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The prize is the largest ever to be won from an online ticket sale, and also the largest South Island win ever.
The female officer was knocked to the ground and is recovering at home.
The expansion would affect another 3000 homes near the airport.
Norma is set for global recognition as one the stars of a new documentary.
The saga of the Oke family's treehouse went nationwide.
But locals, like prominent businessman Eion Edgar, say the noise created by the airport was already impacting the quality of life for nearby residents.
Being a pilot is not a new dream for 18-year-old Rohit Ramesh - he has wanted to be a pilot since he was four.
The $15 million development is in the heart of the tourist town.
It is hoped the investment will create more than 300 jobs.
Rua Hagan keeps on coaching despite two back surgeries and constant pain.
Four Southern Taxis employee drivers were found to have been treated as contractors.
The robber left the dairy on Pine Hill Road with nothing last night.
A 29-year-old activated a locator beacon on Tuesday.
A 29-year-old Australian man has been stranded since Tuesday.
Some jaw-dropping action scenes were filmed in Central Otago.
Overseas drivers were involved in 24 fatal crashes last year in NZ.
The Australian appears to have abandoned his sleeping bag and wet weather gear.
The whales drew crowds in Deborah Bay near Dunedin over the weekend.
New faults have been uncovered in Dunedin and one fault extends closer to the city than previously thought.
A record number of women qualified for the male-dominated position.
The 56-year-old is set to appear in Dunedin District Court next Friday.
The celestial event occurs when the moon is in Earth's shadow but can still be seen.
Both the sun and moon will be visible at the same time several minutes after 8am on Saturday.
Many Tongans are heading down south from Auckland for jobs and cheaper housing.
A NZ walking group wants uncontrolled vehicle access to the Otago land Lauer leased for $13m.
The disgraced US TV anchor purchased the lease to Hunter Valley Station for $13 million last year.
Matthew Wallis, 39, was reported overdue on Saturday afternoon.
Access to the Hāwea Conservation Park could be cut off completely.
The helicopter pilot was 39-year-old Matthew Timothy Wallis, the son of Warbirds over Wanaka founder Sir Tim Wallis.
The helicopter left Wanaka Airport around 1pm yesterday, headed towards Mount Aspiring National Park. The trip was expected to take 15 minutes.
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"The aviation firefighting industry is very close and this tragic loss will be felt by all involved."
"We've got to go out and try and find our rhythm as quickly as we can."
Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are among those who've paid tribute to Franklin, who's died, aged 76, from pancreatic cancer.
1 NEWS’ Pacific correspondent gives a round-up of news from the region.
An Otago University researcher says more studies are needed after it was revealed prescriptions for anti-psychotic drugs have increased by half in less than a decade.