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16 Apr 2021 15:20
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    A minute silence today will mark 10 years since the Christchurch earthquake

    A minute silence today will mark 10 years since the Christchurch earthquake



    It struck at 12.51 in the afternoon, at a magnitude of 6.2 - 10 kilometres south-east of the city and just five kilometres deep

    One hundred and 85 people from more than 20 countries died - with more than half perishing in the CTV building.

    The city will come together to reflect at 12.51pm

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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     11 Apr: Greenpeace has uncovered widespread use of illegal driftnets in the northwest Indian Ocean, one of the world's most ecologically vulnerable fishing grounds
     11 Apr: The Crusaders have returned to winning ways in Super Rugby Aotearoa, but have needed an golden point extra time drop goal to do so
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