Our fundraising evening of art this Friday 29 July, not only includes the viewing of a private art collection but the fun of a silent auction.

Lots 3, 8 and 10 that we made available for online bidding as well as at the event have all attracted bids.  Online bidding is now closed, and the event is fully booked.

A big thank you to those who have have booked to attend, those who have made generous donations, and those who have placed online bids.

We look forward to an enjoyable evening and wish you ‘happy bidding’ for these great prizes.


Lot 1: Gardener’s Delight — value $180

Donated by Adroite Communications

The gift basket includes treats for the garden and the gardener, and 3 hours of weeding and expertise.

Lot 2: A gift of roses — value $85

Donated by Juliette Florist

One dozen roses to brighten a home, a lovely gift for someone special, or enhance a room for a special dinner party.

Lot 3: A night in luxury, Sofitel Wellington — value $567

Donated by Sofitel

Enjoy a luxurious night in Wellington’s newest international five-star hotel.  Sofitel Wellington is somewhere to spoil yourselves and be spoilt. The voucher offers one night’s accommodation in a luxury king room, breakfast for two and overnight parking for one vehicle.

Lot 4: Nikau Café voucher — value $50

Donated by Nikau Café

We say it’s the best café for lunch in Wellington.  Your $50 voucher is a perfect contribution for an enjoyable lunch with a friend.

Lot 5: Indulgent shopping at Madison Rose — value $90

Donated by Madison Rose

A gorgeous selection of gifts and home wares will make what to buy difficult, but it will be fun choosing.  Included with the $50 voucher is a beautiful, delicate, soft and filmy scarf.


Lot 6: Luxury Hamper from David Jones — value $300

Donated by David Jones

In honour of their grand opening in Wellington on July 28, David Jones present a luxury hamper themed ‘beauty and indulgence’.


Lot 7: The joy of a supremely relaxing back massage — value $49

Donated by Beauté of Kelburn

Treat yourself to a soothing and relaxing back massage.

Lot 8: Drive in style to a weekend vineyard stay in Martinborough — value $350

Donated by Margrain Vineyard and Gazley Motor Group

Drive in style to your weekend escape to Margrain Vineyard. Enjoy your spacious studio villa and the private balcony overlooking the Huangarua River.  Wine tasting and continental breakfast for two are included. (Your choice of one of Gazley Motors demonstrator cars is subject to availability on your chosen weekend).

Lot 9: Treat yourself to a Balinese massage — value $100

Donated by East Day Spa

In a tranquil and inviting oasis, pamper yourself with a wonderful and relaxing 60 minute massage, based on ancient Balinese traditions — a unique and exotic East experience.

Lot 10: A Family photo session — value $490

Donated by Anna Munro Photography

Award winning photographer Anna Munro shoots on location, Wellington, Kapiti and the Wairarapa.  Specialising in children under five, Anna produces memorable family portraits. The voucher is for a family portrait shoot and includes six digital images.

Lot 11: ‘Give me a head with hair’; a his and hers pamper package — value $233

Donated by Rox Hairdressing, Miramar

As well as indulgent and natural products for vibrant shining hair, the voucher includes a styling and treatment session in their distinctive, architecturally designed, boutique salon.

Lot12: A Taste of Marsden with wine to match — value $100

Donated by the Friends of Te Papa

This special recipe book, crammed with ‘tried and true’ family favourites will inspire you to the kitchen to create these delicious treats.  The bottles of wine could be your inspiration?