Earthquake: Scenes of chaos and destruction around New Zealand video

Laura Cook & Duane Lawrence

Footage captured by Laura Cook and Duane Lawrence shows the extent of the shaking in Kenepuru, Porirua, when the quake struck.

Footage of destruction seen across the country after a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit near Hanmer Springs.

Did you feel it at your place? Send us your information, photos and videos to newstips@stuff.co.nz 

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Photographer Matthew Clode documents his experience of the midnight quake in the Wellington CBD.

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A senior firefighter gives advice on dealing with the earthquake.

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Residents of low-lying areas of Wellington city evacuated to hill areas after feeling the effects of a 7.5 earthquake which hit north Canterbury region in the South Island.

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Resident captures footage of her house as an earthquake rocks Nelson.

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Power lines in Nelson go off like fireworks after a strong quake rattles New Zealand.

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Evacuations are underway in Wellington as a tsunami warning sounds elsewhere in the country.

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Shaken residents in Wellington: "Everyone's ringing each other to ask if we are okay."

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Quake felt in Greymouth

Bottles of wine fell from shelves at a Nelson supermarket.
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Bottles of wine fell from shelves at a Nelson supermarket.

Ryan Taylor

Power cut in Nelson after severe quake hits.

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Strong quake in Wellington terrifies resident.

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A beauty shop in Wellington's Lambton Quay smashed up.

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