Police will hold a media briefing at the Christchurch Art Gallery at 10.30am.
Attending will be Superintendent Dave Cliff and Inspector Mark Harrison, head of the Family Liaison Team.
A representative from the New Zealand Fire Service will also speak.
Following the media briefing there will be a bus tour for media around the three key sites where the Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams are operating.
Police media inquiries should be referred to 0274 320 960.