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, custom fashion, luxury getaways 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

Offer valid for 12 months, not redeemable for cash or store credit.

Generously donated by
Sergios Menswear Merivale

Fly To Anywhere In The World* with Singapore Airlines

See the world with the highly awarded and hugely celebrated airline, 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, Barcelona, Sri Lanka or the Maldives… What part of the world will you see next? Singapore Airlines can take you from Christchurch direct to Singapore and on to over 60 destinations.


Click here for the full Terms and Conditions.

Generously donated by
Singapore Airlines

Luxury Escape To Otahuna Lodge… 

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.

Must be taken between 1 September and 30 November 2016. The four guests (2 couples) must redeem their experience on the same date - cannot be taken separately. Booking is subject to availability.  Space must be confirmed by prior reservation on 03 329 6333 or

Generously donated by
Otahuna Lodge