A strong earthquake struck the southern Kermadec Islands this morning, New Zealand Daylight Time (NZDT).
Archive for December, 2006
It’s a comfort to know that the contents of one of our brands of milk is packaged in fresh surroundings.
Earthquake activity continued at a low but steady level during November 2006, with an increase in the number of magnitude 4 and 5 events compared with October.
White Island, Mt Ngauruhoe, and Mt Ruapehu remained at Alert Level 1, Raoul Island remained at Alert Level 0.
Apparent concern over low temperatures being featured on television weather reports has encouraged the Dunedin City Council to install a temperature censor.
A project which aims to better understand the Wellington region’s vulnerability to earthquakes was launched at Te Papa on December 11th.
Gentle rain this morning has carried Tawa’s rainfall figure for 2006 to over 1.2 metres.
The English language, both written and spoken, is governed by a complex set of rules but these are far from universal in their application. There are regional and national variations, historic influences such as local accents, and words that have been transliterated from indigenous languages.
Australia experienced one of its infrequent earthquakes yesterday, when a light quake struck off the western coast of Tasmania.
Hydro-electric storage lake levels improved dramatically during the latter half of November.
Earthquake activity continued at a low but steady level during October 2006. White Island, Mt Ngauruhoe, and Mt Ruapehu remained at Alert Level 1.
Tawa residents were treated to an unusual thunderstorm display last evening.
The town of Matawai, inland from Gisborne, has been close to a series of light to moderate, deep earthquakes this year.
Earthquake activity near Fiji and Tonga has increased again during the past week.