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AA, RNZAF and Medics Get Behind Kiwi Kids

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 5:03 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

The classic cars and trucks of the Variety Trillian Bash wouldn’t hit the distances they do, raising money and handing out grants to children in need, if it weren’t for support from the AA, the RNZAF and a medical crew. More >>

25 Years of Ford Help for Kiwi Kids in Need

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 11:59 am | Variety - The Children's Charity

Ford New Zealand has provided the automotive backbone for the Variety Trillian Bash raising funds for Kiwi kids for 25 years. “Ford was an integral part of getting the Bash going in New Zealand,” says regular Basher and Ford Communications and ... More >>

Retirees sponsor Cupcake Mini

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 10:35 am | Variety - The Children's Charity

A Hibiscus Coast retirement Village is getting behind Kiwi kids in need by supporting a fundraising team on the 25th Variety Trillian Bash raising funds for Kiwi kids via Variety – The Children’s Charity. More >>

New Plymouth’s Scooby Crew gets behind Kiwi kids

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 5:15 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

When the 25th Trillian Variety Bash launches its fund-raising classic road rally this year on March 6, it’ll do it from New Plymouth with the help of a local team dressed up as comedy cartoon characters, the Scooby Crew. More >>

Cambridge Gets Behind 25th Charity Rally

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 4:53 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

Cambridge will have a pivotal part to play when the 25th annual Trillian Variety Bash raising funds for Kiwi kids fires up on March 7, for it is fielding a fun-loving fund-raising team, and will host the penultimate night of this quirky charity road ... More >>

Classic Cars' Quarter Century Helping Kiwi Kids

Friday, 30 January 2015, 10:21 am | Variety - The Children's Charity

New Plymouth will ring to the sound of sirens and the sight of classic and quirky cars on March 6 at the launch of the 25th Trillian Variety Bash, a rally raising funds for Kiwi kids via Variety – the Children’s Charity which will circle the ... More >>

Variety CEO Urges Action Against Child Deprivation

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 1:54 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

Variety CEO Urges Kiwis to Take Action Against Child Deprivation This morning’s release of the second annual Child Poverty Monitor makes harrowing reading for New Zealanders concerned about the wellbeing of our children. The report measures aspects ... More >>

Variety Mni Bash Rescue Teams Helping Kiwi Kids

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 1:22 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

A convoy of classic cars raising funds for Kiwi kids sounds like a great idea, but it takes skill to keep the sometimes elderly vehicles going – particularly given the distances many of them cover. More >>

Variety Mini Bash Traverses Wainui to Whangarei

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 5:10 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

Ewen Gilmour’s last Variety Bash event will launch from Wainui School on Friday October 17th, with the famous funny-man’s GT Radial stretch limo leading the 24-car classic cavalcade as it calls in at schools in Silverdale, Red Beach, Orewa and Warkworth. More >>

Variety Southern Dash Raises Thousands for Kiwi Kids

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 2:39 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

Variety – The Children’s Charity has added a new angle to its entertaining car convoy of fancy-dress teams. And this time it wasn’t classic cars, but clapped-out old rentals carrying the themed teams as they donated money to kids in need, entertained ... More >>

Cycle Cambodia with Jono Kenyon and help Variety

Friday, 27 June 2014, 11:52 am | Variety - The Children's Charity

There are only a few spots left for adventurous travellers to support Variety – The Children’s Charity and sign up for a unique cycling experience to Cambodia with television star Jono Kenyon. More >>

Nominate a Hero in Your Community!

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 2:16 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

Variety – The Children’s Charity is hosting its annual Heroes for Kids Luncheon on June 25th at Villa Maria Estate. This gives communities the chance to nominate inspirational and heroic individuals to attend and be recognised for their work caring ... More >>

Printers, Apple iPads and Pavilion Netbooks for Rural Kids

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 1:22 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

Day three of the Variety Trillian Bash, and 31 Canon printers and 15 laptops were donated to some of New Zealand’s smallest rural schools on day three of this classic road rally in aid of Kiwi kids in need of a hand-up. More >>

Trillian Variety Bash Brings Tech And Transport to Schools

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 4:35 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

Day two of the Variety Trillian Bash took the convoy of quirky and classic cars from Waitomo to Rotorua via a series of small-town schools, and met the pupils of a New Plymouth Community School to deliver a Ford Transit Sunshine Coach. More >>

Trillian Variety Bash Starts Off In Style at Rainbows End

Monday, 17 March 2014, 11:03 am | Variety - The Children's Charity

The Variety Trillian Bash started its 2014 event in fine style at Rainbows End, Auckland, with a breakfast cheque presentation, and a chance to take in some of the thrilling rides for 70 kids nominated by the Salvation Army and Stand Children’s Village ... More >>

Celebrities get behind Kiwi kids in need

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 5:36 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

The 30 quirky cars and fire engines of the Variety Trillian Bash will be greeted by a line-up of celebrities when they gather for the off at Rainbow’s End on Sunday, March 16 at 10am. More >>

Ford New Zealand’s Team True Blue Zephyr Rides Again

Friday, 7 March 2014, 4:53 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

Ford New Zealand’s Team True Blue is readying to embark on the 24rd Annual Variety Trillian Bash, which leaves Auckland on 16 March with its new managing director at the wheel. More >>

Rare Engine Enters Rally in Support of Kiwi Kids

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 5:19 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

18-litre LA ladder truck needs two drivers, stretches 10 stories and is crewed by team of rock ‘n’ rolling businessmen More >>

Laptops for Learning’ Programme Shrinks Digital Divide

Monday, 17 February 2014, 7:14 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

Laptops for Learning’ Programme Shrinks Digital Divide For Northland Schools Low-decile Northland secondary schools will be presented with 75 digital devices next week, as part of Variety – The Children’s Charity’s Laptops For Learning programme. ... More >>

Classic Car rally for kids brings out the clowns

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 12:18 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

The Variety Trillian Bash is famous in New Zealand’s rural heartland as much for the quirky cars that take part, as for the grants and equipment it delivers to Kiwi kids in need. More >>

 

 

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