Tim Davies

An earthquake-triggered landslip damming the Shotover River is being advanced as a reason to reject a planned fast-tracked housing development. University of Canterbury geologist Prof Tim Davies says the risk of such a landslip has been ''potentially underestimated'' and the...
OPINION: FeelingsĀ of sympathy and empathy can't be overstated this week. Like me, you might have been glued to the telly, open-mouthed, watching footage of smashed houses, ripped-up roads and strange islands emerging covered in paua or cows. New Zealand's being punished,...
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