Families Leave Kaikoura as First School Reopens, Aftershocks Continue to Rattle Residents. List of Damaged Buildings Begins to Emerge

Similar to what happened after the Christchurch earthquake, residents have began leaving the small town of Kaikoura after the massive 7.8 earthquake on the 14 November 2016. The large magnitude of the quake made it one of the world’s three largest earthquakes in 2016, and second in magnitude to only one New Zealand earthquake since…

ASB drops bank charges on bush fire donations

The NZ public have given generously of their time, effort and money to the Victorian Bushfire appeal, with as much as NZ$1m donated to the appeal so far; The cataclysmic brush fires in the state of Victoria have claimed over 180 lives and left thousands homeless. Today a team of 52 firefighters, crew leaders and…

ASB drops bank charges on bush fire donations

The NZ public have given generously of their time, effort and money to the Victorian Bushfire appeal, with as much as NZ$1m donated to the appeal so far; The cataclysmic brush fires in the state of Victoria have claimed over 180 lives and left thousands homeless. Today a team of 52 firefighters, crew leaders and…