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New Zealand: Rising sea levels threaten parts of Christchurch

January 8, 2014 - 6:00am

Experts have warned that some suburban areas of Christchurch may be under water within 100 years because of rising sea levels, a report by Tonkin & Taylor Pty. Ltd. said.

The insurance industry said buildings in those areas would become uninsurable over a long period of time, reports The New Zealand Herald citing community publisher Christchurch Star.

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