‘Severe’ 7.5 Earthquake Hits Near Hanmer Springs, South Island. Tide Drops 2.5 metres at Kaikoura, Areas of Wellington and Christchurch Evacuated

All the drums. #eqnz pic.twitter.com/JzviVFftfm — Sonia Cuff (@Cuff_S) November 13, 2016 Latest Main quakes – SEVERE: 7.5 magnitude, severe, 15km north east of Culverden, 12.20am 6.1 magnitude, severe: 15km north of Kaikoura, 2.31am, 27km 5.7 magnitude, severe: 25km south east of Seddon, 2.21am 5.5 magnitude, severe: 10km east of Seddon 2.20am 5.6 magnitude, severe:…

Thrillseekers Adventure Ltd Fined For Bungy Fall

It’s almost a year to the day since Australian tourist Kirsty Moulder was seriously injured when she “slipped” out of a bungy harness at the  old ferry bridge over the Waiau River near Hanmer Springs. Today the company she jumped with Thrillseekers Adventure Ltd. were fined $40,000, in addition to the $18,000 they’d already paid…