'Junk food' plane lifts spirits in quake-hit NZ town



A New Zealand plasterer has organised a plane delivery of hundreds of take-away burgers and pizzas for the town hit hardest by Monday's earthquake.
Robert Coombes, 49, gathered donations, filled a friend's aircraft and landed in Kaikoura for lunchtime on Friday.
About 2,000 residents have been cut off by damaged roads, although a convoy of military trucks carrying supplies arrived later.
The 7.8-magnitude earthquake left two dead and caused major landslides.
Mr Coombes, told the New Zealand Herald the plane was loaded with 400 pieces of Kentucky Fried Chicken, 300 McDonald's burgers, 50... read more

 
18 November 2016 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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