75 Dead, Hundreds Missing in Christchurch, New Zealand, Quake

Rescuers struggled to reach victims trapped beneath rubble in the aftermath of a February 22 magnitude 6.3 earthquake that killed at least 75 people in Christchurch, New Zealand. Several hundred more are still missing.

The New Zealand Herald front page offers a sweep of coverage of the disaster.


Sydney Morning Herald Quake Page

London Telegraph New Zealand Page

"New Zealand Rescuers Sift Rubble, Quake Toll Reaches 75" (Reuters)

"Nearly 400 Dead, Missing in New Zealand Quake" (AFP)

Source: New Zealand Herald, 02/23/2011