Scoop News: Full Coverage of the 21 July 2013 Earthquake

Published: Tue 23 Jul 2013 10:12 AM

Carry On: Wellington To Re-Open For Business
New Zealand’s capital city will be open for business tomorrow after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Cook Strait, while scientists say there’s a one-in-five chance of a similar-size temblor this week... More>>
Audio: Wellington Mayor's Earthquake Briefing
Scoop editor Alastair Thompson went along to Wellington Mayor Wade-Brown's earthquake briefing this morning in Wellington... More>>
Photos: Wellington CBD
Some pictures of damage to buildings in downtown Wellington
Video: Earthquake Press Conference - PM Key & Mayor Wade-Brown ALSO:Wellington.Scoop - Severe quakes measure 6.5 and 5.8; all morning trains cancelledScoop Business - NZ dollar little changed after 6.5-magnitude quake - Wellington quake closes trading rooms as city in slo-mo - NZ dollar dips as Wellington CBD checked for quake damage - Precinct reports no major Wellington damage, hires assessorWellington City Council - Wellington quake – update 7 – 5pm - Wellington Appreciates Offers of Support - WCC Quake 3 - Commuter rail update and Mayor’s comments - Watch out for damage and expect disruption, says mayor - Wellington Workers Advised Not To Go To CBD Till Midday - Wellington City Council Quake – news release 1 – 8pmNZ Police - Police visible across Wellington overnight - Police support in Wellington continues - Wellington police support earthquake response - 11.16pm 21/7 - Wellington police support earthquake response - 11.16pm 21/7Alastair Thompson - Wellington Mayor's Earthquake Briefing (audio)NZ Transport Agency - Avoid Travel to Wellington CBD TodayWellington International Airport Limited - Wellington airport now open after earthquakeCapital and Coast DHB - Business as usual at Wellington HospitalChorus - All Chorus network is running normallyAnglican Church in Aotearoa - Christchurch Bishop urges prayer and support as quakes hitFederated Farmers - Farms come through latest quake unscathedNZ Post - New Zealand Post House ClosedMassey University - Wellington Campus to Re-Open On TuesdayMinistry of Education - Ministry of Education Wellington Earthquake updateTe Papa - Te Papa to reopen tomorrowJohn Morrison - Wellingtonians Urged to Remain Calm and ConfidentWhitireia Polytech - Whitireia campuses in Wellington City closedKiwi Income Properties Limited - Wellington EarthquakeNZ Fire Service - USAR team helping out in WellingtonCountdown - Stores Open as Usual in Earthquake AreasWorld Society for the Protection of Animals - Pets need special care when disaster hitsJonathan Scragg - Business Interruption Insurance CrucialOut-Link - 72 hours of earthquake activity for Wellington New ZealandOut-Link - Wellington Region Emergency Management - Facebook PageGeoNet Out-Link - Cook Strait, east of Seddon, lets rip again (and again) - Magnitude 5.8, Sunday, July 21 2013 at 7:17:10 am - Magnitude 6.5, Sunday, July 21 2013 at 5:09:30 pmOut-Link - Te Ara blog » Yesterday’s Seddon 6.5 magnitude earthquakeOut-Link - Safe and Soundnz - Coping With DisastersCivil Defence Emergency Management - National Advisory: Tsunami - No Threat to New ZealandFriday quake coverage - A Shaky Start To Friday

Friday's Quake Friday Morning’s Earthquake Followed By Fire At VUW
Friday morning’s earthquake was followed by a gas fire at Victoria University... The quake – at 9.07am – was felt throughout the Wellington CBD, including in the Scoop office where it was described as a “pretty decent shake.” More>>
ALSO:Alastair Thompson - Cook Strait Quake! This Changes Wellington | 500 WordsGeoNet Out-Links - Shaky start to Friday - Geonet Earthquake Report Severe M5.7 30km East Of Seddon - GeoNet Dev: Earthquake StatsOut-Link - Can fracking cause bigger, more frequent earthquakes? | Ars TechnicaOut-Link - The Civilian: Christchurch warns Wellington to stop stealing sympathy...Elsewhere Joanna Murray - Seismic risks of building a ferry terminal at Clifford Bay
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