Top Scoops

Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search


Scoop Report: Earthquake Rocks Matata and BOP

Scoop Report: Earthquake Rocks Matata and Bay Of Plenty

An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale occurred five kilometers from Matata and was felt throughout the Bay Of Plenty.

The Earthquake was shallow with a focal depth of 8 kilometers beneath the earth’s surface.

GNS details follow:
Universal Time: 13 June 2005 at 03:18
NZ Standard Time: Monday, 13 June 2005 at 3:18 pm
Latitude, Longitude: 37.87°S, 176.74°E
Location: Within 5 km of Matata
Focal depth: 8 km
Richter magnitude: 4.2

Felt in Matata, Kawerau, Edgecumbe and Whakatane.

© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


27-29 Sept: Social Enterprise World Forum Live Blog

1600+ delegates from more than 45 countries have came together to share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable future using social enterprise as a vehicle. Attending the Forum were social enterprise practitioners, social entrepreneurs, policy makers, community leaders, investors, activists, academics and more from across the globe... More>>

HiveMind Report: A Universal Basic Income For Aotearoa NZ

Results from this HiveMind suggests that an overwhelming majority of Kiwis believe that due to changing circumstances and inefficiencies in the current system, we need a better system to take care of welfare of struggling members in our society. More>>


Scoop Hivemind: Medical Cannabis - Co-Creating A Policy For Aotearoa

Welcome to the fourth and final HiveMind for Scoop’s Opening the Election campaign for 2017. This HiveMind explores the question: what would a fair, humane and safe Medical Cannabis policy look like for Aotearoa, NZ in 2018? More>>


Lyndon Hood: Notes On National’s Election Campaign, In Poem Form

Nationyl’s bitumen-ing / As they du du / Seed groweth / River floweth / Then ‘dozer drives thru / Highway ensu. More>>