Christchurch as New Zealand prime minister John Key visits the city to assess the damage. Mr Key travelled to Christchurch with civil defence minister John Carter after the 7.4 magnitude earthquake rocked the country’s

7.4 Earthquake Hits New Zealand

A large earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 has rocked New Zealand’s second biggest city, Christchurch. The quake, which had a depth of 33km, was felt throughout much of the South Island and southern parts of the North Island. It

1,200 New Zealand skiers trapped

More than 1,000 skiers, including 300 children, have slept on the top of Mount Hutt in a cafeteria after wild weather forced the closure of the ski field. In conditions described as horrendous, whiteout conditions and gale force winds of