Powerball may not have been struck but three lucky punters from Invercargill, Canterbury and Auckland will still be taking home $333,333 from tonight's Lotto draw.
Jacinda Ardern has this morning described the death of Prince Philip as a "hugely significant loss for New Zealand" and announced a memorial to be held here after his UK funeral.
There have been 10 new cases of Covid-19 reported in managed isolation today, including eight from India.
With the announcement of the transtasman travel bubble, cruise ship operators want to run local trips, and sail to New Zealand, before extending their operations into the Pacific.
A crackdown on irresponsible freedom camping is being proposed with plans to increase penalties for those who break the rules.
A horror jet boat crash on a scenic South Island lake has ended with two men convicted and fined in court.
A woman who disappeared from a dementia care facility in 2017 has been declared dead by the coroner in a report which blames staff for the length of time before she was discovered missing.
There are six new cases of Covid-19 - five of them from India - in managed isolation, the Ministry of Health says.
Two people aged 76 and 25 have been arrested and charged in Christchurch with importing cocaine.
A new booking system for Covid-19 vaccinations will be launched next week, as the Southern District Health board concedes the current procedure has caused problems and is confusing.
Protest chants rang through the streets of central Dunedin today, as students joined thousands of others nationwide on a climate march for the first time since Covid-19 hit.
The PM says travel from India will be temporarily suspended from 4pm on April 11 until April 28, including for NZ citizens and residents due to a surge in MIQ cases. And a new border case has been reported, a security guard at an Auckland hotel.
Paul Deans was sifting through some limestone he was given from the earthquake-destroyed Oxford Terrace Baptist Church when he made a prehistoric discovery.
A Canterbury father says he's effectively been forced to watch his daughter die from anorexia - and is pleading for the Government to step in urgently.
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There appears to be no end in sight over the ongoing dispute between the Pike River families about the future direction of the mine's recovery.
Director James Cameron's plans to convert his Wairarapa properties into organic vege farms appear to have fallen short.
Concerned Kiwis in India are full of questions ahead of New Zealand's temporary suspension on travel from the country, which comes into force on Sunday.