Lotto's $6.8 million prize winner finally steps forward and the two survivors of Sunday's deadly Featherston crash will be charged are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

Ohakune's $6.8 million Lotto prize has finally been claimed. But what the person so long to step forward and claim their prize?

Police confirm that the two survivors of a deadly car chase on Sunday that killed two Featherston boys will be charged by police.

A group of Bay of Plenty firefighters will scale four mountains in one day in an effort to raise money and awareness for those affected by Mitochondrial disease.


Fewer Bay homeowners lost their properties in mortgagee sales last year as near record-low interest rates make it easier for struggling property owners to afford repayments.

Northland residents are angry and disgusted by remains of a marlin left by a bridge near Ngunguru.