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  Reply # 879852 16-Aug-2013 22:46
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Yep I relate to that. Get water, cooking gas , lighting, just in case

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Yep I relate to that. Get water, cooking gas , lighting, just in case

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Yep I relate to that. Get water, cooking gas , lighting, just in case

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  Reply # 879857 16-Aug-2013 22:47
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are you doing that for each quake ?

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Hee sorry . Press reply, Mo√ęt happened, press reply, etc

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  Reply # 879866 16-Aug-2013 22:57
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timmmay: Reported as 6.9... I feel another one coming. Under the desk again.


I was at the medical centre in Martinborough at the time. It was nothing much worth mentioning to be honest. Just a bit of a wobble. I carried on playing a game on my iPhone throughout!





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  Reply # 879867 16-Aug-2013 22:58
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kiwitrc:
PaulBags: Not to sound insensitive but was there actually any damage? I mean, other than a couple of glasses and bottles?


Paul has a point, Welly is built for quakes, CHCH wasn't and suffered. Had mates calling me all day to see if we were still alive, first thing we did was screw our new Willianswarn (thanks beervana) to the floor, then shot into town and picked the wife up. Priorities. 


Screw your new what?! Is that some sort of au pair or something?





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  Reply # 879876 16-Aug-2013 23:22
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MaxLV: 

I wonder what Te Papa's insurance bill was adjusted to after 26/12/2004 and 11/03/2011. 




It probably doesn't matter, because it is government owned, just like parliment. So if it ever needs rebuilding, it will come out of our taxes. It is on base isolators, so it 'should' survive something much bigger.

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  Reply # 879878 16-Aug-2013 23:27
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Bung:
MaxLV:I would like to know those who decided the best place to build Te Papa was on the water front are now thinking about their decision. It may be built to withstand a 8+ earthquake, but its obvious they didn't even think about any resulting Tsunami. National treasures worth 100's of millions housed in a building on the waterfront.




"Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is on Wellington
Harbour, which has been hit by tsunamis in the past and is
at risk from major earthquakes and tsunamis. The building
was designed so that no art or artefacts are displayed or
stored on the ground floor."

I was outside in Strathmore Wgtn smashing a hole in a concrete path to get at some pipes. It felt quite strange to feel the ground push back but there was only a brief shake and not as bad as the last notable one. The following wobbles were only evident by the CRT monitor shaking.


I have been on a tour of the Te Papa basement, (looking at the Photography collection). They have a large storage basement, climate controlled, etc, where most of the collections and art works are stored.  I wonder what would happen to those collections in a Tsunami?

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MaxLV: 

I wonder what Te Papa's insurance bill was adjusted to after 26/12/2004 and 11/03/2011. 




It probably doesn't matter, because it is government owned, just like parliment. So if it ever needs rebuilding, it will come out of our taxes. It is on base isolators, so it 'should' survive something much bigger.


Insurance/the government cant rebuild all the art collections, treasures, documents, etc stored in the basement... 

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kiwitrc:
PaulBags: Not to sound insensitive but was there actually any damage? I mean, other than a couple of glasses and bottles?


Paul has a point, Welly is built for quakes, CHCH wasn't and suffered. Had mates calling me all day to see if we were still alive, first thing we did was screw our new Willianswarn (thanks beervana) to the floor, then shot into town and picked the wife up. Priorities. 


Screw your new what?! Is that some sort of au pair or something?


Personal Brewery according to Google. The OP screwed it to the floor BEFORE going to pick up 'the wife..' 

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MaxLV:
mattwnz:
MaxLV: 

I wonder what Te Papa's insurance bill was adjusted to after 26/12/2004 and 11/03/2011. 




It probably doesn't matter, because it is government owned, just like parliment. So if it ever needs rebuilding, it will come out of our taxes. It is on base isolators, so it 'should' survive something much bigger.


Insurance/the government cant rebuild all the art collections, treasures, documents, etc stored in the basement... 


A lot of it isn't actually stored there anymore, pretty sure a lot has been moved up north somewhere. But that said, it would have to be a major EQ to cause such major damage, to totally destoy everything in it. Also I don't believe tepapa has any basement, as the base isolation is just below ground level, and there is no further structure under that as far as I know. The car park and entrance is all on the ground level, and everything else is a lot higher up. I have been into the back parts of tepapa before on an engineering course.

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kiwitrc:

Paul has a point, Welly is built for quakes, CHCH wasn't and suffered. Had mates calling me all day to see if we were still alive, first thing we did was screw our new Willianswarn (thanks beervana) to the floor, then shot into town and picked the wife up. Priorities. 


You got a Williamswarn and haven't invited all of GZ around to try it? I'm gutted!



Firstbrew only went down yesterday and takes 7 days to complete, but thats a good idea once I have had all my regular mates (and new mates I seem to have once they found out about the Williamswarn) I will put out an invitation to attend Friday 4's.

A certain well known GZ persons wife parks the Chrysler right outside our building weekly taking the kids to gym so I could drop a sample into the car for him to try ;)

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  Reply # 879927 17-Aug-2013 07:38
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Geektastic:
kiwitrc:
PaulBags: Not to sound insensitive but was there actually any damage? I mean, other than a couple of glasses and bottles?


Paul has a point, Welly is built for quakes, CHCH wasn't and suffered. Had mates calling me all day to see if we were still alive, first thing we did was screw our new Willianswarn (thanks beervana) to the floor, then shot into town and picked the wife up. Priorities. 


Screw your new what?! Is that some sort of au pair or something?


The wife bit negates the Au pair bit unfortunately. Did you get something for your Herpes?

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