Checkpoint

Tuesday 22 February 2011, with Mary Wilson, Susie Ferguson, Bryan Crump & Kim Hill

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

Christchurch Earthquake - Jessica Maddock

13:48 Radio New Zealand reporter Jessica Maddock reports from outside the Christchurch City Art Gallery which is being converted into a Civil Defence centre.

2pm Earthquake Bulletin

14:00 Update of the Canterbury Earthquake including the Prime Minister's address to Parliament.

Canterbury Earthquake - John Townend

14:05 John Townend is an Associate Professor at the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences at Victoria University Wellington.

Canterbury Earthquake - John Carter

14:09 John Carter, Minister for Civil Defence gives reporters in Wellington a briefing.

Canterbury Earthquake - Daille Rogers

14:11 Daille Rogers is at Hagley Park where people have been evacuated from the central city.

Canterbury Earthquake - Roger Sutton

14:14 Orion's chief executive, Roger Sutton outlines the power situation in Christchurch.

Canterbury Earthquake - James McMullan

14:17 Christchurch resident James McMullan's house was badly damaged.

Canterbury Earthquake - Jessica Horne

14:21 Radio New Zealand reporter Jessica Horne is at her home in Christchurch, which has sunken into the ground.

Canterbury Earthquake - Kimberley Grady

14:24 Kimberley Grady works for KiwiRail.

Earthquake summary

14:25 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - John Townend

14:27 John Townend is an Associate Professor at the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences at Victoria University Wellington.

Canterbury Earthquake - John Key

14:30 Prime Minster John Key gives a statement regarding the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Advice

14:32 Suzie Ferguson gives advice for people in Christchurch.

Canterbury Earthquake - Paul Norris

14:34 Paul Norris is from The New Zealand Broadcasting School at CPIT.

Canterbury Earthquake - Alistair Hamilton

14:35 Alistair Hamilton is the Canterbury Medical Officer of Health.

Canterbury Earthquake - Bob Parker

14:37 Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker says that this earthquake felt as violent as the one in September.

Canterbury Earthquake - Jessica Maddock

14:43 Radio New Zealand reporter Jessica Maddock reports from the Christchurch City Art Gallery which has been converted into a Civil Defence centre.

Canterbury Earthquake - Jim Palmer

14:45 Jim Palmer is the CEO of the Waimakariri District Council.

Canterbury Earthquake - Jane Patterson

14:48 Jane Patterson has been at the Beehive bunker getting a civil defence update.

Canterbury Earthquake - Rauol Dykestra

14:49 Rauol Dykestra works for the Fire Service.

Earthquake summary

14:52 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Monique Oomen

14:55 Monique Oomen is at a closed Christchurch airport.

Canterbury Earthquake - Effect on the sharemarket

14:57 The earthquake has also affected financial markets. The New Zealand dollar has tumbled, and the stockmarket has extended its losses.

Canterbury Earthquake - Mark Littleton

14:58 Mark Littleton is the Chief Fire Officer in Lyttleton.

3pm Earthquake Bulletin

15:00 Update of the Canterbury Earthquake.

John Key gives rundown of widespread damage in Canterbury

15:06 An emergency Cabinet Meeting is being held at Parliament as reports begin to come in of the damage in Canterbury caused by this afternoon's earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Douglas Marshall

15:10 Douglas Marshall is the Civil Defence controller for the Selwyn District.

Canterbury Earthquake - Bob Parker

15:12 Mayor of Christchurch, Bob Parker tells Cantabrians to take precautions, and declares a State of Emergency.

Canterbury Earthquake - Peter Townsend

15:18 Peter Townsend is the Chief Executive of the Canterbury Chamber of Commerce. He's at Wellington Airport trying to get back to Christchurch.

Earthquake summary

15:21 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - David Miller

15:23 David Miller is from Christchurch Civil Defence.

Canterbury Earthquake - Jessica Maddock

15:27 Radio New Zealand reporter Jessica Maddock reports from the Christchurch Central City cordon.

Canterbury Earthquake - Bob Batty

15:33 Bob Batty is a town planner in Halswell.

Canterbury Earthquake - Chris Brown

15:37 Chris Brown is in Lyttleton - the epicentre of the quake.

Earthquake summary

15:41 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Major Angus Mace

15:43 Major Angus Mace is from Burnham Military Camp.

Canterbury Earthquake - Katy Gossett

15:46 Radio New Zealand reporter Katy Gossett reports from Linwood.

Canterbury Earthquake - Nigel Stirling

15:50 Radio New Zealand Economics Correspondent reports from outside AMI Stadium.

Canterbury Earthquake - Victoria Matthews

15:53 Victoria Matthews is the Bishop of Christchurch.

Canterbury Earthquake - John Townend

15:57 John Townend is a seismologist for GNS; and an Associate Professor at the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences.

4pm Earthquake Bulletin

16:00 Update of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - State of Emergency

16:08 The mayor of Christchurch has declared a local state of emergency.

