Albany Lotto ticket wins $500,000

Press Release – New Zealand Lotteries
Lotto players from Albany and Ruawai will be unwrapping cash for Easter after each winning $500,000 with tonight’s Lotto First Division.

The winning Lotto tickets were sold at Ruawai Four Square in Ruawai and Highway Convenience Store in Albany.

Tonight’s other big winners were the lucky winners of Lotto’s 100 Easter Treats promotion. There were over 100 extra prizes available for Triple Dip tickets purchased during the two-week promotion period, from Sunday 17 March 2013 to 7pm Saturday 30 March 2013.

The top ten winning voucher numbers and locations are:

Voucher Location
284815 Countdown Northwood, Christchurch

Voucher Location
656187 United Video Matamata, Matamata
830343 Waipu Lotto & Post, Waipu
842852 Lincoln Convenience Store, Lincoln

Voucher Location
4702 Turangi New World, Turangi
163576 Rangatira Superette, Auckland
401130 New World Blenheim, Blenheim
494702 Otaika Lotto & Post, Whangarei
736031 Peninsula Price Cutter, Auckland
762193 Pakuranga Lotto, Auckland

Full results will be available after 9pm tonight on

Powerball was not struck this evening and has jackpotted to $6 million.

Strike was also won by four lucky players who each win $71,658. The winning tickets were sold at New World Waipawa, Birkenhead Lotto Plus in Auckland, Pak’n’Save Upper Hutt in Upper Hutt and Paper Plus Nelson in Nelson.

Rod and his wife Fernalyn from Auckland spun and won $200,000 on the Winning Wheel at the Live Lotto draw in Wellington.

This week’s Winning Wheel ticket was bought on NZ Lotteries’ online channel, MyLotto, by a player in Auckland’s North Shore. The serial number is 768-47302151-20XX.

All Lotto players are automatically in the draw to win the opportunity to spin Lotto’s Winning Wheel, regardless of the type of ticket they buy.

Anyone who bought their ticket from any of the above winning stores should write their name on the back of the ticket and check it immediately at any Lotto outlet or online at


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