Lotto: Aucklanders sweep the big prizes

Two Lotto players from Auckland each won $500,000 in last night's draw, neither hitting the Powerball. 

The first division-winning  tickets were sold at Burbank Convenience and online through MyLotto. 

Strike was also won by an Auckland player, who took home $200,000. That ticket was sold at Eastridge Lotto. 

The winning numbers were 2, 29, 30, 33, 35 and 40. The Powerball was 5, the Bonus ball 21. Strike was 29, 40, 35 and 2.

"At alert level 2, all of our retail stores are able to re-open, with extra health and safety measures in place to keep our customers safe," Lotto said in a statement.