Thank you to everyone who contributed to what was an amazing evening raising significant funds for our ongoing work to pacific island communities. We will be hosting another evening in 2013!


Veterinary Category - Dr. Alex Elson

Vet Nurse Category - Amie Turner

Fundraising Volunteer Category - Matthew Weir

Professional Services Volunteer Category - Gavan Hogg - Alternative Instinct

All Proceeds go to the animals!

Offering great value to our supporters join us for an evening of great company, scrummy food, awesome charity auction and our inaugural volunteer awards.  We promise amazing entertainment by PurrZazZ a divine 'swing-alicious' 3 girl vocal harmony act, who deliver a high-end modern swing show.

Tamara Day Spa are gifting everyone that attends our charity dinner a $50.00 voucher toward any facial, massage or day spa package. This is a wonderful gift to all who attend.

We also look forward to seeing amazing cultural dance from the Pakuranga Tongan Dance Group.

Guest Appearance

Our guest speaker is Dr. Sophia Yin (with canine friend), an internationally renowned animal behaviourist direct from the USA.  Sophia has featured on Animal Planet, written countless books and is a highly sought after and globally recognised dog trainer and behaviour expert.  You can meet Sophia and get to see her in action on our stage!

Tickets include: Table gift, pre dinner cocktail function with beer, wine, juice and canapes, buffet dinner + coffee/tea and table wine with dinner, amazing entertainment, guest appearance by Dr. Sophie Yin, charity auction + loads of goodwill and the chance to celebrate with our volunteer awards winners! Its going to be an amazing night.

Purchase Your Tickets Here

Tickets just $95.00 or $80.00 if you are a nominee in our awards.

You will receive an electronic email confirming your purchase. Its easy to purchase using our online payment portal via paypal. Using your credit card - it takes just a few easy steps and you are good to go!

Yes, we wouldnt miss this great event ... we are coming!


Get your tickets here. You can purchase via iTicket (a NZ based ticket provider) or Paypal.

Click on the iTicket link below

Or, use the add to cart below to pay via Paypal

If you would prefer to pay into our NZ bank account, simply make your payment, enter your surname into your payment reference and email to let us know you need your e-ticket.

03 0195 0679497 00
Westpac Bank
Auckland, NZ
Acct: South Pacific Animal Welfare

Nominate A Volunteer to Win an Award for Volunteer Excellence

We will be recognising our volunteers at our first Volunteer Awards. To nominate a volunteer in any of the 5 categories listed below simply email us why you feel they should be this years winner in their category - make sure you tell us where and when they volunteered and in what capacity. We are looking for those individuals who have provided exceptional service, loyalty and dedication to our cause. Email your nominee to now. Any individual can nominate a volunteer to win an award. Volunteers receive a framed certificate recognising their success and a 2012/2013 Entertainment Book worth $65.00 plus of course bragging rights associated with being our winners!

Categories 1) Vet 2) Vet Nurse or Tech 3) Vet or Vet Nurse student 4) Fundraising Volunteer 5) Specialist Services Volunteer

Nominees pay just $80.00 for their dinner ticket if they are nominated for an award. Awards will be presented at the pre - dinner cocktail function which takes place prior to the charity dinner.  The cocktail function price is included in dinner tickets and includes drinks and canapes.

Further Event Details

Once purchased, tickets are non refundable. If you cannot attend the evening, you are welcome to send someone to replace you.

If you have any special dietary requirements, you need to email us at to advise us 2 weeks prior to the event. If you do not advise us of your special dietary requirements up to two weeks prior to the event, we cannot guarantee your special dietary requests will be met.

Ticket price includes pre dinner cocktail function with wine, beer, juice and canapes provided, a buffet dinner, entertainment throughout the evening, the volunteer awards ceremony, silent auction and 2 bottles of wine on each dinner table.

The event takes place on Saturday 6th October 2012 at the Sudima Hotel at Auckland Airport (convenient to motorways and airport). Cocktail function commences at 7.00pm with dinner startin at 8.00pm.  Dress is evening wear.  A cash bar will run during dinner for beer and once wine on tables runs out. Eftpos machine will be available for auction purchases.

If you have any enquiries about the event, entering an award or your tickets, please email

Event Sponsors

Thank you to the following organisations for sponsoring our event.