The winner of the massive $33 million Powerball has come forward and claimed the prize, Lotto says.
The ticket was bought at Fresh Choice Merivale in Christchurch and Head of Corporate Communications Lucy Fullarton said Lotto NZ is thrilled for the winner and very pleased to have the prize safely claimed.
“We don’t have any further details to give at this early stage, but we will have more to share over the next couple of days,” Fullarton said.
The winning numbers were drawn on Wednesday 28 June, making this the ninth Powerball win of 2023.
The $33.5 million prize is made up of $33 million from Powerball First Division and $500,000 from Lotto First Division.