Winning ticket in Cambridge
A Lotto player from Cambridge won $1 million with Lotto First Division in Saturday's Lotto draw. The winning ticket was sold at New World Cambridge. Powerball was not struck and on Wednesday will be $5 million. Strike Four also rolled over and will be $200,000 on Wednesday. The winning Lotto numbers were 03, 05, 06, 07, 33, and 37 with the bonus number 20 and Powerball number 9. The Strike numbers were 37, 05, 03 and 07.
Tourists spend $97m in region
Tourists spent $97 million in Northland in April, with retail sales and transport earning more than any other sector. Figures from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show Northland recorded the seventh largest in terms of monthly spend by region behind Auckland, Otago, Canterbury, Waikato, Wellington, and Bay of Plenty. Kiwis spent $73 million, followed by Australians at $7 million and Americans who forked out $4 million.
Ngapuhi at tribunal
Week 24 of Wai 1040 Te Paparahi o te Raki Hearing - the Waitangi Tribunal hearing into historic claims by Ngapuhi, will get under way in Whangarei today. The hearing will continue before Judge Craig Coxhead.
Hokianga Accord hui planned
The Hokianga Accord is having its next overnight hui on July 20 and 21 at Kohewhata Marae, Kaikohe. The accord stemmed from a 2005 meeting between Ngapuhi and recreational fishermen to discuss the country's fish stock levels and the sustainability of those fisheries under the Quota Management System. To confirm attendance at the hui email email@example.com or phone Shelley Naera 027 5872466, Scott Macindoe 021 622463 or Trish Rea 0274 175121.