3 News Live Special Coverage from the CHCH Quake Scene
3 News Live Special Coverage from the
Christchurch Quake Scene
3 News was
on air within a few minutes of the devastating quake which
has hit Christchurch today, and will remain on air
continuously until our 6pm bulletin this evening.
Hilary Barry and Mike McRoberts will
present a special extended bulletin of 3 News tonight
along with stories from John Campbell.
cameras witnessed some of the most dramatic footage captured
live from the quake scene today.
3 News will be on
air tomorrow morning from 6am with another live special
edition, bringing more updates from Christchurch.
Continuous live footage can be viewed online at:
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