Posted by: rivettingkatetaylor | February 3, 2011

remembering Hawke’s Bay’s quake

Today is the 80th anniversary of the huge 7.8 magnitude Hawke’s Bay Earthquake.
At 10.47 a.m. on 3 February 1931 the ground suddenly moved.
Today is a good day to talk to your family about your household emergency plan (unless you live in Canterbury and have already done so!)

We have a plan. We also have a Civil Defence wheelie bin out by the woodshed away from the house.  This has torches, radio, batteries, first aid kit, food, water… etc

As my old Guide leader used to say – Be Prepared!



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