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AUCKLAND - Mercy Hospice Fashion Show 2019

Sunday, 1st September

Auckland Town Hall & Aotea Square
303-307 Queen Street, Auckland

For the second year running, Mercy Hospice charity shops are taking over the runway at New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW).

The Mercy Hospice Fashion Show will showcase looks created as a joint project between Mercy Hospice charity shops and Farmers. All models will be part of the Mercy Family, including a star-studded line-up of celebrities, each with their own personal link to Mercy Hospice. This, along with a few surprises along the way, will have you on a rollercoaster journey of love, loss and celebrating life.

Featuring looks for the entire family including children, men and women, the runway fashion show, which will close Fashion Week 2019, will be held on Sunday, 1st September at 5:00pm.

All proceeds from the show go to Mercy Hospice.

Buy your tickets here

Red Cross Journey 2019

1st - 21st September 2019
Click here to register at Red Cross Journey

Red Cross Journey is a step-challenge with a difference.

As you walk, you learn about the real life journey of people involved with us through regular video clips, to keep you motivated along the way!

Make it even more fun by getting a team together at work, school, community group, Zumba class; any group you can think of.

We have special school and corporate packs available to make it even easier.

KAWAKAWA - Hoki ki Te Rito- Free 14 Week Parenting Group

12th August 2019
26, Albert Street

Free transport, lunch and childcare

This is a relationship based parenting group that supports creating a positive relationship between you and your child. Each group will include an activity and lunch time with your child as well as time for parents to discuss parenting topics together. Topics include: trust, child development, bonding with baby, playing, feeding, childhood illnesses, safety in the home, family, self-esteem and the future. 

To sign up, call or message Shirley on 0276120453

AUCKLAND - Love Tennis Fun Days

1pm - 4pm
7th and 8th September
17 Akarana Avenue, Mt Roskill

Free event

We are participating in Tennis New Zealand’s  'Love Tennis' free event.  There will be racquets for those who don’t have their own, games and drills organised by our coaches, a BBQ, afternoon tea, prizes and lots and lots of FUN for everyone from 3 to 93 y/o.  There are special big balls, small racquets and small nets for the littlies.

MANAWATU - 'Love Me 2 Times'  Preloved Fashion Market

Saturday, 5th October
Feilding Civic Centre,
Aorangi Street, Feilding

Tickets: $2

Join the revolution! This inaugural market event is all about slow fashion, good quality pre loved, reloved, and vintage clothing and accessories. Visit the official event page here.

Email for stall holder application info.


WELLINGTON - Bellevue School Pre-loved Book Fair

Saturday, 29th June
10am - 3pm
Bellevnue School Hall,
Bancroft Terrace, Newlands

Gold coin entry
Kids books: $1 | Adult books: $2
Cash only

We look forward to this exciting event and ask that families/ whānau start collecting and donating books towards this fair. These books can be new or used.

Please support your school and FUNdraising group by popping donated books into the labelled box in the school foyer. All proceeds go towards the Jubilee Corner development which we would love to action this year so that students have access to all our playground areas for playing and learning.

Help us to help our kids by donating any books you no longer want and then come along to get yourself some further reading material.

Please bring your own bags to for your purchased books.

Auckland - Maungawhau School Fair

11am - 3pm
Saturday, Oct 19
Maungawhau School
43 Ellerton Road, Mt Eden

Maungawhau School is holding their 75th annual school fair! With food, games, entertainment & amazing second-hand bargains it's a great day out for the whole family.

The Maungawhau Fair started back in 1944 - making 2019 the 75th year. The fair is a proud part of the school's history - and also its biggest annual fundraiser. The school community - teachers, parents and children - has been working hard for months in advance to make sure the fair is an enjoyable and special day for students, their families and the wider community.

A fantastic day out for the whole family, the fair has something for every age and interest - from gourmet snacks to the classic sausage sizzle and hot chips, games and bouncy castles to entertain the kids, student performances and amazing bargains on quality second-hand clothing, books, homeware, toys and much more!

All proceeds from the fair will go towards learning resources for Maungawhau School students, so please come out and enjoy a fun day out at our beautiful school!