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Frigid waters scoured for ferry survivors

A relative waits for news in Jindo.

Teams of divers are searching the upturned hull of a sunken South Korean ferry as families of nearly 300 people missing desperately wait for news.

Updated about 1 hour ago

Wild weather floods roads, cuts power

Tamaki Drive was closed because of flooding.

A band of wild wet weather moving down the country is hitting Auckland, with high winds causing the worst of the problems.

Updated 35 minutes ago

Mudslide in Oriental Bay

The slip scene on Oriental Parade.

A mudslide in Wellington forced occupants from two properties in Oriental Bay on Wednesday night.

Karam wins thousands for defamation

Joe Karam.

David Bain campaigner Joe Karam has been awarded $535,000 in a defamation case described as a full-scale assault against him.

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