Kōrero: Historic earthquakes

Wellington earthquake damage

Wellington earthquake damage

The magnitude 6.5 earthquake that occurred in Cook Strait on 21 July 2013 caused considerable damage to the container wharf at Wellington's CentrePort. Some glass also fell onto the road from a few downtown buildings and the historic Old Public Trust Building was deemed unsafe for occupation.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Mark Mitchell

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - The 2011 Christchurch earthquake', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/42237/wellington-earthquake-damage (accessed 22 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 28 Mar 2011, updated 1 Nov 2017