A year on from the Kaikoura Earthquake said to be a 7.8 quake, the town's harbour was re-opened and ceremonies were held, parts of the South island are more than 5m closer to the North island. New research was also revealed.
A study led by GNS is being published in the Journal Science.
The roads were crushed and drivers were unable to get to the town’s harbour before it reopened around the months December to February
The Earthquake occurred on the 14th of November 2016 at exactly 11:02 PM.
From Kaikoura to Cape Campbell, the Earth was pushed closer to the North Island, as well as several metres higher in various places.
The Earthquake ruptured along a record 21 faultlines.At Least 12 major crustal faults were involved, as well as nine lesser faults.
It’s now reopened and as normal as it used to be apart from the cracks and ruptures it made.
By Ruby and Kaleece.
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