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Westland is New Zealand’s ‘luckiest’ region for 2015

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 12:22 pm | Lotto New Zealand

The West Coast of New Zealand used to be known for gold mining and it appears there’s still a lot of gold to be found there. Westland has just been announced as the luckiest region in New Zealand for lottery wins in 2015. With an estimated population of 8,640, ... More >>

We’re out of cake – but we do have a $1mn Lotto ticket!

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 2:20 pm | Lotto New Zealand

What would you do if you realised you had a $1 million winning Lotto ticket? The answer was simple for a couple from Dunedin – pop it in a cake tin and hide it in the cupboard for a couple of weeks. More >>

$8million birthday present

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 12:09 pm | Lotto New Zealand

A Hastings man has just celebrated a particularly memorable birthday – it’s the day he won $8.1 million with Powerball. More >>

Lotto coming to Wednesday soon

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 2:17 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Lotto, Powerball and Strike will be drawn on Wednesday as well as Saturday later this year, giving Kiwis another chance to win big with Lotto across the week. “These game changes will create more winners, more millionaires and more chances to win ... More >>

New Zealand’s ‘luckiest’ Powerball number announced

Monday, 22 June 2015, 5:16 pm | Lotto New Zealand

With the Powerball jackpot reaching $20 million this week, Lotto New Zealand has announced New Zealand’s luckiest Powerball number so far this year – number 9. More >>

Whangamata man claims $4 million prize

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 10:36 am | Lotto New Zealand

A Whangamata man is celebrating this long weekend after claiming a $4 million Big Wednesday prize won just over a week ago. More >>

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 >>



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