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Storm chaos and damage moves south

Tamaki Drive was closed because of flooding.

The West Coast is bearing the brunt of a widespread storm that has brought safety warnings, power cuts and disruption to travel to two thirds of New Zealand. Power is out to the entire Buller district.

Updated 4 minutes ago

Hopes fading of finding survivors

A relative waits for news in Jindo.

A search official says it's unlikely that any of the hundreds of schoolchildren trapped in a capsized ferry off South Korea will be found alive.

Updated 3 minutes ago

Genesis shares open higher

030214. Photo Genesis Energy. Genesis Energy logo

Shares in Genesis Energy jumped 17 percent to $1.81 in their first period of trading on Thursday. Analysts had been expecting this as there was huge demand.

Updated about 1 hour ago

Husband charged with Miramar murder

Mei Fan.

The estranged husband of slain Wellington woman Mei Fan has entered no plea on being charged with her murder.

Updated 27 minutes ago

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