Tag Archives: Earthquake

Raves and a little rant from Paihia to Auckland

On the weekend I had the distinct pleasure of being a guest speaker at the Northland National Road Carriers event in Paihia. It was great to have the pleasure to speak with and learn from people that have been on … Continue reading

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Maps show which US regions use specific swear words more than others – Daily Mail

Jack Grieve, a linguist at Aston University in the UK, has created a series of maps breaking down where residents are most likely to use offensive words such as f**k and ‘sh**’. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk I’m not totally … Continue reading

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Hunt for Kiwis after powerful Nepal earthquake kills more than 1300 – National – NZ Herald News

More than 1300 people across four countries have been killed after a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal causing massive damage in the country’s capital. – New Zealand Herald Source: http://www.nzherald.co.nz New Zealand has had a long relationship with Nepal, … Continue reading

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6 Lessons about Getting Around After an Earthquake

After an earthquake or other natural disaster, getting around can be a real problem. The earthquakes in Wellington were a prime example and it was great to see many lessons learned from Christchurch. One that resonated really nicely was NZ … Continue reading

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8 Things You Should Know About Twitter Lists on Mobile

Twitter Mobile just became a lot more valuable since they added more Twitter List management to the functionality. Here areĀ  What is a Twitter List? With each person you follow, you have the ability to add them to one or … Continue reading

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22 Apps to use when the big Wellington earthquake hits

What will you do if the big earthquake hits? Are there location based apps that can help and what lessons can we learn from previous earthquakes such as the ones that devastated buildings and people in Christchurch? The answer is … Continue reading

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