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Xbox 360® teams w Kiwi celebs for kids’ charities

Xbox 360® teams with Kiwi celebs to support kids’ charities

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Xbox 360® teams with Kiwi celebs to support kids’ charities

AUCKLAND, 11 June 2008 – Elemeno P, Dan Carter, Shihad, Nicky Watson, The Crusaders and other Kiwi celebrities are all pitching in. And you can too!

Xbox 360® has teamed up with celebrities from TV, sports, music and fashion, and is auctioning off personally-signed celebrity Xbox 360® consoles to raise funds for two deserving charities - The Starship Foundation and Cure Kids in New Zealand.

Each star-studded console has a one-of-a-kind autographed image of a celebrity airbrushed on to it. 100% of proceeds from the auction go to The Starship Foundation and Cure Kids.

Head to and search for ‘Konsoles4kids’ to discover which celebrity consoles are on offer this week. More will be revealed each week until the end of July.

Don’t be shy! Bid for your favourite celebrity-signed console to help make a difference for children’s health in New Zealand.


About The Starship Foundation
Starship Children’s Health, located in central Auckland, is part of the Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand’s biggest public healthcare provider.

The Starship Foundation charity is set up to provide additional equipment, support and help to staff, patients and families - as an extra to state funding. This is possible only through the generosity and support from many New Zealanders for Starship Children's Health and what the hospital represents.

You can get more info here:

About Cure Kids
Cure Kids is the face of the Child Health Research Foundation – an organisation established more than 30 years ago to address the lack of research into life-threatening childhood illnesses in New Zealand.
Since then, Cure Kids has invested more than $19 million in medical research. The research has helped save hundreds of young lives and has improved the quality of life for thousands of children.

Today, Cure Kids is more committed than ever to help find answers to the many cruel, life-threatening illnesses that devastate the lives of young children and their families.

You can get more info here:

About Xbox 360®
Xbox 360® is a superior video game and entertainment system delivering great games, unique entertainment features and a
unified online gaming network that revolve around gamers. Xbox 360® has a portfolio of more than 300 games in nearly 40
countries. More information can be found online at

About Microsoft
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Xbox 360, the Xbox 360 logo and Xbox LIVE are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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