Rugby union – All Blacks legend McCaw joins quake rescue effort

Rugby union - All Blacks legend McCaw joins quake rescue effort– Former All Blacks great Richie McCaw played a central role in ferrying rescue workers to the most devastated areas following a deadly earthquake which struck New Zealand Monday. The double World Cup winner, now a commercial helicopter pilot, flew rescue and reconnaissance missions to Kaikoura after being woken in his Christchurch home by the powerful 7.8 quake. Christchurch, which was devastated by an earthquake five years ago, is 182 kilometres (113 miles) south of Kaikoura which bore the brunt of the latest destruction.

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