Laura Twyman

00:49
The prize is the third largest Powerball jackpot in New Zealand history.

Watch: Lotto win of $30 million claimed by team of 10 women - 'We're all going to help our families'

Tina purchased the ticket on behalf of her syndicate and was the first to learn of their win.

00:33
Paddocks were left underwater following the storm.

Waitaki District residents see the sunny-side of wild winter storm

It had flooded three times in nine years, "but this is the worst by far".

02:12
Chand eventually went on to kill 18-year-old Christie Marceau while he was on bail.

Police prosecutor claims she wasn't given an opportunity to outline case to keep Akshay Chand locked up

Chand eventually went on to kill 18-year-old Christie Marceau while he was on bail in 2011.

01:51
Autism New Zealand is asking for more government funding so it can have more impact nationwide.

Employment programme changing lives of Kiwis with Autism

Autism New Zealand is asking for more government funding so it can have more impact nationwide.

01:58
It's been warned that Auckland Harbour Bridge could close if the wind is strong enough.

'Please don't drive through floodwaters' - Civil Defence urge people to put safety first

It's been warned that Auckland Harbour Bridge could close if the wind is strong enough.

01:43
In one video posted to Facebook, a young female teen is seen yanking another female by the hair.

Online footage of brawls around Polyfest 'doesn't reflect what we're about' - organisers

In one video, a young female teen is seen yanking another female by the hair.

02:00
Police believe the theft of more than 400 hives since July, last year is due to organised crime.

Police pledge to crack down on organised crime after hundreds of beehives are stolen

Beekeepers are losing millions of dollars due to the theft of beehives.

00:21
The new study also reveals NZ's overall congestion was up by 43 per cent on 2008.

Four weeks a year in traffic - Auckland's congestion now beats Hong Kong's

New Zealand cities now have worse congestion than Australia.

Contraceptive pill will soon be available over counter without prescription

Trained pharmacists will soon be able to dispense the pill to women who've had it prescribed in the past.

01:55
Preschool centres are calling on the government to manage the problem.

'Get in early' - thousands of Auckland families compete for prized kindergarten spots

Preschool centres are calling on the government to manage the problem.

01:07
The disgraced cyclist expected more members of the media than cyclists when he headed out this morning.

'He's not a good role model' - expert weighs in on Lance Armstrong's promo work for Auckland brewery

Lion Breweries has brought in Armstrong for a promotion called "The Consequence".

An artist's impression of the Ryman's retirement complex planned for the Devonport site - which is being rejected by locals.

Locals upset about proposal to build large retirement village in seaside Auckland suburb

Ryman says 300 people are interested in living at the facility.

00:42
1 NEWS captured these amazing images from near Culverden this morning.

'We went from having a flat farm, to having a rolling farm' - Canterbury farmer post-quake

Dairy farmer Shaun Lissington says he has had "unreal offers of support".

00:22
Ben Wilson of the NZ Uber Drivers Association says drivers here want negotiations on "a proper independent contractor agreement that's enforceable".

'You can't just make up your own employment law' - Kiwi Uber drivers encouraged by UK ruling

The New Zealand Uber Drivers' Association wants Uber to enter into "proper" contract negotiations with Kiwi drivers.

01:23
Police say they're eager to track down everyone involved in yesterday's mass brawl at KFC in Mangere.

Fifth arrest confirmed after brawl involving up to 100 people at South Auckland KFC

Police say they sent 13 units to the restaurant in Mangere East.

Road spikes fail to stop car in new footage of Auckland fleeing driver

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after what has been described by an eye witness as a "classic American movie".

Gerry's Charcoal Chicken and Cooked Seafoods in Upper Hutt

Man on roof of chicken restaurant caught by police

The man was wanted in relation to a family violence issue, and refused to come down.

Kioumars Ghamkhar placing New Zealand seeds inside the vault.

New Zealand seeds safely in Norwegian doomsday vault

The world's last line of defence for crop diversity is a vault based in Svalbard, a remote island north of Norway.

Liquor licence granted in Cable Car lane despite fears of student drunkenness

The newest Countdown in Wellington will soon have alcohol for sale.

Natalie Jellyman and her artwork.

Hamilton teen's 40 pieces of art for 40 Hour Famine

Natalie Jellyman is on a mammoth mission to finish her 40 drawings by famine weekend.

00:25
Te Papa was like a carnival atmosphere with NZ athletes marking 100 days until the Rio Paralympics.

NZ Paralympians celebrate 100 day countdown to Rio

Te Papa was abuzz with a carnival atmosphere as Paralympians marked 100 days until the Rio Paralympics.

Free Cable Car ride for kids in Wellington ahead of upgrade

Two children per adult can jump on over Queens Birthday weekend without paying.

Members of the Victoria University Students' Association submit a bid for a student discounts in Wellington at the Greater Wellington Regional Council annual plan meeting.

'No' to cheap transport for Wellington students

A proposal from the Victoria University's Student Association was denied by the Greater Wellington Regional Council.

00:52
The praise continues to roll in for Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

Coffee stained Hunt for the Wilderpeople script fetches more than $2k for charity

"This is the script Taika had in his hands," was how it was sold.

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