Good Samaritan Award: Queenstown Motel Apartments

One of the neatest things about Trade Me — and after five years of studying the site, it still blows us away — is the way the Trade Me community helps others. Apart from the Community Noticeboards, where you’ll constantly find veterans offering advice to newcomers, you’ll also find a steady stream of charity auctions flowing through the site.

One that just caught our eye — sadly, too late to help market the auction but certainly time enough to offer a well-deserved bouquet to the organiser — was this auction for a truly wonderful visit to our jewel of the South Pacific, Queenstown.

On offer: “Three days of pure pleasure, action and scenic packed days at Queenstown for 2 people”

All money raised to be donated to the New Zealand Red Cross Samoan Earthquake and Tsunami Appeal

Over $2,000 worth of accommodation and activities, valid for 12 months at a time suitable to the lucky winner subject to availability.

Thanks to the kindness of the following local Queenstown businesses for their donations the package includes:

  • Three nights accommodation for 2 people at Queenstown Motel Apartments in their honeymoon suite with lake and mountain views, a spa bath and breakfast or brunch at their favourite cafe. value $820.00.
  • Milford Sound Coach and Cruise for 2 people with Real Journeys from Queenstown. value $460.00.
  • Travel on the TSS Earnslaw Vintage Steamship to Walter Peak for 2 people with Real Journeys. value $136.00.
  • Skippers Canyon Jetboat trip on the Shotover River for 2 people value $218.00
  • Lord of the Rings tour for 2 people with Nomad Safaris value $298.00
  • Voucher for Dinner at The HMS Brittania Restaurant, The Mall value $100.00
  • * Voucher for Dinner at Prime Restaurant value $100.00.

Queenstown Motel Apartments owner Dianne Smith was behind the whole thing. You can read her story here.

Bravo, Dianne. Outstanding effort.

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