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Powerball player wins $5.5 million

Powerball’s winning streak continues with a lucky player taking home $5.5 million with Powerball First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw. The $5.5 million prize is made up of $5 million from Powerball First Division and $500,000 from...... Read More

Two Lotto players share $1,000,000 win

Two lucky Lotto players will be feeling on top of the world after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw. The winning tickets were sold at Schofields Stationers Paper Power in Auckland and Wakatipu New World...... Read More

Auckland’s Pride march bursts with colour, joy

At least a thousand people walked and cheered their way up Auckland's main street yesterday's Pride march. The colourful and cheerful group marched from Albert Park to Myers Park, via the city centre along Queen Street. Organisers were expecting...... Read More

Thrills and spills at Waihi Beach

New Zealand’s athletes showed big heart and top skills battling through big waves, competing against the world’s best in the Trans-Tasman Surf Boat Challenge. Australia’s open surf boat teams and Under-23 teams each collected the...... Read More

$8 million win for Powerball player

Powerball's winning streak continues with a lucky player taking home $8 million with Powerball First Division in tonight's live Lotto draw. The $8 million prize is made up of $7 million from Powerball First Division and $1 million from Lotto...... Read More

Mr G coming ’home’ for first solo exhibition

Local and internationally recognised artist Graham Hoete’s first solo exhibition will be held in Tauranga in November. The exhibition, announced as part of Tauranga Art Gallery's 2019 Programme Premiere on Thursday evening, will run from...... Read More

Waitangi Day win for lucky Lotto player

A lucky Lotto player will have extra reason to celebrate this Waitangi Day after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in tonight's live Lotto draw. The winning ticket was sold at Countdown Dinsdale in Hamilton. Powerball was not struck this...... Read More

Two new extinct penguins discovered in DNA

New research has improved our understanding of when and why penguins evolved, and has identified two recently extinct penguins from New Zealand’s remote Chatham Islands. In the study, published online today in the scientific journal Molecular...... Read More

Waitangi dawn ceremony draws more than 1000

A large crowd has gathered on the marae at Waitangi for a dawn service marking the 179th anniversary of the signing of the treaty. Politicians including Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of Samoa and other dignitaries crowded into the...... Read More