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The Wakatipu digs deep – a wrap on some local quake contributions

$240
Raffle ticket sales for a hamper donated by Queenstown Farmers Market

$300
A cut from all sales at 45 South last Friday 

$315
Handmade candle stall holder Jane Williams’ takings at last Saturday’s Remarkables Market. Traditional Heritage Preserves chipped in an extra $40 

$385
Donations to attend a free Bikram Yoga class

$500
Dorothy Browns’ door charges to watch Monday night’s Oscars at the Arrowtown cinema 

$500
Has accumulated in a donation bucket at Joe’s Garage. “We’ve had a lot of families in here who used Joe’s Garage in Christchurch, and are using their Christchurch loyalty cards,” manager Cara Colquhoun says. Over the month, Joe’s hopes to donate 50 cents from every coffee to the quake cause, but since its head office in Christchurch has collapsed, they’re still waiting for the go-ahead. One of the cafe’s Christchurch chefs died after being crushed trying to leave work 

$560
Donated by Remarkables Primary kids from their Friday Funky Feet event, encouraging them to walk, ride or wheel to school 

$750
QT Rides raffle at last weekend’s Auto Extravaganza 

$1000
Arrowtown Golf Club entry fees and raffle ticket proceeds from last Saturday’s men’s competition 

$1824
Queenstown Primary’s new uniform was ditched in favour of Canterbury colours black and red last Friday for their first mufti-day fundraiser. It’s the largest amount the school’s raised from a coin collection, principal John Western says – and two van-loads of unopened water were also collected and trucked to Christchurch by the Salvation Army on Friday 

$2000
From a black and red dress-up day for Arrowtown School students last Friday. St Joseph’s School has a mufti day today 

$3428
Vudu’s two cafes’ takings from hot drinks on Sunday plus the wages of five staff for the day. Manager Rae Ellis says: “I wasn’t expecting that much.” She adds their coffee and milk suppliers chipped in with free products 

$5000
NZONE Skydive’s one-off donation plus they’re matching customer donations 

$2693
World Bar’s party donations from last Sunday. Local musos played for free, there was a gold coin donation BBQ, $5 from every teapot sold was donated and all the staff coughed up their wages 

$15,000
From a 10-hour music relief concert at Queenstown’s Earnslaw Park last Sunday. BP Oil is to match the amount with a donation of its own to Red Cross

$34,790
Raised so far by 24 brave swimmers in a 4.5km paddle across Lake Wakatipu last Sunday organised by Charlie Trevena and Tom Pryde. See website fundraiseonline.co.nz/lakewakatipuswim. Queenstowners Kent Dow and wife Sharlene Inch added $2000 to the kitty for their hometown, Christchurch. “It brings tears to my eyes to think of the devastation,” Inch says

$23,500

The advertisers in this special Christchurch earthquake donations supplement paid $500 for each space, all of which goes to the recovery effort. Mountain Scene and Guardian Print chipped in print costs, collation and layout. For those wanting to contribute, Mountain Scene’s Christchurch Earthquake Relief Fund account number is 02-0924-0329818-26