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26 January 2017

Kaikoura Earthquake: Engaging communities through Facebook Live

Red Cross provides best hygiene practices and water and sanitation techniques to communities affected by New Zealand earthquake
There is no time to think. You have to move
10 January 2017

There is no time to think. You have to move

Red Cross helps to support refugee families as they rebuild their lives
Red Cross offers lifeline for New Zealanders still cut off after quake
28 November 2016

Red Cross offers lifeline for New Zealanders still cut off after quake

Biddy and Bill Getz have been sleeping in a car ever since the 7.8 magnitude quake struck New Zealand in the early hours of 14 November.
Delivering hope in Kaikoura
19 November 2016

Delivering hope in Kaikoura

It's 8.30pm, light is fading across the hills, and Red Cross volunteers Doug Winter and Braidy Love are navigating the cracked roads around Kaikoura.
Reaching out in Kaikoura
19 November 2016

Reaching out in Kaikoura

Almost a week after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake cut off Kaikoura, Red Cross teams are working to ensure everyone in the town has the support they need.
Red Cross responds after massive earthquakes strike New Zealand
15 November 2016

Red Cross responds after massive earthquakes strike New Zealand

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake in New Zealand kills two, damages roads and cuts off access to the town of Kaikoura
25 June 2015

"It's surreal, people's homes have gone."

Heavy rains cause severe flooding in some parts of New Zealand.
Christchurch marks first anniversary of deadly earthquake
22 February 2012

Christchurch marks first anniversary of deadly earthquake

Staff and volunteers from the New Zealand Red Cross took part in a variety of memorial events to mark the one year anniversary of the deadly 6.3 magnitude earthquake that claimed the lives of 185 people on February 22, 2011.
Christchurch Earthquake: New Zealand Red Cross volunteers meet hidden needs
1 March 2011

Christchurch Earthquake: New Zealand Red Cross volunteers meet hidden needs

The New Zealand Red Cross started a major operation to check on the welfare and needs of people in their homes in Christchurch’s eastern suburbs.
New Zealand: Red Cross intensifies emergency response to South Island earthquake as aftershocks continue
24 February 2011

New Zealand: Red Cross intensifies emergency response

More than 150 Red Cross volunteers from across New Zealand have poured into Christchurch to support thousands of people affected by the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the South Island city on Tuesday.
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