Author Archive: Anna Comrie-Thomson

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Samoa, 2009

by / August 2, 2010 / No Comments

In September last year, an earthquake measuring 8.0 on the richter scale struck off Samoa. The massive earthquake trigged a tsunami that caused extensive destruction and damage to the islands of Samoa, American Samoa and northern Tonga. Nearly 200 people were killed in the tsunami, including seven New Zealanders. With a large Samoan population living [...]

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