Media Information 15 September 2005
Variety On-Line Trade-Me Auction Goes Live This Sunday
Variety – The Children’s Charity is launching its annual Trade-Me on-line auction this Sunday. The auction will be live
from early Sunday evening (18 Sept).
Auction organiser, Variety’s Jennifer Miller, says this year’s auction includes a host of bargains, a few very special
items, and some one off never-to-be-repeated items.
“For those who are used to trading on Trade-Me there will be some absolute bargains,” said Miller. “For those who
haven’t been to Trade-Me before this is a great opportunity to check it out. There are some wonderful items which have
all been donated to raise money for New Zealand children.”
Some of the more special items include a brand new Ford Focus, a $1000 Caltex petrol voucher, a $1000 Countdown
“shop-a-thon”, a Lady’s watch from international watchmaker Raymond Weil (valued at over $2000), a new smile from Brite
Smile valued at $1200, a signed Lions jersey and a luxury weekend package for two at Eagles Nest valued at $2300.
Being a charity auction people also have a chance to purchase a few things which you would not normally find for sale.
These include a spectacular ride in the jump seat of the NZ Air Force 757, a framed $5 note signed by Sir Edmund
Hillary, a Town Hall tour and lunch with Dick Hubbard and a Shortland Street behind the scenes experience which includes
a walk on.
Hot items for auction include:
- Signed and Framed Poster of Sarah Ulmer
- Signed and Framed Poster of Hamish Carter
- Sir Edmund Hillary Signed and Framed $5 note
- “Brotown” original drawing from series one
- Signed Lions Jersey
- TV2 What Now Experience- characters to your birthday party
- Shortland Street Behind the Scenes- includes a walk on
- MORE FM Experience
- Black Caps Cricket Lesson
- 2 tickets to the World Premiere of the World’s Fastest Indian in Invercargill
- Auckland Santa Parade Nickelodeon Float Ride Experience –for 2 children
- Town Hall Tour and Lunch with Dick Hubbard
- “RNZAF Jumpseat Experience”
- Private Theatre Screening
- “Hilton Auckland Cruise Package”
- Flowers for a Year
- Brite Smile -$1200 value
- Botox Shot
- Style and Image Make Over- plus 3 hour shopping trip
- Raymond Weil Ladies Watch
- DVD Boxed set of 19 DVD’s
- Sony Ericsson V800 3G phone- value $865
- Countdown $1000 shop a thon
- Test Drive A Jag for a Week!
- Ford Focus
- Caltex $1000 Petrol Voucher
Check out the items on–line from early Sunday evening.
The auction closes Sunday 25th September