95 days ago

Pōkeno 'buzzing' after $42.2m Lotto ticket sold at local Countdown

Melanie Earley Reporter from Franklin County News

Kia ora neighbours, Pōkeno is abuzz with excitement after a $42 million Lotto ticket was sold in the town.

It is the second largest amount of money ever won through Lotto in New Zealand. The biggest Powerball Lotto win in New Zealand history was $44m in November 2016.

The winning ticket was sold at the town’s Countdown supermarket, and the store’s manager, Jatinder Chahal, said staff were “walking on air”.

What would you do with $42million?

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7 hours ago

Are you happy about the loss of 8,000 planted native seedlings?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora Neighbours, A contested decision by politicians on the Upper Harbour Local Board to mow down 8,000 native plants and young trees, could bring a hefty bill. Council staff reject that there was a mistake in the planting, and now there could be a big bill. What do you think ?

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Exceed - we fix windows & doors

Exceed - we fix windows & doors - Karaka

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7 days ago

Vaccine side effect

Brian from Papakura

When I got my original vaccination, I had pains in the top of my feet within days that made it hard to walk and lasted for months. Last Wednesday I had the booster and the foot pain just returned Monday night. Any doctors out there with some insight?