Tauranga Lotto player wins $800k

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A lucky player from Tauranga will be celebrating today after winning $800,000 with Strike Four in last night’s Lotto draw.

The winning ticket was sold at Fresh Choice Ōmokoroa in Tauranga.

Anyone who bought their ticket from the above store should write their name on the back of their ticket, and check it at any Lotto NZ outlet, online at, or through the Lotto NZ App.    

Powerball was not struck this evening and has rolled over to Saturday night where the jackpot will be $10 million.

Lotto First Division will be $1 million on Saturday night.

Auckland remains in Alert Level 3 – Step 2. Lotto NZ stores in these areas can open at this Alert Level should they choose to, provided they follow the Ministry of Health’s health and safety guidelines.  

The rest of the country is currently at Alert Level 2. Lotto NZ counters in Alert Level 2 areas are open and will continue to follow the Government’s health and safety guidelines. 

The live Lotto draws are unable to take place under the current Alert Level restrictions in Auckland. During this time, we will continue using computer generated draws for Lotto, Powerball, and Strike.   

To find out about the draws, claiming prizes and Lotto NZ’s response to COVID-19, visit 

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