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Auction for Variety charity

Auction for Variety charity

Auction highlights:

Hot lap with Shane van Gisbergen in his winning V8 super car. Get ready for the ride of your life! Take a spin with Shane at Hampton Downs.

Auckland Harbour Bridge climb with Antonia Prebble. Test your boundaries! Kiwi actress Antonia Prebble of Outrageous Fortune and Almighty Johnsons fame will join you and a friend for an exhilarating climb across the Harbour Bridge.

Limited edition Grahame Sydney Print. Art lovers this one's for you. Limited edition print of 'Storm on the Hawkduns' to adorn your walls.

The Almighty Johnsons set visit and walk on part. Get your 15 seconds of fame with a highly sought after walk on part in TV3 show, The Almighty Johnsons, at the South Pacific Pictures studios. Plus get to meet the show's stars afterwards.

Lunch with Julie Le Clerc. You and a friend can dine in style with this celebrated food writer, chef and TV3's Café Secrets host, Julie Le Clerc.

Personal Performance by Kiwi songstress Elizabeth Marvelly. This is your opportunity to have the amazingly talented New Zealand singer Elizabeth Marvelly perform for you. Described by Prime Minister John Key as a 'national treasure', Elizabeth Marvelly has performed with world renown entertainers such as Sir Howard Morrison and Britain's Got Talent opera phenomenon Paul Potts. Elizabeth has recently released a new album 'Home' that reflects her natural love of her country, an admiration of our native songwriters and a desire to celebrate the source of her inspiration after a few whirlwind years on the international stage. You are bidding for the chance to have Elizabeth perform a song from 'Home'.


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