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Relieved tourists escape New Zealand quake town

Relieved tourists escape New Zealand quake town

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by November 18, 2016 World News

Christchurch (New Zealand) (AFP) – Rescuers in New Zealand on Wednesday completed a mass evacuation of tourists stranded after a devastating earthquake, as officials in the capital Wellington sealed off dozens of potentially dangerous office blocks.

The last of the trapped holidaymakers boarded the navy ship HMNZS Canterbury late Wednesday at Kaikoura, the South Island seaside town that bore the brunt of the powerful 7.8 tremor. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

 

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