24-Hour KidsCan Challenge to Jump the Moon

Ninja Jumped Over the Moon is an epic, nationwide exercise and fund-raising challenge to be held over a 24 hour period from 20-21 January 2023 during which the organisers hope to bounce a total height of 357,000 kilometres on trampolines, burn 30 million calories and raise $1M+ for the KidsCan charity.

Sleep Heavy Weighted Blankets: Supporting Essential Workers During COVID

New Zealand’s premium weighted blanket brand Sleep Heavy are kicking off a special giveaway for our country’s most deserving frontline responders on Monday, September 7th: One very lucky winner will be selected to win their very own Sleep Heavy blanket. Known to help relieve stress and anxiety, weighted blankets have also been shown to help users fall asleep deeper and wake up feeling refreshed.

Raise it Fundraising

At the start of 2020 Raise It Fundraising, an NZ based start-up specialising in helping schools and clubs fundraise online, were getting underway to take their revolutionary online fundraising campaigns to schools and clubs around New Zealand. Then Covid19 ground fundraising to a halt.

Wellington Pride Koha Class

The team behind Wellington’s premiere yoga studio, Awhi Yoga and Wellbeing, have announced a special Wellington Pride Koha Class celebrating the Wellington Pride Festival, on March 9th at 10 AM, with all proceeds going to Youthline Wellington.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.