Photo: NZ Herald/fileThe mystery of the $17 million Lotto winner is over - the massive prize has been claimed. After three weeks of national intrigue the winner has now come forward to collect their $17.1 million prize. A total of $17,166,667 was won with $17m coming from Powerball First Division and $166,667 from Lotto First Division. "This is going to change our lives – what an amazing way to start the year," the winner said in a statement. The winner is focused on how they can help others with the win, including plans to pay off the mortgages of close family members.
Source: Otago Daily Times January 22, 2020 01:52 UTC