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The South Island is being battered by strong winds and heavy rain, with the West Coast, Nelson-Tasman and Otago regions bearing the brunt, as others further north start cleaning up.
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The third officer was at the helm of a South Korean ferry carrying 475 passengers when it capsized and the captain may have been away from the bridge, investigators say.
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Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, whose novels put magical realism on the literary map, has died at his home in Mexico City. His masterpiece was One Hundred Years of Solitude.
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