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What things are more likely to happen than winning Lotto?

Lotto results: Two winners, Powerball getting bigger

This weekend's Lotto first division prize was split between the North and South Island.

Wendy Reynolds.

Meet The AM Show's Chorus Upgrade winner

We've heard from everyday Kiwis doing some pretty amazing things, but one of them stood out.

Working dogs in Australia

Bugger! MPI's tightening of dog on ute law

One farmer is rubbishing the change saying "it's ridiculous".


South Island to be blasted with bad weather

The North Island is expected to escape the blast.

The North Island is facing heavy downpours and thunderstorms into the late morning.

Flooded Auckland roads reopened

Albany on the North Shore received a record 36.6mm rainfall in one hour.

The regional fuel tax has upped prices by an extra 11.5c per litre in Auckland.

South Islanders to Auckland: Quit whinging about the fuel tax

"Oh mate it's a little bloody ridiculous, innit?"

The research on the November 2016 7.8 magnitude quake was released this week.

Kaikōura quake a one-in-5000- to 10,000-year event

New research on the 7.8 quake was released this week.

An artist's impression of the upcoming hotel.

Upcoming hotel 'biggest thing in Kaikōura for 100 years'

"It's really a game-changer for this town."


DoC suspicious as Kiwis walking Abel Tasman track doubles

A hike in tourist fees may have caused foreigners to masquerade as NZers.

Hotel guests in Kaikōura discovered more than nine dead red-billed gulls on Sunday morning.

Information emerges on killing of red-billed gulls in Kaikōura

The protected birds were either shot, stamped on or run over.

Locals Dave and Cezanne Lyons have confronted and filmed tourist's relieving themselves at the Kiwa Rd site.

Kaikōura beach where freedom campers caught defecating closed

The council believes the area now poses a health risk.

The Alpine Fault ruptures roughly every 300 years.

Simulation shows widespread damage if Alpine Fault ruptures

The fault line is expected to rupture within our lifetime.

The baby was flown to Wellington Hospital in a critical condition after being born.

Baby born via emergency C-section after Nelson crash dies

A 47-year-old man has been charged with careless driving causing injury.

Revoke notices are being sent to 359 truck owners and 257 trailer owners.

600 vehicle certifications revoked amid towbar issues

It follows more than 800 certifications being rescinded last month.

The earthquakes all struck in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Trio of earthquakes rock north of South Island

All quakes struck near Seddon.

The woman was found dead at the Rutherford Hotel in Nelson before 9.00am.

Tourist's death in Nelson 'suspicious'

They are speaking to someone and not seeking anyone else.

Pink Packets provides young women who can't afford sanitary items with the basics.

'Pink Packets' help young women in period poverty in Marlborough

Socks, toilet paper and tissues have been used as alternative liners.

Andréa and Robin McBride run McBride Sisters wines.

Kiwi's incredible tale of how she found long-lost sister

Andréa McBride met Robin when she was 16, and they now run a wine business together.

GeoNet says the quake was at a depth of 2km.

4.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Golden Bay

The quake caused tremors near the town of Collingwood.

Mt Richmond Forest Park

Tramper survives thanks to locator beacon

Washed down a river, he clung to his pack and made it to a rocky island.

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