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Grab a Bargain at Auction and Support Charity

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17 December 2008

Grab a Bargain at Auction and Support Charity

One lucky bidder is likely to secure two months of unlimited Air New Zealand Business Premier travel for two people for a real bargain in this year’s Kids at Christmas Charity Auction, with the current bid of $19,000 just over half the amount of last year’s final bid.

The Air New Zealand Kids at Christmas Charity Auction,, closes progressively from 11:00am until 7:00pm tomorrow 18 December, with 99 fantastic holiday packages and money-can’t-buy items on offer.

Some of the great bargains up for grabs include:



Current bid and % discount off RRP

Private plane for 19 people to Tauranga


$710 / 88% discount

Business Premier cabin to Brisbane for 14 people


$7,070 / 50% discount

Business Class flights to Perth for two people


$4,090 / 45% discount


Money can’t buy auction items include:

  Lunch in London with ex All Black Captain Sean Fitzpatrick including flights and accommodation for two people.

  Flights and tickets for two people to Karen Walker’s 2009 show at New York Fashion Week.

  Spend New Years Eve with Opshop.

Also available is Don Clarke’s rugby boot from the 1960 South Africa tour, and a very special Air New Zealand plane-shaped paper clip – with bidding for this item already up to $161.

Air New Zealand donates all the travel prizes for the auction and sources all the money-can’t-buy items.

All money raised is donated to Air New Zealand’s two children’s charities, “Make a Wish” and “Kids restore New Zealand”.    For more details about these two charities please visit:

To view the Air New Zealand Kids at Christmas Charity Auction, please visit:


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