Long time readers of this column may recall that I have a special place in my heart for New Zealand. It’s mostly just the feeling that it looks like a safe haven, what with being surrounded by all that water. I have to admit, though, when I found out what bad earthquakes they’ve had, I thought maybe there’s no great difference from here. Coasts, check. Interior mountains (high), check. Earthquakes, check.
Read more in the Feb. 10-16, 2021 issue.