Topic: Earthquake

Kaikoura update

By Taroi Black
  • South Island

It was a long night for Kaikoura locals and tourists after a staggering number of aftershocks to hit the South Island.  At 1am this morning another 4.8 magnitude earthquake shook the town 5km to the west where the quake was 13km deep and Geonet reports that the quake was strong and intense.  Te Kāea's Taroi Black is in Kaikoura with this report.