Four More Names Released Following Christchurch Earthquake
Four Further Names Released Following
Police have today
confirmed the identities of a further four people who died
in the Christchurch earthquake.
Marilyn MEADOWS, 66 (female), of Christchurch
OTSUBO, 41 (female), of Japan
Brian Warrington TAYLOR,
66 (male), of Christchurch
Ayako YAMAGUCHI, 30 (female),
This brings the total number of names released
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Power Outages, Roads Close: Easter Storm Moving Down Country
The NZ Transport Agency says storm conditions at the start of the Easter break are making driving hazardous in Auckland and Northland and it advises people extreme care is needed on the regions’ state highways and roads.
Winds have gusted up to 98kph on the Auckland Harbour Bridge, there are reports of surface flooding on some sections of the city’s motorway network, and there is debris on several rural roads in both regions.
“Our maintenance crews are keeping roads open, but people need to drive to the conditions – use their headlights, lower their speeds and increase their following distances – for safe travel,” says the Transport Agency’s National Journey Manager, Kathryn Musgrave. More>>