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Earthquake: More cows stranded on an outcrop of land after three saved -

Two more cows have been spotted stranded on an outcrop of land near Kaikoura, only hours after a group of three cows that captured the nation's attention were rescued. A Fairfax photographer captured the image of two cows looking up on a small piece of ...and more »

Be prepared, always: the tsunami message from New Zealand's latest earthquake - The Conversation AU

The tsunami warnings from the latest New Zealand earthquake show how important it is for people to be prepared for such an event. The early messages from New Zealand's Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM) on its Twitter account ...and more »

What happened in New Zealand's magnitude 7.5 earthquake - The Conversation AU

At least two people have died in the magnitide 7.5 earthquake that struck New Zealand's South Island early on Monday, local time. Preliminary modelling suggests that the earthquake was caused by a rupture of a northeast-striking fault that projects to ...and more »

New Zealand Struck by Powerful Earthquake - New York Times

SYDNEY, Australia — A powerful earthquake measuring 7.8 magnitude hit the east coast of New Zealand's South Island early Monday, causing tsunami waves and killing at least two people, officials said. Hours later, another strong quake measuring 6.4 ...and more »

Stranded cows rescued from quake island near Kaikoura - Newshub

A Kaikoura farmer has told Newshub he rescued his now world-famous cows with pick and shovel after they became stranded on a quake-made island. Two beef cows and a calf became worldwide sensations after their predicament was filmed by Newshub following ...and more »

'There are more earthquakes to come': NZ's geology experts on what we know and the chances of another big one - The Spinoff

A massive, magnitude-7.5 quake centred near Hanmer has led to at least two deaths, caused widespread damage and triggered tsunami alerts. Sara McBride of GNS explains what we know about the science behind the disaster, and what to expect next. A more ...and more »

Huge earthquake strikes near Christchurch in New Zealand - Business Insider

US Geological Survey A 7.5 magnitude earthquake magnitude struck 57 miles north-east of the city of Christchurch in New Zealand. The quake, which occurred just after 11 a.m. GMT (just after midnight local time), hit 12 miles south-east of Hanmer ...and more »

Powerful Earthquake Near New Zealand Triggers Tsunami - Fortune

A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand's South Island early Monday, killing at least two people, causing damage to buildings and prompting emergency services to warn people along the coast to move to higher ground to avoid tsunami waves. The ...and more »

Farmer saves cows trapped on tiny patch of turf after earthquake - Washington Post

Three New Zealand cows were saved Tuesday from an eerie island of grass where they had been stranded after an earthquake obliterated their pasture. The plight of the cattle — two adults and a calf — captured international attention Monday night after ...and more »

New Zealand hit by aftershocks after severe earthquake - BBC News

Strong aftershocks have rocked New Zealand following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that killed two people. The South Island has seen hundreds of tremors, including a 6.3-magnitude quake, after the initial one struck after midnight on Monday. The epicentre ...and more »