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Dan Carter, Crusty Demons support kids’ charities

Dan Carter and Crusty Demons support kids’ charities

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Luke Smith with Crusty Demons Xbox Console

Dan Carter and Crusty Demons support kids’ charities


AUCKLAND, 08 July 2008 – Kiwi first five Dan Carter and adrenalin junkies’ Crusty Demons go head-to-head on Trade Me this week.

Images of the celebs feature on custom-designed Xbox 360® consoles which are being auctioned for charity.

Luke Smith, NZ-based Crusty Demons rider says, "The team is really stoked with being part of the Xbox 360 Konsoles for Kids auction - it's a great cause and I hope the auction goes really well. It's pretty cool seeing the Crusty Demons image on the Xbox 360!"

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 www.trademe.co.nz/members/listings.aspx?member=2471704 to bid.

Money raised through the sale of celebrity Xbox 360® consoles is approaching $3000. More than 70 bids were placed on Elemeno P and Jonah Lomu consoles which raised $355 and $365 respectively.

More consoles 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.

ENDS

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: www.starship.org.nz

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: www.curekids.org.nz

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 http://www.xbox.com/xbox360

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