Kia Ora from Kaikōura

December 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Just over two years ago, on November 14, 2016, Kaikōura experienced a 7.8 (Mw) earthquake. The land rocked and rolled and creaked and groaned and the seabed was uplifted 1–5 metres along the Kaikōura coastline. The earthquake had a significant impact on the community its landscape and the local economy. The devastating quake forced the closure [...]

  • Take to the water in a kayak to explore the coastline up close. Photo Kaikoura Kayaks

Kia Ora from Kaikoura

December 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Kaikoura retains the quiet ambience of a quaint seaside village at the base of the Seaward Kaikoura Mountain Range. Much remains the same as it was before the dramatic earthquake of November 14, 2016.  But the landscape and seabed was altered dramatically, and it’s worth considering a two-night visit to see some of those changes. [...]