New Zealand Lotto Winning Numbers & Results

Next Draw:

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2024

Jackpot:

NZD 1,000,000
  • 3 :
  • 0
  • : 37
  • : 36

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Lotto Past Results and Winning Numbers

Draw Date Winning Numbers Draw Price

Saturday, 13th April 2024

  • 11
  • 14
  • 20
  • 31
  • 33
  • 36
  • 26
NZD 1,000,000

Wednesday, 10th April 2024

  • 08
  • 11
  • 12
  • 17
  • 21
  • 24
  • 09
NZD 1,000,000

Saturday, 6th April 2024

  • 02
  • 05
  • 06
  • 10
  • 21
  • 30
  • 36
NZD 1,000,000

Wednesday, 3rd April 2024

  • 09
  • 11
  • 16
  • 17
  • 29
  • 30
  • 25
NZD 1,000,000

Saturday, 30th March 2024

  • 03
  • 20
  • 29
  • 30
  • 32
  • 40
  • 14
NZD 1,000,000

Wednesday, 27th March 2024

  • 06
  • 08
  • 12
  • 15
  • 25
  • 38
  • 07
NZD 1,000,000

Saturday, 23rd March 2024

  • 07
  • 09
  • 11
  • 16
  • 28
  • 37
  • 15
NZD 1,000,000

Wednesday, 20th March 2024

  • 01
  • 18
  • 21
  • 23
  • 32
  • 37
  • 36
NZD 1,000,000

Saturday, 16th March 2024

  • 05
  • 07
  • 17
  • 20
  • 33
  • 38
  • 39
NZD 1,000,000

Wednesday, 13th March 2024

  • 05
  • 15
  • 23
  • 24
  • 30
  • 36
  • 34
NZD 1,000,000

How to Claim Your New Zealand Lotto Winnings

Claiming your New Zealand Lotto winnings is a straightforward process. But it will depend on how you played and how much money you won. If you’ve played the New Zealand Lotto through a retailer and have won an amount below $1000 you can claim from said retailer.

On the other hand, if you’ve played the New Zealand Lotto online you may be notified of your win, and prizes of $1000 and below will automatically be paid into your account. Higher prizes or jackpots must be claimed through the official New Zealand Lotto organization. You may have to fill out a claims form and provide proof of identity and your ticket to claim your prize.

Below is more information on how to claim your money based on the type of purchase and prize value.

Type of Ticket Prize Value Payment Location Payment Method
Paper ticket $1000-$5000 Participating retailers EFT
E-Ticket $1000-$5000 Online EFT
Paper and E-ticket $5001+ Official Lottery Office Cheque

Odds of Winning New Zealand Lotto

The odds of winning the jackpot in New Zealand Lotto are approximately 1 in 3.8 million. Other secondary prizes have different odds, such as Division 2 at 1 in 63,973 or Division 6 at 1 in 36.

In addition to the main draw, there is also Powerball and Strike draw which have distinct odds depending on the number of balls you match. The chances of winning any prize in the New Zealand Lotto draw is about 1:4 per game for those who purchase tickets. Below is a more detailed table for the odds of winning the New Zealand Lotto.

Main numbers Bonus ball Prize Detail Odds
6 Over $350,000 1 in 383,838
5 1 $19,995 1 in 63,973
5 $601 1 in 1,939
4 1 $55 1 in 775
4 $30 1 in 48
3 1 $22 1 in 36
3 Bonus Lotto Ticket* 1 in 3.5

Lotto Hot and Cold Numbers

How Many Draws? Hot Numbers Cold Numbers
10
  • 05
  • 11
  • 12
  • 17
  • 21
  • 06
  • 07
  • 09
  • 20
  • 24
20
  • 05
  • 11
  • 16
  • 17
  • 32
  • 03
  • 09
  • 13
  • 12
  • 14
30
  • 05
  • 07
  • 12
  • 17
  • 25
  • 06
  • 02
  • 11
  • 09
  • 14
50
  • 02
  • 11
  • 16
  • 24
  • 33
  • 12
  • 18
  • 05
  • 15
  • 29
100
  • 04
  • 10
  • 12
  • 18
  • 36
  • 11
  • 02
  • 05
  • 33
  • 19

How to Win the New Zealand Lotto Jackpot

New Zealand Lotto players use various lotto strategies to increase their chances of winning the jackpot. The best way to increase your odds is to buy more tickets. Additionally, if you want to save money and get more entries into a draw then the best method is to create or join a lotto syndicate.

A syndicate is a group of people who pool money together to buy a stack of lottery tickets. If your group wins, the money is divided equally among the players. In order to win the New Zealand Lotto you must pick six numbers between 1 and 40. You must get all six numbers correct to win the jackpot.

New Zealand Lotto FAQ

How do you play the New Zealand Lotto?

First, choose how you want to play the game. You can purchase tickets from a participating retailer or online. On your ticket select 6 numbers manually or choose the quick pick option. Then pay for your ticket and wait for the draw.

What time is the New Zealand Lotto Draw?

The New Zealand Lotto Draw occurs every Wednesday at 8:20 pm and Saturday at 8 pm. You can watch the draw live on TVNZ or wait for the results to be released on the official New Zealand Lotto website.

How much are New Zealand Lotto tickets?

The price of your lottery ticket will depend on how many lines you’ve chosen. For one line it will cost you $0.70. For 8 lines it will cost you $5,68. If you want to buy 20 lines a ticket will cost $12.

What is the cut-off time for New Zealand Lotto?

The cut-off time for the New Zealand Lotto is 7:30 pm on both Wednesday and Saturday. If you don’t enter the draw before then your entries will be eligible for the next draw. Entries will automatically close at 7:30 pm and open again once the draw is completed for that day.

How old must you be to play the New Zealand Lotto?

Like most lotteries, the New Zealand Lotto has a strict age restriction. In order to play, you must be 18 years or older. You also need to have a valid New Zealand bank account and be a resident of the country in order to purchase tickets. People under 18 are not allowed to buy lotto tickets or even participate in the draw itself.

How much is the New Zealand Lotto jackpot?

The New Zealand Lotto jackpot can reach $23 Million. The jackpot amount fluctuates and continues to increase each week until someone wins it. If there are no winners in one draw, the jackpot will be rolled over to the next draw.

How long do you have to claim prizes from the New Zealand Lotto?

Prizes must be claimed within 12 months from the draw date. If a winner doesn’t come forward to claim the prize within 12 months the prize will be forfeited. The rules regarding claim grace periods are absolute so it’s important to check your tickets every time you enter a draw.

Does New Zealand Lotto tax players? 

No, the New Zealand Lotto doesn’t tax winners so you don’t have to factor it in when you’re doing your taxes. This means that your entire winnings are yours and none of it goes to the government.