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Powerball player from Auckland wins $18 million

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It will be an extra special Mother’s Day for a Powerball player from Auckland after winning $18.3 million with Powerball First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

The winning ticket was sold at Paper Plus Remuera in Auckland and is made up of $18 million from Powerball First Division and $333,333 from Lotto First Division.

This follows on from the last big Powerball win in April when a MyLotto player from Northland won $8.3 million.

Two other Lotto players from Auckland and Christchurch will also be celebrating tonight after winning $333,333 each with Lotto First Division.

The winning Lotto tickets were sold at Lucky Shop Lotto in Auckland and Countdown Eastgate in Christchurch.

Strike Four was not struck and has rolled over to Wednesday where the jackpot will be $300,000.

Meanwhile, in Lotto’s popular Mother’s Day promotion, 50 extra prizes were up for grabs including 5x Mercedes-Benz A-Class, 5x $20,000 travel prizes, 20x $10,000 shopping prizes, and 20x prizes of $10,000 cash.

The top five winning voucher numbers and locations that have won the Mercedes-Benz A-Class are as follows:

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Paper Plus Waiuku



New World Stonefields



Countdown Lincoln Road



Woodys Winners

Full results are available online at

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, online at or through the Lotto NZ App.

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