A fishing vessel was diverted to pick up the seven, while the aerial search continued for more survivors
Tillerson said he could not comment on the investigations into Russian ties.
The river, known by Maori as Te Awa Tupua, is the third longest in New Zealand
Civil defence officials declared a state of emergency in the South Island city late Wednesday as two blazes that had been smouldering for days merged into...
Farewell Spit is notorious for whale strandings and has witnessed at least nine mass beachings in the past decade
The main tremor was followed by a series of strong aftershocks and there were reports of damaged houses. Roads were cut and rail and ferry services were...
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