Doodles will help children's education

An internet art auction of doodles of houses drawn by celebrities, designed to raise funds for the Wanaka Primary School, has started in cyberspace.

The Wanaka Primary School Future Trust is responsible for the fundraising venture, which features doodle-artworks of houses drawn by well-known New Zealanders such as Prime Minister John Key, comedian Rhys Darby, and heartland entertainers the Topp Twins.

Wanaka Primary School supporter Phillipa Wilson secured the collection of more than 30 doodles, which are up for auction on the internet.

The first auction features doodles by Mr Key - whose recent doodle of a New Zealand silver fern flag design raised over $10,000 at auction - Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean and Tauranga MP Simon Bridges.

Subsequent collections will be auctioned over the next six weeks.

The money raised by the celebrity doodles will be used to boost the trust's finances and provide money for educational purposes at Wanaka Primary School.

 

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