$30 million Lotto ticket seller: probably a local winner

The owner of the Taupo shop that sold a $30 million Lotto ticket thinks the winner is probably a local. Saturday night's winning Powerball ticket was sold at...

BREAKING: Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies age 60

Carrie Fisher, the actor, writer and daughter of Hollywood royalty who became internationally famous as Princess Leia of Star Wars, has died, Variety has confirmed. She was...

Decision to cancel New Years at The Mount being reviewed

The controversial decision to axe the New Year's Eve concerts at Mount Main Beach looks likely to be revisited next month by the Tauranga City Council. Last Tuesday's...

23 year old buys Whanganui's 112 year old boat

SAM Mordey could be the youngest riverboat skipper in the country. The new owner of Whanganui's MV Wairua riverboat is just 23. "I guess that's young to own a...

Free WIFI for Christmas

The Ruapehu District Council is planning to provide free WIFI this Christmas. As a Christmas present from the Ruapehu District Council WIFI is expected to be up and...

Jacinda Ardern gives the best present as a secret Santa!

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern participated in the country's nation-wide game of secret santa, and her giftee was more than thrilled. Yeah it was not so secret, but...

The first trailer is out for JUMANJI!

The movie that made us terrified of board games is back for a remake. The first full length movie trailer has been released, give it a watch!

New Zealand’s highest spa pool installed at Mt Hutt

Picture your backyard jacuzzi transported to the top of Mt Hutt and pimped out with powerful surround sound and you get some idea of what the ski...

The worst shooting in US history, last night in Las Vegas.

A gunman in a high-rise hotel opened fire on a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip, killing at least 58 people and wounding more than...

Taupo woman and dog attacked by vicious 'cat gang'

A woman was left cut and bloodied after being attacked by a gang of feral cats as she walked her dog. Jude Merwood was out for an early evening...