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Air Force And AA Keep Charity Convoy Rolling

Friday, 18 March 2016, 9:56 am | Variety Club

Greymouth Mayor Tony Kokshoorn was on hand this morning at Grey Main School to greet the Bash. He's met many of the teams on previous visits to donate grants and bicycles to local kids, and was ready to wave the starting flag as the convoy left Greymouth. ... More >>

Variety Trillian Bash Rolls up Its Sleeves at Waitaria Bay

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 9:49 am | Variety Club

The Variety Trillian Bash launched into a busy week of South Island school visits by rolling up its collective sleeves for a working bee at tiny Waitaria Bay School. More >>

$4668 Grant for Bulls School Launches

Monday, 14 March 2016, 9:59 am | Variety Club

The Variety Trillian Bash starts in Levin on March 12, but it’s already handed over a cheque at Bulls School. More >>

Celebs Spread Charity Message

Friday, 4 March 2016, 2:34 pm | Variety Club

“There are lots of South Island kids who could use a hand-up these days, and we’re here to help get the message across that Variety – The Children’s Charity is there to assist,” says TVOne news anchor Simon Dallow. More >>

Fire Tenders on a Charity Mission

Friday, 19 February 2016, 11:46 am | Variety Club

Eight fire tenders will leave homes as far afield as Ruakaka and Christchurch, Tauranga and New Plymouth on a mission to raise funds for kids in need of a hand to reach their full potential. More >>

Mahana Premiere Supports a Cause Close to Home

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 12:02 pm | Variety Club

Internationally acclaimed director Lee Tamahori’s first New Zealand film in 20 years, MAHANA, will have its New Zealand premiere on February 22, 2016 at Hoyts Sylvia Park, Auckland. More >>

Variety Mini Bash visiting West Auckland Schools

Friday, 9 October 2015, 11:53 am | Variety Club

Two West Auckland schools are gearing up for a colourful visit from the cars and characters of the Variety Trillian Bash, a group of classic-car lovers who believe in having fun while doing good for others. More >>

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 >>