Paihia Lotto player ends year with a bang

31 December 2016

One lucky Lotto player from Paihia will be celebrating an extra special end to the year after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division tonight.

The winning Lotto ticket was sold at Paihia Four Square in Paihia.

Powerball was not struck this evening and has rolled over to Wednesday night, where the jackpot will be $6.5 million.

Meanwhile, Strike Four also rolled over and will be $300,000 on Wednesday.

Lotto’s Triple Dip Christmas promotion with 200 extra prizes was also drawn tonight, with a player from Arrowtown winning the top prize of $1 million. The winning voucher was sold at Arrowtown Night ‘n Day.

There were also nine BMW X1 sDrive vehicles up for grabs. The winning voucher numbers and locations are as follows:

Voucher number





New World Mt Roskill



Pak N Save Pukekohe



Z Turangi



Countdown Crofton Downs


Chatham Islands




Centre City New World



New World Regent



New World Waiuku


Te Aroha

Te Aroha Four Square

The full results of Lotto’s Triple Dip Christmas promotion are available on

Anyone who bought their ticket from any of the above stores should write their name on the back of the ticket and check it immediately at any Lotto outlet, online at or through the Lotto NZ ticket-checker app.

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