A brief timeline of natural disasters in NZ

Earthquake awareness is at an all-time high in New Zealand following the recent events in Christchurch, Kaikoura, and Wellington. Unfortunately, these are not the only natural disasters our small country has experienced; we have a long history of seismic and weather-related events!

Here’s a brief timeline of some of New Zealand’s most notable natural disasters:

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Photo by Yosh Ginsu