Eight people rescued from an drifting dinghy on the weekend said the ferry broke up soon after setting out on January 18 and that they had seen other passengers scramble aboard a liferaft.
Opposition parties and the central bank have called for a review of current policies, citing low wages growth and soaring house prices spurred by the immigration influx.
German-born Kim Dotcom and three co-accused Megaupload executives cost film studios and record companies more than $500 million and generated more than $175 million by encouraging paying users to store and share copyrighted material, according to US authorities.
New Zealand’s Civil Defence warned residents along the country’s entire east coast to seek higher ground.
Trump, who calls global warming a hoax and has promised to quit the Paris Agreement, was considering ways to bypass a theoretical four-year procedure for leaving the accord, according to sources.