Bring on bidding wars

A fundraising auction in Queenstown this weekend is being opened up to all-comers online.

The sold-out second annual Awards & Gala for Women’s Refuge Services, including the Inspirational Women Awards, being held this Saturday at Rydges Lakeland Resort, celebrates Otago’s female leaders and change-makers, while raising awareness of domestic

Proceeds go to Women’s Refuges of Otago and Central Lakes Family Services — the goal’s to raise enough money to provide a safe house in Queenstown.

Event organiser Julia Strelou (pictured) says the event will include speakers and a live and silent auction.

Items under the hammer include a cricket ball signed by Aussie cricketers Shane Gilchrist and Phil Emery and former Kiwi cricketer Bruce
Edgar, and a New Zealand Open flag, signed by 2023 winner Brendan Jones.

The auction opens at 6pm tonight, via, and closes at 10.30pm tomorrow.

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