The Chrissy Witoko Memorial Trust

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If you are looking for the pictures of
"The Black & White Ball"
then please click on the link below

Friends of Chrissy

Tell us how you enjoyed the....Fundraiser event of the Year?

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By clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.

The event was recorded - and a DVD has been made of the event - not too edited - very real and very enjoyable - and you are welcome to inquire about getting your own copy - just notify us through the guest book register! 

We had a photographer there as well - so photographs are on our recent website:
But wait there's may have seen the event televised on Maori Television (thanks to Ramon Te Wake and  Front of the Box Productions), Takataapui Series!

Black & White Ball 2005
Queens Birthday Weekend
Saturday June 4th 2005
Pipitea Marae
New Zealand 

Introducing your MC for the Night...

The Mission of The Chrissy Witoko Memorial Trust:
....To honour and remember Chrissy Witoko by providing relief of hardship due to illness or death for members of the Wellington Gay, Lesbian and Transgendered Communities...


TICKETS SOLD EXTREMELY WELL! $50per ticket - included all refreshments, buffet dinner, live entertainment, DJ music and dancing.

Started 8pm sharp and ended 1am

CONTACT PH/TXT: 0274 869 555


Frankie Stevens
Mayor Kerry Prendergast
Hon Marian Hobbs
Tim Barnett MP 
Toni Huata
Elena and "The Simply Fantastic Boys" with special international guest artist 
Pollyfilla and Joanne
Symon Witoko
Mama Tere & Aunty Ra
Te Aronga Hou Inaianei/Whai Huarahi Kapa Haka Group
Eugene Moore
Police DLO's Rachael Ball & Moana Parsons
Georgina Beyer MP

WOW! What An Awesome Event!!!! Jennifer Edwards, Riki Love, Dana de Milo and Karen Te Wao would like to thank all our patrons who braved the Wellington weather, dressed up in their finest, and really gave this fundraiser night - memories that will last forever - Thank you one, Thank you All - for your Support, for your Kind Words, For your Smiles and Glamour - we had 'a ball' uniting, celebrating and raising awareness as well as funds for a cause that is 'The Chrissy Witoko Memorial Trust'.

Thank you Frankie Steves for giving us a Night to Remember! We do hope you had just as good a time as we did, and we relish in your talent - to wooo the crowds and keep them entertained - You are Amazing!

Thank you to Peter Stobbart and Murray from AV Services who created the ambience and atmosphere that many people - just couldn't 'get over!' - your expertise in this field 'shone!'

Thank you to Cushla King for the amazing symbolic centre piece and stage surrounds which really enhanced everything - truely a work of art and everybody loved it!

Thank you to our Guest Performers Pollyfilla & Joanne, Elena and her Team, Mama Tere, Aunty Ra and Te Aronga Hou Inaianei, Symon Witoko, and Toni Huata - what can we say except 'MAGNIFICENT' - we love you all

Thank you to all those wonderful, supportive friends and family who helped, to Aunty Dovey and Leo Te Kira, to those wonderful people at the bar - Graham, Ricky, David, Kayla, Irene and Maria, at the front table Rena and her daughter and grand daughter (yes folks - three generations helping out!), Sha for a brilliant job chaffeuring our guests, those brilliant Maori Wardens and Street Wise, the Ranfurly whanau for the beautiful kai - Without you ALL - this night just would not have been as successful - please accept our grateful thanks!

To our major sponsors, Miracle New Zealand (Karen Te Wao), Quest Hotel (Jason Epps-Eades), and Jacquie Grant - Nga mihi nui ki a koe! and to our many supportive and financial sponsors - your generosity is indeed appreciated.

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What a Success!
That is what Good Memories are Made Of!

To our wonderful Presenters on the Night
Mayor Prendergast
Hon Marian Hobbs
Tim Barnett MP
Eugene Moore
Rachael Ball
Moana Parsons
Georgina Beyer MP 

and Guest Appearance by our Special Guest: Carmen

A Stunning line-up that no doubt - gave our diverse audience - something to remember! Your time and presentation - Thank you so much for giving this event that edge that can only be delivered by great presenters as yourselves - nga mihi nui ki a koutou.

A special mihi to Aunty Millie and all the whanau that joined us - what a privilege and honour to have you all share this evening among yet more family and friends! Arohanui!

Lastly - Thank you to our dear Chrissy. For it was her that congregated us - her wide networks from all walks of life, looking around the hall that night - only she could have brought us together with such presence. We are certain that she would have been proud of us all!

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Wellington City Council

Elena. Violinist.

Toni Huata