Four people have been confirmed dead and one missing after a boat carrying 10 people sank in stormy weather off the New Zealand coast.
Five people were rescued after the boat got into trouble and set off a distress signal on Sunday night off North Cape on the northern coast, triggering a major search and rescue operation.
Two bodies had been located in the water and were recovered by helicopter on Monday morning, a police statement said.
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*UPDATE – Four confirmed dead on Monday afternoon. For more, see: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/mar/21/four-dead-one-missing-after-new-zealand-fishing-boat-sinks-in-bad-weather