* The death toll in Christchurch currently stands at 146 - but officials say that this number is highly likely to rise.
* There are known to be at least 200 people still missing in the stricken city.
* Looters are causing persistent problems, as are people impersonating officials. Police warn: "You will be arrested."
Read all latest updates from Christchurch throughout the day here.
The victims of the Christchurch earthquake
Faces of the lost: remembering people killed in the Christchurch earthquake. You can leave your message of condolence.
Read and contribute messages of support here.
How you can help: See here for information and links to charities and organisations that are helping the people of Christchurch
Listen live: Newstalk ZB streaming coverage
Photos of the Christchurch earthquake here.
Video coverage of the Christchurch earthquake:
Baby Joseph a light among earthquake chaos. Little Joseph's parents were enroute to the hospital when the earthquake struck Christchurch.
A 155-year-old Christchurch home, originally damaged after the September earthquake, is now beyond repair.
See all video coverage here.