Australian PM to face leadership vote after party-room revolt

Inangahua Junction bridge after the 1968 earthquake Image by PhillipC This was a magnitude 7 earthquake. Many West Coasters remember the quake as the worst experience of their lives. The Inangahua earthquake struck on a wintry morning in May– the furious and monumental shaking occurred without any foreshocks to warn that something big was brewing. Most New Zealanders had not even heard of Inangahua — a tiny farming, sawmilling and coal mining community 40km east of Westport on the South Island’s West Coast. Inangahua dairy farmers Warren and Ruth Inwood remember hanging on to their bed as it was tossed


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