Tsunami not a sea or land risk for Northland
Media Release from Northland Civil Defence Group
Tsunami not a sea or land risk for
The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency
Management has advised of a potential marine and beach
threat for parts of New Zealand’s coast from Taranaki to
Milford Sound, caused by a magnitude 8 earthquake this
afternoon in the Santa Cruz Islands, near the Solomon
There is no current tsunami risk from this
earthquake at sea or on land for Northland.
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Gordon Campbell: On The Legal Fudging Of The GCSB Revelations
As many have noted, the Hager/Snowden revelations of the spying by our security agencies on our Pacific neighbours and allies is a virtual re-run of the pre-election debate.
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