8:19 AM.The identification of victims is continuing slowly. Specially trained police officers are working with the families and Victim Support volunteers are working alongside, helping people deal with the… Read moreAudio
7:14 AM.Overnight, the rescue and recovery operation continued without pause, in an effort to make as much progress as possible before the predicted arrival of gale force northerlies within the next 48 hours.
6:18 AM.Out in the suburbs silt is piling up on the streets and is estimated to be five times greater than the material which choked people's houses and neighbourhoods after the September earthquake. Audio
6:00 AM.John Key wants inquiry into collapse of buildings; Police update on latest from Christchurch emergency; Cordon update; More budget cuts in store after Christchurch earthquake; Attention turns to shape… Read moreAudio