Thank you for registering you interest in bidding on the

‘Emirates Team New Zealand Immersion Day Experience’

This will be auctioned at this year's Grocery Charity Ball on Saturday the 14th in aid of MND New Zealand.

Details of the Experience

Be one of the first to experience the 2021 Americas Cup Emirates Team New Zealand Yacht. You and one other will spend an immersion day with the team at the base and out on the water and the opportunity for one of you to get a ride on the AC75 on the 21st October 2019 (date could be changed subject to weather conditions, delays, etc). A priceless experience.

Please note, those with any connection to competing Americas Cup teams (including family, friends or sponsors) are not permitted to bid for or qualify for the experience. Filming and photography will be prohibited but imagery will be supplied.

There are two possible ways to bid:

Prior Bidding

You can place a bid ahead of the live auction via the GalaBid software. Bids via the auction software on this item will close at 8.30pm sharp, Saturday 14 September, prior to live bidding commencing. For this option, simply follow the steps below.


•  Text: grocery19 followed by your first & last name to: 2834 (Example: grocery19 John Smith).

•. Follow the registration link you are sent by text from GalaBid to login and place bids.


•  Visit

•  Click the ‘Register’ button

•  Enter your details and click ‘Register’

•. You will then receive a text to your mobile phone with a verification link. Clicking the link will take you to the auction where you can log in with the password you entered during registration. You are now ready to bid.

Live Bidding

A limited number of people will be selected to bid via telephone during the Live Auction.

Bidders must be available to speak on the phone between 9:30pm and 11:00pm (NZ time) on Saturday 14th November 2019.

To be considered for this option, please email before the 11thSeptember. If selected, you will be contacted by telephone to confirm interest and credit card details for payment should you win.

There will be a $1 charge put through on the card which will be refunded but is required to ensure authenticity of the card details on a high value prize.

Thank you for your support!