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Four players share $1 million

Four players from Auckland, New Plymouth, Rangitikei and Wellington will be feeling on top of the world after each winning $250,000 with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

Celebrating achievements in the Far North

After weeks of blustery and changeable Spring weather, the forecast for the coming weekend is sunshine and southerly breezes. That will be perfect for the 30th anniversary Kerikeri Half Marathon due to start from Okaihau at 7.30am on Saturday morning. This is so much more than a Kerikeri event.

Wellington Chamber of Commerce congratulates new Council CEO

Wellington Chamber of Commerce congratulates Barbara McKerrow on being appointed Wellington City Council’s new Chief Executive, replacing Kevin Lavery.

Dunedin fraudster arrested and $6m assets restrained

A 43-year-old New Zealand businessman has appeared in the Dunedin District Court today, following his arrest for using altered invoices to undervalue imported heavy machinery and evading at least $1.4 million in GST payments at the border.

E tu Aviation to mark Erebus tragedy 40th anniversary

Every year E tū organises a commemoration service on 28 November to mark the anniversary of the Erebus tragedy. This year is the 40th anniversary.

Line to Greymouth re-opens - KiwiRail

KiwiRail has re-opened the section of line at Omoto near Greymouth allowing the TranzAlpine to resume full operations.

Calling all Santas to raise money for youth mental health

The town of Orewa in the north of Auckland is set to be lit up with festive cheer in a couple of weeks in support of Mike King's I Am Hope Charity, helping drive more awareness to tackling New Zealands alarmingly high youth suicide rate.

'Woman of Influence' on how to balance work and family and save democracy

Professor of political science at University of Canterbury (UC) Anne-Marie Brady was recently named the 2019 Women of Influence - Global category.

Waikato Council introduces "Ground-breaking" new committee structure

Waikato Regional Council’s decision to create a new committee with a specific focus on climate change has been described as "ground-breaking".

Wellington City Council appoints new Chief Executive

Wellington City Council today formally agreed to appoint Barbara McKerrow as its new Chief Executive, to replace Kevin Lavery.

Ms McKerrow is currently Council’s Chief Operating Officer, with existing responsibility for approximately 1100 of Council’s 1800 staff.