Photos: Widespread damage after large earthquake hits NZ

Farmer Jim Rudd inspects the damage to his home near Ward after Monday's earthquake.
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Farmer Jim Rudd inspects the damage to his home near Ward after Monday's earthquake.

New Zealanders are cleaning up after a severe earthquake, measuring 7.5 magnitude, struck North Canterbury just after midnight on Monday.

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Duncan Furniss inspects the damage to his Kekerengu Road home near Kaikoura. It is now condemned after Monday's 7.5 ...
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Duncan Furniss inspects the damage to his Kekerengu Road home near Kaikoura. It is now condemned after Monday's 7.5 magnitude earthquake.

Kaikoura farmer Duncan Furniss inspects the damage to his dream home that is now condemned after Monday's 7.5 magnitude ...
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Kaikoura farmer Duncan Furniss inspects the damage to his dream home that is now condemned after Monday's 7.5 magnitude earthquake.

The quake had its own plane for the railway line.
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The quake had its own plane for the railway line.

The huge Kaikoura slip as seen from the air.
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The huge Kaikoura slip as seen from the air.

Stranded honeymooning tourists Eddie and Leslie-Anne Llewelyn-Evans wait at Kaikoura airport.
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Stranded honeymooning tourists Eddie and Leslie-Anne Llewelyn-Evans wait at Kaikoura airport.

The HMNZS Canterbury berthed at Devonport, Auckland, before heading to Kaikoura to pick up stranded tourists.
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The HMNZS Canterbury berthed at Devonport, Auckland, before heading to Kaikoura to pick up stranded tourists.

Seddon Supervalue is ready for the clean up.
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Seddon Supervalue is ready for the clean up.

Neville Smith salvages crayfish from his wife's parents home.
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Neville Smith salvages crayfish from his wife's parents home.

Neville and Lianne Smith salvage belongings from her parents home.
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Neville and Lianne Smith salvage belongings from her parents home.

Willowbank Motel owner Sean Yu looks over major damage on his Kaikaoura property.
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Willowbank Motel owner Sean Yu looks over major damage on his Kaikaoura property.

Damaged footpath in Kaikoura.
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Damaged footpath in Kaikoura.

Tourists disembark a Military helicopter transporting earthquake evacuees from Kaikoura, landing in the Woodend School ...
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Tourists disembark a Military helicopter transporting earthquake evacuees from Kaikoura, landing in the Woodend School grounds.

Train tracks spilled onto the road in the shot taken from the air over Kaikoura.
ROSS GIBLIN

Train tracks spilled onto the road in the shot taken from the air over Kaikoura.

Cattle stuck on cliffs near Kaikoura.
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Cattle stuck on cliffs near Kaikoura.

Kaikoura's trapped cattle.
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Kaikoura's trapped cattle.

Fish, paua, seaweed and crayfish all floundering above the tide line at Ward Beach, Marlborough.
TREVOR BURKHART

Fish, paua, seaweed and crayfish all floundering above the tide line at Ward Beach, Marlborough.

The coast has changed dramatically at Marlborough's Ward Beach.
Rocks are much higher than they were before the quake.
TREVOR BURKHART

The coast has changed dramatically at Marlborough's Ward Beach. Rocks are much higher than they were before the quake.

A bridge in Kaikoura mangled in the quake.
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A bridge in Kaikoura mangled in the quake.

Extreme land damage in Kaikoura.
ROSS GIBLIN

Extreme land damage in Kaikoura.

Broken landscapes in Kaikoura following November 14 earthquake.
ROSS GIBLIN

Broken landscapes in Kaikoura following November 14 earthquake.

Utter devastation.
Iain McGregor/FAIRFAX NZ

Utter devastation.

Huge slips have come down across SH1 south of Kaikoura.
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Huge slips have come down across SH1 south of Kaikoura.

There's utter devastation in Kaikoura following the major earthquake in Canterbury.
Iain McGregor/FAIRFAX NZ

There's utter devastation in Kaikoura following the major earthquake in Canterbury.

In the interior of the Stats NZ building, on Wellington's waterfront, has pancaked.
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In the interior of the Stats NZ building, on Wellington's waterfront, has pancaked.

Helicopters have been deployed to survey damage over Wellington.
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Helicopters have been deployed to survey damage over Wellington.

While supermarkets were confident of keeping their shelves stocked pot-quake, others were taking precautionary measures ...
EMMA HELLEUR

While supermarkets were confident of keeping their shelves stocked pot-quake, others were taking precautionary measures to ensure no one missed out on essential supplies.

Dillion's Point footbridge in Marlborough is closed due to quake damage.
Marlborough District Council

Dillion's Point footbridge in Marlborough is closed due to quake damage.

Chris and Viv Young look at damage caused by an earthquake along State Highway One near the town of Ward, south of Blenheim.
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Chris and Viv Young look at damage caused by an earthquake along State Highway One near the town of Ward, south of Blenheim.

Damage in Waiau is extensive following Monday's earthquakes. Historic Cobb Cottage in Waiau suffered badly.
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Damage in Waiau is extensive following Monday's earthquakes. Historic Cobb Cottage in Waiau suffered badly.

Wellingtonians woke to torrential rain. A large tree has come down on Sutherland Rd, Lyall Bay, Wellington.
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Wellingtonians woke to torrential rain. A large tree has come down on Sutherland Rd, Lyall Bay, Wellington.

Torrential rain combined with  areas of Wellington cbd being closed off after Monday's earthquakes is making the commute ...
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Torrential rain combined with areas of Wellington cbd being closed off after Monday's earthquakes is making the commute into the city difficult.

Construction fences are down along Lyall Bay parade in Wellington, following Monday's large  earthquake and a night of ...
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Construction fences are down along Lyall Bay parade in Wellington, following Monday's large earthquake and a night of aftershocks.

A large tree that has come down in Sutherland Rd has brought down power lines.  Emergency services are on the scene.
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A large tree that has come down in Sutherland Rd has brought down power lines. Emergency services are on the scene.

The mess faced by one Seddon homeowner following Monday's earthquake.
WENDY DAVIES

The mess faced by one Seddon homeowner following Monday's earthquake.

The earthquakes have shifted the bricks in this Seddon home.
WENDY DAVIES

The earthquakes have shifted the bricks in this Seddon home.

Auckland's Sky Tower lit up black and white in support of those affected by the earthquakes.
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Auckland's Sky Tower lit up black and white in support of those affected by the earthquakes.

The earthquakes around New Zealand have caused problems for Raglan townships water supply. Here Luke Firmin provides ...
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The earthquakes around New Zealand have caused problems for Raglan townships water supply. Here Luke Firmin provides drinking water to Raglan resident Dot Williams.

Railway lines buckled and broken at the Ure Bridge in Marlborough.
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Railway lines buckled and broken at the Ure Bridge in Marlborough.

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