Tickets bought in Greytown and Warkworth have each won $19 million in Powerball, but other big Lotto prizes went to tickets sold in Invercargill and Greymouth.
Labour has released costing estimates for its boost to student loans and allowances - just hours after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern defended not doing so.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is denying that the Government is backtracking over its goal to plant 1 billion trees over 10 years, saying it was always going to be in partnership with the private...
Changes to school entry rules that allowed some 4-year-olds to start school will be reversed by the new Government.
The man accused of shooting a taxi driver in Wellington has appeared in the District Court and remanded in custody until January.
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A Wellington-based film worker has been fatally gored by a bull in India.
Cat owners have been urged to watch for signs their beloved pets may have been poisoned, after two cats in Napier died from ingesting antifreeze.
Five tonnes of molasses is oozing on to a rural Waikato road after a truck rolled near Otorohanga this morning.
Families across the Tasman are taking note of New Zealand's free tertiary scheme - but unless they have lived here long-term they will be locked out.
A geologist who warned of the dangers of Pike River three years before the tragic explosion says it will be impossible for the new government agency to safely reach the guts of the drift.
The Government has begun policy work to tighten up further the sale of New Zealand assets to foreign investors.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins has ordered a full report on a maths exam which more than 30 maths teachers say was too hard.
'The Block NZ's' former properties have all grown in value well above the minimal profits reaped by contestants in the latest season of the reality TV show.
American diva Dinah Jane will perform the Tongan national anthem at this weekend's Rugby League World Cup semi-final in Auckland.
Relatives of those who died in the Mt Erebus disaster are frustrated over delays in creating a national memorial somewhere on mainland New Zealand.
Summer is coming early this week in the south and Niwa said it could be the start of a warm, dry spell leading up to the holiday season.
Greymouth has staked its claim for the new Pike River Recovery Agency to be based there, and not in Wellington or Christchurch.
A Korean national drowned at the Otumuheke Stream Spa Park, in Taupo police said.
The importance of pregnant women taking care of their health has been highlighted by a University of Otago study which suggests a link between infection during pregnancy and schizophrenia-linked...