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More on NZ earthquakes - flood warning, Stats NZ delays data

A couple of news items relating to the huge earthquake and big aftershock quakes that have hit New Zealand

  • Radio New Zealand (this via Reuters) reports officials have said the Clarence River slip dam has been breached, says residents downstream have been urged to see higher ground
  • And, via Bloomberg - Statistics New Zealand have delayed the retail sales data that was due tomorrow, until further notice

More on the flooding:

  • A "large wall of water" is surging down the Clarence River, and nearby residents are being warned to move to higher ground as soon as possible.
  • A slip dammed the river near the confluence with the Dart Stream, north west of Kaikoura, following Monday' morning's 7.5-magnitude earthquake

Via Stuff NZ

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