Saturday 4th September, 4.35am – 7.1 Richter scale earthquake hit Christchurch. Lyttelton got off relatively lightly but not without damage to some of her grand old buildings and facades.
- Aftershocks rattle quake-hit NZ city (reuters.com)
- Shocks keep Christchurch trembling (heraldsun.com.au)
- New Zealand braced for quake aftershocks (channel4.com)