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The Holistic Living Christmas Hamper Giveaway

Tuesday, December 15th 2009 @ 11:09 AM (not yet rated)    post viewed 7087 times

Who Would You Win It For?

Our first ever Giveaway has been run and won, the Foundation Members had gifted a whole bunch of lovely goodies for our Christmas Hamper, the question was "Who would you win it for?"

There was such a wide and varied array of gifts, that many of them could be won for someone else... your mum, your dad, your grandma, your brother or uncle, your neighbor, of course it could have been for yourself, someone specific (Uncle Bob), or as a giveaway to a charity.

To enter the competition you needed to be a member of Holistic Living, then leave a comment below this post answering the question "Who would I win it for?"

As long as you posted something below, you were in the draw.

The Christmas Hamper Giveaway closed on Sunday 20th December at 4pm and was drawn 'live' at our Holistic Solstice Christmas Party.

Here's me handing the hamper to the winner, Kim Knight.


Here's what she won...

Gail Nicholls

Life Between Lives as Michael Newtons “Journey of the Soul” ($295)

By registered practitioner Gail Nicholls.ND. DipClinHyp.

This 3-5 hour session takes you from the mothers womb into past lives and over to “the other side” to meet the Council. Find out your purpose in life and contract, your soul group / family etc. YOU write the script, and get the answers. Valued at $295.00


Suzanne Masefield

Think Success ~ A Gift of Empowerment ($197)

Enrich your life, take charge of your future with a one hour Empowerment Session! Valued at $197.00


Migun Wellness Clinic Ponsonby

Migun Wellness Clinic ~ 10 x 35min Migun Sessions ($160)

Enhance Your Wellness With 10 x 35 minute Sessions on the Marvellous Migun Thermal Massage System!
Valued at $160.00


Helena KwockSun

Envirosoy Candle Package ($122)

Receive a range of non-toxic Envirosoy Candles!

1 x Make your own candle kit (Sweet Lemongrass Scent)
6 x Plain Tealights (burn time 4 - 6 hours each)
1 x Large Candalina Coconut Milk & Peach (burn time 75 hours)
1 x Small Votive Angels Wings (burn time 18 hours)
1 x 3 pack of spearmint Soy Melts (Fragrance lasts 30 hrs per melt)
1 x 3 pack of Moccachino Soy Melts (Fragrance lasts 30 hrs per melt)
1 x Pink/Purple Mosaic Victorian Rose (burn time 38 hours)
1 x Amethyst Crystal Natural Soap (made by Naturally 4 You)
Valued at $122


Francis Evans

Free NLP Session with Francis Evans ($100)

NLP works by altering the way connections are made in the neurology of the brain. As a result “magical” healing can take place.
Valued at $100


Pauline Baker

Free EMF Balancing Session with Pauline Baker ($90)

Receive a gentle, nurturing yet powerful energy balancing session and experience more of who you truly are!
Valued at $90


Alison Fortes

Rainbow People ~ 2 x Jesse Ayani Books ($90)

The Lineage of the Codes of Light and The Brotherhood of the Magi
Valued at $90


Gini from Earth Energies

Earth Energies ~ Boxed Set ($84.50)

 Native New Zealand Herbal Creams, Ointments & Vibrational Essences.

1 x Kawa Gel 15g
1 x Kawa Cream 50g
1 x Kawa Relief 50g
1 x NZ Rescue Essence
Valued at $84.50


Balanced Energy

Balanced Energy ~ Energy Balancing Kit ($75)

 Create the BE feeling every day, in your own space.

Natural essential oil candle in frosted glass jar, beautiful matching five element Mandala card and 30ml mist spray or essence in blue gift box, valued at $75.00

Choose mist spray or vibrational essence Earth, Metal, Fire, Water or Wood


Diane Wilkins

The Work of Byron Katie ~ facilitated by Diane Wilkins ($70)

Experience this powerful technique as Diane facilitates you to question your stressful thoughts or limiting beliefs.
Valued at $70.00


Jannette Hopkins

EMF Balancing Technique Practice Mastery Cards ($55)

Peggy Phoenix Dubro has developed beautiful Practice Mastery Cards. The illustrations on each of these cards are absolutely incredible and Peggy and her family chose each of the pictures carefully with great love, intuition and spiritual guidance.
Valued at $55.00


Nigel Russell

Holistic Hair ~ Hydrating Shampoo & Conditioner ($50)

Borrowing from ancient knowledge of alchemy, Holistic Hair is a beautiful stand alone hair care range. Nourishing both the hair and scalp is our focus and the healing properties of aromatherapy oils have been our inspiration.

1 x Hydrating Shampoo (250ml)
1 x Hydrating Conditioner (250ml)
Valued at $50.00


Thelma van der Werff

Colour Comfort ~ 2 books by Thelma van der Werff ($49.90)

Thelma's mission and vision is to make the powerful and effective tool of colour available to everyone in a practical and easy manner. She wants to give people the option to use colour pro-actively every day in order to influence emotions, behaviour and thought patterns.

1 x Why are you wearing those Colours
1 x Dress to Impress
Valued at $49.90


Alpha Imaging

Alpha Imaging ~ Set of 3 Deva Oils ($45)

 Devas are the animating force from source. For example – Love comes from the source of all Love – Devas are the animating force. The Deva Pure oils were imprinted not by me but by the Devas in the Portal of the Ascended Masters. They are truly powerful.

