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Two years on from the devastating November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake, Kaikoura dairy farmer Graham Collins says he is getting used to “the new normal”.
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.
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.
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.
Following the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake many similar issues to the 2013 Seddon earthquake have re-occurred.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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