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Families protest over ferry rescue operation

Relatives of missing passengers struggle with police officers while trying to protest the government's rescue operation.

Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry have protested angrily over the rescue operation.

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Disabled care pay policy 'unworkable'

Yellow wheelchair symbol in parking space.

A caregivers umbrella group says a policy to pay carers of disabled family members is unworkable and its implementation is an unmitigated disaster.

Govt criticised over power price rises


Labour is accusing the Government of encouraging the electricity industry to put up power prices just as winter hits.

Updated 38 minutes ago

Man arrested after shooting

A 39-year-old man shot in the head in Gisborne early on Sunday morning remains in a critical condition in hospital. A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Updated 38 minutes ago