Auckland's $10m lotto winner

An Auckland Lotto player has won $10m on Powerball.

9:16 PM  Auckland has again won big in Lotto, with a player taking out a massive Powerball prize.

Police swoop in after body found video

Police guard a homicide investigation scene in Wallaceville, Upper Hutt.

Men were seen running from an Upper Hutt house just after midnight. Then the woman was found dead.

Attempted abduction of girl, 2

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A man tried to snatch a toddler in front of her dad in Hamilton, police say.

'Quite a 6 days' video

The country's next deputy Prime Minister is "Westie" Paula Bennett.

As a 17-year-old solo mum, Paula Bennett never thought she'd end up being deputy PM. 

19-year-old drowned

Emergency services including the Coastguard have been dispatched to a lake in Central Otago following reports of two ...

A body has been pulled from Kawarau River after two swimmers got in trouble.

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Wellington hit-and-run

Wellington police are hunting for a motorist involved in a hit-and-run in Wainuiomata.

Police search for driver who fled after hitting a woman near a golf course.

Wellington turn out for Xmas parade

Santa making his way to the David Jones store in Wellington.

Hundreds of people have lined the streets to see the man in red.

Flying day celebrations

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre's Ryan Southam and Tracy Dixon in a World War II Soviet aircraft, Yakovlev Yak-3, at the ...

Visitors were given birthday cake and battles were re-enacted for Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre's 10th birthday.

River rescue under way

Search and rescue teams are looking for a person in the Whanganui River after a rescue beacon was activated.

A beacon was activated and rescue services are searching for a person believed to be in the Whanganui river. 

Man missing for 8 days

Missing Christchurch man, John Old.

Police in Canterbury are still appealing for information on missing 58-year-old John Old.

Man versus burger video

Tyron Hema smashed through his Triple Trump in an easy seven minutes thirty seconds.

Recipe for meat sweats: Five people, 30 minutes and 12.5 kilograms of burger.

Two seriously injured in crash

The scene of the crash in Warkworth.

A two-car crash in Warkworth has left both drivers with severe injuries.

'Good neighbours'

Kekerengu farmer Duncan Furniss inside his house after the earthquake struck.

Marlborough council and health service are supporting quake-stricken northern Kaikoura.

$1.4m for cancer research centre

The University of Auckland will have New Zealand's first cancer clinical trial research centre, thanks to a $1.4m donation.

New Auckland centre will introduce human testing for the first time in NZ, translating to new research and treatment possibilities.

'Bang, bang, bang, bang. Four shots' video

Rosemary Rudolph woke up to her house being fired in the early hours of Saturday.

Rosemary Rudolph, 86, was woken by the gunshots. Yesterday they kicked her door in.

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'Bang, bang, bang, bang. Four shots' video

Rosemary Rudolph woke up to her house being fired in the early hours of Saturday.

Rosemary Rudolph, 86, was woken by the gunshots. Yesterday they kicked her door in.

Murdered man's daughter haunted

"My first thought was, thank god Dad wasn't in Tokoroa. My second thought was that I really felt for the victim's family."

Fury in Queen St

Rapist wins autism appeal

nz earthquake

'Good neighbours'

Kekerengu farmer Duncan Furniss inside his house after the earthquake struck.

Marlborough council and health service are supporting quake-stricken northern Kaikoura.

A fishy predicament

The Reading Cinema car parking building in Wellington will be pulled down with cars still trapped inside.

A "filthy mess" awaits one quake-evacuated family whose fish dinner is still on the bench.

Quake gets tattoo treatment video

Ashwell has designed 13 different tattoos to commemorate the 14 November earthquake.

The quake needle in Kaikoura is off the scale again. But this time the ink is for something rather different: "Quakora".

Inland road may open next week

An end to the tight road restrictions on inland road to Kaikoura may be in sight.

politics

Of goats and men

John Key quitting shocked the country.

OPINION: What does the tasering of a goat have to do with the PM quitting? A lot, writes Michele A'Court.

The law is indeed an 'ass'

Horowhenua mayor Michael Feyen says the law is an ass.

OPINION: Somehow, our lawmakers managed not to imagine that a mayor might be keen to stick with their original choice of deputy.

Bitter Bill's a better man now

Bill English will be next PM.

OPINION: English may be dull, but he's no longer angry, says Duncan Garner.

Undone by a stray 's'

SATIRE: Red-faced sub-editors at the New Zealand Herald may have been responsible for the nation's biggest political story of the year.

education

$1.4m for cancer research centre

The University of Auckland will have New Zealand's first cancer clinical trial research centre, thanks to a $1.4m donation.

New Auckland centre will introduce human testing for the first time in NZ, translating to new research and treatment possibilities.

Big spike in school donations

Schools gathered more than $124 million in donations in 2015, up $11.8m from the previous year.

Schools raised more than $124.9m last year, up $11.8m on year before.

Call for labelling on sugary drinks

A 3-year-old Nelson boy had to have 11 rotten teeth extracted under general anaesthetic.

Health lobbyists want icons showing how many teaspoons of sugar per serving.

Teacher had affair with parent

The Former Chelsea Primary School teacher faked student's test results and had an affair with a parent.

Former Auckland teacher deregistered after passing on confidential information and faking test results.

health

$1.4m for cancer research centre

The University of Auckland will have New Zealand's first cancer clinical trial research centre, thanks to a $1.4m donation.

New Auckland centre will introduce human testing for the first time in NZ, translating to new research and treatment possibilities.

Closing medicinal cannabis loophole 'barbaric'

Rebecca Reider is upset that customs and the Ministry of Health no longer allow people to bring in a months' supply of ...

A loophole allowing travellers to enter New Zealand with a one month supply of prescribed medicinal cannabis products from the US has been closed.

Let's talk about cancer

Cancer cells

Every year, one in 200 New Zealanders is diagnosed with some form of cancer.

Public health Hay's legacy

Sir David Hay, cardiologist and ardent anti-smoking advocate, died on December 3, 2016. He is pictured here in 2005.

Ardent anti-smoking advocate who battled big tobacco companies leaves public health legacy.

women of influence

Women of Influence winners video

WOI

Founder of Organic Initiative Helen Robinson took out the supreme Women of Influence title.

Recap: Women of Influence

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The fourth annual Women of Influence awards kick off at SkyCity.

Women of Influence highlights

Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand country head Kirsten Patterson spoke about purpose and leadership.

The theme of the morning was turning ideas into action.

Quiz: Women of Influence 2016

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How much do you know about the history of women in this country?

farming

'They've ruined our life'

The view of Mount Cook, a landscape being invaded.

Wilding pines grow five times faster in NZ than the US and are taking a huge toll on farmers.

Chinese pay premium for NZ milk

Fonterra is not the only company making inroads into China with dairy products. The country is proving a fertile ground ...

Fonterra is making a play for health-conscious Chinese consumers with its new line of premium milks.

New Tatua CEO

Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company has 113 suppliers.

Tatua's new CEO is a local who grew up just down the road from the co-op's HQ.

Back country tales

Over the past three years, Katherine Tozer and husband Peter Tribe have collected stories and photos from rural New ...

A 92-page coffee table book reveals the resilience, bravery and dogged determination of NZ farmers.

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