THE HARCOURTS'

LIVE AUCTION


BID BIG AND MAKE YOUR MARK!

It's no secret the Harcourts' Cancer Society Ball is known for its
luxurious line-up of 'money-can't-buy' experiences that get temperatures (and bids) rising in the Ballroom.

You'll be in good hands with the experts from Harcourts, who will be stepping in once again
to take hold of the auction reigns to raise some seriously good money for the Cancer Society.

 

The Live Auction experiences for 2017 include...
 


Suit yourself with the
best get-up in town…  

Be the Beau of every event in the social calendar this year, with the help of Sergios Menswear’s Merivale.

Gone are the days of suits too long in the arms, frayed pants and scuffed shoes.

Bid successfully on this auction item and you’ll walk out of Sergios the suave guy that everyone wants to know (and be), thanks to a brand new ensemble including…

  • A made-to-measure suit from Sergios' selection of imported fine merino wool fabrics
  • A classic pair of handcrafted English leather Loake shoes
  • A Loake shoe care kit packaged up in a classy leather case

OFFER VALID FOR 12 MONTHS, NOT REDEEMABLE FOR CASH OR STORE CREDIT.
 

Generously donated by
Sergios Menswear Merivale

BMW Alpine xDrive
 
Start your engines... The BMW Alpine xDrive is back this winter and we've shotgunned your seats behind the wheel of BMW's latest exceptional range of high performance vehicles. Experience the thrill of the Ultimate Driving Machine navigating the most challenging ice driving conditions our country has to offer. 
 
Your exclusive BMW Alpine xDrive Experience, for two people, includes: 

  • Two nights’ accommodation at the luxurious Millbrook Resort, Queenstown
  • Millbrook Resort shuttle service to and from Queenstown Airport
  • Welcome cocktail function and briefing on arrival night
  • Helicopter transfer from Millbrook Resort to the testing facility
  • An adrenalin packed day driving BMW vehicles at the Southern Hemisphere Proving Grounds
  • BMW Alpine xDrive Awards Dinner, Millbrook Resort
  • BMW Alpine xDrive branded winter vest

CURRENT DATES AVAILABLE FOR ALPINE X DRIVE DATES 2017: 6 - 14 August. WINNER WILL GET TO SELECT from event dates (subject to availability). FLIGHTS TO QUEENSTOWN NOT INCLUDED. participants must hold a full drivers licence. prize valued at over $4200.

Generously donated by
Christchurch BMW & BMW NZ

Ultimate year of dining in Canterbury...

Canterbury’s culinary scene is a bustling metropolis of quality restaurants and cafés - and we’ve got the excuse you’ve been waiting for to dine out at the best in the business for an entire year. This auction item, worth well over $7000, includes a meal for four people, including drinks, at a never ending line-up of the city’s hottest food hangs.

You’ll get to indulge in something new and delicious every month, whether it’s breakfast and coffee at the Melbourne-inspired café, Uncommon, a luxurious lunch on the outskirts of town at Black Estate, a fine dining experience at NZ Restaurant of the Year, Roots Restaurant, and more lip-smacking goodness.

Generously donated by over 25 of Christchurch's best hospitality establishments

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL LIST OF
CAFÉS AND RESTAURANTS

 


A styling session to last the seasons...

Struggling to find inspiration inside the dreary void of your wardrobe and need a new look that’s more ‘you’? Enter Bridget Hope from Magpie Style!

Bridget is offering one lucky lady a personal styling session, as well as a few indulgent extras including…  

  • A $5000 Paula Ryan new summer wardrobe
  • A champagne lunch with Paula Ryan and Bridget Hope at The George
  • Expertise fashion advice to best suit your body shape and lifestyle

Generously donated by
Magpie Style



Your most eventful year yet...

Looking for a bit of extra entertainment this year? Christchurch’s largest indoor entertainment venue, Horncastle Arena has your year of experiences covered, thanks to our host partners, Vbase.

Bid big to score double tickets to every ticketed event at Horncastle Arena for an entire year. 

Who knows which big stars will appear on the big stage in the next 365 days?

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL TERMS
AND CONDITIONS

Generously donated by
Vbase


A full pantry and a polished home for your family and another's...

After your own personal chef in your kitchen every night of the week? While this might this might be a bit of pipe dream, Nadia Lim has created the next best thing, the delicious and nutritious My Food Bag.

Nadia’s tasteful skill of bringing beautiful produce, healthy recipes and delicious flavours together at home can be all yours!

This package includes 3 month’s worth of My Food Bag for you and your family, as well as another 3 month’s worth of My Food Bag to be donated to another family touched by cancer. To top it off both families will be receiving 18 hours worth of cleaning services from Goodnest to keep the abode sparkling clean.

