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

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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: www.nzherald.co.nz

New Zealand has had a long relationship with Nepal, ever since Sir Edmund Hillary reached the top of Mt Everest. I remember in my youth having a school presentation when they were collecting money to build schools and hospitals. I remember blowing a Sherpa alpine horn. In later years several friends went to Nepal, some to climb, some to enjoy the alpine tourism.

In previous blogs I have asked about how ready we are for earthquakes and we have learned a lot http://bit.ly/1z5uDsI

It was great to read that Google came to the party straight away with their Person Finder application https://google.org/personfinder/2015-nepal-earthquake which was one of the excellent outcomes of the Christchurch earthquakes.There have since been many more location…

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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: www...

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The World’s Trash Washes Up on the Shores of Mexico and Becomes… Art? [PHOTOS]

Most people don’t look at trash that washes up on the beach and see the makings of art. But Alejandro Durán, an artist, photographer and videographer living in Brooklyn, NY, is different. He visited the tropical nature reserve Sian Ka’an, located on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, picked up trash, and arranged it by color into a …

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15+ Breathtaking Photos Of Starry Skies That Will Inspire You To Look Up

Today is Astronomy day, an annual event for astronomy enthusiasts and the general public to share the sky together. Started in 1973 by Doug Berger, his plan was to have telescopes set up in cities so that people could enjoy views of the heavens.

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