Topics: Earthquake, Rereātea - Midday News

1pm Online Update - Earthquake - 14 November

By Online News - Rereātea, Wepiha Te Kanawa, Wikitōria Day

The Online News team provides the latest updates regarding the 7.5 magnitude earthquake which struck the South Island and was also felt across the country.

2 people have been confirmed dead and police are still responding to calls for assistance as aftershocks continue to hit areas in the North and South Island.

Taroi Black is in the South Island speaking with those affected and our reporters across the country will bring you more tonight on Te Kāea at 5:30pm.

The gallery below is a compilation of still images from some of the damage in central Wellington.