Big Brothers Big Sisters Auckland is excited to announce five more items to The Big Auction catalogue. This year will be the first year we are hosting The Big Auction and we are sure it will be an amazing evening at the Sapphire Room in Ponsonby Central. With new bid-worthy items being added weekly, there is something for everyone to be excited about. Our community has come together in a remarkable way to donate these exclusive items to help us raise funds to expand the BBBS Auckland mentoring program and reduce our 100+ waitlist. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s up for grabs:

1. Auckland Bridge Climb and Bungy Pass

A combination of fearlessness and discovery awaits. A jump from the Auckland Harbour Bridge will allow you to dip your head in the ocean below – something you can’t do anywhere else in the world. Doubled up with the Bridge Climb, giving you a fully-guided tour to the top, complete with the best view of Auckland going around. This experience includes 1x bridge bungy jump and 2x bridge climbs up Auckland’s iconic Harbour Bridge.

2. Muriwai Beach Horse Trek: An adventure for two

Discover the wild west coast on horseback, where you will trail up the velvet black sands of Muriwai beach and through sand dunes. You’ll stop to let your horse have a drink and splash in the fresh water holes before making your way up through scrubland, tree tunnels and the picturesque Woodhill Forest. This voucher for two, you can enjoy a one hour horse trek with your chosen person – Maybe a romantic ride with your significant other.

3. Hibiscus Jet Ski Experience

Enjoy a fabulous Jet ski experience and explore the beautiful beaches and Islands that surround the Hibiscus Coast. Whether you are looking for an adrenaline rush, a leisurely cruise or an adventure to explore a new destination, this item is for you thanks to Hibiscus Jet Ski Hire.

4. Hannah Wilkinson Art Piece

A unique Hannah Wilkinson Art Piece donated by Eden Park, remembering the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in New Zealand/Australia. Hannah is an artist and a Football Fern, she participated in three Olympic Games, and three FIFA Women’s World Cups. Her artwork is special as she poured her heart and soul into her art-pieces, finding her creative flow-state; The same flow state that helped her score New Zealand’s first goal at a FIFA Women’s World Cup.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – AUGUST 15: FIFA President Gianni Infantino (R) with Nick Sautner, CEO of Eden Park and FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura (C) during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 Semi Final match between Spain and Sweden at Eden Park on August 15, 2023 in Auckland / Tamaki Makaurau, New Zealand. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/FIFA)

Thank you Eden Park for donating this art-piece.

5. Signed Joseph Parker Boxing Gloves

Joseph Parker is New Zealand’s first ever World Heavyweight Champion. Parker is currently riding an impressive five-fight winning streak and is eager to get back in the ring and extend it sometime in September/October. For the boxing fans, these signed gloves are for you. 


Buy Tickets and get bidding!

Thank you to our community and businesses who have donated items for The Big Auction. Buy your tickets and get ready to bid on Thursday the 12th of September at the Sapphire Room in Ponsonby Central. You can start bidding on items online from the 1st of September and bidding closes on the 12th at the Big Auction event.

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