See pics from severe 7.5 magnitude NZ earthquake

New Zealanders posted a flood of images to social media platforms in the wake of a severe magnitude-7.5 earthquake that has so far claimed two lives

More than 50 aftershocks have been felt up and down the country, with Kaikoura and Malborough getting several each.

Elm Homestead in Kaikoura has collapsed, while people are evacuating coastal areas of Christchurch.

We'll be updating with new images as New Zealanders across the country wake up to the damage.

See more over at Newshub.

See the pics below: