(G.N.S) Dt. 5 Wellington The three earthquakes, all above 7.0 magnitude, came during the early hours of Friday. The last earthquake of 8.1 magnitude hits at around 08:30 near the uninhabited Kermadec Islands, 1,000 km (621 miles) north-east of New Zealand. Evacuation of thousands of people from some coastal areas of the North Island after the third, 8.1-magnitude earthquake hit. The national tsunami warning was lifted at 15:43 (02:43 GMT),
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