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Date: 8th November. 2014
Location:
On site, 89 Pinecrest Drive, Gulf Harbour 0930

The “Wish House” is a collaborative charity drive involving Barfoot& Thompson, GJ Gardner and Fairway Bay developer Top Harbour Limited. The project will see a house that has been built by GJ Gardner, go to auction on the 8th of November 2014 through Barfoot and Thompson. All profits from the sale are going to one of New Zealand’s favourite charities, Make-A-Wish.

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children aged 3-17 throughout NZ with life threatening medical conditions to bring them hope, strength and joy at a very challenging time in their lives.

Singing sensations – Kiwi band Titanium performs at Gulf Harbour during the Wish House Street PartyKnock out The Bumper Balls were a big hit

DESPITE pouring rain, the Wish House Street Party went full steam ahead.

There was plenty of action packed into Pinecrest Drive, Fairway Bay, on Saturday afternoon with the World’s Tallest Inflatable Slide, entertainment, bouncy castles, games, face painting and food vendors.

The road had been closed for the party, ensuring it would be a safe family event.

Kiwi band Titanium signed autographs and belted out new single, Take Us Back to the 250 strong crowd.

The party celebrated the Wish House, a collaborative charity drive involving Barfoot& Thompson, GJ Gardner Homes NZ and Fairway Bay developer Top Harbour. The project has seen a house built in Fairway Bay by GJ Gardner.

The three bedroom home will be auctioned on November 8 by Barfoot& Thompson, with profits going to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

The proceeds will provide ‘‘a whole lot of wishes’’ for children with lifethreatening illnesses, MakeA-Wish chief executive Shane Gorst says.

“This house really is quite special,” GJ Gardner Rodney franchise owner Elaine Morley says.

“Not only will it raise important funds for an amazing charity, at the same time it will provide a family with a beautiful home.” Suburban Newspapers, publisher of the North Harbour News, is a supporter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation NZ.

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Boy band: Titanium will be at the Wish House Street Party in Gulf Harbour on Saturday.

Six-member boy band Titanium sing their new single Take Us Back and sign autographs on Saturday at a free Wish House Street Party in Gulf Harbour.

The party from 3pm to 6pm at 89 Pinecrest Drive, Fairway Bay, has the street closed off for the family event which promotes the coming auction of a home for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

The three double bedroom GJ Gardner home will be auctioned on November 8 by Barfoot& Thompson.

All sale profits go to the foundation to help make wishes come true for Kiwi children like Shakur van HofReid, 13, who officially opened the new home. Shakur, who has a form of Down syndrome called Trisomy 21 with a complex cardiac condition, was able to meet his favourite character SpongeBob SquarePants in Australia this year through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Other features at the street party include the World’s Tallest Inflatable Slide, the Sticky TV crew, entertainment, awesome prizes, bouncy castles, games, face painting, food vendors and more.

Suburban Newspapers, publisher of the Rodney Times, is a supporter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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It was Shakur, a 10 year old wish child who stole the show at last nights Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the “Wish House” at Fairway Bay, Gulf Harbour.

Assisting Mark Michell, Rodney National Party candidate, to cut the ribbon, Shakur told his story to a fantastic community turn out including radio, press, politicians, councillors and rotary members. Shakur told the crowd of how his wish was fulfilled, when he was taken with the help of the Make a Wish foundation to the Gold Coast to meet his hero, SpongeBob SquarePants.

Fairway Bay CEO Sean Pan thanked everyone for attending the event and said “we are committed to getting the best outcome possible at auction so we can help make many more wishes come true.”

The “Wish House” is a collaborative charity drive involving Barfoot& Thompson, GJ Gardner and Fairway Bay developer Top Harbour Limited. The project will see a house that has been built by GJ Gardner, go to auction on the 8th of November 2014 through Barfoot and Thompson. All profits from the sale are going to one of New Zealand’s favourite charities, Make-A-Wish.

