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    4 million people require new home

    New Zealand is falling apart and will probably slide into the ocean San Andreas style any day now.
    so if anyone can find room for 4+ million peps it would be much appreciated.

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    there,s always the Australian outback not being used.

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    Kia Ora, Phunphin.. where are you based now mate? Christchurch? were you, or your family (or any white fluffy creatures) effected by the quakes?

    Then again, if you put said, white fluffy creature at cliff face, then there was an earthquake... it could get interesting if your trousers fell down.
    Last edited by NZdick1983; 17-11-2016 at 06:27 PM.

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    The Irish are hospitable to foreigners while fighting each other, they live mainly in Trumpland and Orztrailerpark

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    I met a few Oirish down in Christchurch a few years back doing the rebuild. Now there's more work I guess they'll stay longer.

    Hmmm... Maybe they're to blame for the quakes.
    Bloody work-hungry Oirish.

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    9pm last night, NZ's GeoNet reports 2481 earthquakes since the 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake - less than 96 hours before
    Am currently in Wellington, south coast, notice most of the +4 ones
    And now calls to shut down the Wellington CBD
    Questions asked about closure of Wellington CBD as evacuations continue


    The glass building in Molesworth St is likely to have to be demolished after suffering damage in Monday's quake

    Thunderbirds Are Go: International warships arrive to help Kaikoura
    Australian frigate HMAS Darwin, Canadian frigate HMCS Vancouver and US destroyer USS Sampson arrived overnight from Auckland with the Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Kaha.The foreign warships were in New Zealand to take part in the Navy's 75th anniversary but were redirected to support the relief operation. Surveillance aircraft from the US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force conducted surveys of quake-damaged areas.
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    4 million new homes, well that's also needed in the U.K. as well to cope with the invasion of economic migrants.

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    Best wishes to the Kiwis

    Is it true that 4 million homes needed, that's more than one per family?

    Last time I was there the population was similar to ireland around 4 million?

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    Each home will require a swimming pool and an outdoor barbecue area. All donations gratefully received.

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    What do you call a Kiwi with a hundred lovers?.... A shepherd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by david44 View Post
    The Irish are hospitable to foreigners
    When did that happen? We have a long and dismal tradition of racism, intolerance, and bigotry. The only immigrants we can stand are ourselves and even then we make ourselves miserable singing drunken songs about Spancil Hill, murdering the British and each other for reasons we no longer understand but still cherish, and Nancy Spain's planter-infested vagina being transported to Botany Bay with the Bould Fenian Men. Hospitable me hole!
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    yes in christchurch, no damage here , but when your waken by what you think is a aftershock and expect it to only last 10-20 seconds , and some 90 seconds later its still going...you begin to worry a little bit.
    And the boffins are now telling us to expect even more up to 7.0 in the very near future.
    Not to mention the main divide fault which is 50 years overdue, and will make the ones we have just had look like nothing.
    number of the beast

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    Sounds about right for a few volcanic eruptions, beware of the ashes.

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    Only white folks need apply.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by phunphin View Post
    yes in christchurch, no damage here , but when your waken by what you think is a aftershock and expect it to only last 10-20 seconds , and some 90 seconds later its still going...you begin to worry a little bit.
    And the boffins are now telling us to expect even more up to 7.0 in the very near future.
    Not to mention the main divide fault which is 50 years overdue, and will make the ones we have just had look like nothing.

    Stay safe our NZ friends good luck tonight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phunphin
    And the boffins are now telling us to expect even more up to 7.0 in the very near future.
    Not to mention the main divide fault which is 50 years overdue, and will make the ones we have just had look like nothing.
    So is there a mass exodus to Oz ,Fiji anywhere there's a flight or would folks sooner stay put?
    I've been through a few earthquakes and the scary bit is the uncertainty, at least it'll discorage unwanted immigrant overstayers but bugger tourism and the huge infrastructure bill for such a small pop to shoulder
    I used to have a job at a calendar factory.
    I got the sack because
    I took a couple of days off.

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    The News from GeoNet today:

    Good morning.
    I'm back this morning, bringing you the latest quake news through our live blog.
    We passed something of a milestone last night, with over 3000 aftershocks since Monday's quake.

    And

    6.30 am update: 13 eqs in last hour, 257 eqs in last 12 hrs (13 over M4) and 3182 eqs since the M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake.


    Best site I'm aware of for updates: http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/8641...nterbury-quake

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    I would also like to explain why New Zealand will recover from this is they still have a North Island that's the most populated and the hub of industry.
    It's the underpopulated South Island that's taking earthquakes.

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    If your there keep safe.
    I love NZ but read quakes in capital and other parts of N Island are volcanic yes?

    Is Taranaki active now?
    Is there an International appeal site?

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    ^^ the biggest impact on population is across a narrow stretch of water to the North Island, Cook Strait, to Wellington where numerous buildings mainly in the gave been evacuated high-rise commercial and apartment blocks


    The glassed building second from left, in Molesworth St, Wellington, is to be demolished due to structural issues

    Woken by a 5.0 after 3am today. There'll be more.

    Widespread damage to medium-rise buildings in Wellington was 'expected'

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    ^^ nothing volcanic
    Taranaki remains dormant (applies to mountain and people)

    This may become a National Geographic tv show one day
    Northeast South Island coastline rose by up to two metres, GeoNet estimates

    Up from the seabed




    Has occurred previously


    Turakirae Head - an example of a place where land has been uplifted several times.
    In 1855 the magnitude 8.2 Wairarapa earthquake raised much of Wellington by 1-2 m. The road from Wellington city to the Hutt Valley became viable as a result of the new land around the harbour's edge.
    The newly-raised coastline was most likely permanent, GeoNet said.

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    Most people will stay here, roads and buildings will be fixed, some people living in kaikoura actually moved there from christchurch after the quakes there.

    Had an aftershock tonight, 5.7 .. you get used to them.
    you cannot stop nature..just have to live with it and adapt.
    the cost to rebuild state highway 1 (main rd north) is put in the billions.

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