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Constant aftershocks expose remains in New Zealand graves

Constant aftershocks in Christchurch have pushed human remains up from burial plots in one of the quake-ravaged New Zealand city’s graveyards, according to a report. In a grim reminder that the ground in Christchurch remains unstable 12 months on from a quake that killed 185 people last year, television images…

Powerful quakes rock New Zealand’s Christchurch

WELLINGTON — The earthquake-devastated New Zealand city of Christchurch was rocked by two powerful 5.8 magnitude tremors Friday, sending terrified residents onto the streets and forcing the airport to close. The first quake struck at 1:58 pm (0058 GMT) as stores were packed with Christmas shoppers, turning their festive mood…