The 2016 auction is shaping up to be the grandest in Cancer Society Ball history.

This year, we're handing the auction reigns over to the experts from Harcourts.

Winning bidders will be sent home with covetable, 'money can't buy' experiences,including
trips around the world, meets and greets with some of our favourite NZ celebs, luxury
treatments and so much more to be desired. 


The LIVE AUCTION items for 2016 are... 

(Stay tuned as this list dazzling expands over the next month)

The Only Suit You’ll Ever Need…  

Time to swap out your dusty old drabs for something a little more polished? Look sharp at every special occasion with the perfect ensemble from Sergios Menswear’s Merivale store.

One lucky gentleman will step into Sergios, and walk out with a new, unique outfit including… 

  • A custom, made-to-measure suit
  • A classic pair of handcrafted English leather Loake shoes
  • A shirt and tie of choice from Sergios’ broad range of exclusive, international styles

Generously donated by
Sergios Menswear Merivale

Fly To Anywhere In The World

See the world with the highly awarded and hugely celebrated airline service, and one of the Ball’s longest running supporters, Singapore Airlines.

  • Delight in all the exclusive benefits and luxuries of return Business Class airfares for two anywhere in the world Singapore Airlines flies.
  • Be treated to a delicious selection of gourmet food and wine from world-acclaimed chefs and expert wine consultants.
  • Relax and take it easy before you reach your destination with Singapore Airlines’ spacious, comfortable seat, doubling as a fully flat bed, and fantastic entertainment multiplex. 

Paris, Amsterdam, Bangkok, Barcelona… What part of the world will you see next?


Click here for the full Terms and Conditions.

Generously donated by Singapore Airlines

Luxury Escape To Otahuna… 

Just beyond the outskirts of Christchurch in the village of Tai Tapu, Otahuna Lodge is a beguiling Victorian mansion set in 30 acres of restored Victorian gardens. Discover the rich history and culinary secrets that have made Otahuna a timeless destination.

Two-couples will be treated to one of Canterbury’s finest accommodation experiences…. 

  • Upon arrival, settle in to your luxury suite and explore the homestead and beautiful surroundings
  • Indulge in pre-dinner drinks and canapés followed by a 5-course dinner with matched wines.
  • Re-treat upstairs to your private luxury suite for the evening
  • Finish off the experience with breakfast the next morning before departing home

Generously donated by


Experience Otahuna - New Zealand At Its Finest

Just beyond the outskirts of Christchurch in the village of Tai Tapu, Otahuna Lodge is a beguiling Victorian mansion set in 30 acres of restored Victorian gardens. 

Discover some of the history and culinary secrets that have made Otahuna a destination, both in the nineteenth century as well as today. Enjoy a one-hour tour of the homestead, followed by a demonstration style cooking lesson with executive chef, Jimmy McIntyre.  You’ll be treated to a three-course lunch with much of the food sourced from the estate, along with matched wines. Finish the day off with a guided tour around the glorious gardens.

Experience is for 8 guests.

Date subject to availability and needs to be booked in advance. The item is valid for 1.09.15 – 30.11.15. 

Generously donated by Otahuna Lodge

A contemporary artwork created specially for you...

Lisa Ferguson is a well known contemporary artist who has exhibited and sold throughout the world including Australia, London and New York. Her large energetic works demand your attention and the vibrant colours seem to leap off the walls.

Have a custom made artwork created to the size and colour palette of your choice, to compliment your home or business, by Lisa Ferguson.

Lisa will consult you throughout the process by meeting with you, discussing colour and size preferences, taking photographs of your space, and creating a digital concept for your approval. 


Generously donated by
Lisa Ferguson

The Ultimate BLACKCAPS Supporters Pack  

This is a must have for any man cave or sporting-mad office...

Deck the walls with money-can’t-buy BLACKCAPS memorabilia from the man of the hour, Brendon McCullum. 

You’ll receive Brendon's test shirt, worn in a BLACKCAPS test match against the West Indies
in 2013. 

Following the auction (when
he returns to NZ), Brendon will personalise the shirt, just for the auction winner. 

Top it off with a limited edition cricket bat, signed by the 2015 BLACKCAPS squad from the ANZ International Series test match vs. Sri Lanka.

Generously donated by Brendon McCullum and
ANZ, Major Sponsor of New Zealand Cricket