17 Nov 2016

Top Stories for Thursday 17 November 2016

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 17 November 2016

Engineers focus on demolishing Wgtn high-rise before collapse; Molesworth Street cordon being reduced this morning; quake upgrade increases likelihood of aftershocks; with evacuation over, focus shifts to helping Kaikoura recover; all tourists evacuated from Kaikoura; 300 tourists remain in Kaikoura waiting for inland road to open; questions loom for Wellington's port; and water falls from the sky in Kaikoura - bottled water.