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Christmas spirit at Auckland Airport

Thursday 1 November 2012, 10:18AM
By Auckland International Airport
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AUCKLAND

For the fifth year running, Auckland Airport is again preparing to donate $120,000 in the 12 days leading up to Christmas!

In the spirit of the season, Auckland Airport invites registered charities within New Zealand to apply for the ‘12 days of Christmas’ promotion and be considered for one of 12, $10,000 donations which will be made in the days leading up to Christmas.

To be eligible to receive a slice of this Christmas cheer, charities must be operating in New Zealand and able to demonstrate their charitable purposes align with Auckland Airport’s values of being authentically New Zealand, outstanding, welcoming and ambitious!

Applications must be made by Sunday 25 November 2012 through Auckland Airport’s website www.aucklandairport.co.nz/xmas. The 12 days of Christmas donations will begin on 11 December and will continue through until Christmas Eve.

The $120,000 was collected through the generosity of the traveling public, donating their unwanted currency into donation globes situated throughout the airport. Auckland Airport collects this money and donates it to charitable organisations on behalf of the travellers.

12 Days of Christmas application form:  http://www.aucklandairport.co.nz/xmas