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Putting New Zealand Charities In The Limelight

Putting New Zealand Charities In The Limelight

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Limelight, a new nationwide online business and community directory service that provides direct benefits for Kiwi charities, is on a six-week tour around the country raising money for Variety the Children’s Charity and the Child Cancer Foundation.

The Charity trip, supported by Alison Mau and Stacey Jones, will put over 20 towns in the limelight, celebrating ‘local legends’ and involving community celebrities and other local charities.

Hogging the limelight on the tour will be its star attraction - a motorised lime green couch, which will be driven around the country, starting in Kaitaia on May 15th and going as far South as Bluff before finishing back in Auckland on June 19th.

In each town they stop in a person from that community will be put in the ‘limelight’ and recognised for their contribution to the local area. They will be crowned a ‘local legend’ and at the end of the Charity tour will be flown to Auckland with all the other legends for a celebratory dinner.

Join in the fun with some of New Zealand’s favourite personalities and help raise funds for two New Zealand children’s charities.

Visit to find out when the tour is coming to your town and you can have your moment in the limelight.


Location / Date / Time
LAUNCH -Auckland / May 13th - Tuesday / 9.30am
Kaitaia / May 15th - Thursday / 3pm
Paihia / May 16th – Friday /
Whangarei / May 17th Saturday / 3pm
Warkworth / May 18th - Sunday / Noon
Auckland / May 19 -Monday / 3pm
Auckland / May 20th - Tuesday / Noon
Hamilton / May 21st Wednesday / 3pm
Rotorua / May 22nd Thursday / 3pm
Taupo / May 24th Saturday / 3pm
Taihape / May 25th Sunday /
Wanganui / May 26th Monday / 3pm
Levin / May 27th Tuesday /
Wellington / May 29th Thursday / Noon
Picton/ Blenheim / May 30th Friday / 3pm
Kaikoura / May 31st Saturday /
Kaiapoi / June 1st Sunday /
Christchurch / June 2nd Monday / 3pm
Ashburton / June 4th Wednesday / 3pm
Timaru / June 5th Thursday / 3pm
Oamaru / June 6th Friday /
Dunedin / June 7th Saturday / 3pm
Balclutha / June 8th Sunday /
Invercagill / June 9th Monday / 3pm
Bluff / June 10th Tuesday / 3pm
Queenstown/Wanaka / June 12th Thursday / Noon
Wanaka / June 13th Friday /
Greymouth / June 14th Saturday / 3pm
Nelson / June 15th Sunday / 3pm
New Plymouth / June 17th Tuesday / 3pm
Local Legend Party- Auckland / June 21st / Evening

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