Lotto: What could you actually do with a $30 million Powerball prize?

Nobody took out the $27 million Lotto Powerball grand prize on Wednesday evening meaning a whopping $30 million is now on the line this weekend.

It's an amount so huge it can be hard to visualise. On the current minimum wage income, it would take 915 years to earn that amount and that's not including tax.

But it could take a lot less time to spend it - so what exactly could you buy if you win on Saturday?

Kim and Kanye's former-LA mansion

The power-couple recently sold their Bel Air house for NZ$25.5 million.

Lotto: What could you actually do with a $30 million Powerball prize?
Photo credit: Altman Brothers Real Estate

14,292 of the new 256GB iPhone X

The newest addition to the Apple family values at NZ$2,099.

That's not including any potential costs for repairing the double-sided glass screen though.

60 new school classrooms

Previous Government announcements point to one new classroom costing roughly $500,000 to build on an existing school site.

Around 75 of the Ferrari 488 GTB

Lotto: What could you actually do with a $30 million Powerball prize?
Photo credit: Ferrari

30 average Auckland houses at $1 million each

Or you could buy around 141 average houses in south Waikato at $212,000 each, according to QV residential house value figures.

7,500,000 Takeaway coffees at $4 each

You could have a coffee a day for more than 20,000 years - but that's not taking inflation, or the fact you won't live that long, into account.

One and a half flag referenda

Former Prime Minister Sir John Key's last referendum cost around $21.8 million. That was $4 million under budget but the flag stayed the same - not the result Sir John had been hoping for.

837 of the world's most expensive taco

Shout your friends for lunch at the Grand Velas Los Cabos resort in Mexico, which boasts the title to the world's most expensive taco.

At NZ$35,000, the meal includes a gold flake-infused tortilla filled with Kobe beef, lobster, black truffle brie cheese, and Almas Beluga caviar.

Lotto: What could you actually do with a $30 million Powerball prize?
Photo credit: Grand Velas Los Cabos

5000 month-long European holidays

Multiple travel websites estimate a solo traveller from New Zealand would need $6000 for the trip, including flights and accommodation.

60 bottles of the world's most expensive wine

This week a custom 750ml bottle of wine, created for Hollywood agent Shep Gordon, sold for NZ$500,000.

Created by Jesse Katz, who was mentioned on the Forbes 30 under 30 food and drink list, it is thought to be one of the most expensive bottles ever sold.

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