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Celebs share their solidarity following Kiwi earthquake

In the wake of the earthquake that shook New Zealand in the early hours of the 14th November, celebrities from across the world offered their support.
Kiwi stars earthquake

Kiwi stars earthquake

After a massive earthquake measuring 7.5 on the richter scale hit New Zealand on Monday morning, celebrities from across the world have been sending messages of solidarity with the nation.

The quake, that hit near Hanmer Springs in North Canterbury at 12.02am, has prompted over 300 aftershocks by Monday afternoon.

Two people are confirmed to have lost their lives in the earthquake, and significant damage has been caused to buildings and roads.

A Tsunami warning was issued for the entire east coast of New Zealand in the early hours, though that has now been downgraded to a beach and marine threat.

The areas effected are: the East Coast of New Zealand, from East Cape to Southland, and also the Kapiti Coast and Tasman Bay/Marlborough Sounds.

Waves of up to 2m have been reported in Kairkora.

The Lord of the Rings star Dominic Monaghan.

UK pop legends Duran Duran.

The Hobbit and Outlander actor Graham McTavish.

Kiwi actor Karl Urban.

Late night TV host James Corden.

La Toya Jackson.

US Secretary of State John Kerry, who was in New Zealand last week.

Kiwi pop singer Kimbra.

The Hobbit and The Girl on the Train actor Luke Evans.

New Zealand golf star Lydia Ko.

The Hobbit actor Richard Armitage.

Kiwi comic Rhys Darby.

Kiwi rugby star Dan Carter shared his thoughts.

As did fellow All Black star Sonny Bill Williams.

Sam Neill, who is currently travelling overseas, worried for his homeland.

As pop star Lorde said “We are make of tough stuff.”

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