Powerball drawings are held every Wednesday at 20.20 New Zealand Standard Time and every Saturday at 20.00 NZST.
Ticket sales close at 19.30 local time on the night of the draw.
To become a Powerball winner, you must match at least three main numbers drawn as well as the Powerball and matching six main numbers and the Powerball will win the jackpot. Even if you don't manage to match the Powerball number, you could still win in the main Lotto draw.
Yes, you can play New Zealand Powerball online. Find out more on the Buy Tickets page.
New Zealand Powerball prizes must be claimed within twelve months of the draw date.
There is no age limit to purchase tickets for New Zealand Lotto or Powerball, but to choose your numbers online from overseas, you must be 18 years or over.
Lottery prizes in New Zealand are tax free, but those who play online may be liable for taxes in their resident country and are advised to check with local experts.
The minimum jackpot is NZD$4 million.
The maximum jackpot is NZD$50 million - if the prize total reaches this and is not won in the following draw then the amount is shared among winners in the next prize tier.
The biggest ever jackpot won on the New Zealand Powerball was NZD$ 44 million in November 2016. The ticket belonged to a young couple from the Hibiscus Coast in Auckland.
The next New Zealand Powerball draw is on Wed 29th January.
The next New Zealand Powerball jackpot is currently estimated at NZD$ 16,000,000.
The odds of winning a division 7 prize are 1 in 352 for matching 3 main numbers plus the Powerball. The odds of winning the division 1 prize are 1 in 38,383,800. Check the odds of winning in each prize tier on the New Zealand Powerball Prizes page.
The New Zealand Powerball results are available on the dedicated page. You can find information about winners, prizes, and the locations of any jackpot winning ticket sold.
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