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New Zealand: Satellite sees worst droughts in decades

Degree of drought in New Zealand seen from space.

Much of New Zealand had reached drought status when in mid-April 2013 it finally stated to rain.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 26/04/2013 - 09:12
latitude: 
-40.8761
longitude: 
175.737

Satellite images reveal extent of Rena oil leak

A new satellite image that shows the likely spread of oil from the Rena suggests things may be worse than many realise.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 17/10/2011 - 10:51
latitude: 
-37.5584
longitude: 
176.413

“Working together to protect Pacific communities form the risks posed by natural and climate related hazards” - 3rd Session of the Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management in Auckland

The Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management 2011 offered an opportunity to share experiences and knowledge in relation to initiatives that are being implemented by Pacific island countries an

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 05/08/2011 - 12:02
latitude: 
-36.8485
longitude: 
174.763

New Zealand earthquake mapped by satellite

A satellite has mapped the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated Christchurch, New Zealand, showing how the ground deformed, researchers say.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 09/03/2011 - 15:07
latitude: 
174.886
longitude: 
-40.9006

Earthquake in New Zealand

On 9/3/2010 4:35:46 PM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 7 and depth 5km has struck an highly populated area in the Canterbury Province in New Zealand.

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Name: 
Earthquake in New Zealand
Region: 
Canterbury Province
Occurance Date: 
03/09/2010
latitude: 
-43.5259
longitude: 
171.707

Earthquake in New Zealand

On 7/15/2009 9:22:33 AM, an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 and depth 33km occurred in New Zealand generating a small tsunami with estimated maximum wave height of 0.3 m.

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Name: 
Earthquake in New Zealand
Region: 
New Zealand
Occurance Date: 
15/07/2009