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The Whittaker's Big Egg Hunt

When:

Fri 21 Mar 2014, 12:00am
Tue 22 Apr 2014, 12:00am

Where: Courtenay Place Park, Courtenay Place, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: rosalynm

This Easter, Kiwis can take part in The Whittaker’s Big Egg Hunt – the first event of its kind in the southern hemisphere which invites the public to find 100 giant eggs created by New Zealand artists and designers, all in support of Starship.

The eggs, which will be hidden across Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch for 33 days, from 21 March to 22 April, have been created by well-known and emerging artists, designers and brands including Dick Frizzell, John Pule, Max Gimblett, Greg O'Brien, Karl Maughan, David Trubridge, Nigel Brown, Seraphine Pick, John Reynolds , Hannah Jensen, Dame Trelise Cooper and Denise L’Estrange-Corbet.

Eggs in Wellington are dotted around the central city.

Members of the public will be able to join the egg hunt either for fun or to compete for the currently under-wraps grand prize.

The Whittaker’s Big Egg Hunt will raise funds for the Starship Foundation, a charity supporting the national children’s hospital to provide world-leading care for almost 120,000 patient visits each year. All 100 eggs, each a unique masterpiece, will be auctioned off for Starship – 80 of them on Trade Me, and 20 of them at a gala event in April.

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