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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

Three people rescued from boat praised for taking precautions

A trio rescued from their abandoned boat thought they were 500 metres off shore when in reality they were about 5 kilometres out to sea. The three boaties were got into trouble early this evening off the coast at Orewa, north of Auckland. Coastguard...... Read More

Guns, drugs and cash seized in police raid on Waikato house

Nine guns, including a military-style semi-automatic weapon, and illegal drugs were found at a rural property in Waikato yesterday, say police. Cannabis was discovered growing in various indoor concealed cabinets as well as outdoors at a house in the...... Read More

Dead woman found in Wellington Harbour

A woman's body has been found in a lagoon connected to Wellington Harbour. A police spokesperson said the body was found just before 11am in the lagoon on the city's waterfront. She said police were still on the scene and enquiries into the...... Read More