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Jasons Travel Media teams up on-line for charity

13 April 2006

Jasons Travel Media teams up on-line for children’s charity, No Place Like Home Charity Travel Auction on Trade Me

Bidding starts from April 19 – Easter Monday to April 24 on-line at Trade Me. Over 88 packages ready to be auctioned with the potential to raise over $25,000 for charity The First Tee of New Zealand!

“This past month we have been collecting donations from Jasons New Zealand accommodation, activity and transport advertisers for the No Place Like Home Charity Travel Auction,” says Sandy Kilgour Marketing Manager, Jasons Travel Media.

Travel packages range from a weekend at the luxurious lodge at Kauri Cliffs including a day of golf and valued at over $1,300, to a whitewater rafting trip on the Kaituna River or a 5-day Maui campervan trip for 4 to your favourite New Zealand destination.

There is almost every type of holiday or New Zealand travel adventure you could possibly imagine and by bidding on some accommodation and a few activities, you could end up with a fabulous holiday package!

The auction goes live this Easter Monday, 17 April, so go to www.trademe.co.nz and look for the No Place Like Home Charity Travel Auction Store by choosing the browse tab and clicking on stores.

Jasons Travel Channel www.jasons.com is the biggest and most comprehensive regional travel website that includes information, regional stories and has the answers for travel planning.

Background

About Jasons Travel Media

Through its print, brochure distribution and online solutions Jasons Travel Media reaches more than half of New Zealand’s annual 3.35 million international and domestic visitors.

Founded by John Sandford over 35 years ago and still New Zealand family owned, Jasons is now the largest travel publisher in the South Pacific region with over 60 staff in Auckland and Brisbane offices.

Jasons produces 34 publications covering New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific Islands including the flagship Jasons New Zealand Motel Guide, Jasons Holiday Parks and Jasons Queensland Accommodation Guide and Cook Islands Passport and What’s On.

The First Tee of New Zealand is dedicated to impacting the lives of young New Zealanders by providing learning facilities and educational programmes that promote character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf. This unique programme teaches disadvantaged children positive values that they will carry with them into adulthood, such as honesty, confidence, integrity, responsibility, courtesy, sportsmanship, respect and judgement. Michael Campbell, New Zealand's star golfer, is a dedicated patron of the programme.

ENDS


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