Fundraising 2002

The 2002 voucher book sported a 'new look' and was used by 136 schools nationwide, from Whangarei to Invercargill. The Voucher Book assisted New Zealand Schools to raise approx $170,000, including the following:

Penrose High School, Auckland raised $7,000 towards overseas sports trips
Oaklands Primary, Christchurch raised $1,367 towards a playground
Westpark School, Wellington raised $1,200 towards camp
Avondale College, Auckland raised $4,000 towards sports travel
Craighead Diocesan, Timaru raised $1,000 towards team travel
Miramar Central Kindergarten, Wellington raised $607 towards climbing equipment
Discovery Kindergarten, Wellington raised $400 towards outside area development

Voucher offers included;

Burger, breakfast and Sundae offers from Burger King
Video/games/DVD offers from Video Ezy
Movie Tickets for Hoyts and Village Cinemas and Independent Cinemas
Two for one tenpin bowling offers at Tenpin Centres
Bluebird Chips offers redeemable at Video Ezy
Prize Draw - win a trip for a family of four to Surfers Paradise care of Sunlover Holidays & Garuda Indonesia

A nationwide radio advertising campaign, at the time of launch, assisted schools to sell booklets and informed schools and the public about this fantastic fundraising opportunity.

Additional Incentives for participating schools in 2002 included:

A two for one offer from Bluebird - buy one case of Bluebird chips and receive another case FREE. These chips can be sold at the school canteen or at school events such as discos/fairs to raise more funds.
All schools that ordered over 1000 books received a $50 sports equipment voucher. All schools that ordered over 2000 books received a $100 sports equipment voucher.
Congratulations to St Matthews Primary School of Wainuiomata who ordered voucher books early and won the prize draw for the signed All Blacks Jersey.


Fundraising 2001

The 2001voucher book was launched on May 3rd 2001. Many schools benefited from funds raised through sale of the voucher book, with approximately $200,000 raised nationwide. Some examples follow:

Highlands Intermediate, New Plymouth raised $5300 for an outdoor education facility
Birkdale Primary, Auckland raised $2000 towards school camp
Havelock North Intermediate, Havelock North raised $1900 for Kapa Hak
Tweedsmuir Junior High, Invercargill raised $450 for sports uniforms
Leamington Kindergarten, Cambridge raised $750 for playground upgrade
Daniel Dowdle, Auckland raised $250 for a cultural exchange to Japan

The Book had 14 special product offers available to the purchaser from the participating sponsors.

Offers included;

Burgers and a breakfast offer from Burger King
Video/games/DVD offers from Video Ezy
Movie Tickets for Hoyts and Independent Cinemas
Two for one tenpin bowling offers at Tenpin Centres
Discount offer for Petrol at Mobil
Discount on Educational Software and Crayola Brush Tips at Whitcoulls
Discount on sports balls by mail order from Sports Distributors
Prize Draw - win a trip for a family of four to Surfers Paradise flying Air New Zealand

A nationwide radio advertising campaign at the time of launch, assisted schools to sell booklets and informed schools and the public about this fantastic fundraising opportunity. 


1999/2000 Stars for Schools Charitable Trust NZ