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Variety On-Line Trade-Me Auction Goes Live Sunday

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


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