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Young North Shore Couple Claim $1 Million

Saturday, 27 June 2020, 10:47 am | Lotto New Zealand

A North Shore couple, who won $1 million with Lotto First Division on Wednesday night, burst into laughter when they saw all the zeros at the top of their MyLotto ticket. The couple, who wish to remain anonymous, became brand new Lotto millionaires ... More >>

Sunday Walk Surprise - $10.3 Million For Auckland Woman

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 4:04 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Powerball has been on a winning streak with seven lucky Kiwis becoming overnight multi-millionaires since the beginning of 2020. “To see so many winners recently has been fantastic. They are all such deserving people who have had their lives, ... More >>

Taranaki Woman Claims Four First Division Prizes

Friday, 19 June 2020, 3:44 pm | Lotto New Zealand

There’s been a buzz in Patea this week as people wondered how it was possible for their local store to have sold four Lotto First Division prizes for the same draw. Now the mystery is finally solved – a lucky Taranaki woman has come forward ... More >>

Patea A-buzz – But Does The Town Have One Winner Or Four?

Monday, 15 June 2020, 3:47 pm | Lotto New Zealand

The word on the street is that Patea is the luckiest town around after Lotto First Division was won four times from the same store, in the same draw. “How exciting for Patea – it sounds like it’s the talk of the town,” says Marie Winfield, ... More >>

$7.3 Million Win For New Plymouth Family

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 11:11 am | Lotto New Zealand

A New Plymouth family are still coming to terms with winning $7.3 million with Powerball First Division last week. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on her way home from work when she popped into The Store Westown to buy some milk and decided ... More >>

Twenty-one Millionaires In Twenty-one Weeks

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 2:44 pm | Lotto New Zealand

For twenty-one Lotto NZ players, 2020 is shaping up to be their luckiest year ever. So far this year, there have been 16 overnight millionaires with Lotto and Strike and five multi-millionaires with Powerball. “That’s one millionaire for every ... More >>

Lunch Break Surprise - $10.3 Million Claimed By Hamilton Couple

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 4:17 pm | Lotto New Zealand

A Hamilton woman received the surprise of her life when she popped home from work for lunch, only to discover that she and her husband were $10.3 million richer. “I walked into the house and my husband was sitting at the kitchen table. There was ... More >>

Lotto NZ Counters To Re-open Under Alert Level 2

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 5:17 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Lotto NZ counters are able to re-open under Alert Level 2, with additional health and safety measures in place to keep staff and customers safe. Chris Lyman, CEO of Lotto NZ, says the health and safety of customers is of paramount importance at this ... More >>

Lotto NZ To Open In Dairies And Convenience Stores Under Alert Level 3

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 4:07 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Lotto NZ counters in dairies and convenience stores are able to open under Alert Level 3, with the remaining stores needing to stay closed until Alert Level 2. Lotto NZ exists to generate funding for New Zealand communities, with 100% of profits going ... More >>

Manawatu Couple Claim $13.2 Million

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 2:06 pm | Lotto New Zealand

It’s unlucky for some, but 13 was the magic number for a Manawatu couple who scored themselves a life-changing $13.2 million with Powerball on Saturday. The couple, who wish to remain anonymous, are regular Lotto players and were at home on Saturday ... More >>

Lotto NZ Will Continue Online During Lockdown

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 4:51 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Lotto NZ customers will still be able to purchase their tickets online during the lockdown period, however there will be no in-store sales. Lotto NZ exists to generate funding for New Zealand, with 100% of profits going to over 3,000 good causes in ... More >>

Thank You New Zealand! 2.6 Million Tickets Sold

Sunday, 1 March 2020, 12:46 pm | Lotto New Zealand

As two Kiwis wake up to news that they have just won $25.1 million each following last night’s Powerball Must Be Won draw, Lotto NZ wants to thank its players. “As winners around the country are celebrating following the $50 million draw, community ... More >>

Two Players Share Record $50 Million Powerball Prize

Sunday, 1 March 2020, 11:43 am | Lotto New Zealand

Two lucky players from Auckland have just won a $25.1 million share of tonight’s record-breaking $50 million Powerball jackpot. The lucky players won Powerball First Division outright to take home a $25.1 million share of the historic jackpot. The ... More >>

Lotto Stores Buzzing: 2,000 Tickets Being Sold Each Minute

Saturday, 29 February 2020, 5:40 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Today is on-track to be the busiest day in Lotto NZ history ahead of tonight’s $50 million Powerball Must Be Won draw, with 2,000 tickets being sold every minute. Lotto NZ can confirm that more than 1.9 million tickets have now been purchased for ... More >>

Yellow Ticket Rolls Couriered Around NZ To Keep Up With Demand

Saturday, 29 February 2020, 11:39 am | Lotto New Zealand

Courier companies around NZ are busy delivering yellow ticket roll to stores so they have enough ahead of what’s expected to be Lotto’s busiest day in history. “We’ve distributed four times more yellow ticket roll this month, compared with ... More >>

$50 Million Powerball Must Be Won – Will It Be Won In Your Region?

Friday, 28 February 2020, 5:04 pm | Lotto New Zealand

It’s the talk of the town – a record-breaking $50 million is up for grabs this Saturday and must be won! Kiwis all around the country are joining queues to pick up a little yellow ticket that may just change their lives forever. In a Must Be ... More >>

Powerball’s Sixth Must Be Won Draw

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 6:47 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Saturday night’s draw will be the sixth time in history that Powerball has reached a Must Be Won draw with a jackpot of over $30 million. In three of the five draws, the Powerball jackpot was split by multiple players. The first Must Be Won Draw over ... More >>

$19.1 Million Winner – Four Months On

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 9:41 am | Lotto New Zealand

There’s a whopping $42 million up for grabs with Powerball on Wednesday – the second largest prize in Lotto NZ history. Kiwis up and down the country are already thinking about how they would spend their millions. Typically, most Powerball winners ... More >>

Missing millionaire claims $17.1 million

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 3:22 pm | Lotto New Zealand

The search for Lotto NZ’s missing millionaire is over. The winner of the $17.1 million Powerball prize has finally come forward to claim their prize – over three weeks after winning the life-changing amount. As speculation swirled about why the ... More >>

Missing millionaire: $17.1 million remains unclaimed

Monday, 6 January 2020, 9:56 pm | Lotto New Zealand

As many Kiwis head back to work today, Lotto New Zealand is hoping it will hear from its missing millionaire who won $17.1 million on 28 December. “A lot of Kiwis have returned to work from today and are back to their normal routines, so we are ... More >>