Displaying items by tag: earthquake

Monday, 23 March 2020 11:30

Post-quake study reveals hort potential

Large areas of North Canterbury and South Marlborough – affected by the 2016 Kaikoura Earthquakes – offer wide potential for horticulture.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 10:19

Post-quake Kaikoura offers new landscape

Two years on from the devastating November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake, Kaikoura dairy farmer Graham Collins says he is getting used to “the new normal”.

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 February 2018 08:09

Resilience for NZ wine

A New Zealand Winegrowers’ research project, funded by MPI, is hoping to take the lessons from the 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake to build a more resilient industry for the future.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 March 2017 07:55

House stays put as earth keeps moving

Three months on from the huge November 2016 earthquake the badly damaged land on one farm near Waiau is still settling and moving – but the house isn’t.

Published in General News
Monday, 06 March 2017 09:44

Port boosts services to wine industry

Port Nelson has been a key infrastructure asset for the top of the south for decades but its importance to Marlborough is becoming even more significant, following last year’s 7.8 earthquake.

Published in General News

Following the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake many similar issues to the 2013 Seddon earthquake have re-occurred.

Published in General News

Unless you were in an area where you felt the full force of the November 14 Kaikoura earthquake, it is hard to comprehend the intensity of it.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 February 2017 09:55

Farm volunteers dig in for quake victims

Three months after the earthquake ripped through the Kaikoura area on November 14 there is still no shortage of tasks for volunteers helping the region’s farmers to repair the damage.

Published in General News
Sunday, 29 January 2017 08:55

Quake ends dairy farmer’s season

Don Galletly's Loch Ness dairy farm on the Emu Plain, near Waiau, remains the only one in North Canterbury unable to milk since the November 14 quake.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 11:33

Assistance just a phone call away

Farmers who need an extra hand on the farm as a result of November’s earthquake and aftershocks can call 0800 FARMING (327 646) and have their needs matched with skilled workers and volunteers.

Published in General News
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