Natural Disasters
The quake, centred south of Dannevirke, was felt by almost 3000 people.
Early morning 4.8 magnitude earthquake shakes lower North Island
The magnitude 6.1 quake on the country’s main island destroyed at least two buildings.
Child among eleven dead, buildings toppled and damaged in Philippines earthquake
The landslide struck a remote mountain town in southwestern Columbia today.
Landslide kills at least 17 in Colombia town; search continues for victims
The leveled house of Delores Anderson is viewed Friday, April 19, 2019, after a tornado touched down in Franklin County, Va. (Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP)
Storms in US spawn more than a dozen tornadoes, killing five, including child
Japan's tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant begins fuel removal
At least 16 people are also still missing after the collapse in the neighbourhood of Itanhanga.
Rescuers hopeful of finding survivors as Rio building collapse toll reaches 8
Winds of up to 60 miles per hour were reported in Cherokee County, damaging two homes in Alto but not injuring anyone.
Heavy rains and strong winds as storms hit Texas
The bridge re-opened today just 18 days after a powerful storm destroyed the original bridge.
Waiho Bridge reopens after being rebuilt in 18 days
Free counselling services were critical to the response, Clinical psychologist Ian de Terte told Breakfast.
Mental health issues increased 'about 10 to 15 per cent' following Canterbury quakes, review finds
New information on the flooring suggests they could pancake in a strong shake.
In wake of Wellington library closure, engineers say Government not taking hollow core floor issue seriously
Fiordland rocked by 5.2 magnitude quake overnight
A young girl diagnosed with cholera recieves treatment at a centre in Beira, Mozambique,Saturday, March, 30, 2019. Cholera cases among cyclone survivors in Mozambique have jumped to 271, authorities said, a figure that nearly doubled from the previous day. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
One dead, more than 1000 affected by cholera outbreak in wake of Mozambique cyclone
A young girl diagnosed with cholera is checked by a doctor at a treatment centre in Beira, Mozambique, Saturday, March 30, 2019. Cholera cases among cyclone survivors in Mozambique have jumped to 271, authorities said, a figure that nearly doubled from the previous day. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Infectious disease causing major concern following Mozambique cyclone
Relieved conservationists are celebrating after years of restoration work were left unharmed.
Centuries-old native forest miraculously survives Tasman inferno
Schoolchildren pick up books that were left to dry in the sun after their school was damaged by Cyclone Idai, in Inchope Mozambique, Monday March 25, 2019. Cyclone Idai's death toll has risen above 750 in the three southern African countries hit 10 days ago by the storm, as workers rush to restore electricity, water and try to prevent outbreak of cholera. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
UN makes urgent appeal to help victims of Mozambique cyclone
Cyclone Idai death toll passes 750, fighting disease new challenge in three African nations affected
The fire remains fresh in the mind of many locals.
Farmer buys own fire engine to fight any future Port Hills blaze
The letter will argue the march is crucial for the well-being and survival of younger generations.
Academics sign open letter for students to protest for climate change on a school day
John Campbell investigates: Christchurch High Court clears the way for class action lawsuit against post-earthquake advocacy service
Fifteen residents from two properties near Ranfurly have been evacuated.
Firefighters battle large scrub fire, believed to be caused by lightning, in Central Otago
The most recent king tide reached 3m to the island tallest point.
Rising tides putting vulnerable islands of Kiribati at risk
Around 1200 residents from Wakefield, about 30 minutes from Nelson, have left their homes.
Remaining controlled access cordons lifted as firefighters working to control Pigeon Valley fire erect 30-metre blackout zone
Who better to go along than Seven Sharp’s Julian Lee.
Road closure forces cancellation of A&P show on West Coast
Today marks eight years since the Christchurch earthquake claimed 185 lives.
Watch: Christchurch mayor pays tribute to victims during earthquake memorial service
In this week’s update, 1 NEWS Pacific Correspondent also looks at flooding king tides have caused in Kiribati and Samoa.
Pacific Update with Barbara Dreaver: Cyclone Oma causes significant damage, ship runs aground in Solomon Islands
Local mayors said the Government money is a lifeline.
NZ’s heritage buildings receive extra funding for earthquake strengthening
Tasman Mayor Richard Kempthorne made the announcement today.
Tasman fire State of Emergency to remain in place for another week
The attempt to extinguish the fire is now approaching day 10.
High winds cancel access to Tasman valleys due to risk of 'significant flare ups'
The massive blaze is now 2400 hectares after breaking a containment line overnight.
'Telling us it's still the boss' - Tasman fire breaks containment line near Eves Valley
Drivers from Milk & More have made the most of their empty trucks and helped spread some classic Kiwi kindness.
Community-minded Tasman milkmen use refrigerated trucks to distribute donated goods