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Swarm of over 160 earthquakes have rattled Lake Taupō over the past week - GNS
Homeowners in the small Bay of Plenty town might be told to leave their homes for good.
Government to help pay for 'managed retreat' of Matatā, 14 years after severe flood
Panic as magnitude 6.1 quake damages buildings on Bali, other Indonesian islands
Housing Minister Jenny Salesa.
Earthquake-prone buildings changes to help provinces
In this Friday, July 12, 2019 photo, Indian villagers cross floodwaters on country boats in Ashighar village, Morigaon district, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Rain-triggered floods and mudslides have left a trail of destruction across northeastern India, killing at least a dozen people and affecting over a million, officials said Saturday.
Dozens dead and over a million affected by monsoon rain in India
A man and his daughter struggle to leave a flooded area following torrential rains in Kathmandu, Nepal. Source: AAP
At least 30 dead in Nepal's monsoon floods, others missing
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Pizza shop where owner was murdered destroyed by fire
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Cracked roads, water off as California towns recover from earthquake
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Two major earthquakes have shaken California in the past week.
Months of aftershocks could follow 7.1-magnitude earthquake in California
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Southern California reels from magnitude 7.1 quake
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Aftershocks shake Southern California following largest earthquake in 20 years
In this image taken from video provided by Ben Hood, a firefighter works to extinguish a fire, Thursday, July 4, 2019, following an earthquake in Ridgecrest, Calif. (Ben Hood via AP)
Fires break out after Southern California rattled by strongest earthquake in 20 years
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The disruption is unrelated to Tuesday's wastewater debacle.
More misery for Taupō: Giant cracks open up on roads, forcing evacuations and closures
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The tornado left six people dead and nearly 200 injured.
Destructive tornado leaves six dead in northeast China
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The funding is also intended to support marae for environmental response such as goals to be zero waste.
Marae around Aotearoa get $12 million Government funding boost for their work during emergencies
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Authorities are uring residents of entire cities to get to safety.
Over 1 million people ordered to evacuate as heavy rain batters Japan
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Hiker killed, tourists forced to jump into sea for safety as volcano erupts in Italy
Supreme Court rules against 'onsold' insurance claimant whose house quake damaged
Papua New Guinea volcano eruptions halt flights, as airport works to remove ash from runway
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Tapu Te Ranga whānau watched in horror as their sacred home and many taonga were destroyed over the weekend.
Wellington marae fire investigation finds massive blaze was ‘accidental’
Strong magnitude-5.6 earthquake strikes off coast of Tokyo, Japan
"Christchurch, New Zealand - March 26, 2011: House in Avonside collapses in the largest earthquake Christchurch has ever experienced - 7.1 on the Richter Scale on March 26, 2011 in Christchurch."
Government hopeful of quicker case resolutions as Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal launched
Tsunami warning lifted for New Zealand after 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Kermadec Islands
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To prepare, residents in Sumner have been attending workshops.
As seismic activity increases, tsunami experts visit seaside Christchurch suburb to prepare
Warning of possible 'larger events' after 5.5 magnitude earthquake rattles Milford Sound
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It’s all playing out in Napier’s tsunami zone.
Seven Sharp springs live tsunami drill on Napier flatmates to test reaction time
Vehicle access to the coastal township is impossible because many of the roads leading there have been utterly destroyed.
Google Maps launches new feature to help Kiwi drivers following major earthquakes
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US mother held her son as tornado 'like a freight train' ripped off apartment roof
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Wood is much lighter than concrete and steel which means less earthquake force, lead researcher Minghao Li says.
Christchurch engineers test timber as an earthquake solution
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Following the devastating Tasman fires, homeowners are being asked to consider simple planting and maintenance as a prevention measure.
Intelligent landscaping could be key to protecting your home from a wildfire
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