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4 Places to Visit in New Zealand if You Win the Lottery

Now that international travel is on the horizon for 2022, as a lottery winner, you might be asking yourself, ‘Where should I go first?’

After what feels like years in isolation during the global pandemic, freedom is almost within our grasp, and New Zealand will be one of our first stops.

New Zealand, located in the Pacific, is an island country that everyone should visit in their lifetime. The beautiful islands of New Zealand are jam-packed with adventures and activities that attract visitors worldwide. Think bungee jumping, hiking, canyoning, skydiving and the abundance of wilderness and wildlife that you won’t find anywhere else on this planet.

However, if you’ve only seen New Zealand on TV or social media, you may be underestimating the immaculate beauty of this country. So, to spare you the hassle of researching your ‘must-see’ places to visit, here’s a list of four places to visit in New Zealand if you win the lottery.


Among the wilderness of the west coast of southern New Zealand, you will find Glacier County. It contains everything and more that you would expect to see in the wild. From the radical beaches of the rainforest to the highest mountains with peaks hidden in the clouds. And some of the largest, most beautiful glaciers you’ll find on this planet.

You’ll find two of New Zealand’s most beautiful glaciers in this county: Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. These glaciers should definitely make your New Zealand holiday itinerary.

Fox Glacier wilderness


The Coromandel peninsula is famous for its pristine golden beaches, green valleys, and exceptional beauty. However, Hot Water Beach is also a hot spot (wink wink) for tourists. The Hot Water Beach was appropriately named due to the naturally heated mineral water bubbles that lay beneath the surface of the golden sand. Locals and tourists can dig a hole in the sand to create a spa and enjoy the naturally warmed, refreshing seawater they expose. After winning a lottery, the Hot Water Beach experience is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to add to the New Zealand itinerary.

The peninsula is also a lovely spot for kayaking, hiking, and enjoying the New Zealand culture at the art galleries and museums.


The Bay of Islands in New Zealand is known for its stunning beauty and contains over 140 subtropical islands. For travellers who love beaches and watersports, this will be your New Zealand paradise.

The bay is one of the most popular tourist destinations and offers a variety of tour options to explore the islands. The Tapeka Point, in particular, has tourists coming back year after year to witness the magnificent marine life. With animals including penguins, whales, dolphins, marlin, and many more, the Bay of Islands will create lifelong memories for every family member after winning an overseas lottery.


Auckland, also known as Tāmaki Makaurau, is the most popular city in New Zealand. Auckland is a hub of multicultural food, art, music, and culture. The city harbour has beaches, hiking trails, and a variety of holiday island adventures. You and your family could spend months enjoying the sights and culture that Auckland, New Zealand, provides. And as a lottery winner, you have the luxury to do just that.

For a chance to be a lottery winner so you can visit these beautiful places in New Zealand, follow the few steps below.

  1. Click on the “sign up” icon at the top of our home page. You can sign up quickly using your Gmail or Facebook account. You’ll be asked to input a few details and agree to our terms and conditions.
  2. Now you’re ready to play! Visit our website and select the lottery and numbers you’d like to play. You can decide to choose a quick play, and the numbers will be selected for you randomly.
  3. Complete the transaction and pay securely. You can pay using a debit or credit card, Bpay, POLi Pay, Pay ID, or Paysafecard. For your safety, our website is secured by 256-bit encryption technology.

Note: To sign up for an account with The Lottery Office, you must be over 18 years and be an Australian or New Zealand resident.


Can New Zealanders play our overseas matched lotto?

Yes, New Zealanders can buy lottery tickets online with The Lottery Office.

Who can sign up with The Lottery Office?

Anyone aged 18 years and over who resides in Australia or New Zealand can register an account with The Lottery Office.

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