91 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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3 days ago

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The Team Reporter from Stuff

Electrification of the motoring industry is not only inevitable, it is happening at a far faster rate than most people were probably expecting.

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6 hours ago

Your daily dose of good news

The Team Reporter from Stuff

The 98-year-old painter who saved a village and a cat who hitched a ride to a charity shop in an old chair feature in today's Antidote - your much-needed dose of positivity to remind you that there's inspiration, kindness and quirkiness even in these unusual times. Sign up here to get The Antidote delivered to your inbox (it's free!)

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20 hours ago

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