A South Korean deep sea trawler sinks in the Southern Ocean two thousand kilometres south of New Zealand with at least five people dead and seventeen missing.
More than 20 fishermen are feared dead in icy waters after a South Korean deep-sea trawler sinks without warning in the Southern Ocean.
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- Scientists at MetService record a wave measuring 23.8 m high in the Southern Ocean near Campbell Island, New Zealand, making it the largest wave ever recorded in the Southern Hemisphere.
- A fire breaks out on South Korean fishing vessel FV "Dong Won 701" in the Port of Timaru, New Zealand. Ten fire crews and a tug are in attendance. At least three are hospitalised and the ship is evacuated.
- The fire onboard South Korean ship FV "Dong Won 701" in the Port of Timaru, New Zealand, enters its fourth day. The port resumes limited operations despite the ongoing blaze and the Transport Accident Investigation Commission starts an investigation despite being unable to board the vessel.
- The fire onboard South Korean ship FV "Don Wong 701" in the Port of Timaru, New Zealand, enters its third day. At least four vessels - MV "Searuby", MV "San Granit", MV "Longview Logger" and MV "Jeppesen Maersk" - are delayed from arriving.
- Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day. Events occur in Afghanistan, France, Turkey and Vietnam, while Julia Gillard heads to South Korea.