In Pictures: New Zealand earthquake aftermath

New Zealand is still experiencing aftershocks after being hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake yesterday (Nov 14) which triggered landslides and a small tsunami.

Local residents Chris and Viv Young look at damage caused by an earthquake along State Highway One near the town of Ward, south of Blenheim on New Zealand's South Island, on Nov 14, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS
Landslides block State Highway One near Kaikoura on the upper east coast of New Zealand's South Island following an earthquake, on Nov 14, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS
This photo taken on Nov 14, 2016 shows the bridge connecting the town of Waiau, 120 kms north of Christchurch, closed to all traffic after a 7.8 magnitude quake struck shortly after midnight the night before.
PHOTO: AFP
Stacked containers are affected after a 7.5 earthquake based around Cheviot in the South island shock the capital, at Centre Port, in Wellington, New Zealand, on Nov 14, 2016. PHOTO: EPA
People evacuated from buildings along Dixon Street, Wellington after an earthquake based around Cheviot in the South island shock the capital, New Zealand, on Nov 14, 2016. PHOTO: EPA
The Elms Homestead destroyed by an earthquake near Kaikoura on the South Island's east coast on Nov 14, 2016.
PHOTO: AFP
Travellers at the Base backpackers hostel in Wellington eat while waiting to leave the city, on Nov 15, 2016 after the New Zealand earthquake disrupted the travel plans of many across the country. PHOTO: REUTERS
This photo taken on Nov 14, 2016 shows injured people in the city of Waiau, taking refuge in a school yard as a precaution against aftershocks. PHOTO: AFP
This photo taken on Nov 14, 2016 shows damage to the Waiau Hotel, after a 7.8 magnitude quake hit just after midnight the night before. PHOTO: AFP
A handout photo taken and received on Nov 15, 2016, shows a New Zealand Defence Force helicopter evacuating some of 1,200 of tourists from Kaikoura stranded by a 7.8 earthquake that caused devastation on the east coast of the South Island. PHOTO: AFP

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