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New Zealand assesses quake damage

Officials in New Zealand have been evaluating the damage caused in the city of Christchurch by an earthquake and its many aftershocks.

Prime Minister John Key said at least 90 buildings suffered significant damage and many of them would probably have to be knocked down.

An overnight curfew has been lifted, but the centre of the city remains cordoned off, Radio New Zealand said. Jane-Frances Kelly reports.

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