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Lotto player celebrates $1 million win

A lucky Lotto player will have a cracker of a Christmas after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in tonight's live Lotto draw. The winning ticket was sold on MyLotto to a player from Central Otago. Powerball was not struck this evening...... Read More

Youth Jazz Competition gets its own date

For the first time next year, the National Youth Jazz Competition will be held separate from the National Jazz Festival. While the festival will be staged as usual on Easter Weekend, the National Youth Jazz Competition will be held two weeks prior...... Read More

’Silliness’ looms for Christmas stockings

Kiwi kids can expect new twists on recent toy favourites and “downright silliness” in their Christmas stockings this year, according to Trade Me. Trade Me’s Millie Silvester says popular searches, combined with national and international...... Read More

A Christmas gift that will last all year

The Firefighters’ Calendar has taken on a new look for 2019, and will feature the ever-popular emergency service members alongside Child Cancer ambassadors. In the past, the calendar has featured firefighters from throughout New Zealand in ‘pecks...... Read More

BOP Lotto players win big

Christmas has come early for Lotto players in the Bay of Plenty as three players won Second Division and one lucky player from Waihi winning $500,000 in the live draw. Fourteen lucky Lotto players each won $18,757 with Lotto Second Division in Saturday...... Read More

$500,000 win for two lucky Lotto players

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas for two lucky Lotto players from who have won $500,000 each in tonight's live Lotto draw. The winning tickets were sold at New World Kerikeri and New World Waihi. Powerball was not struck this evening...... Read More

Tauranga plumber takes home MKR win

There is a new plumber in town, and he is bringing $100,000 with him. Liam and Eden McPhillips were representing Taranaki in this year’s season of the TV cooking show My Kitchen Rules, but a couple of days before filming started, Liam and his...... Read More

Two Lotto players scoop $500,000 win

Christmas has come early for two lucky Lotto players who have each won $500,000 in tonight's live Lotto draw. The winning tickets were sold at Paper Plus Eastgate in Christchurch and online at MyLotto to a player from Christchurch. Powerball was...... Read More

Police pleased with well-behaved crowds

Auckland Police say Christmas in the Park was a resounding success with no significant issues. “Tens of thousands of people had a wonderful summer evening full of festivities,” says Senior Sergeant Tony Miller. “Police are very...... Read More

$1 million win for Lotto player

A lucky Lotto player will be dancing around the Christmas tree after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in tonight's live Lotto draw. The winning ticket was sold at New World Green Bay in Auckland. Powerball was not struck this evening...... Read More