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