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Confirmation no NZ dead in avalanche

A group of mountaineers approach the Hillary Step in May 2009.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has confirmed that no New Zealanders were caught up in the deadly avalanche on Mount Everest which killed at least 12 Nepalese mountaineering guides.

Divers spot 3 bodies on sunken ferry

South Korean rescue members search for missing passengers on the capsized ferry.

Divers searching for survivors of the capsized South Korean ferry have seen three bodies floating in a submerged passenger cabin but were unable to break through a window to retrieve them.

Greymouth takes stock after storm

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The extent of the damage done to Greymouth by Thursday's big storm is becoming clearer.

Meeting disclosure on Green agenda

Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei.

The Green Party wants to introduce a scheme that would require Government ministers to regularly disclose who they meet.

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