Photos of the damage caused by 7.5 magnitude earthquake


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New Zealanders posted a flood of images to social media platforms in the wake of a severe magnitude-7.5 earthquake. 

More than 50 aftershocks have been felt up and down the country, with Kaikoura and Malborough getting several each. Elm Homestead in Kaikoura has collapsed, while people are evacuating coastal areas of Christchurch.

We'll be updating with new images as New Zealanders across the country wake up to the damage.

State Highway One, North Canterbury (Newshub.)

Damage at Wellington waterfront (Newshub.)

Damage at Wellington waterfront (Newshub.)

Slip on Rotherham Road near Waiau (Newshub.)

Large cracks on the runway at Wellington Airport (Newshub.)