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Cyclone Gita Fundraiser Auction Items

Jun 7, 2018

Here are some of the items that will be up for auction at our Cyclone Gita Rebuild Fundraiser on 7th July.  You can bid in person, or if you would like to bid, but can’t be there in person send us an email with your highest bid and one of our Habitat team members will bid on your behalf.  Email:

More items will be added to this list as they become available.

Item 1 – LA001 

Home renovation and / or painting services valued at $10,000 from Buildtech.
Donor: Buildtech

Does your home need a bit of a spruce up?  Buildtech are offering home renovation and/or painting services up to the value of $10,000 (including all materials, labour and trades).

Estimated value: $10,000

Item 2 – LA002 

Walk on Part on Shortland Street
Donor: South Pacific Pictures

Are you a budding actor, looking for a lucky break?  Or maybe you just want to try something different!  Be a part of this iconic Kiwi soap and rub shoulders with some of New Zealand’s acting talent with this walk-on part.

Item 3 – LA003

Four Night Stay at Tutukaka – Church Bay beach front bach
Donor: Glen Cornelius, Board Member, Habitat for Humanity New Zealand

This idyllic waters edge bach is 25 minutes from Whangarei and 2.5 hours from Auckland. It sits on a secluded sandy beach and has safe swimming.  Ideal for young children.

The bach is a two level self-contained unit with kitchen, lounge and separate bathroom downstairs with a new shower; a new bedroom, lounge and toilet upstairs. Fantastic views to the sea are available from each room. The unit sleeps up to 5 people.

Estimated Value: $720 upwards

Item 4 – LA004
Weekend at Stevie’s bach in Whananaki
Donor: Ken Stevenson, Board Member, Habitat for Humanity New Zealand


Enjoy a slice of Kiwi paradise with a weekend stay at this bach in Whananaki.  Two-bedroom gem sleeps up to 5 people.  There is also a caravan on-site that can sleep an additional 3 people.  With stunning waterfront views, this bach also has bathroom and cooking facilities.  Great for an extended family holiday or a quiet get-away with your partner.

Surrounded by green pastures and native forests there is just so much to do in this beautiful Northland town.

  • Walking Tracks
  • Fishing
  • Surfing

NB – Any weekend can be booked, except those during School Holidays.

Estimated value: From $350 upwards

Item 5 – LA005
Rugby Boot of Zinzan Brooke
Donor: Habitat for Humanity Auckland ReStore


Get a slice of rugby history with the boot of rugby legend, Zinzan Brooke.  This is the boot that he wore in the NPC final at Eden Park in 1996.  Authenticated by Brooke’s family.

Brooke played 58 tests for New Zealand, and 42 non-international matches for the All Blacks, captained Auckland Blues to Super 12 championships in 1996 and 1997 and was an influential figure in Auckland’s dominance in the National Provincial Championship during the late 1980s and 1990s. He scored 17 tries in test matches, then a world record for a forward.  He also played for New Zealand Māori.

Item 6 – LA006
Signed Arnold Palmer Golf Ball
Donor: Not for Me

If you’re a keen golfer, you will want a piece of this golfing history.  Mounted in a lovely case and signed by the golfing legend himself.

Item 7 – SA001

Yale Assure Lock™ with Bluetooth®
Donor: Assa Abloy

Lose Your Keys. For Good.  Forget carrying around keys; lock and unlock your home with your smartphone. Share digital keys with friends and family, view access history and customise lock settings and pin codes, all from your Yale Assure app.

For those times when you don’t have your smartphone on you, unlock by entering your unique 4-8 digit pin code on the touchscreen keypad.

Estimated value: $350

Item 8 – SA002

Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Anti-Aging Skincare Package

Donor: Elizabeth Ardern – Revlon

Ultra luxurious formulas. Advanced anti-ageing technology. Breakthrough results.
From the encapsulated purity of Ceramide Capsules to the skin-plumping, moisture-boosting benefits of our Lift and Firm formulas, Ceramide Skincare brings your skin the future of anti-ageing technology. It’s a golden opportunity for your skin.

Package Contains:

  • Ceramide Replenishing Cleansing Oil 195ml
  • Ceramide Youth Restoring Essence 140ml
  • Advanced Ceramide Capsules Daily Youth Restoring Serum (60pc)
  • Ceramide Lift and Firm Lotion SPF 30
  • Advanced Ceramide Capsules Daily Youth Restoring Eye Serum (60pc)

Estimated Value: $598

Item 9 – SA003

My Family Bag Voucher

Donor: My Foodbag

Take the stress out of cooking and grocery shopping for a week.  This voucher will set you up with delicious meals for a family of 4 – 5 people.  Containing 5 recipes, taking approximately 35 minutes from to cook from start to finish this is not be missed.

Estimated Value: 166.99

Item 10 – SA004

Gardet Champagne Magnum
Donor Company: Fine Wine Delivery

The high quality aperitif won gold at the prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards in 2012.  Use of 20% aged reserve cuvee and longer ageing in bottle (3-years) on lees than many more pricey Grande Marque NV Champagnes.  Deeply refreshing and mellow, it is Champagne that you could drink all night long.

