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Agility CIS raises $4,033 for Shave for a Cure

Fourteen team members of Agility CIS have shaved their head and raised $4,033.12 for Shave for a Cure, the signature fundraising event for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand in Auckland.

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March 24th, 2017 at 7:44 pm

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Charity,Health,New Zealand

An Epic Ride for NZ Kids

Leticia Crampton from Christchurch. is a small business owner of Discover 24, Total Fitness and Nutrition, and distributor of Herbalife Nutrition who has set herself an amazing goal. The goal is not just for herself but for Kids of New Zealand too, riding 840km, in 6 days in the blazing heat.

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December 1st, 2016 at 4:45 pm

Regions & Categories: Charity,New Zealand

A Golden Voice Supports a Golden Event

Singer Hollie Smith was the headline act for Red Shoe Ball (one of Ronald McDonald House Charities’ biggest fundraising events of the year) – performing songs from her new album “Water or Gold”. She was an integral part of why the fundraiser was so successful; with her help, the charity was able to successfully raise over $200,000 to support Kiwi families in need.

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November 21st, 2016 at 7:57 pm

Regions & Categories: Charity,Music,New Zealand

Dress for Success Breakfast Fundraiser

Hundreds of commuters in downtown Auckland got ‘nood’ for a good cause raising thousands of dollars in cash and donated clothing for charity Dress for Success.

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September 14th, 2016 at 11:49 am

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Charity,New Zealand

Stephen King Short Film

The Last Rung of the Ladder is a short story written by Stephen King. It is from his collection of short stories from his night shift collection. Rhys Higgs Student Film Maker, has been granted permission by Stephen King to adapt the short story into film. Rhys Higgs intends to use this film as an opportunity to raise awareness around depression and suicide. Rhys Higgs intends to use the skills he has to put together a team of talented young people to make this vision come to life through his Kickstarter Campaign.

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June 27th, 2016 at 9:31 am

Regions & Categories: Charity,Film,New Zealand,Wellington

Tech start-up or charity? Junk Free June launches across Australasia

New Zealand charity brand and event ‘Junk Free June’ has kicked off again for its’ second year in New Zealand and has launched for its’ first year in Australia.

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June 21st, 2016 at 12:47 pm

Regions & Categories: Charity,New Zealand

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Northland Hospice Set to Benefit from Local Fundraising

A Whangarei charity which offers palliative care services for Northlanders with life-limiting illnesses is set to benefit from fundraising efforts in the local community.

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September 10th, 2015 at 1:30 pm

Regions & Categories: Charity,New Zealand

Fibromyalgia Foundation Fundraising in Otago

Otago University Locals Programme raised over $700 for Fibromyalgia Foundation as part of their fundraising campaign for the charity. The Bake Sale on the Leith Bridge was the first of 3 events with the next two being a buffet dinner at La Porchetta and the last a Quiz Night at The Bog.

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September 8th, 2015 at 1:07 pm

Regions & Categories: Charity,New Zealand,Otago

Cyclone Pam Funds Spent

It’s Not About Us is a small humanitarian organisation based in Alexandra, Central Otago. They have just completed their fourth project in Vanuatu providing water to those who were in desperate need following Cyclone Pam which caused widespread devastation in Vanuatu earlier this year.

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September 3rd, 2015 at 2:13 pm

Regions & Categories: Charity,New Zealand

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Kiwi Celebs Support Dry July

Registrations are now open for popular fundraiser Dry July’s fourth year, and a host of local celebrities have pledged to give booze a break in order to improve the wellbeing of cancer patients and their loved ones.
Famous faces who are Dry July Ambassadors this year are netball captain Casey Kopua, comedian Urzila Carlson, cookbook author Chelsea Winter, Shortland Street actor Jayden Daniels, Step Dave star Sia Trokenheim, broadcaster Carly Flynn, and radio presenter Nicki Sunderland.

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June 4th, 2015 at 3:27 pm

Regions & Categories: Alcohol,Charity,New Zealand

Vote for the NZ entry in the Pink Glove Dance competition

Henderson Medical Centre has entered their ‘Dancing with the Scars’ video into the 2014 Medline Pink Glove Dance competition. We need your votes to help us win $10,000 for the NZ cancer charity ‘Look Good Feel Better’.

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September 16th, 2014 at 3:31 pm

One Hundred Rays of Sunshine for Rainy Auckland

A group of young Aucklanders took to the streets on a rainy Friday night with the challenge of performing 100 random acts of kindness, by 100 young people in 100 minutes, in honour of Random Acts of Kindness Day – recognised in New Zealand annually on 1st September.

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September 11th, 2014 at 10:22 am

Truck Bling to Shine in Christchurch

The Road Transport Industry on show and open to the public. For one day only.Over 80 trade displays will be showing off the latest in Technology, Supplies, and Services. Outside on the Tarmac new trucks and trailers and over 250 working trucks on show at the show & shine. From the Big Rigs to Vintage trucks. Learn about sharing the road safely when you are on a cycle. Find out about Career Opportunities and Qualifications.Its all happening on one day. All donations go to Ronald McDonald House and Child Cancer Canterbury.

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August 29th, 2014 at 10:57 am

Regions & Categories: Charity,Christchurch,New Zealand,Transport

Auckland Women’s Centre Hosts Mystery Film

The Auckland Women’s Centre is hosting a fundraising film evening at 7pm on Sunday 10 August 2014, at the Capitol Cinema in Balmoral, Auckland. While all details have been confirmed, the film itself remains a secret.

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July 27th, 2014 at 1:47 pm

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Charity,New Zealand

Top Kiwi Actresses Face Up to Help Children in Need

The latest charity drive from cmb, encouraging Kiwi’s to face up to the reality of children living with disabilities in some of the world’s poorest countries has caught the attention of Kiwi favourites Shavaughn Ruakere and Antonia Prebble.

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June 17th, 2014 at 11:08 pm

Regions & Categories: Charity,New Zealand

Mum’s Cancer Battle an Inspiration for Charity Relay

House of Travel Taranaki owner operator Dave Churchman, and his six staff have formed a Relay for Life team to raise money for the Cancer Society.

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March 18th, 2014 at 9:01 pm

Regions & Categories: Charity,New Zealand,Taranaki

Epilepsy NZ Purple Day Challenge

26 March is International Purple Day for epilepsy, and Epilepsy New Zealand is doing its bit to ensure the day is celebrated proudly for all those with the condition, an estimated 90,000 people in New Zealand.

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February 26th, 2014 at 2:03 pm

Regions & Categories: Charity,New Zealand

Former Prime Minister Backs Charity

Helen Clark, former Prime Minister, currently Administrator of the United Nations Development Program and muted to be the next and first female United Nations General Secretary after Ban ki Moon, took time out of her busy international schedule for a private meeting with Rotarian Adrian Brewer, CEO of the Isle of Wight based International charity The RoTB Trust.

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January 31st, 2014 at 9:36 am

Regions & Categories: Charity,New Zealand

Soup for South Auckland Kids

This project provides all children at these schools with freshly made soup and bread for lunch over eight days during term 3, totaling almost 10,000 lunches. It’s Feed the Need’s first step in finding a way to provide all children in a school with warming, nutritious lunch during the colder months.

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September 3rd, 2013 at 9:28 am

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Charity,Education,New Zealand

Coffee Supreme Rallies Behind the Autism Intervention Trust

Coffee Supreme rallies behind the Autism Intervention Trust with all proceeds going to help fund a unique Holiday programme for children with Autism in Wellington.

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February 8th, 2013 at 6:20 pm

Regions & Categories: Charity,New Zealand,Wellington