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186 Kaikoura quake evacuees on Navy ship

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 19/11/2016

A Royal New Zealand Navy ship has left Kaikoura for Lyttelton with 186 evacuees onboard after Monday's earthquake.

HMNZS Canterbury is expected to arrive at Lyttelton around 8am on Sunday.

Those on board will be transported to the Horncastle Arena, and can be picked up from there from around 9.30am.

This brings the total evacuated from Kaikoura to more than 900 people since Monday.

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