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  1. News - Asia - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand capital shakes 'like jelly' in powerful quake

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington NZ capital shakes 'like jelly' in quake A powerful earthquake rattled New Zealand's main cities yesterday, sending terrified office workers fleeing. Central Wellington shook "like jelly", but authorities reported no major damage. The 6.5-magnitude quake struck at 2.31pm near an area where a series of quakes hit last ...

  2. Property - International - NEW ZEALAND

    Earthquake rebuilding boosts New Zealand dwelling consent approvals by 1.4 per cent

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 05:10am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington Approvals in Canterbury region reach record high for September with value hitting NZ$60m Quake rebuilding raises consents The number of new dwelling consents approved in New Zealand rose a seasonally adjusted 1.4 per cent in September, driven by earthquake reconstruction in Canterbury, according to official data. The figure followed an upwardly revised 1.5 per ...

  3. News - Asia - NEW ZEALAND

    Strong earthquakes shake central New Zealand

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 10:54am by Associated Press in Wellington

    ... Associated Press in Wellington Strong earthquakes shook central New Zealand on Friday, disrupting traffic and sending office workers scrambling for cover in the capital. Some buildings ... windows and downed power lines. New Zealand is part of the so-called Pacific “Ring of Fire” that has regular seismic activity. A severe earthquake in the city of Christchurch in 2011 killed 185 ...

  4. Business - Economy - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand central bank leads way in raising interest rate

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:35pm by Reuters

    ... was becoming more broad-based after being concentrated around rebuilding projects after earthquakes in the Canterbury region. The RBNZ raised its projection for economic growth next year to 3.5 per ... of earthquake-hit Christchurch and strong domestic demand. Before the RBNZ's decision, financial markets had fully priced in a quarter percentage point rate rise as well as a further full percentage ...

  5. News - Asia - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand’s earthquake recovery slow

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 05:00pm by Associated Press in Christchurch

    ... Associated Press in Christchurch Two years after an earthquake devastated New Zealand’s second largest city, killing 185 and rattling Phil Thompson’s suburban house off its foundations, ... an industry group. Insurers have only been able to contemplate starting major repair work in the past six months, he said. Some had reimbursed homeowners for repairs after a September 2010 earthquake ...

  6. News - World - NEW ZEALAND

    Giant eagle model promoting Hobbit movies falls prey to Wellington tremor

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 12:03am by AFP

    ... Agencies in Wellington The eagle has landed: quake brings down giant bird Central New Zealand, including the capital, Wellington, was shaken by a magnitude-6.3 earthquake yesterday. ... shelves. Watch: Strong 6.3-earthquake hits New Zealand The eagle sculpture in the Wellington Airport was placed there recently to promote director Peter Jackson's second movie in his popular ...

  7. Business - Economy - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand poised to raise interest rates as economy booms

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:57pm by Associated Press in Wellington

    ... Associated Press in Wellington Strong demand from China for agricultural products and rebuilding after the 2011 Christchurch earthquake push New Zealand's GDP growth to 3.5 per cent ... nation of 4.5 million is benefiting from huge demand in China for its milk products and from the gathering pace of reconstruction in Christchurch, where a 2011 earthquake destroyed much ...

  8. Property - International - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand house prices hit record, driven by Auckland and Christchurch

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:47am by Reuters

    ... fell fractionally to post a 7.7 per cent annual gain, but was still 4.3 per cent higher than the market peak. Prices in the biggest city, Auckland, and earthquake-damaged Christchurch were ...

  9. News - World - NEW ZEALAND

    Powerful quake keeps Wellington on edge

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 02:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington Strongest in a series of tremors does little damage but has people rushing into the street Powerful earthquake keeps residents of capital on edge A powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake rocked central New Zealand yesterday, sending frightened people into the streets, halting trains and downing power lines. No tsunami alert was issued ...

  10. Property - International - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand housing prices hit new high on limited supply

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... in the biggest city Auckland and earthquake-damaged Christchurch were growing ahead of the rest of the country, with lack of supply still a major influence. Auckland prices rose 13.1 per cent in the 12 ...




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