14 Nov 2016

Newsreader doesn't flinch during earthquake

7:58 pm on 14 November 2016

"Keep Calm and Carry On" is much overused but, boy, it's perfect for this situation.

When the deadly magnitude 7.5 quake struck a little after midnight today, RNZ All Night presenter Vicki McKay was in the middle of reading a news bulletin.

She had just finished detailing the White Ferns defeat of England in their latest cricket match when things got very interesting.

McKay's very calm response earned her many big plaudits online: