Showing posts with label New Zealand. Show all posts
Showing posts with label New Zealand. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Nouvelle-Zélande: passage du cyclone Gita, état d'urgence déclanché

passage du cyclone Gita
L'armée néo-zélandaise a été déployée dans des zones qui devraient être touchées par un important cyclone venant du Pacifique. La ville de Christchurch a décrété l'état d'urgence alors que le cyclone Gita se prépare à frapper le pays ce mardi soir 20 février.  

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Video: State of emergency declared due to flooding in New Zealand

Christchurch declared a state of emergency
The largest city on New Zealand's south island has declared a state of emergency amid a severe storm which has already seen hundreds of homes evacuated across the Pacific island nation, highways cut and soldiers called in to help provide emergency services.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Evacuations ordered as Cyclone Cook takes aim at New Zealand

An approaching cyclone prompted New Zealand to declare regional states of emergency, evacuate coastal areas and close airports and schools on Thursday.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Researchers say New Zealand part of lost continent

New Zealand sits atop a previously unknown continent, mostly submerged beneath the South Pacific, which should be recognised with the name Zealandia, scientists have claimed.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Wildfire destroys homes in New Zealand

A wildfire has destroyed at least 11 homes and forced hundreds of residents to evacuate in the New Zealand city of Christchurch.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Bleak future for New Zealand's glaciers after "unusual" advance: scientists

New Zealand's glaciers grew in size over a period of 25 years when glaciers elsewhere in the world were shrinking, scientists said Wednesday.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Nautical maps redrawn after 7.8 quake in New Zealand

A 7.8-magnitude quake that shook the northeast of New Zealand's South Island last year has made navigation for ships unsafe, Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee said Tuesday.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Tsunami alert after 7.9-magnitude Papua New Guinea quake (local time: 20:51 Depth 100 km)

Tsunami warnings were issued for several nations on Saturday after a major 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre and the US Geological Survey said.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

Two deaths, tourist town cut off after severe New Zealand quake

Emergency services were trying to reopen communications and transport to the tourist town of Kaikoura after a deadly earthquake rocked much of New Zealand early Monday.

Friday, October 28, 2016

New Zealand hails unanimous agreement on Antarctic marine reserve

The New Zealand government Friday hailed a breakthrough agreement to create the world's biggest marine protected area (MPA) in the Ross Sea region of the Antarctic.

Monday, October 17, 2016

New Zealand plankton blooms proof of global warming's oceanic effects

  During coccolithophore blooms, the algae's calcium-derived exoskeletons turn the ocean water a milky white. The microorganism's proliferation can often be seen from space.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Pacific nations warned to be vigilant for coming cyclone season

Islands in the Southwest Pacific are expected to suffer eight to 10 tropical cyclones -- five or six of them severe -- in the coming tropical cyclone season, New Zealand government meteorologists said Friday.

Monday, October 10, 2016

International rules to strengthen policing of fishing boats in New Zealand

New Zealand authorities will be able to step up inspections of foreign-flagged fishing boats under its accession to an international convention of rules for commercial fishers, New Zealand's maritime authority said Monday.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits New Zealand (Local time: 04:37, Depth 26 km)

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.1 points on the Richter scale was registered near New Zealand’s coast, the US geological service said on Thursday.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

New Zealand gov't to ratify Paris climate change agreement

The New Zealand government will ratify the Paris agreement on climate change by the end of the year, Climate Change Issues Minister Paula Bennett said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Bee decline warning for farmers, consumers: New Zealand study

New Zealand's pillar agriculture industry stands to lose up to 728 million NZ dollars (523.36 million US dollars) a year if the local honeybee population continues to fall, researchers said Wednesday.

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