Radio New Zealand


Helicopters join search for missing on Everest

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

Sherpa climbers aided by helicopters are searching for three missing guides after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, killing at least 13 in the deadliest accident on the world's highest mountain.

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.