Canterbury Earthquake - Megan Hazeldean

16:11 Megan Hazeldean runs the Akaroa Cottages in Banks Pennisula.

Canterbury Earthquake - Barry Saunders

16:14 Barry Saunders is at the epicentre of the earthquake - Lyttleton.

Earthquake summary

16:19 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Phil Goff

16:22 Labour Party leader Phil Goff is outside the Pyne Gould building - where people are trapped inside.

Canterbury Earthquake - News Conference

16:26 Finance Minister Bill English, and the Civil Defence Minister John Carter have a news conference at the Beehive theatrette.

Canterbury Earthquake - Pip Ramby

16:37 Pip Ramby was rescued from the top floor of the Canterbury televison building.

Canterbury Earthquake - Bridget Mills

16:42 Bridget Mills is in Latimer Square at a triage centre.

Earthquake summary

16:46 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - James Thompson

16:47 James Thompson is the Operations Manager for Civil Defence Christchurch.

Canterbury Earthquake - Dave Cliff

16:52 Dave Cliff is the Police Superintendent.

Canterbury Earthquake - Denise Torrey

16:55 Denise Torrey is the principal of Summerfield School in the south of Christchurch.

Canterbury Earthquake - John Townend

16:58 John Townend is a seismologist for GNS; and an Associate Professor at the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences.

5pm Earthquake Bulletin

17:00 Update of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Jessica Maddock

17:10 Radio New Zealand reporter Jessica Maddock has been to a Civil Defense Briefing.

Canterbury Earthquake - Murray Sherwan

17:24 Murray Sherwan is the Chair of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Commission.

Canterbury Earthquake - Michael Brooks

17:27 St John's Ambulance Operations Director Micheal Brooks.

Canterbury Earthquake - Market reaction

17:34 The NZ dollar has tumbled and the stock market has fallen.

Canterbury Earthquake - Amanda Cropp

17:37 Amanda Cropp is a Sumner resident.

Canterbury Earthquake - Paul Burns

17:40 Paul Burns is the task force leader of Urban Search and Rescue.

Earthquake summary

17:46 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - John Carter

17:51 John Carter is the Minister of Civil Defence.

Canterbury Earthquake - Bridget Mills

17:56 Bridget Mills is in the Christchurch central city with one of the rescue teams.

Canterbury Earthquake - Wayne Mapp

17:58 Wayne Mapp is the Minister of Defence.

6pm Earthquake Bulletin

18:00 Update of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Checkpoint Top Stories for Tuesday 22 February 2011

18:00 Suzie Ferguson, Mary Wilson and Hewitt Humphrey host rolling news coverage of the Christchurch Earthquake. The audio used comes from the start of the 6pm hour.

Canterbury Earthquake - Initial death toll

18:06 Kate Gudsell received an initial death toll in the civil defence bunker in Wellington.

Canterbury Earthquake - Jessica Maddock

18:10 Radio New Zealand reporter Jessica Maddock reports on a briefing by Mayor Bob Parker.

Canterbury Earthquake - David Neal

18:15 David Neal is the national programmes manager for the Red Cross. The Christchurch Red Cross response team is out with the fire service, searching buildings for people who might be trapped.

Canterbury Earthquake - John Townend

18:18 John Townend is a seismologist for GNS; and an Associate Professor at the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences.

Earthquake summary

18:23 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - John Key

18:26 Prime Minister John Key updates the death toll.

Canterbury Earthquake - Rob Clark

18:31 Rob Clark was on the sixth floor of his office building when the quake struck, and got stuck in gridlock leaving the CBD.

Canterbury Earthquake - Peter Beck

18:37 The head of the Christchurch cathedral thinks people visiting the church may have been killed there when the quake hit this afternoon. The Dean of Christchurch, Peter Beck, says they rushed to get as many people out of the Cathedral as they could.

Canterbury Earthquake - Mark Watts

18:40 Mark Watts works for Telecom.

Canterbury Earthquake - David Meates

18:42 David Meates is Chief Executive of the Canterbury District Health Board.

Canterbury Earthquake - Parliament adjourned after earthquake

18:48 Parliament was adjourned as news of the earthquake came through. Party leaders made statements to the House as the seriousness of the situation became clear.

Canterbury Earthquake - Rachel Graham

18:52 Radio New Zealand reporter Rachel Graham is in Latimer Square.

Canterbury Earthquake - James Ball

18:53 Some Christchurch residents were able to get out of the city to stay with relatives.

Canterbury Earthquake - John Townend

18:58 John Townend is a seismologist for GNS; and an Associate Professor at the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences.

7pm Earthquake Bulletin

19:00 Update of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Rachel Graham

19:08 Radio New Zealand reporter Rachel Graham is at the triage centre that has been set up in Latimer Square.

Canterbury Earthquake - Peter Davy

19:12 Peter Davy is the chief executive of Ports of Lyttleton.