It tastes like lively berry fruits are fused with nutty, honeyed, caramel Champagne tastes. Its generous Champagne tastes are captured in fine bubbles delivering a zesty, deeply refreshing and mellow finish.

Estimated Value: $120
Item 11 – SA005
Two Rivers Rose Isle of Beauty Magnum
Donor Company: Fine Wine Delivery

Freakishly consistent in its excellence, Two Rivers is a Pinot Noir-based pink that has amazingly won Cuisine magazine’s top Rose three of the last four years! Has a beautiful freshness and vibrancy to go with its dry, berry-filled finish. Renamed this year to the English translation, this Isle of Beauty is aptly named indeed.

Estimated Value: $150

Item 12 – SA006
3 x 1hr private yoga classes to an individual or couple
Donor: Yoga with Liza

Whether you’re a regular yogi or have never tried before, this opportunity is too good to pass up.

Estimated value: $195 upwards

Item 13 – SA007
1 x Galactic Experience Pass for the whole family + 1 x Screaming Asteroid Pass
Donor: Silverdale Adventure Park

For a fun and magical day out with the family, you can’t go past this item.  With over 9 rides ranging from moderate thrill to extreme fun, even granny will want to join in!

1 x galactic experience pass (includes all rides in the park, age , height and weight restrictions apply)

1 x screaming asteroid pass (2x Shooting Star Vertical bungee Rides, 1x Dual Zip Line Ride & 3x Downhill Luge rides)

Estimated value: $150

Item 14 – LA007
A 4 night stay at our modern, relaxing Omaha Beach House.
Donor: P and A McLean

Just a short stroll to the white sand of ocean beach or in the opposite direction to the boat ramp, it’s a great place for a family beach holiday. A modern beach house in the middle of the original end of Omaha it is clean and tidy fronted by a large sun drenched deck for BBQ’s and family get togethers.

With 2 queen bedrooms, 2 singles in a third bedroom and a sleep out it can sleep up to 9 guests.

The path on the boundary leads directly to the beach with no roads to cross, just a 5 minute flat walk.

Ample off road parking. Short one hour drive from Auckland City.

Estimated value: $1250.

Item 15 – LA008
Signed Jersey of All Blacks Team 2009 Tri Nations Squad
Donor: Buildtech

Item 16 – LA009

Stylish new matching bathroom set by Max.
Donor: Felton


Give your bathroom renovation the ultimate finish.  Package contains

1 x Max Basin Mixer –

1 x Max Single Spray Slide Shower –

1 x Max Mains Pressure Shower Mixer –

Estimated Value: $688

Item 17 – LA010

Grand Stadium Tour of Eden for 30 people
Donor: Eden Park

Get your friends and family together for this amazing opportunity to visit one of the world’s most famous sporting venues!  Your tour includes access to:

  • Feel the tension of the players’ tunnel
  • Take Steve Hansen’s hot-seat in the coaches’ box
  • Have photo opportunities with the best views of the stadium
  • Sense the excitement of the changing rooms
  • Visit the hallowed turn on the No. 1 historic field
  • Receive a complimentary stadium tour souvenir

Estimated Value: up to $870
Item 18 – SA008

20L of Premium Paint – any colour
Donor: Dulux

Could your house use a lick of paint?  How about 20 Litres of it!  Enough to paint 5 bedrooms or the exterior of a small house.  Bring the beauty of New Zealand into your home with Dulux ® Colours of New Zealand ® .

Value: $300

Item 19 – SA009

Silver 12,000 ft Jump package
Donor: Skydive Bay of Islands

New Zealand’s number one destination for skydiving at the beach.  Soak up scenery of all 144 islands that make up the Bay of Islands. The view is guaranteed to take your breath away and the exhilarating free fall will have you buzzing long after your feet touch the ground!

Throughout your unforgettable experience you will be harnessed to one of our highly trained instructors.

Estimated Value – $488

Item 20 – SA010
Peter Collis ovoid ceramic vase with applied gold leaf signed. Diameter 22 cm
Donor: Habitat for Humanity Northland ReStore

Peter Collis has worked with clay nearly all of his life. The main focus to his work has been the handling of shape and surface. He creates pure form vessels, which he then treats in a wide range of methods. Crackle glazes, textured engobes, rich colour all enrich surfaces and complement form.

A highly respected potter, Peter exhibits internationally and is represented in collections around the world. In March 2013 he was the guest exhibitor for The Majlis Gallery at Design Days Dubai, in UAE.

Item 21 – SA011
5 hours of Interior Design Services
Donor: Nest Interiors

Building, renovating, or just need to enhance your home? NEST Interiors and Design can work with you on colour scheme, materials, and furnishings all the way through to a full bathroom or kitchen design. They create specific design concepts that are tailored to your needs with the end goal of turning your house into your nest, a place of comfort and retreat.

Estimated Value: $625