Archive for April, 2011

Poppy Day Controversy

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

The Returned and Services Association (RSA) decision to import poppies for the 2012 Poppy Day Appeal instead of having them made in New Zealand has stirred up public opinion during this year’s appeal.

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Strong Earthquake, Southern Kermadecs

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

A strong earthquake struck the southern Kermadec Islands early this morning.

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Significant Aftershock, Christchurch

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

A moderately strong earthquake struck Christchurch this evening.

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Earthquake, Queensland, Australia

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

A moderately strong earthquake struck Queensland, Australia this evening.

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Darfield Quake – New Findings

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Detailed analysis of last September’s Darfield earthquake has confirmed that it was a complex event, with many similarities to the Haiti earthquake in January last year.

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Southern Kermadec Quake

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

A moderately strong, shallow earthquake struck the southern Kermadec Islands this evening.

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South Pacific Earthquakes

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Three moderately strong undersea earthquakes have struck the Kermadec Islands during the past week, with similar-sized quakes near Fiji and New Zealand.

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