Find out about what causes earthquakes, how earthquakes affect Canterbury, and how to be prepared for them. Note that this booklet was produced in 2008, before the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes.
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Find out about what causes a tsunami, how a tsunami would affect Canterbury, and how to be prepared for them.
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The Solid Facts on Christchurch Liquefaction: Find out what liquefaction is, how it happens and what are the effects of liquefaction. Note that this poster was produced in 2005, before the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes.
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Natural events, natural disasters, natural hazards and risk. What are they? What do they mean?
Read Q-Files Defining Moments in Nature (pdf 1.51 MB)
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