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First #LightTheWorld ‘Giving Machine’ Comes to New Zealand

This Christmas season, New Zealanders can lift lives by donating to local charities with the help of the country’s first #LightTheWorld “Giving Machine.”

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#GivingMachineAuckland is a unique vending machine that enables people to give back to their community.

100% of donations using the machine will go to six local charities so they can help New Zealanders doing it tough this Christmas.

Speakers at today's launch included BBM founder Dave Letele; Auckland Councillor, Alf Filipaina; and Elder Taniela B. Wakolo of the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Watch a video of the launch at Sylvia Park shopping centre here.

Learn more about Giving Machines in Australia and New Zealand, including information about local charities which are involved, here.

Go to the worldwide #LightTheWorld website to learn about Giving Machines globally.

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