Visitors are still flocking to Christchurch despite the earthquake-ravaged city's ongoing shaking. People are travelling on to Hanmer Springs. NZ Top Ten Must-Do's 1 Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa 2 Polynesian Spa 3 Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruises 4 Mt Hutt Methven 5 The Otago Central Rail Trail (150km) 6 Cruise Doubtful Sound 7 … [Read more...] about Hanmer Springs Christchurch
In a year when destructive events on a grand scale have created fear and confusion among travellers, it's good to hear the calm voice of reason. Christchurch Airport is now open for Travel to New Zealand South Island and Hanmer Springs. Tim Hunter, Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism chief executive, believes in telling it as it is. He admits that the February earthquake, … [Read more...] about Hanmer Springs: Christchurch airport open for travel to New Zealand South Island and Hanmer Springs.
A sharp jolt has been felt in North Canterbury. It was a magnitude 4.1 earthquake, recorded at around 5.20 a.m. Seismologists say it was about 15 kilometres below the surface, and centred 20 kilometres from Hanmer Springs. An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale shook part of the Bay of Plenty last night. It was felt just after 10 o'clock, and was located 30 … [Read more...] about Hanmer Springs Quake
The South Island has rocked and wobbled to more than 20 earthquakes near Hanmer Springs in the past month, but scientists say such a sudden increase in activity is normal. Since September 30, 22 earthquakes and aftershocks have shaken communities across the South Island. Thirteen tremors registered magnitudes of between three and five on the Richter scale – five were … [Read more...] about Cluster of quakes ‘normal’ for Hanmer Springs
An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale has shaken Hanmer Springs - New Zealand. The quake at 8:15am was centred 40 kilometres north of Hanmer Springs in Canterbury but there are no reports of any major damage. The earthquake was 70 kilometres underground and was felt from Southland through to Wellington. The quake comes as New Zealand prepares for Disaster … [Read more...] about Earthquakes