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How to Play New Zealand Powerball Lottery Online

How Do You Play New Zealand Powerball Lottery Online?

To play NZ Powerball, select six numbers from a guess range of 1-40 and an additional number, the Powerball, from a guess range of 1-10. You can do this online in the exact same manner as if you were purchasing your tickets in person! Play New Zealand’s top lotto with official tickets by using your saved Lucky Numbers, random selection (quick pick), or manual selection. Then see a scan of your NZ Powerball ticket in your account before the Wednesday draws at 08:20 GMT and the Saturday draws at 08:00 GMT.

New Zealand Powerball can be played on theLotter with regular one-time entries or increased chances of winning with systematic forms. Choose to play with a multi-draw to save up to 25% or use a subscription and get every 10th New Zealand Powerball ticket free!

12 Prize Divisions from Just Six Numbers and the Powerball

14 Prize Divisions from Just Six Numbers and the Powerball

New Zealand Powerball has an incredible 14 prize divisions, seven of which, including the jackpot, require the additional Powerball number drawn from a second drum. However, the New Zealand lotto also selects a seventh ball from the main drum as a bonus number. This creates three out of six Powerball prizes and boosts a further three prizes on its own!

How to Save on
New Zealand Powerball Tickets Online

How to Save on New Zealand Powerball Lottery Tickets Online

When you buy New Zealand Powerball tickets online with a ticket messenger service, there are plenty of ways to save! Save as much as 25% with a 5, 10, 25 or 52-draw on the New Zealand Powerball multi-draw, purchase a Bundle with a built-in discount, or buy a subscription and get every 10th ticket free. theLotter players can also build up VIP points to save up to 20% on all online lotto purchases!

How to Win the New Zealand Powerball Lottery Jackpot

How Do You Win the New Zealand Powerball Jackpot?

To win the Powerball jackpot, you must match the six main numbers as well as the Powerball additional number with those selected in the draw. You can win a secondary prizes by matching the bonus ball. There are no taxes on NZ Powerball lottery prizes. The lottery has a minimum jackpot of NZ$4 million and a jackpot cap of NZ$50 million. If that cap is reached, a "Must Be Won" draw takes place. If no ticket manages to match the six main numbers and the Powerball in that draw, the prize money rolls down to the next highest prize division with winning tickets.

When you purchase lottery tickets in New Zealand, Powerball is an optional add-on to the regular Lotto game. Lotto’s guaranteed jackpot is always set at NZ$1 million and the Powerball jackpot prize is on top of that. When you play NZ Powerball online at theLotter, you are playing the Lotto game with the additional Powerball option included in your ticket. When you win the New Zealand Powerball jackpot online, you win both the Lotto prize and the Powerball prize! As a result, the Powerball jackpot advertised on our site is NZ$1 million more than that announced on the official New Zealand Powerball website.

theLotter’s NZ New Zealand Powerball Lottery Winner

theLotter’s New Zealand Powerball Lottery Winners

In June 2013, barely a month after joining theLotter, V.K. from Russia won NZ$226,101 (approximately $175,000) playing this powerful local version of the Powerball. V.K.’s Powerball win came about with a combined purchase of a subscription, which awarded him with every 10th ticket free, and an 8-number systematic form. With his official Powerball lottery tickets he won an incredible NZ$142,857 second place prize as well as 27 other secondary prizes that bumped up his prize by more than NZ$33,000! Read his amazing story!

P.L. from New Caledonia also purchased a systematic form when he won €9441.16 in the NZ Powerball lottery in February 2014. His prize money came from a large 4th division prize as well as an additional 27 smaller prizes. Yet another happy winning player!

How to Claim New Zealand Powerball Lottery Prizes at theLotter

How to Claim New Zealand Lottery Prizes at theLotter

New Zealand Powerball has a lot of prize divisions to keep track of, which is where theLotter’s free email and SMS win alerts come in handy. Find out automatically if you have won. Receive wins directly in your theLotter account after the draw results are published and the prize has been received from the official lottery operator. Larger prizes may need to be picked up in person in New Zealand. When you play NZ lotto online and win, your prizes are paid out tax-free!

How Does New Zealand Powerball Lottery compare to the US and Aussie Powerballs?

How Does New Zealand Powerball Lottery Compare to the American Powerball?

The New Zealand Powerball requires the same number of selections as the Australia Powerball (6+1), as opposed to the US Powerball which uses 5+1. However, the NZ Powerball distinguishes itself with its use of a bonus number and a 1-10 guess range for its Powerball. Although its jackpots are far smaller than the US Powerball, the New Zealand lottery does offer 14 prize divisions and fantastic winning odds!

Interesting News About New Zealand Powerball Lottery

Interesting News about the New Zealand Powerball Lottery

New Zealand's Powerball hit its new jackpot cap in time for the draw on 29 February 2020, which offered a NZ$50 million must-be-won jackpot. Two lucky players from Auckland shared this record prize – each won NZ$25 million from Powerball First Division and NZ$111,111 from Lotto First Division, for a total prize worth NZ$25,111,111 each.

A total of 16 players won the Powerball jackpot in 2019. The biggest win of the year was the NZ$22.3 million prize scooped up by a lucky punter from Inglewood in Taranaki on 2 January 2019.

The New Zealand Powerball set a new jackpot record in November 2016 when a young couple from Auckland won a NZ$44 million prize. The draw was staged as a "Must Be Won" draw because the Powerball jackpot had passed the lottery's jackpot cap.

For more information about this exciting lottery, check out our NZ Powerball Lotto Guide!