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Two Lotto players win $500,000

Two lucky Lotto players from Auckland and Christchurch will be feeling on top of the world after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

More than a turning point - Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

A once notorious intersection known for near misses and dangerous manoeuvres has been given a second chance at making a first impression.

Hamilton keeps options open on Government's reform - Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is keeping its options open to get the best outcomes for the city as Government’s Three Waters reform develops.

Hamilton keeps options open on Government’s reform

New partnership to prepare an ambitious plan for Greater Christchurch - CCC

Central government, mana whenua, and local government met today to mark the beginning of a new strengthened partnership to drive planning for Greater Christchurch.

Nelson City Council issues Earthquake Prone Business notices for Civic House

Council, in its Territorial Authority role, has issued two Earthquake Prone Building (EPB) Notices that apply to the roof of the Tower Block and areas with suspended heavy ceiling tiles in various parts of Civic House that do not meet the 34% threshold of the New Building Standard (NBS).

Bin checks starting this month to improve recycling - QLDC

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) will start a kerbside recycling bin check trial this month to help reduce contamination.

Bin checkers will be out on the streets lifting the lid on yellow kerbside recycling bins and looking at items in the bin.

Child refugees' advice to children fleeing Ukraine - Save the Children

With the war in Ukraine forcing at least 2.8 million children to flee the country, child refugees from three of the toughest conflict zones across the world have shared their advice on how to cope with the trauma of war, urging them to be positive.

What’s the hubbub? A new place for fun and exercise in the Maitai Valley - NCC

Whether you’re on foot, bike, or carrying your golf bag, there’s something for everyone at the brand new Maitai Recreation Hub, which opens to the public with a fun-packed open day on Saturday, May 21.

Taupō trials free child car seat recycling programme

Residents in Taupō with expired or damaged child car seats can now recycle them for free.

This comes as Taupō District Council trials a collection site for national child car seat recycling programme SeatSmart.

Kapiti Coast District Council 'stepping up' in housing space

The Kāpiti Coast District Council yesterday accepted two reports on the real housing need in the Kāpiti Coast and adopted a strategy to help address the district’s widespread housing stress.