Lei to help raise funds for Make-A-Wish

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS - By JESS LEE

Thou­sands of lei handed out dur­ing this year’s Pasi­fika Fes­ti­val will help make hun­dreds of chil­dren’s wishes come true.

More than 25,000 plas­tic flower lei will be ex­changed for gold coin do­na­tions on March 8 and 9 with the pro­ceeds go­ing to Make-AWish New Zealand.

Photo: JESS LEE

Flo­ral fundraiser: Make-A-Wish New Zealand fundrais­ing co-or­di­na­tor Olivia Yule with a bulk or­der of lei that the char­ity hopes will soon be turned to cash.

Go to auck­landnz.com/ pasi­fika for more in­for­ma­tion on the fes­ti­val. Go to makeaw­ish. org.nz or text WISH to 5338 to make an au­to­matic $3 do­na­tion in sup­port of Make-A-Wish.

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