Generously donated by
My Food Bag and Goodnest



A swing of golf and lunch with Andrew Mehrtens...

An auction item to suit the all-round sports fan to a tee! 

Start the day at The Clearwater Resort with a round of golf, before making your way to a delicious lunch at the resort.

Don’t worry we won’t let you go it alone, this package is for you and two friends, accompanied by one of New Zealand’s top Fly-half’s, the one and only Andrew Mehrtens!

Remember to bring two pairs of pants, just in case you get a hole in one…

Generously donated by Peppers Clearwater Resort, Clearwater Golf Club and Andrew Mehrtens

 


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A Day at the Polo...

Fancy a Day at the Polo but don’t want to go solo - plus great hair for a year?

Well, you’ve come to the right auction item. This is your opportunity to go all out with nine of your best mates. We’re talking a guaranteed great hair day, pre-drinks to get you in the swing of things, a table at the Polo with VIP hosting by party people Mods... Plus six event ready packages from Mods for you to use over the course of the year.

A Day at the Polo Package includes:

• A table of 10 at this year's Ronald
McDonald House South Island's
“A Day at the Polo” on Sat 9 Dec.
• 10 People to have their hair styled at Mods Merivale before the big event
• Pre-Drinks for the event held at Christchurch's newest and hottest joint, Sister Kong.
• A further six event ready packages from Mods Merivale to use over the course of a year (hair and makeup for one person)

Generously donated by Ronald McDonald House South Island, Mods Merivale and Sister Kong


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A year of treatments and transformations...

Make time for yourself this year and book out your calendar with this stunning transformation package.

This package will leave you feeling relaxed and re-energised with the following restorative treatments...

• 6 tailor-made laser hair removal procedures valued at over $1200
(to suit either male or female) as
well as six monthly 9-step microdermabrasion sessions at
The Cosmetic Clinic
• An annual yoga pass at Apollo Power Yoga to get you strong
and stress free
• A hot scissor cut and blow wave every six weeks for an entire year at
Mods Hair Merivale.

Generously donated by The Cosmetic Clinic, Apollo Power Yoga and Mods Hair Merivale


The dinner party
of a lifetime...

Got a special event to celebrate or just want to get a little bit fancy with your friends and family at your very own dining table? 

After flying around the world cooking up a storm in the kitchen of top restaurants and cruising the high seas as renowned chefs on super yachts, The Vagabond Chefs are now back in Canterbury to provide the region with worldly, delicious food offerings. This is your opportunity to dine like royals inside your home with 9 other friends. Andy and Morgan from The Vagabond Chefs will take over your kitchen to create a refined 7-course degustation menu, personalised to you and your guests tastes, including...

• Dishes created using top quality produce from South City New World
• Each course will be beautifully complemented with a wine pairing from North Canterbury winery, The Boneline
• Mrs Bottomley’s Flowers will use seasonal flowers and foliage to transform a chosen room in your home into a beautiful intimate setting.

Bon Appetit! 
 



THE PREMIERE LIVE AUCTION ITEM...

Fly To Anywhere In The World*
with Singapore Airlines

Pack your bags – it’s time for another adventure… And this time there will be plenty of legroom along the way, thanks to one of our longest running supporters of the Ball. Fly business class for two with Singapore Airlines and experience the best parts of the journey.

Revel in all the exclusive benefits and luxuries aboard a Singapore Airlines aircraft, including…

• A delicious selection of gourmet food and wine from world-acclaimed chefs and expert wine consultants

• Relax and enjoy Singapore Airlines’ spacious, comfortable seating, which doubles as a fully flat bed,
with a fantastic entertainment multiplex.

Paris, Barcelona, Sri Lanka or the Maldives… What part of the world will you see next with Singapore Airlines?

* FLIGHTS ARE VALID TO SELECTED DESTINATIONS IN ASIA, MIDDLE EAST, SOUTH AFRICA AND EUROPE.
DOES NOT INCLUDE AMERICA'S OR AUSTRALIA / ISLANDS.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Generously donated by
Singapore Airlines


THE DIGITAL SILENT AUCTION

We’re going digital - again! With the help of some amazing supporters, our ever-growing
list of silent auctions is looking nothing short of phenomenal.

REGISTER ONLINE NOW TO BID:
Text CANCERSOCIETYBALL17 followed by your full name to 3840
(i.e. CANCERSOCIETYBALL17 Ben Hurley).

Online bidding opens Thursday 1 June
and closes Saturday 24 June at 10pm.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR DIGITAL SILENT AUCTION