Saturday 4 September 2010, with Mary Wilson
Audio from Saturday 4 September 2010
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
17:10 Thousands of people are being evacuated from the Christchurch city centre with Civil Defence officials saying its simply too dangerous for residents to stay there.
Nine dead after a plane crash at Fox Glacier ( 2′ 12″ )
17:20 Nine people have been killed in a plane crash at Fox Glacier airport.
We hear from Civil Defence ( 3′ 39″ )
17:22 Our reporter Jessica Maddock has been driving around the city with civil defence authorities and joins us now.
What the police have to say ( 2′ 23″ )
17:26 Canterbury Police will be supported by 80 Auckland Officers flying in this.
Canterbury's power situation ( 2′ 10″ )
17:28 About 80 percent of Christchurch city now has power back on.
How Kaiapoi and the central CBD are coping ( 8′ 15″ )
17:31 Kaiapoi, 17 kilometres north of Christchurch, has been severely damaged.
17:39 Our reporter Eric Frykberg is at National Civil Defence headquarters in Wellington.
How the welfare centres are coping ( 3′ 03″ )
17:40 Chris Haines is the regional operations manager for St John.
17:43 Civil Defence authorities are gave a briefing to the media and we bring you that audio - courtesy of One News.
Jessica Maddock in Central Christchurch ( 1′ 31″ )
17:49 We return now to our reporter Jessica Maddock.
Kaiapoi Resident Collen McDonald ( 4′ 07″ )
17:51 Collen McDonald says water pipes have burst in the main part of Kaiapo and there are cracks in the roads.
The Red Cross send teams to Canterbury ( 1′ 10″ )
17:55 The Red Cross has emergency teams working in Christchurch City and across Canterbury.
The latest from the Selwyn District ( 2′ 08″ )
17:56 Selwyn District Civil Defence Controller Ben Dingle