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Lotto Player’s Christmas Indulgence Leads to Million Win

Monday, 17 December 2012, 4:56 pm | NZ Lotteries

Media Release 17 December 2012 Lotto Player’s Christmas Indulgence Leads to Million Win An Auckland man is today celebrating after a Christmas party hangover led to a $1 million Lotto win. The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, bought his Lotto ... More >>

South Island Man Claims $20.5 Million Prize

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 10:19 am | NZ Lotteries

A South Island man has come forward to claim his $20.5 million Lotto Powerball prize. More >>

Big Wednesday Jackpots to Massive $23 Million

Thursday, 30 August 2012, 2:20 pm | NZ Lotteries

Big Wednesday First Division has jackpotted tonight meaning a massive $23 million is on offer in next week’s draw, says NZ Lotteries’ Chief Executive Wayne Pickup. More >>

Lotto Goes Mobile

Tuesday, 17 July 2012, 1:26 pm | NZ Lotteries

NZ Lotteries is pleased to announce the launch of its revamped website and a new optimised mobile website, says NZ Lotteries’ Chief Executive Wayne Pickup. was launched in 2008 and since then NZ Lotteries has given away $55 million in prizes ... More >>

Quarter of a million dollar smile

Tuesday, 3 July 2012, 3:52 pm | NZ Lotteries

There will be no teeth gnashing after one Auckland woman’s Lotto windfall of $250,000 has allowed her to pay for the dental work she’s always wanted. More >>

Mother’s Day Lotto Millions for Hamilton and Mosgiel

Sunday, 13 May 2012, 10:01 am | NZ Lotteries

On the eve of Mother’s Day, two Lotto First Division players who bought tickets in Hamilton and Mosgiel have won $1 million each, while 100 Mother’s Day promotional prizes were also won around the country. More >>

Two Sets Of South Island Grandparents Win Big With Lotto

Monday, 7 May 2012, 1:36 pm | NZ Lotteries

An elderly couple from the Catlins are over the moon after winning $5.3 million with Lotto Powerball, and a grandfather from Nelson is equally pleased with his $500,000 too, both of which were from the draw on Saturday 28 April. More >>

Two Lotto Winners but Powerball Jackpots to $25 Million

Sunday, 25 March 2012, 12:13 pm | NZ Lotteries

Two Lotto winners from Ashburton and New Plymouth will have a major boost to their bank account after claiming their fantastic $500,000 First Division prize with Lotto, says NZ Lotteries’ Chief Executive, Wayne Pickup. More >>

Bullseye On Target For ‘Must Be Won’ Draw Tonight

Monday, 19 March 2012, 3:53 pm | NZ Lotteries

NZ Lotteries’ daily game Bullseye has jackpotted to a Must Be Won draw this evening – meaning we are giving away $400,000 no matter what, says NZ Lotteries’ Chief Executive Wayne Pickup. More >>

Clairvoyant Prediction Right – 30 Years Later!

Monday, 20 February 2012, 4:14 pm | NZ Lotteries

An Auckland woman finally came into some money, 30 years after a clairvoyant predicted she would – thanks to a $50,000 windfall with Instant Kiwi’s $3 Cash in a Beat ticket. More >>

Summer Time Cash for 15 Lotto Second Division Winners

Monday, 20 February 2012, 4:14 pm | NZ Lotteries

Fifteen Lotto Second Division players have just scored themselves some summer time cash after each winning $20,843 on Saturday’s Lotto draw, says NZ Lotteries’ Acting Chief Executive, Warren Salisbury. More >>

Big Bullseye Win a Boost for Christchurch Couple

Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 4:07 pm | NZ Lotteries

A couple of days after finding out they might have to have their house pulled down due to earthquake damage, a retired Christchurch couple are now celebrating after claiming a $265,000 Bullseye prize. More >>

Largest NZ Rollout of Digital Screens for Lotto Retail

Monday, 19 September 2011, 12:54 pm | NZ Lotteries

Lotto is entering a new digital era with the roll-out of LCD promotional screens to almost 600 stores around the country – the biggest roll-out of its kind in New Zealand, says NZ Lotteries’ Chief Executive Todd McLeay. “Digital signage is ... More >>

Hospital Visit Ends In $2.8 Million Lotto Win

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 2:57 pm | NZ Lotteries

A West Auckland man plans to check out available Rugby World Cup tickets after claiming his $2,833,333 Lotto Powerball win from the weekend. The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, found out that he had a big winning ticket, after popping into a supermarket ... More >>

Australian Tourist Wins $500,000 Lotto First Division Prize

Monday, 15 August 2011, 3:08 pm | NZ Lotteries

A South Sydney man, visiting Queenstown for a skiing holiday has claimed a life changing $500,000 Lotto First Division prize won on Saturday’s draw. The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, bought the ticket last week when we he was supermarket shopping ... More >>

Dinner Out Justified After Lotto Syndicate Win

Tuesday, 2 August 2011, 1:13 pm | NZ Lotteries

A Wellington work syndicate of eight collected their $333,333 share of this weekend’s Lotto First Division at the NZ Lotteries’ Wellington office yesterday – and will now have a reason to celebrate the dinner out they’d already planned, says NZ Lotteries ... More >>

Christchurch Man Quits Work After Big Wednesday Windfall

Thursday, 21 July 2011, 12:10 pm | NZ Lotteries

A regular Big Wednesday player checked his lottery tickets during his regular grocery shop to find he had won $4,667,251. The Christchurch man, who wishes to remain anonymous, now plans to stop working and take early retirement with his windfall. More >>

Reinvestment Pays Off For Rotorua Syndicate

Tuesday, 24 May 2011, 2:10 pm | NZ Lotteries

A Division Five Lotto win three weeks ago has led to a $10.6 million Powerball win for a Rotorua family syndicate – a reinvestment that really paid off well, says NZ Lotteries’ Chief Executive, Todd McLeay. More >>

What To Do if You Win $34 Million This Weekend

Friday, 8 April 2011, 2:35 pm | NZ Lotteries

This weekend, one lucky New Zealander could be taking their place on the ‘Rich List’, with instant multi-millionaire status. NZ Lotteries has therefore released its top tips for Lotto players on the steps to take if their ticket is the big winner ... More >>

Thirty Lotto Second Division Winners throughout New Zealand

Monday, 14 March 2011, 11:57 am | NZ Lotteries

Thirty Lotto Second Division winners will be feeling in the money this week after winning $12,900 each on this weekend’s draw. More >>