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GeoNet has described the earthquake as “severe”, at a depth of 31km and located 15km east of the city.

Christchurch shocked and shaken again as 5.7 quake hits

Cliffs collapsed and minor damage was reported but there were no serious injuries.

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The effects of the powerful 5.7 earthquake were evident, with many litres of water being thrown out of the pool.

Christchurch quake turns swimming pool into wave pool

The effects of the powerful 5.7 earthquake were evident, with many litres of water being thrown out of the pool.

Fire takes hold in hills behind Upper Hutt

The two-hectare scrub fire behind Maidstone Park started about 3.30pm.

One person hurt in collision with bus near Paeroa

The fire service reported the person was initially trapped in their vehicle after the crash.

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The earthquake hit just days out from the five-year anniversary of the 6.3 Canterbury quake, which saw 185 people killed.

As it happened: Major earthquake strikes Christchurch

Civil Defence activated its emergency centre when the 5.7 quake struck.

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The Prime Minister had the substance poured over him by unknown men, who then fled the scene with police chasing them.

John Key glitter-bombed, booed off stage at Big Gay Out

Mr Key was making his annual visit to the event, where in the past he has received a generally positive reception.

A fire truck at Green Bay High School.

Scrub fire sets house alight in South Auckland

The fire threatened multiple houses in the Otahuhu area and several fire crews were brought in to protect them.

Fast-moving scrub fire closes Waikato Expressway off-ramp

The fast-moving fire does not pose a threat to people in the area.

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Two fire crews are currently attending the fire which is visible from the Basin Reserve

Fire breaks out on Wellington's Mt Victoria as cricket crowd looks on

Fourteen engines attended the pine tree fire, which took hold just before 2.30pm.

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Liquefaction is subsiding quickly in areas around Christchurch, including Pines Beach and Bexley.

Minor post-quake liquefaction hits Christchurch

Liquefaction is subsiding quickly in areas around Christchurch, including Pines Beach and Bexley.

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GeoNet has described the earthquake as “severe”, at a depth of 31km and located 15km east of the city.

WATCH: Cars, homes shake as 5.7 quake rocks Christchurch

GeoNet has described the earthquake as “severe”, at a depth of 31km and located 15km east of the city.

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Cantabrians are reeling from a severe earthquake that struck this afternoon at a depth of 31km.

Magnitude 5.7 quake shakes water out of Christchurch pool

People have been quick to post footage of the effects of today's frightening shake.

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Christchurch has been hit by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake, at a depth of 31km and located 15km east of the city.

Cantabrians gather in supermarket car park after 'severe' quake

Christchurch has been hit by a magnitude 5.7 earthquake.

Shekinah Relies-Skipper who was last seen in a car in Burns Ave, Palmerston North

Details on Palmerston North child abductor released

Police have released a description of the man who snatched a five-year-old girl off the street on Friday morning.

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The man was rescued after his companion managed to reach shore and raise the alarm.

Man clinging to petrol can survives seven hours in water off Waihi

After their boat capsized off Waihi last night, one man swam to shore and the other clung to a 20 litre petrol can.

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Maria Hall spent eight years at the secretive Palmarian Catholic Church in Spain.

'I was brainwashed' - ex-nun slams religion

Maria Hall says she spent eight years living in austerity and poverty.

'Rest easy you beautiful mummy' - tributes flow for pregnant mother killed in car crash

Emily Hurley was close to giving birth to her second child when she died in a car crash early yesterday.

Christchurch police investigate suspicious fires

The fires were lit outside a property on Trevor St, Hornby.

02:59
The young girl was taken while walking to school.

Abduction 'extremely rare' but police urge parents to talk to children about safety

Caregivers are urged to talk to children about recognising undesirable behaviour.

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The ONE News team brings you the latest weather update.

Ideal weather for a Valentine's Day picnic

Summery weather across most of the country should help keep romance alive.

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It was a scene of doggy delight when dozens of pugs lined up ahead of this afternoon’s showdown in Groynes Dog Park.

Organised chaos as pug dogs race for their own charity

The 100 metre race saw a variety of pug dogs start the event .

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The trip has only been completed once before – and that was more than 100 years ago by one of the world’s best-known explorers.

55-year-old kiwi undertaking incredible Alaskan survival trek

Despite having no experience in extreme survival conditions, Graham Burke is set to undertake a grueling challenge completed just once before.

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A health surcharge will kick in by April, and that could be just the beginning.

Your British OE just got a whole lot more expensive

Britain is making Kiwis pay an annual health fee, as well as introducing pay thresholds.

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Bishop Barry Jones died this morning aged 74 after declining health over the past few months.

Catholic Bishop of Christchurch passes away

Bishop Barry Jones died this morning aged 74 after declining health over the past few months.

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A daring jump from the top of the McLaren Falls bridge will eventually claim a life – and can’t really be stopped - the council says.

Council 'powerless' to stop death-defying bridge jumpers

A daredevil posted GoPro footage of his jump from McLaren Falls.

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A 26-year-old gang member was shot, and an elderly neighbour may also have died during the incident.

Kaitaia gang shooting leaves community shocked

A 26-year-old gang member was shot, and an elderly neighbour may also have died during the incident.

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The yellow eyed penguin population has hit a 25-year low and it seems predators are part of the problem.

Wellington vet helps patch up battered yellow eyed penguins

"They're quite a feisty species, they don't like people, " Lisa Argilla says.

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Police continue to hunt for the person responsible for taking five-year-old Shekinah Te Kira.

Elderly man rejects hero claims after finding abducted little girl

"I only did what I should," said 91-year-old Bill Gilliland.

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A 47-year-old man and a 20-year-old expectant mother died in the collision between a car and ute.

One victim of fatal Whanganui crash was pregnant - police

Police have named the two people who died after a serious head-on crash on State Highway 3 in Kaitoke, south of Whanganui this morning

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