Dangers in   NewZealandby Jack, Robert, Rowan and          Ceejay
NAPIER EARTHQUAKE
NAPIER EARTHQUAKEOn the 3rd of February 1931 New Zealand’s deadliest       Earthquake struck Napier at 10.47 am.          ...
Tangiwai Railway•   Christmas Eve 1953 was a fine night, after a day    without rain. There was nothing to show that the   ...
Tangiwai Railway•   Christmas Eve 1953 was a fine night, after a day    without rain. There was nothing to show that the   ...
Christchurch         Earthquakes• On September the 4th 2010 there was a  magnitude 7.1 earthquake. No one died, but  peopl...
Christchurch         Earthquakes• On September the 4th 2010 there was a  magnitude 7.1 earthquake. No one died, but  peopl...
Wahine Disaster
Wahine Disaster• On the morning of 10 April, 1968, Cyclone  Giselle hit Wellington at the same time as  another storm whic...
Dangers in New Zealand
Dangers in New Zealand
Dangers in New Zealand
Dangers in New Zealand
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    1. 1. Dangers in NewZealandby Jack, Robert, Rowan and Ceejay
    2. 2. NAPIER EARTHQUAKE
    3. 3. NAPIER EARTHQUAKEOn the 3rd of February 1931 New Zealand’s deadliest Earthquake struck Napier at 10.47 am. It was magnitude 7.8. 256 people died,161 in Napier, 93 in Hastings and two in Wairoa.Many thousands did need urgent medical attention.
    4. 4. Tangiwai Railway• Christmas Eve 1953 was a fine night, after a day without rain. There was nothing to show that the Whangeahu River would be in flood when the Wellington to Auckland express train was due to cross the railway bridge at Tangiwai.
    5. 5. Tangiwai Railway• Christmas Eve 1953 was a fine night, after a day without rain. There was nothing to show that the Whangeahu River would be in flood when the Wellington to Auckland express train was due to cross the railway bridge at Tangiwai.• Part of the wall holding the crater lake on Mount Ruapehu collasped, a huge flood of water and silt, known as lahar, flowed down the river and took out the railway bridge. When the train arrived it fell into the river and 151 people died.
    6. 6. Christchurch Earthquakes• On September the 4th 2010 there was a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. No one died, but people got injured. Many animals and people could not get enough food or water.
    7. 7. Christchurch Earthquakes• On September the 4th 2010 there was a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. No one died, but people got injured. Many animals and people could not get enough food or water.• Then on the 22nd of February 2011 there was a 6.3 Earthquake. The earthquake was shallow and close to the city. 356 people have died in this serious disaster in Christchurch.
    8. 8. Wahine Disaster
    9. 9. Wahine Disaster• On the morning of 10 April, 1968, Cyclone Giselle hit Wellington at the same time as another storm which had driven up the West Coast of the South Island from Antarctica. The two storms met over the capital city, creating a single storm just as the inter-islander ferry Wahine was crossing Cook Strait. 51 people died.

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