Kōrero: Historic earthquakes

Rebuilding near Whitecliffs slip (3 o 3)

Rebuilding near Whitecliffs slip

In 2003, 35 years after the Īnangahua earthquake, a house was built at Whitecliffs, close to the rock avalanche that destroyed the Jacksons’ house. The large limestone boulders on the hillside are clear evidence that this is a hazardous site.

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Photograph by Simon Nathan

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - The 1968 Īnangahua earthquake', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4526/rebuilding-near-whitecliffs-slip (accessed 18 May 2021)

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