Melbourne Cup Charity Auction

The Rotary Club of Tauranga Te Papa together with the Zonta club of Tauranga Area are excited to run its fifth Melbourne Cup Charity Auction.With a change in timing this prestigious charity event supporting iconic and deserving local charities will incorporate a Gourmet dinner rather than a gourmet lunch.

Join us for a late afternoon / early evening of fun and entertainment, gourmet food, auctions and fashion, including the running of the Melbourne Cup – Live on the big screens

Fashion in the Field Competition

Fabulous prizes for Fashion in the field, both male and female, so get dressed up and make up a table of friends, or work mates.

Big money to be Won

If you like to win a bit of money, sweep stakes will be sold on the day as well as a Calcutta where the Melbourne Cup horses will be auctioned off before the race – Big money able to be won. Also, there will be key prizes up for auction as well as other prizes available through silent auctions.

Fun and Entertainment

Our MC and key note speaker and entertainer is the well-known Jim Hopkins.

Jim Hopkins, NZ celebrity well known for his work in television, radio, theatre and local body politics. As well as being a script writer for Close to Home, presenter of Fast Forward, Don’t Tell Me, The Inventors, Dateline Monday, and a performer on the BNZ Festival Debates. A hilarious after dinner comedic speaker, Jim Hopki

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  • November 05, 2019 3.00pm - 8pm
    Doors Open - 2.30pm
Trustpower Baypark 81 Truman Lane Mount Maunganui Tauranga, 3152

Suitable for meetings conferences, gala dinners, school balls, weddings and small to medium sized trade shows this 740 m² venue can comfortably accommodate 450 people for dinner, or 1000 for performances. For major stadium events, this facility offer the client added flexibility for hosting corporate hospitality or pre and post event activities. The lounge has… Read more »