Story: Historic earthquakes

Uplift of the Kaikōura coastline (2nd of 3)

In this video, GNS Scientist Kelvin Berryman explains the uplift of the Papatea Fault during the magnitude 7.8 Kaikōura earthquake in November 2016.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - Marlborough earthquakes – 2013 and 2016', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/46856/uplift-of-the-kaikoura-coastline (accessed 28 May 2020)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 28 Mar 2011, updated 1 Nov 2017