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It’s a multi-million dollar winning streak

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 3:45 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Media Release 13 February 2015 It’s a multi-million dollar winning streak 2015 is just six weeks’ old and already five major jackpot have been struck – which makes it one of the luckiest streaks for Lotto players in New Zealand’s history. ... More >>

Forget lunch – I’ve just won $9 million!

Friday, 28 November 2014, 5:33 pm | Lotto New Zealand

A quick visit to the dairy became a life changing moment for an Auckland man who checked his Big Wednesday ticket while picking up lunch on his way to work – only to discover he’d just won more than $9 million. More >>

Are you New Zealand’s next Powerball winner?

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 3:45 pm | Lotto New Zealand

With the Powerball jackpot reaching $16 million this week Lotto New Zealand is searching for a lucky player to become New Zealand’s newest Lotto millionaire. More >>

‘Kiss me quick – we’re millionaires!’

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 1:25 pm | Lotto New Zealand

A young South Auckland family are looking forward to moving into the house of their dreams after becoming instant millionaires with Lotto First Division on Saturday. More >>

Gisborne woman’s big win leads to the Big Apple

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 10:50 am | Lotto New Zealand

Gisborne woman’s big win leads to the Big Apple A Gisborne woman is heading off to the bright lights of New York City for the trip of a lifetime after winning $600,000 with Lotto Strike Four. Despite watching the live Lotto draw on Saturday night, the ... More >>

Lotto New Zealand launches new game Play 3

Monday, 6 October 2014, 12:18 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Lotto New Zealand launches new game Play 3 Lotto New Zealand has launched a brand new game today called Play 3, which provides an alternative to its traditional lottery games. “We want to offer our players a fun, new game that’s unique from our other ... More >>

Bracelet a lucky charm for Hokitika’s new multi-millionaire

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:04 am | Lotto New Zealand

A Hokitika woman is celebrating after winning $2 million with Lotto First Division on Saturday night, crediting her good fortune to her lucky charm bracelet. The winner received the bracelet as a gift last Christmas and immediately decided she would ... More >>

Quick decision bags Auckland man $1 million

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 1:40 pm | Lotto New Zealand

A spur of the moment purchase has left an Auckland man $1 million richer after winning Lotto First Division on Saturday night. The winner only buys Lotto tickets occasionally, but decided to pick one up on a whim after spotting a Lotto store while out shopping ... More >>

Lotto players help significant projects get off the ground

Friday, 7 March 2014, 3:03 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Lotto New Zealand today celebrates the awarding of over $28 million in lottery funding, enabling significant community projects across New Zealand to become a reality. More >>

Be lucky in love this Valentine’s Day

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 12:04 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Lotto Powerball has jackpotted to an epic $23 million this weekend, giving players the chance to win enough money to make every day Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is the one day each year traditionally dedicated to celebrating love and encouraging ... More >>

Tararua Reclaims Lotto’s Top Town Title

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 1:29 pm | Lotto New Zealand

The numbers are in and Tararua has topped the table as New Zealand’s luckiest area for 2013. Tararua was also top town in 2011, only briefly relinquishing the title in 2012 when a massive Powerball win in Te Kauwhata put Waikato in the lead. More >>

$33 Million Powerball Ticket Goes On Display

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 4:15 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Ever wondered what $33 million looks like? This week, Lotto New Zealand installed the winning Lotto Powerball ticket at the One Step Ahead store in Ponsonby, so you can witness this piece of Lotto history for yourself. More >>

Where Do You Keep Your Golden Ticket?

Monday, 14 October 2013, 2:27 pm | Lotto New Zealand

In the car glove box, pinned to the kitchen corkboard or simply in a pocket or wallet: every Lotto player has somewhere they like to stash their tickets. As Lotto New Zealand continues to search for the owner of the $22.6 million Big Wednesday ticket, it reveals ... More >>

$400,000 Must Be Won Today with Bullseye

Monday, 7 October 2013, 2:25 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Lotto New Zealand has announced another Must Be Won draw – this time for its daily jackpotting game Bullseye. One Bullseye player could be $400,000 richer by the end of the day, as the First Division jackpot must be won tonight. More >>

Christchurch player wins $22.6 million with Big Wednesday

Thursday, 26 September 2013, 10:22 am | Lotto New Zealand

Big Wednesday’s big jackpot of $22.6 million has been won by a lucky Christchurch resident. More >>

New Zealand’s Big Winning Stores Revealed

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 10:20 am | Lotto New Zealand

There’s a record prize pool of $47 million up for grabs across Big Wednesday and Lotto Powerball this week. But who will sell the winning tickets? More >>

Could Friday 13 bring luck to Lotto players?

Friday, 13 September 2013, 12:39 pm | Lotto New Zealand

It may be Friday the 13th, but number frequency data released today by Lotto New Zealand reveals that ‘unlucky’ number 13 is actually one of the most-drawn Lotto numbers. More >>

Lotto Live Cross from Queenstown For First Time In 17 Years

Wednesday, 14 August 2013, 3:46 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Lotto and Big Wednesday presenter Sonia Gray will be making modern Lotto history this weekend with the first live cross from Queenstown during a draw in 17 years. Queenstown last played host to a live draw cross when former Lotto hosts Hillary ... More >>

Lotto New Zealand Announces Winter Games NZ Sponsorship

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 1:04 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Lotto New Zealand, formerly trading as New Zealand Lotteries Commission, is delighted to announce its partnership with the prestigious Audi quattro Winter Games NZ in Queenstown and Wanaka this August. More >>


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