Archive for May, 2007

Matata Earthquake Swarm Continues

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

This morning’s very shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Matata, has attracted 93 felt reports on the Geonet website, some reporting damage.

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Henare Te Ua 1934 – 2007

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

“It was a busy week in the Waikato, wasn’t it Libby? On Monday there was…”

Like an arm sweeping flotsam and jetsam from a desktop, Henare Te Ua would sweep the formalities of the opening theme for his weekly programme Whenua on National Radio aside and launch into an hour of korero on matters Maori.

The veteran broadcaster, who died yesterday, was best-known for Whenua which ran for 7½ years on National Radio, with co-host Libby Hakaraia and, latterly, Alma Ma Ua.

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