Auckland Packing Day

A HUGE thank you to all who have volunteered for Christmas Box Packing Days in the past! You’ve helped brighten up Christmastime for many thousands of Kiwi families.

1. What is Packing Day?
Packing Day is a fun day where volunteers gather to pack thousands Christmas Boxes.

2. When?
Saturday 2nd December, 7AM until about 2PM.

3. Where?
Auckland Packing Day location is: 100 Gavin Street, Penrose.

Packing Day also takes place in other cities. Click HERE for Packing Location Info at a location near you!

 4. Who can volunteer?
Anyone aged 15 or older may volunteer. Entry to the Packing Day event is conditional on accepting the terms of a Health & Safety briefing on the day.

5. When can I register?
Auckland volunteer registrations open from 29th October. Click here to register (Auckland only)

Thanks for your interest in volunteering for Auckland Packing Day.

Auckland Packing Preparation Days

In the week leading up to Packing Day, there is also opportunity for volunteering in the set-up and preparation for the Packing Day.

Set-up Day - Wednesday 29th November 8am - 3pm  Setting up the site in readiness for packing

Pre-Packing #1 - Thursday 30th November 8am - 4pm Fine-tuning the packing system and begin packing

Pre-Packing #2 – Friday 1st December 8am - 4pm Packing Christmas Boxes

Volunteer for Auckland Packing Day

Please read these terms & conditions prior to registering.

Other Packing Locations

Besides Auckland, Christmas Box Packing also takes place in the following New Zealand cities:

  • Whangarei
  • Hamilton
  • Tauranga (new in 2017)
  • Christchurch
  • Dunedin (new in 2017)

Volunteer registration for these locations is organised by each location.
If you are interested, then, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(A new Christmas Box Packing location coming to Wellington in 2018.)