The Hurricanes have had an offer to help their Crusaders counterparts affected by Tuesday's earthquake declined.
Saturday's Super Rugby match between the two sides has been called off with the points being shared.
The Crusaders wanted to stay home this weekend to support their families and community.
Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett, a former Crusaders player and assistant coach, spoke with Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder about helping out on the ground....
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Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett says calling off the game was definetly the right decision.