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    Ngāi Tahu provides support for quake-affected whānau

    Ngāi Tahu has made it their mission to continue sending food and water to people who are still stuck in Kaikoura. Some people have already arrived by helicopter to Cheviot - 55 minutes from Kaikoura. 

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    Rescue efforts continue in Kaikoura

    Support crews continue to assist people from Kaikoura, with roughly three helicopters flying into the town every hour, bringing supplies from Christchurch. 

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    Native Affairs – We stand together

    As the country again comes to terms with natural disasters, we pay tribute to the resilience kiwis have shown in the past to help deal with a crisis.

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    Oaro residents- 'Don't forget about us'

    The small community of Oaro just 15 kilometers south of Kaikoura are without running water and power with no access via roads.

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    St John relief staff on their way to Kaikoura

    Additional paramedics and ambulance staff will arrive in Kaikoura via helicopter today to relieve staff on the ground at the moment and provide extra supplies. St John has two fully crewed ambulances operating in Kaikoura plus constant air ambulance cover.

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    Māori phenomenon caught on camera explains earthquake lights

    A Wellington resident from Syria captured this phenomenon on camera that is commonly known as earthquake lights. Māori refer to it as Rūrangi, a subset of the Kāhui Rū or cluster of quakes.

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    7.5 magnitude quake: Warning to take care when entering workplaces

    Caution entering buildings needs to be exercised following damage to buildings across the South Island and Wellington. 

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    7.5 magnitude quake: Schools closed, trains and ferries cancelled

    People all across the country are waking up to the shocking news that a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Hanmer Springs at around 12:03am, causing extensive damage and two fatalities.

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    Two people have died following 7.5 magnitude quake

    It has been confirmed that two people have died following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck the South Island near Hanmer Springs just after midnight. 

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    Significant quake strikes near Hanmer Springs

    A magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck North Canterbury, near Hanmer Springs, causing extensive damage to areas in the South Island.

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