Proceeds from a charity ball on June 15 will help fund services provided by Diabetes NZ Auckland. The function is being held at The Pullman Hotel and includes entertainment from 7 Days comedians, Urzila Carlson and Ben Hurley. The Michael Murphy Band will also be performing. Auction items will include a framed limited-edition Dick Frizzell print, high tea with the prime minister at the Langham for six, a signed pair of black rugby shorts from All Black captain Richie McCaw and a voucher for a night at the luxury lodge Kauri Cliffs. Go to diabetesauckland.org.nz for ticket information.