Police have this afternoon confirmed the identities of a further six people who died in the Christchurch earthquake.
Marina ARAI, 19 (female), of Japan
Valquin Descalsota BENSURTO, 23 (male), of the Philippines
Adrienne MEREDITH, 36, of Christchurch
Yoko SUZUKI, 31 (female), of Japan
Tao WANG, 29 (female), of China
Didem YAMAN, 31 (female), of Turkey
This brings the total number of names released to 129.
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