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Variety Southern Dash raises $12,000 for Kiwi kids

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 10:16 am | Variety Club

The second annual Great Southern Dash has raised $12,000 to help Kiwi kids in need of a hand-up, says Dash director Murray O’Donnell, and it’s all thanks to good old-fashioned Southern hospitality. More >>

Grants for Canterbury kids as charity road rally kicks off

Friday, 21 August 2015, 7:47 am | Variety Club

Two talented young Canterbury dancers and a group of families with deaf children accepted cheques from Variety – The Children’s Charity last night, to celebrate the kick-off of a charity road run, The Variety Great Southern Dash. More >>

Waterborne Fun Raising Funds for Kiwi Kids

Friday, 20 March 2015, 12:13 pm | Variety Club

Every child will get a prize as the second Variety Splash kicks off on Friday, March 29, with a kids fishing competition at the big marquee at Marsden Cover from 4.30 in conjunction with Marsden Fishing Club’s Fishy Friday. More >>

Variety Trillian Bash Raises Over $150,000

Monday, 16 March 2015, 9:30 am | Variety Club

The Variety Trillian Bash lines up to start another day fundraising, and handing out grants on a road trip around the North Island last week More >>

Variety Trillian Bash Delivers Bikes for Kids

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 10:29 am | Variety Club

The Variety Trillian Bash called in at a hospital and seven schools today between Wellington’s Lyall Bay and Featherston, but it was the last which really plucked at heartstrings. More >>

Air New Zealand Supporting Kiwi Kids

Monday, 9 March 2015, 10:13 am | Variety Club

Air New Zealand has donated a return ticket to Los Angeles for two, to help raise funds for disadvantaged Kiwi kids. But there’s a catch. Each of the 400 tickets will go on sale to teams raising funds for Variety – The Children’s Charity during ... More >>

Kidicorp Gets Behind Disadvantaged Kids

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 9:22 am | Variety Club

When the Variety Trillian Bash rolls into its annual eight-day road rally from March 7, calling in at towns from New Plymouth to Napier, and Wellington to Auckland, it will be joined by the bright blue Kidicorp fire truck, carrying a young team committed ... More >>

Look After Number One? What a Load of Bull

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 9:04 am | Variety Club

Lyndon Tamblyn is a bit of a big kid, and perhaps that’s why he enjoys the Variety Trillian Bash flavour of humour. But he’s also a hard-nosed businessman who’s parlayed his love of good food and flavours and his small-town Rangitikei home into ... More >>

Transformers Join Variety Trillian Bash

Monday, 2 March 2015, 9:45 am | Variety Club

Optimus Prime and Bumblebee have announced they will join the Variety Trillian Bash this year, untroubled by the evil Megatron who’s been called away on pressing business in another universe. More >>

Baking up a Storm for Kiwi Kids

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 12:15 pm | Variety Club

A quarter century of raising funds for Kiwi kids via the quirky Variety Trillian Bash classic-car road rally has drawn a few old teams out of the woodwork, and Bash Bakers will drive all the way from Christchurch to make the start at New Plymouth ... More >>

Pink Fire Truck Get Behind Kids in Need with Variety

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 3:33 pm | Variety Club

Whangarei local Andrew Sworn is a busy man these days. He and his mates are hard at work fettling their pink-painted fire truck to enter the Variety Trillian Bash fund-raising road rally in aid of disadvantaged Kiwi kids – and are also planning ... More >>

Ford Dealers Put Some Muscle Behind Kiwi Kids

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 10:12 am | Variety Club

A trio of Ford New Zealand dealers will be at the New Plymouth start line when the 25th Anniversary Variety Trillian Bash kicks off from New Plymouth onMarch 7. More >>

Industry Mates Play Cops and Robbers For Kiwi Kids

Friday, 20 February 2015, 3:22 pm | Variety Club

A group of Tauranga mates with powder-coated aluminium skins and marshmallow cores have formed a team to join the 25th Variety Trillian Bash charity road rally, raising funds for Kiwi kids. More >>

Celebs Line up for Charity Rally in Aid of Kiwi Kids

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 9:31 am | Variety Club

Prime Minister John Key is perhaps the best-known face signed to line up with the crews as the 25th Variety Trillian Bash arrives at the Beehive in Wellington on March 10. But his busy schedule means he won’t be among the celebrities joining the Variety ... More >>

Argus Fires up for Children’s Charity

Monday, 16 February 2015, 12:19 pm | Variety Club

Argus fire systems is no stranger to fire equipment, but you won't find a fire engine in its catalogue. There is an Argus fire tender, though it's not stock – and it doesn't fight fires. The 1988 Mitsubishi fire tender was bought for its charity role ... More >>

Kiwi Comedian Joins Westies Gt Radial Limo

Friday, 13 February 2015, 2:43 pm | Variety Club

The late great Westie comedian Ewen Gilmour loved his GT Radial limo, and it became a regular sight on the annual Variety Trillian Bash, touring the country raising funds for Variety – The Children’s Charity, and distributing grants to kids in ... More >>

Resene And Ruakaka Back Kiwi Kids through Variety

Monday, 9 February 2015, 12:51 pm | Variety Club

Ruakaka resident Marc Sands says the 2015 Trillian Variety Bash will be a bittersweet event for the Resene Construction fund-raising team, for long-time teammate John Axnick will not be along this year after losing a battle with cancer. More >>

Ex All Black Reuben Thorne Helping Kiwi Kids

Friday, 29 August 2014, 1:42 pm | Variety Club

The Variety Trillian Bash format of a mystery-route road rally with plenty of fun and entertainment to raise funds for Kiwi kids through Variety – The Childrens Charity takes on a new face come Friday, September 5 when it launches the Variety ... More >>

Whangarei Splash raises funds for Kiwi Kids

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 1:00 pm | Variety Club

Whangarei Splash raises funds for Kiwi Kids A pair of Tutukaka boaties have run New Zealand’s first Variety Splash, a fun weekend out on the water that raised $2000 for Kiwi kids via Variety – The Children’s Charity. More >>

Whangarei Boaties get wet to help Kiwi Kids

Saturday, 26 April 2014, 3:05 pm | Variety Club

Whangarei Boaties get wet to help Kiwi Kids “They might not get wet” says Whangarei Splash organiser Andrew Sworn, “But they will have a lot of fun on and off the water next weekend with a kids fishing contest, a waterborne scavenger hunt and cast-fishing ... More >>



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