Searchers today declared that no one had died in the rubble of Christchurch’s cathedral – a rare piece of good news in the final days of a grim recovery operation following an earthquake that devastated New Zealand’s second-largest city and killed at least 165 people.
Sat, 05 Mar, 2011
RESCUERS were searching for any signs of life today after an earthquake devastated one of New Zealand’s largest cities as Prime Minister John Key declared it a national disaster and analysts estimated its cost at up to 12 billion Australian dollars (€8.7bn).
Thu, 24 Feb, 2011
Anguished relatives of 29 workers missing after an explosion at New Zealand coal mine grew frustrated over delays in the rescue operation today, as officials prepared to drill a small hole through hundreds of feet of rock to test for levels of deadly gases.
Sun, 21 Nov, 2010