New Zealand Lottery Winners Finally Beat Frozen Chicken Win

A couple formally from Wellington, New Zealand just hit $333,333 on the NZ Lotto.

The wife heard on Sunday that the Pak n’ Save store in Richmond had sold a winning ticket. Nervously checking their tickets she discovered their big win:

“I realised we had six matching numbers on the last line of one ticket but I couldn’t quite believe it so I checked and checked and checked again, about 10 times, then I asked my husband to have a look.”

Her somewhat shocked husband checked all over again:

“I saw we had all the numbers but the last thing I won was a frozen chicken back in 1975 so I found it hard to really believe we’d won Lotto.”

The unidentified couple live in the Nelson area, but travelled back to Wellington to collect their $333,333 share of the first-division prize yesterday. They made sure to celebrate their win properly with a champagne lunch in Wellington.

The couple have had a few misfortunes during the years, so they were particularly relieved to have money to put towards their mortgages and help out their family and local charities.

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