93 days ago

Pōkeno 'buzzing' after $42.2m Lotto ticket sold at local Countdown

Melanie Earley Reporter from Franklin County News

Kia ora neighbours, Pōkeno is abuzz with excitement after a $42 million Lotto ticket was sold in the town.

It is the second largest amount of money ever won through Lotto in New Zealand. The biggest Powerball Lotto win in New Zealand history was $44m in November 2016.

The winning ticket was sold at the town’s Countdown supermarket, and the store’s manager, Jatinder Chahal, said staff were “walking on air”.

What would you do with $42million?

Read the full story below.

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BPW Franklin Dinner meeting Jan 26th

Virginia Warren from BPW Franklin Inc

BPW Franklin Inc Dinner Meeting Wednesday 26th January at the Cossie Club, Nelson St, Pukekohe. 6.30 for 7pm Cost is $30 and must be prepaid. Guests please contact bpwfranklinsec@gmail.com to reserve a place and to obtain payment and other details by 8pm on 23rd.
Vaccination passes required for entry.
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Garage Sale

Cecily from Pukekohe

8am Saturday January 22, Pukekohe Anglican Church.
Household items, furniture, toys, Op Shop. Cnr Queen St & Wesley St, Pukekohe. Please wear masks and sign in as required under Covid rules. HEAPS OF BARGAINS!