A bed styled by Dunedin fashion designer Tanya Carlson has generated about $3000 for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.
A teenager who is fundraising for the Cancer Society by cycling the length of the country says grinding her way up the Kilmog on her way in to Dunedin yesterday was among the toughest moments of her trip so far.
Dorothy Brown's cinema in Arrowtown hosted a fundraiser on Friday night for the Breast Cancer Pink Ribbon street appeal, and many guests wore pink. Unfortunately snow prevented volunteers collecting on the streets of Arrowtown the following day.
Close to $10,000 was raised on Wednesday night at the inaugural Harcourts Charity Gala Quiz and Auction for the Queenstown Lakes Family Centre.
University of Otago food science department senior laboratory technician Sarah Henry shows off her odd shoes to fellow odd fellows in the department.
The Otago Multiple Sclerosis Society is using a bed of red carnations in the Wall Street mall to promote its street appeal.
The steep 13km access road to the Remarkables ski area, usually conquered by vehicles, will be tackled by a team of staff members from the skifield today in a Daffodil Day fundraiser.
The $3 million campaign for the Chair of Neurosurgery was given a $1500 boost from South Otago yesterday.
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Gareth Morgan is confident he will reach his goal of raising $1 million by Christmas to eradicate mice from the Antipodes Islands.
Dunedin music fans will be able to swap food for music next week.
Four members of the Brent family completed the equivalent of two ascents of Mt Aspiring yesterday - inside Auckland's Sky Tower rather than on the mountain.
The Neurological Foundation and University of Otago are raising $3 million to establish a centre of academic excellence in neurosurgery at the university and to employ a head of research who will also work as a third neurosurgeon at Dunedin Hospital.
The Angus Beaton fundraiser on Saturday night raised $42,000 for the Beaton family, who are in Christchurch with their son Angus, who was diagnosed with cancer in April.
Next Saturday, at a time most people are tucked up in bed, Peter Donaldson will be leaving Christchurch on a commuter scooter, hoping to reach Hokitika before the sun sets.
Her former canvases include Dave Grohl, Pink and some of the Playboy bunnies. Body-painter Melissa Pizzamiglio can now add Oceana Gold Nugget Damon Cleverley to the list.
Arrowtown and Queenstown businesses have shown generosity and donated several packages and prizes to be auctioned off next weekend at the Angus Beaton fundraiser in Arrowtown.
Friends of Angus Beaton and the Arrowtown community have helped raise more than $7000 to aid the preschool pupil's journey in Christchurch.