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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 >>

Language School sausage sizzle benefits Variety

Saturday, 1 March 2014, 11:22 am | Variety Club

Mount Maunganui Language Centre students held a sausage sizzle to raise funds for Variety – The Children’s Charity, which benefits sick, disabled or disadvantaged kids in need of a helping hand. More >>

Printers And Ipads Donated to Backblocks Schools

Friday, 7 February 2014, 11:42 am | Variety Club

Variety – The Children’s Charity focuses on giving Kiwi kids a hand-up, and what better way to do that than to ensure Kiwi kids in rural areas can match education standards with their city-bred peers. More >>

Variety Seeks Talented Kiwi Kids For Gold Heart Scholarships

Friday, 7 February 2014, 9:56 am | Variety Club

Variety – The Children’s Charity wants to help Kiwi kids reach their full potential in education, music, art, and sport through its Gold Heart Scholarship programme. Applications for Gold Heart Scholarships are now open. Gold Heart Scholarships provide ... More >>

Variety Seeks Talented Singers for All-Inclusive Youth Choir

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 3:24 pm | Variety Club

Variety – The Children’s Charity is calling for singing stars aged 7-18 years to step up and audition for Variety Voices – the charity’s all-star performance group. Variety Voices is a group scholarship opportunity for 30 talented young people ... More >>

Become a Kiwi Kid Sponsor with Variety

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 10:19 am | Variety Club

School stationery, uniforms, basic essential clothing and school trips/camp are out of reach for around 265,000 Kiwi kids, according to the Child Poverty Monitor Technical Report 2013. With around 180,000 missing out on the things they need like ... More >>

Ewen Gilmour Issues Fund-Raising Challenge

Saturday, 3 August 2013, 2:05 pm | Variety Club

Westie Ewen Gilmour has issued a challenge to the Pukekohe-Waiuku route of September’s Variety Mini Bash, which will issue grants to local kids in need. More >>

Scratch ‘N’ Win for Kiwi Kids at the Warehouse

Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 2:56 pm | Variety Club

30 July 2013 Scratch ‘N’ Win for Kiwi Kids at the Warehouse The Warehouse customers can now try their luck with a Scratch ‘n’ Win card and help bridge the digital divide for young people. Throughout August SCRATCH ‘N’ WIN cards are available ... More >>

Kids Need a Helping Hand? Get in Quick

Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 10:24 am | Variety Club

The Variety Mini-Bash will be coming to South Auckland, Port Waikato, Pukekohe and the Awhitu Peninsula in September, delivering grants and funds to children and child-related organisations that need a hand-up. More >>

Ewen Gilmour to Bring Fun And Funds to Waikato Kids

Monday, 29 July 2013, 11:02 am | Variety Club

Variety – The Children’s Charity is thrilled to be bringing the Variety Mini Bash to South Auckland, Port Waikato, Pukekohe and the Awhitu Peninsula for the weekend of September 20 – 22, 2013. More >>

Cook For A Cause In The Ultimate Dining Experience

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 12:42 pm | Variety Club

A dining experience like no other is coming to Auckland this August, with renowned chefs Sean Connolly, Nic Watt and Paul Jobin from SKYCITY’s Federal Street dining district ‘cooking for a cause’ to raise money to support disadvantaged Kiwi kids. More >>

Know of Someone Who is a Hero to a Kid?

Monday, 15 April 2013, 7:39 pm | Variety Club

Variety – The Children’s Charity and Friends of Variety will host a Heroes For Kids Luncheon on Tuesday 18 June, 2013 at Villa Maria Estate. This special occasion is to celebrate the caregivers – often parents and relatives - of sick, disabled ... More >>

Stuck for the perfect Mother's Day gift?

Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 10:28 am | Variety Club

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. ~Sophia Loren More >>

AA To The REscue On The Variety Bash 2013

Monday, 18 March 2013, 3:10 pm | Variety Club

Once again New Zealand’s premier motoring services association the AA took part in the annual Variety Bash. This year’s event, the 23rd since the unusual motoring fund raiser was introduced from Australia, began at The Chateau and travelled via ... More >>