$333,333 for three Lotto players

Three Lotto players split a $1 million prize pool in Wednesday night's draw.

The punters are from Auckland, Morrinsville and Dunedin.

Body found in water

The body was found in the Manukau Harbour on Wednesday afternoon.

Three boys fishing in Auckland's Manukau Harbour dragged the man's body to shore.

NZ's 'ladette' problem drinkers

RTDs, or 'alco-pops', are the drink of choice for young, heavy drinking women.

Women under 24 are drinking "just like the lads" - and RTDs seem to be the go-to tipple.

Max Key's nugget challenge video

An hour in, Key said he never wanted to eat a chicken nugget again.

He teamed up with competitive eater Nela Zisser to eat 500 chicken nuggets but it didn't go so well.

Disappointing summer affects olive yields

Yields are down this year across the country.

There's lean pickings in the Bay of Plenty as storms reduce yield by 90 percent.

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