We're building a house, selling it and giving the proceeds to a local charity. Which one? It's up to you!

We’ve selected the popular ‘Pohutukawa’ plan from our ‘Ready-to-go’ plan range, made a few changes, and we are going to build it on Lot 49 of the new Katania Heights subdivision in Brightwater.

Then we’re going to sell it and give all proceeds to a local charity.

Our team picked three deserving charities, and voting was open from the 15th of August through the 31st of October. Now we're tallying the results, and the charity that gets the most votes will get the money. 

Stay tuned, as the winner will be announced shortly!

Terms and Conditions apply. *


About the Charities

SPCA Nelson

spca nelson for webEncouraging the humane treatment of all animals and to prevent cruelty being inflicted upon them.

SPCA Nelson works to ensure animals in our region are being well cared for and are in good health. They also educate people how to look after animals properly, and how to treat them with love and respect. SPCA Nelson is often called on to rescue animals in trouble and to provide medical care, love, and shelter. Sometimes they are involved with prosecuting people who have deliberately harmed, mistreated or neglected animals in their care. They also work with offenders to prevent reoffending. SPCA depends on donations to fund their work. It is these donations that enable the rescue and rehabilitation of around 2,000 animals every year across the country.

Find out more here

Fifeshire Foundation

ff for web100% of all donations to this charity go directly to helping the Nelson and Tasman regions. 

The Fifeshire Foundation is a local charity that helps people in the Nelson and Tasman regions. All of their administration costs are covered by local businesses, meaning 100% of all donations go directly to paying for goods and services for people in need. The aim of this charity is to help individual and families in crisis and to help people make long term changes in their lives.  They also support organisations who work with people in need. "We know that many people in our region are coping with things like poverty, unemployment, health crises and domestic violence.  In addition, people may be managing to make ends meet, but then face a crisis or an unexpected extra expense and need somewhere else to turn."  

Find out more here

Child Cancer Foundation

ccf for webA child having cancer is one of the toughest things a family could ever go through.

Child Cancer Foundation is here to maintain hope and provide strength. For families. And of course, the child. All Nelson and Tasman families have to go to Christchurch or Auckland for treatment. They are away from home for weeks or months at a time. We keep the family unit intact, bringing siblings and parents to the treatment centre for precious time together. When they return home we want them to remain well.

We ensure their house is warm, dry and safe. We ensure they can access treatment locally, covering an ambulance membership, petrol and hospital parking. We do this and so much more. We receive no direct government funding.

Find our more here

How we chose the charities...

Nelson is fortunate to have a wide variety of charities and volunteer groups that support our local communities and their needs. The Orange team initially chose six well-deserving charities that they then whittled down to four by the management team.

It was then over to each staff member to vote confidentially for their favourites with each person allocated three votes. The three charities with the most votes are the competition entrants.

It was a tricky decision as all three appeal to staff’s sensibilities. All our staff are animal lovers and some have acquired beloved family pets through the local SPCA; Fifeshire Foundation, being specific to Nelson Tasman, resonates as a “locals looking out for locals” charity; and, Sales Manager, Tony has been on the Child Cancer Foundation committee for five years and as well as committee duties he likes to support families and particularly enjoys taking them out fishing for a day.

The selection process was monitored carefully and votes were counted with SPCA and Child Cancer Foundation coming first equal and Fifeshire Foundation coming in a close third.


*Terms and Conditions

Maximum two votes per person.  Two votes per person, one online and one in either the show home or main office on Queen Street, Richmond. Charities will also be given the opportunity to garner votes in public by form.  You can be any age to enter and must be a Nelson or Tasman district resident and provide your physical address. Each vote will be given a unique identifier to ensure a maximum of two votes per person. By entering this competition you are giving Homes by Orange the permission to use your contact details to keep in touch with you. Competition opens on Tuesday the 15th August 2017 9.00am and closes on Tuesday the 31st of October 2017 at midnight. Votes will be counted by Nelson Police if deemed necessary by the Area Commander. The winning charity will be the one with the most votes received at the close of the competition. The winner will be announced on the Homes by Orange Facebook page before the 5th of November 2017. Entry into this competition is deemed acceptance of the Terms and Conditions. Homes by Orange reserves the right at their sole and absolute discretion to withdraw, cancel, suspend, modify and/or recommence this competition at any time, including if any their ability to fulfil their obligations is limited at any stage by any form of technical failure or other circumstance beyond our control. The campaign hosted by Homes by Orange is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.The competition is not open to Homes by Orange staff or to contractors and staff at SPCA, Child Cancer Foundation, Fifeshire Foundation.



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