$1m lotto win for Christchurch family came at the right time

After becoming overnight millionaires with Lotto First Division, Saturday night’s win of $1 million made a Christchurch family plan for the future.

He wishes to remain anonymous. The man was at home on Sunday with his wife, daughter, and son when he discovered that the Lotto ticket he purchased through Lotto NZ App would change the lives of his family.

He said;

“I checked my email over breakfast to see if I had a Lotto NZ prize. The email stated that I could claim the prize. I thought it was different and that I might have won something bigger than Division 6.”


“I opened the Lotto NZ App, and it began checking my ticket. It didn’t take long for me to realize that there was a line where all numbers were being circled off. They just kept coming. It was a surreal experience that I couldn’t believe.”

MyLotto sold the $1 million winning Lotto First Division ticket for Saturday 28 August draw.