In the South Island most of the relative displacement between these plates is taken up along a single dextral right lateral strike-slip fault with a major reverse component, the Alpine Fault. In the North Island the displacement is mainly taken up along the Kermadec subduction zonealthough the remaining dextral strike-slip component of the relative plate motion is accommodated by the North Island Fault System NIFS. Beneath the northern and eastern Canterbury Plainsa series of active SW-NE trending thrust faults have been recognised, linked by W-E trending strike-slip faults that at least in part reactivate Cretaceous age extensional faults.
Kaiapoi, just north of Christchurch, has unveiled a bold new plan for the parts of the town wiped off the map in the Canterbury earthquakes.
Now, the Waimakariri District Council has come up with a plan that takes a two pronged approach, reinvigorating areas left vacant by the quakes while also revitalising the rest of the town. Waimakariri District Council manager Simon Hart said crucially it will reorientate shops, bars and restaurants towards the river that runs through the middle of the town by redesigning stop banks which currently act as a barrier.
Kaiapoi is a town on the rise, its manager Miles Dalton said. Mr Dalton said the idea was to turn Kaiapoi from being a commuter town to one that supports its own workforce. A big key is getting the right shops in the mix, so that they will start meeting that need which Kaiapoi has.
Its head, Bruce Lochore, said this would provide a welcome alternative to Christchurch where a handful of popular spots were overflowing. We think having a [New Zealand Motor Caravan Association] park on the other side, on the Kaiapoi side, helps relieve some of that pressure.
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