Rise Up Christchurch is a 22 hour global telethon for Christchurch beginning at 9am, on Sunday 22 May. The Sparty cast are included in the telethon but no names as to who will be there or maybe the entire cast will participate. Stay tuned.
The following is from stuff.co.nz
There's some right royal interest in next week's Rise Up Christchurch - Te Kotahitanga telethon.
One of the latest to offer support to the Telethon is Prince Edward, who plans to send a message of support from London. The Prince knows New Zealand well as he spent his gap year here in 1982.
Rise Up Christchurch -Te Kotahitanga is a 12-hour global telethon for Christchurch beginning at 9am, on Sunday 22 May. It will be broadcast by Maori Television from Christchurch, Auckland and Wellington, with live crosses to regional centres and global activities in London, Los Angeles and Sydney.
It will also be streamed live online throughout the world on www.riseup.org.nz.
Trusts Stadium Arena, 9am-6pm
(Henderson, West Auckland)
Public event, free (koha welcomed)
Live music from Dane Rumble, PNC, Dallas Tamaira (Fat Freddy's Drop), Young Sid, Midnight Youth, Luger Boa and The Checks
Canterbury Relief Games featuring 12 teams of well-known Kiwis including stars from Shortland St, Almighty Johnsons, Spartacus, Outrageous Fortune, Go Girls, Sione's Wedding, Power Rangers, The Crowd Goes Wild, The Edge, Hyundai CODE and sporting legends including Ruben Wiki and Eroni Clarke
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Ambassadors include: Stacey Morrison, Carol Hirschfeld, Pippa Wetzell, Andrew Mulligan, Ben Boyce, Mike King, Ali Williams, Dave Gibson and Te Arahi Maipi.
News submitted by Barbara Davies