Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Young Auckland Woman In For Million Dollars

On behalf of the
Greenlane Motor Vehicle Dealers Association
- The Greenlane Boulevard of Cars

12th November, 2003

Young Auckland Woman In For Million Dollars

A 24-year-old computer programmer from Remuera could be a millionaire by this time next week.

Melanie Lim bought a car on the Greenlane Boulevard of cars in September during a three-month promotion where one lucky car buyer would be given the chance to win a million.

Last week her name was drawn under police supervision from the thousands of entries from around the country.

Next Tuesday afternoon Melanie will revisit AMG Cars, the dealership where she bought her late model Toyota Celica.

In front of her family, friends, and other Greenlane dealers, she’ll be asked to choose one from a hundred numbered envelopes.

Inside one envelope is a million dollars. Inside all the others is five thousand dollars – so she’ll win cash in any event.

Greenlane dealers hope she bags the million. But if she doesn’t, a 101st envelope will be opened to reveal which one contains the million.

End


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Tornado Aftermath: More Storms Forecast For New Plymouth

Up to 30 homes were damaged Monday night when a tornado roared through a New Plymouth suburb last night , cutting power lines, tearing off roofs, and toppling trees. More>>

ALSO:

Government Investment Rejig: Sustainable Food & Fibre Futures Launched

Growing New Zealand’s food and fibre sectors sustainably and supporting a thriving economy are the hallmarks of a new investment programme announced today by Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor. More>>

Dump Levy Options: Waste Work Programme Announced

Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage has announced a programme of work to take action on New Zealand’s long-neglected waste problems. More>>

ALSO:

Real Estate: Foreign Buyers Ban Passes Third Reading

The Bill to put in place the Government’s policy of banning overseas buyers of existing homes has passed its third and final reading in the House. More>>

ALSO:

Nine Merger: Fairfax Slashes Value Of NZ Business

Fairfax Media Group more than halved the value of its Kiwi assets, attaching just A$40 million to mastheads that were once the core of a billion dollar investment. More>>

Collecting Scalpers: Commerce Commission To Sue Viagogo

The Commission will claim that Viagogo made false or misleading representations: • that it was an “official” seller, when it was not • that tickets were limited or about to sell out • that consumers were “guaranteed” to receive valid tickets for their event • about the price of tickets... More>>

ALSO: