Lotto Powerball draw: $44 million won at Dairy Flat

A lucky punter has woken up $44 million richer this morning after a single ticket won the biggest prize in New Zealand lottery history. The golden ticket was...

Are you a super recogniser? People with rare 'superpower' could help police solve crimes

While most of us find it easy to recognise highly familiar faces such as those of family and friends, identifying faces that we have only briefly encountered...

Record $44m Powerball jackpot must be won at the same time the US chooses...

If you thought this weekend's Lotto fever was intense, then hold on to your hat because Powerball has rolled over to a record $44 million and must...

Samsung Phones Exploding – Not Note 7

A Samsung phone user in France says her Galaxy J5 smartphone caught fire and exploded on Sunday. The model is different from the Galaxy Note 7 that...

GALLERY: Whangnaui's Waimarie – Roll it on the river once more

Hundreds watched as Whanganui's PS Waimarie riverboat slid back into the river down a temporary slipway built for use during her five-yearly marine survey. Her boilers were...

Lotto hits $44 million – and must go

Lotto has jackpotted to a record $44 million - and it must go on Wednesday. Despite thousands of Kiwis flocking to outlets around the nation today to snare...

Fire Service called every 19 seconds on Guy Fawkes night

The Fire Service has received almost 350 111 calls this Guy Fawkes night. At peak, it was answering a 111 call every 19 seconds on average. Firecomm tweeted...

How to see the biggest supermoon in nearly 70 years!

The supermoon rises over Mt Eden, Auckland on August 10, 2014. Photo / SNPA / Simon Runting  Kiwis are set to be treated with the most spectacular "supermoon"...

4.4 magnitude earthquake overnight felt in central NZ

An early morning quake off the Porirua coast has shaken residents in the centre of the country. The 4.4-magnitude tremor, located 30km northwest of Wellington at a depth...

Central North Island's, 'Coby the Hen Master's' rescue scheme rewarded

The story of Coby Chambers, known to his friends as "the chicken master", touched many Wanganui Chronicle readers - and some of them have offered to help...