Canterbury Earthquake - Andrew Holden

19:15 Andrew Holden is the Editor of The Press. The Christchurch Press building suffered extreme damge.

Earthquake summary

19:22 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Elizabeth Brayton

19:25 Elizabeth Brayton was in Charteris Bay when quake hit.

Canterbury Earthquake - Barry Corbett

19:33 Christchurch city councillor Barry Corbett is at Civil Defence headquarters.

Canterbury Earthquake - Colonel Roger McElwain

19:40 Colonel Roger McElwain has recently been briefed on the military response in Christchurch.

Earthquake summary

19:45 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Evening Market Update for 22 February 2011

19:48 The earthquake has impacted the New Zealand markets.

Canterbury Earthquake - Pete Connors

19:50 Pete Connors is the New Zealand Transport Agency Operations Manager.

Canterbury Earthquake - Crusaders caught in quake

19:52 The Crusaders rugby side had just finished training at Rugby Park when the quake struck.

Canterbury Earthquake - Roger Sutton

19:57 Roger Sutton works for Orion Energy.

8pm Earthquake Bulletin

20:00 Update of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Monique Oomen

20:08 Monique Oomen is the communciations manager at Christchurch Airport.

Canterbury Earthquake - Raul Dykstra

20:11 The fire service in Christhcurch says its resources are stretched.

Earthquake summary

20:23 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Stephen Jacobi

20:26 Today was the second day of a meeting of the US New Zealand Partnership Forum.

Canterbury Earthquake - Peter Cooper

20:32 Peter Cooper is in the suburb of Woolston.

Canterbury Earthquake - Bill English

20:39 Bill English addresses Press at the Beehive.

Earthquake summary

20:48 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Lydia Ayden

20:51 Lydia Ayden is Christchurch City Council's General Manager of Public Affairs.

Canterbury Earthquake - Conor English

20:56 Federated Farmers have offered help for the earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Jim Palmer

21:03 Jim Palmer says there is significant damage, but it is not as bad as the September 4 earthquake last year.

9pm Earthquake summary

21:05 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Bob Parker

21:11 Press conference with the Mayor of Christchurch.

Earthquake summary

21:26 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Roger Sutton

21:29 Roger Sutton is Orion's Chief Executive.

Canterbury Earthquake - Mary Gordon

21:36 Mary Gordon is the Executive Director of Nursing for the Canterbury DHB.

Canterbury Earthquake - Dave Cliff

21:40 Superintendent Dave Cliff is the Canterbury District Police Commander.

Canterbury Earthquake - Mark Wilson

21:45 Mark Wilson is the Principle of Cashmere High School.

Earthquake summary

21:48 Hewitt Humphrey summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Phil Goff

21:51 Labour Party leader Phill Goff has been in Christchurch all day.

10pm Earthquake Bulletin

22:00 Update of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Jessica Horn

22:17 Christchurch Reporter Jessica Horn is at the emergency accomodation centre at Bernside High School.

Canterbury Earthquake - Dave Cliff

22:20 Canterbury Area Police Commander Superintendent Dave Cliff.

Canterbury Earthquake - Don Rood

22:27 Radio New Zealand's Head of News, Don Rood, has just arrived in Christchurch.

Canterbury Earthquake - Monique Devereux

22:38 Monique Devereux is a Christchurch resident and former Radio New Zealand reporter.

Canterbury Earthquake - Mary Macharpher

22:41 Mary Macharpher is in Sydenham, and has two bedrooms for anyone who might need them.

Earthquake summary

22:45 Catriona Macleod summarises news of the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - David Meates

22:50 David Meates is the Chief Executive of the Canterbury District Health Board.

Canterbury Earthquake - David Neal

22:54 David Neal is the Red Cross National Operations Manager and is making his way to Christchurch to coordinate efforts with his staff.

11pm Earthquake Bulletin

23:00 An update on the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Jackie Shields

23:05 Jackie Shields is a resident of the Burwood suburb in Christchruch.

Canterbury Earthquake - Vicki Treadell

23:11 Vicki Treadell is the British High Commisioner and is in Christchurch now.

Canterbury Earthquake - Kerry Munro

23:15 Kerry Munro was at his glass factory when the earthquake struck.

Canterbury Earthquake - Kelvin Scott

23:22 Kelvin Scott is a blind musician who usually plays in the square. He chose not to go today because it was raining.

Earthquake summary

23:30 An update on the Canterbury Earthquake.

Canterbury Earthquake - Jessica Horn

23:33 Reporter Jessica Horn is at Burnside High School, where a welfare centre has been set up.

Canterbury Earthquake - Rachel Graham

23:37 Radio New Zealand Reporter Rachel Graham is at the Christchurch City Council's civil defense headquarters.

Canterbury Earthquake - Judith Hughey

23:44 Judith Hughey is a Christchurch resident.

Christchurch Earthquake News Special