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March 2016 landslides
Landslides reported from media sources during March 2016. Thursday 10 March SH 94 from Hollyford to Milford Sound was closed for a time due to rock falls triggered by heavy rain. Wednesday 16 March Two houses were uninhabitable after a slip occurred on Eagle Street in Taihape. The worst affected property lost the front half of their section as well as having sewage spill all through their home. Rangitikei District Council sent geotechnical engineers to assess the site.…
Volcanic Alert Bulletin RUA 2016/02: 10:15am Tuesday 3 May 2016; Ruapehu Volcano  Alert Status: Volcanic Alert Level remains Level 1 Aviation Colour Code remains Green The volcanic earthquake swarm which intensified at Mt Ruapehu around April 25-26 is now declining and the Crater Lake temperature has peaked at 42 °C. A short period of moderate volcanic tremor was recorded on Monday afternoon.  Mt Ruapehu remains at Volcanic Alert Level 1 (Minor volcanic unrest).…

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