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Dan Carter's clothing in “Kids @ Christmas” charity auction

5 December 2011

Famous undies and sweaty singlet up for grabs in the “Kids @ Christmas” charity online auction

A signed pair of Dan Carter’s Jockey underwear and the sweaty singlet studded with Swarovski crystals Richard Simmons wore in Air New Zealand’s safety video are amongst more than 100 items up for grabs in Air New Zealand’s annual Kids @ Christmas charity auction at

Other big ticket items include breakfast with Helen Clark in New York, the chance to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Dublin, two months unlimited Business Premier travel and an All Blacks training jersey signed by Prime Minister John Key.

The auction is this year raising money for charities Kids Restore New Zealand and Ronald McDonald House Wellington, a facility where families can stay while their child is being cared for in hospital.

Kids Restore New Zealand is an Air New Zealand Environment Trust programme that provides grants to schools to carry out environmental projects such as replanting waste areas, developing wetland parks, cleaning up and regenerating land and forests.

Air New Zealand Deputy CEO Norm Thompson says, “This is the sixth year the charity auction has been held to benefit children’s charities. We hope that this year’s auction will take the total funds raised over the past few years to more than two million dollars.”

Key auction items include:

• Breakfast in New York with former New Zealand Prime Minister and Administrator of the UN Development Programme Helen Clark
• Dinner at your home with Air New Zealand CEO Rob Fyfe and top celebrity model agent Sara Tetro
• An awesome party at your house, school or workplace with entertainment provided by top Kiwi musician Dane Rumble
• A Kid’s Party on a Boeing 747
• A signed pair of Dan Carter’s Jockey briefs
• Tickets to the Trelise Cooper 2012 Fashion Week Show
• Air New Zealand Holidays packages to San Francisco, Brisbane and Fiji
• Airpoints upgrades, three months unlimited Premium Economy travel and a variety of trips across Air New Zealand’s network

Visit to view the complete list of auction items and start bidding.


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