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March 2014 landslides
Landslides reported from media sources during March 2014. Tuesday 4 March and Wednesday 5 March Heavy rain on March 4 and 5 caused flooding throughout Christchurch and surrounding areas, and at least 21 roads were closed or affected by landslides. In Lyttleton a moderate-sized slip (about 2,000 m3) damaged a house at 37 Cressy Terrace and also damaged a fuel tank below. 19 houses were evacuated while the stability of the hillside was assessed.…
Chile Earthquake
A magnitude 8.2 earthquake occurred 95 km off the coast of Northern Chile at 12:46 pm today (New Zealand Daylight Time). The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management website has the latest tsunami advice for the New Zealand region.


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