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Kaikoura resident wins $8.6 million with Big Wednesday

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Someone in Kaikoura might not turn up to work tomorrow after winning $8.6 million, including all the prizes, with Big Wednesday tonight.

The winning ticket was sold at Kaikoura New World.

The ticket holder won $8.5 million with First Division and $74,793 with Second Division.

"Big Wednesday offers our players the chance to win the ultimate luxury lifestyle," said Head of Corporate Communications Emilia Mazur.

"This is the biggest prize to be won by a lottery player so far this year. We’re really looking forward to meeting New Zealand’s latest multi-millionaire."

Anyone who bought their Big Wednesday ticket from Kaikoura New World should write their name on the back of the ticket and check it immediately at any Lotto outlet or online at

The Lotto Powerball jackpot is at $23 million for this weekend.

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