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Earthquakes stories

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Synspective's satellite data to aid Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan in disaster mitigation
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Japanese firm Synspective partners with Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan for disaster management, utilising SAR satellite data to predict and mitigate natural catastrophes.
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GeoNet partners with AWS in providing valuable data globally
Fri, 16th Sep 2022
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First in New Zealand to release its research datasets on the Registry of Open Data on Amazon Web Services (AWS), using AWS’ Open Data Sponsorship Program.
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Android announces expansion to its earthquake alert system
Fri, 30th Apr 2021
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Android expands its Earthquake Alerts System to Greece and New Zealand, providing early warning alerts to users in countries without alert systems.
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Kiwis' security worries reach all-time high: What's fuelling the fear?
Tue, 27th Jun 2017
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New Zealanders are more worried about security than they have been in the last ten years, with identity theft and bank card fraud at the top.
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Statistics NZ resume data releases following delay caused by earthquakes
Wed, 23rd Nov 2016
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Stats NZ bounces back with resumed data service after quake-induced delays shook operations and displaced Wellington staff.
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Govt gives telco industry props for restoration efforts following quakes
Tue, 22nd Nov 2016
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UK Gov praises telecom's swift action restoring quake-hit networks to nearly pre-disaster function, highlights dedication of field teams.
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Photo gallery: Kiwi infosec industry turns out for iSANZ awards
Mon, 21st Nov 2016
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New Zealand's information security professionals turned out in force for last week's iSANZ Awards - and we've got the photos to prove it.
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Kaikoura earthquake: Telcos successfully restore broadband and IP voice services
Thu, 17th Nov 2016
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7.5 magnitude earthquake in New Zealand causes disruption to telecommunications services, but progress being made in restoring connections.
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Spark waives early termination & moving fees for quake-affected customers
Thu, 17th Nov 2016
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Spark broadband customers who have been forced to move due to the earthquakes no longer need to deal with early termination & moving fees.
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2degrees gets network back on track for earthquake affected areas
Wed, 16th Nov 2016
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New Zealand earthquake: 2degrees announces restoration of mobile services, but techs still working on full capacity in impacted zones.
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Kiwi InfoSec industry celebrate success at iSANZ Awards
Wed, 16th Nov 2016
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New Zealand's InfoSec celebrated its successes at last night's iSANZ Awards in Wellington, with PwC, Air New Zealand and NetSafe among the winners.
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NZ earthquake: Kiwi telcos join forces for Kaikoura recovery
Tue, 15th Nov 2016
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The disaster earthquake that struck New Zealand yesterday damaged a major fibre optic cable that all three telcos are working to resolve.
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New Zealand earthquake: Images and video take over social media
Mon, 14th Nov 2016
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IN PICS: Kiwis have posted a flood of imagery to social media platforms following the severe earthquake that rattled several parts of the country.
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Kiwi Twitter community unites for safety and updates after latest quake
Mon, 14th Nov 2016
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Twitter reactions to the latest magnitude 7.5 earthquake that was felt widely across Canterbury and Wellington have been flooding the site today.
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Earthquake update: Kiwis turn to Facebook for news and updates
Mon, 14th Nov 2016
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After an earthquake hit North Canterbury, Kiwis have flocked to Facebook for live updates and to mark themselves safe.
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School exams disrupted by earthquake
Mon, 14th Nov 2016
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In an urgent update, the NZQA has advised all New Zealand Scholarship examinations have been postponed in light of this morning’s earthquakes.
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Kiwi telcos assess damage following earthquake
Mon, 14th Nov 2016
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New Zealand's telecoms networks remain operational after earthquakes off the South Island, according to Vodafone and Spark.
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New centre launched to create data tech platforms and retain young NZers
Tue, 26th Jul 2016
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​They call it the ‘brain drain’, where talented young New Zealanders leave our shores to seek better prospects elsewhere - this could soon change.
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Christchurch schools to benefit from $200,000 donation from SKY
Tue, 24th May 2016
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Christchurch's quake-hit schools to get new turfs from SKY's generous £200k donation, boosting post-disaster recovery.
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Digitally archiving important as Canterbury earthquake anniversary approaches
Fri, 20th Feb 2015
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UoC Professor Paul Millar believes it’s never been more important to focus on preserving the record of what Canterbury went through.
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High Court makes declarations on EQC flooding risk policy
Wed, 10th Dec 2014
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The High Court in Wellington has made a number of declarations outlining how the Earthquake Commission can deal with claims stemming from loss of l.
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NZ building work put in place rises 1.5% in 3rd-qtr, led by non-residential activity
Wed, 3rd Dec 2014
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New Zealand building work accelerated in the September quarter as increased activity in non-residential construction offset a decline in residentia.
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Vodafone network survives Friday's quakes
Mon, 19th Aug 2013
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Telco says network has not sustained any significant damage in the Lower North Island / Upper South Island as a result of Friday's earthquakes.
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Glimmer of hope for Harvey Norman after NZ results
Fri, 1st Mar 2013
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New Zealand has been Harvey Norman's standout performer for the first half of fiscal 2013, at least in terms of percentage increases in sales, which were up 3.6% on the same period a year ago.