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NZ Herald: Christchurch quake: Rockfall threat still strong, say experts

Peter Griffin posted in on February 24th, 2011.

The threat of landslides has emerged near the epicentre of Tuesday’s earthquake, potentially threatening Lyttelton, Rapaki and Sumner. Geologists will be placing monitoring stakes in the hills to measure whether landslides were approaching populated areas. An excerpt: (read in full here) Dr Mark Quigley, a geology lecturer at the University of Canterbury, said: “These are […]

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