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2 September 2022

Heavy rain has triggered multiple landslides in New Zealand over the last two months

Heavy rain has triggered multiple landslides in New Zealand over the last two months, causing extensive damage and disruption

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24 April 2017

The Wellington earthquake landslide problem

A few days ago a newspaper in New Zealand highlighted the potential Wellington earthquake landslide problem. Research is ongoing into this key issue

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21 July 2013

Earthquakes shake NZ capital

New Zealand is at it again–or as usual–seismically. This time a series of strong earthquakes in the Cook Strait culminated Sunday morning with a M6.5 between the South and North Islands, shaking the national capital of Wellington and exacting a fair bit of damage around the region. The shocks started with two oddly steep convergent events, a 5.3 Friday morning and a 5.8 in the wee hours Sunday morning. Each …

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