Silent auction one

Silent auction one will close at 6.45pm on the night of the Awesome Arts Access Auction.

1. Red Abstract

Painted by a prisoner in the Drug Treatment Unit at Rimutaka Prison using a toothbrush, this striking work was part of an exhibition called From the Inside, an exhibition showcasing artwork by prisoners at Rimutaka.

2. Chamber Music New Zealand double pass

Experience the excitement and sheer brilliance of Chamber Music New Zealand's 2018 season, with two A reserve flexi-vouchers. These can be used for any concert in the 2018 Subscription Series.

3. Classic Nikau

Nikau Café by Kelda Hains is a gorgeous new cookbook with many of Nikau Café's classic dishes. Kelda's food is informed by her love of gardening and produce, with seasonal cooking at the heart of every dish. Each chapter is named for a dish served at Nikau. In addition, there is a $50 voucher to Nikau Café.

4. Get fit this summer

Focus on fitness with a three-month gym membership at Les Mills Extreme in Wellington. Plus a bag to carry your gear in. Worth $390

5. Family pass to Space Place

Discover the stories of our southern skies at the Carter Observatory’s Space Place, a multimedia exhibition and digital full-dome planetarium. Donated by Museums Wellington.

6. Family pass to Capital E Live’s Odd One Out

 A delightful, magical musical, perfect for children aged 2 – 7 years. All of us want to feel we belong and are valued no matter who we are. The show is on during the 2018 April school holidays: 16 April to Friday 27 April.

7. Kearose from Pony Lane

Take home this gorgeous Kearose pure soy wax candle and diffuser set. All scents are made in New Zealand and the fragrances are divine. For more stylish and affordable homeware, stationery, jewellery and gorgeous designer purses, visit the online boutique at

8. Robot Power: Dancing Robot

Michelle Irving works mainly with fabric, combining this with embroidery, paint and beads. “I enjoy the versatility of textiles and the amazing colour range. My great-grandmother, grandmother and mother all stitched. My mother taught me my first sewing skills."

9. The LitCrawl Collection

From Wellington’s funkiest literary festival comes an exciting collection of seven books to relax with over summer or gift to your favourite person or people for Christmas.

10. Glorious Olive

Enjoy a treat at Olive in Cuba St. Sample its delicious fare and locally brewed beer and wine, and be dazzled by the best-kept secret in Wellington – the courtyard and its glorious olive tree. Olive offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, and everything in between.

11. Cutting edge

This Silky POCKETBOY, nicknamed "Little Giant" for its extraordinary cutting capacity, is a compact, lightweight folding saw with a 13 cm blade that packs a massive pruning punch but takes up very little room in your pocket. Donated by Ellmers Lawnmower Centre, Cuba St.

12. Pamper yourself

What a great treat for yourself or as a present: a manicure or pedicure courtesy of Classiquo Nail and Beauty, Cuba Street, Wellington.

13. Bright Fantail

A beautiful and bright tote bag from Te Papa, fully lined and with a full-colour fantail print. This stylish tote bag is perfect for the beach, supermarket or library.

14. Summer Dulux

Time to spruce up the house or bach over the summer months. Here’s a great offer from Dulux: 20 litres of Dulux paint. Value: $400

15. Fat Kitty

A beautiful artwork from talented artist Adrian Faherty, an exhibited artist who created art at the former Alpha Art Studio. Alpha Art Studio was a finalist for the Arts Access CQ Hotels Wellington Community Partnership Award in 2016.

16. Layered colours

Tracey Tse is an artist from the former Alpha Art Studio. Her enduring style uses geometric blocks of colour, and opaque layering to build up her portrayals of people, animals and alien spaceships.

17. Red Man 4

Artist Victor Bright creates art at Vincents Art Workshop and is known for his skill with colour and his vibrant artworks.

















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