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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

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

Dead woman found in Wellington Harbour

A woman's body has been found in a lagoon connected to Wellington Harbour. A police spokesperson says the body was found just before 11am in the lagoon on the city's waterfront. She says enquiries into the woman's death are underway. Rowers...... Read More

Fewer secondary school girls playing sport

Fewer girls and teachers were involved in secondary school sports teams last year, School Sport New Zealand's annual survey has found. The survey results showed 49 percent of girls represented their school in 2018, down from 50 percent in 2017...... Read More

Government grants $7.5m for new Methven pool complex

A new pool complex in Methven will receive $7.5 million from the government's Provincial Growth Fund. Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced the investment in the Mid Canterbury business this morning. Ōpuke Thermal Pools...... Read More

Tourism still growing but more slowly

New international visitor arrival statistics confirm the growth in New Zealand’s tourism economy is slowing after four years of exceptional growth, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. According to Stats NZ data released today, international arrivals...... Read More