Progress on “the Wish House” was celebrated today with a classic kiwi roof shout at Fairway Bay, Gulf Harbour.

GJ Gardner’s General Manager, Matt Lelean said at the event that “GJ’s are excited and proud to be involved in this project”. He acknowledged Windowmakers for the loan of their fabulous BBQ trailer unit in support of the function. Attended by the construction team together with guests of Make A Wish, Barfoot and Thompson, and the team from Fairway Bay, the roof shout turned into something of an impromptu street party for this fledgling community.

The “Wish House” is a collaborative charity drive involving Barfoot& Thompson, GJ Gardner and Fairway Bay developer Top Harbour Limited. The project will see a house be built by GJ Gardner over the next four months, for auction on the 8th of November 2014 by Barfoot and Thompson. All profits from the sale are going to one of New Zealand’s favourite charities, Make-A-Wish.

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children aged 3-17 throughout NZ with life threatening medical conditions to bring them hope, strength and joy at a very challenging time in their lives. Make-A-Wish CEO Shane Gorst says Make-A-Wish CEO Shane Gorst says “We are absolutely thrilled to be working with Fairway Bay for the second year in a row alongside Barfoot & Thompson and G J Gardener on this exciting community event. The proceeds from the Wish House will go a long way towards making wishes come true for special kiwi kids locally here on the North Shore, and all over New Zealand”

Fairway Bay CEO Sean Pan refers to his ongoing support for Make-A-Wish saying “this is our second major charity initiative with Make-A-Wish. We feel strongly that the contribute they make to the community is both relevant and valuable.”


For more information on The Wish House Project, contact:

Make-A-Wish

Annabel Lush, Fundraising and Marketing Manager 
Annabel@makeawish.org.nz 021 738 990

Fairway Bay – Top Harbour Limited
Michael Webb-Speight, Development Consultant
 mws@fairwaybay.co.nz 021610081

Barfoot and Thompson

Jeremy and Anne Thatcher, Listing Agents j.thatcher@barfoot.co.nz 0275043040

GJ Gardner Homes – Rodney Residential Limited
Matt Lelean, General Manager
 matt.lelean@gjgardner.co.nz 0278387128

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The foundations for the Fairway Bay Wish House have been poured, and building work is underway in Pinecrest Drive, Gulf Harbour.

GJ Gardner’s Managing Director Elaine Morley says notwithstanding the 130 homes she is building this year in the Rodney District, she is delighted to be involved in the project at Fairway Bay. “For us it is one of the ways that we can be giving back to the community.”

The “Wish House” is a collaborative charity drive involving Barfoot& Thompson, GJ Gardner and Fairway Bay developer Top Harbour Limited. The project will see a house be built by GJ Gardner over the next four months, for auction on 8thNovember 2014 by Barfoot and Thompson. All profitsfrom the sale are going to one of New Zealand’s favourite charities, Make-A-Wish.

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children aged 3-17 throughout NZ with life threatening medical conditions to bring them hope, strength and joy at a very challenging time in their lives. Make-A-Wish CEO Shane Gorst says “We are dedicated to making every eligible child’s wish come true. With this kind of support, we will be able to grant over 200 wishes in 2014.”

Fairway Bay CEO Sean Pan refers to his ongoing support for Make-A-Wish saying “this is our second major charity initiative with Make-A-Wish. We look forward to it being a huge success and hope there are many more in the future.”
For more information on The Wish House Project, contact:

Make-A-Wish
Annabel Lush, Fundraising and Marketing Manager
Annabel@makeawish.org,nz                  021 738 990

Fairway Bay – Top Harbour Limited
Michael Webb-Speight, Development Consultant
mws@fairwaybay.co.nz                          021610081

Barfoot and Thompson
Jeremy and Anne Thatcher, Listing Agents
j.thatcher@barfoot.co.nz                       0275043040

GJ Gardner Homes – Rodney Residential Limited
Matt Lelean, General Manager
matt.lelean@gjgardner.co.nz                0278387128