1 x Deva of Unconditional Love
1 x Deva of Joy
1 x Deva of Forgiveness
Valued at $45


Moreah Sandwell

Biotone ~ A 45 Minute Massage ($45)

 Biotone healing treatments Restore, Refresh, Rejuvenate, Revive and Re-energize, by using various techniques to break up adhesions and tension in the muscles, which are preventing the body from healing properly. Once the tension is released the body can heal itself on its own.
Valued at $45



Soul Energy

Soul Energy ~ Relaxation & Meditation Aura Spray ($35)

 Aura Sprays can be sprayed in your Aura or energy field, on your body as a perfume or around your home, car or office. The energies & purity of the vibration are to help us in our everyday lives in many ways.

1 x Relaxation and Meditation Aura Spray
Valued at $35


Fenna Klein

Koru Connection ~ Mens 'Koru' Design Shirt ($30.00)

 A Maori design 'Koru' men's shirt symbolizing "New Growth".
Valued at $30.00

Koru Connection


Machel Burgering

The Alchemy of Healing ~ Aura Ascension Spray ($27.95)

 In this spray I have used specific crystals and the Egyptian essential oils also add a lovely fragrance.

1 x Aura Ascension Spray
Valued at $27.95


Thank you to all who participated, there were truly some remarkable answers!


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Jeanne Northwood
EnergyWorks said on Tuesday, December 15th 2009 @ 9:09 PM:

Well, I would win this hamper for myself! After a lifetime of always putting others before me - it is now time for me to be put out in front! This hamper would  be 'congratulations' to myself for seeing my own worth at last, for following my heart, for starting my own healing business of Energy Works!, for making life changing decisions regarding my health and future, for taking steps to change my career path, and for all of the other choices and decisions that I have made, and am yet to make! Because from this time now, it is all about me So, to answer your question again - I would win this hamper for the most important person in my life - ME!

crow pleiades
CrowPleiades said on Wednesday, December 16th 2009 @ 5:24 PM:

I would win it for the orphanage -- Casa de Milagros -- in Peru. 
Support Casa de Milagros Peru!   Here is their facebook page:

Love, Light, and more and more and more Love!


About The Casa de Milagros Peru is a home for children that is a family environment meant to give a loving secure home to children that have been orphaned or abandoned in Cusco, Peru. The children of Casa are raised as a family, in a truly loving home. The children learn about sustainable living practices such as organic gardening, permaculture and nutrition. The children are a new generation of Peruvian children that are well adjusted and loving. They are involved in reaching out to children in the communities.

Manfred Raunigg
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
WellnessMentor said on Wednesday, December 16th 2009 @ 5:49 PM:

I would win it for Martin Gray who introduced me to Stephen and Holistic Living and he really deserves a very special x-mas gift!

Return the Love .... and Pay It Forward ...

Manfred (

Nicole Taylor
NikkiT said on Wednesday, December 16th 2009 @ 5:52 PM:

Well if I won - I would love to give this awesome prize away to a dear friend of mine who is always inspiring others, uplifting and using her life to bless others. Her name is Carolyn and she is the creator of the website wisdom seekers.  It's time for her to be gifted back. Come on universe support me :-)

Fingers crossed :-)

Keth Luke
DrLight said on Wednesday, December 16th 2009 @ 6:43 PM:

Aloha, Would share it with my partners Jan and DrLight.  Then we would share the wonderful benifits with our clients and friends.   
Keth & DrLight

Machel Burgering
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
MachelBurgering said on Wednesday, December 16th 2009 @ 7:31 PM:

Well if I won this lovely hamper of goodies, I would share it around with my friends and family, there are many of my loved ones that would enjoy and benefit  from the offerings!! Good luck everyone! x

HelenAnderson said on Wednesday, December 16th 2009 @ 7:40 PM:


I would win this hamper for my friend Lorraine and I know she would love to share it with me and some of her friends. Lorraine is 73 years old and her lovely Scottish Husband Doug has Leukemia.

They have been having a real hard time of it for a couple of years now and I know they would appreciate this hamper SO much.

Jennifer De Leon
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
JenniferDeLeon said on Wednesday, December 16th 2009 @ 7:59 PM:

Thankyou... I would win this hamper for my children. They are without a father and we are a small group, just Mum, boy and girl.

Not too much money to buy extras and the hamper would be a special and very much appreciated blessing.

From Jennifer


RubyRobin said on Wednesday, December 16th 2009 @ 9:06 PM:

If I won the hamper, I would share it with my family, as we all deserve a special christmas gift, and would benefit greatly from some of the treatments offered. It would be wonderful to receive such a magnificent gift.

Jannette Hopkins
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
Jannwood said on Wednesday, December 16th 2009 @ 10:07 PM:

If I won the Christmas hamper there are so many people I could share it amongst and may be take something for myself as a treat..


Fenna Klein
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
Ganesha said on Wednesday, December 16th 2009 @ 11:20 PM:

Kia Ora! Such an unique opportunity to share the most beautiful gifts from talented people! Thank you Stephen for creating this event!

If, I would win this competition, I would like to share the many blessed gifts with as many friends possible.

First and foremost, there is one very special family, who has been the most supportive, creative, amazing inspiring and most wonderful people on this planet. And this family, with their two beautiful children, live in my heart, and I am so blessed and grateful to know them and to have them as close friends in my life. Namaste! Arohanui, Fenna.

Brony Trusler
BronyTrusler said on Thursday, December 17th 2009 @ 6:12 AM:

I would love to win this wonderful Hamper for my youngest daughter.  She is a solo mum and works hard to support her young family on her own.  They are encouraged to excel in all corners of their lives and she goes without to accommodate this. I know that if she won this Hamper she would also share it with her siblings and her mum of course.

Good luck to all those that enter and may you create an awesome Christmas for yourselves.

Foundation Member
Professional Plus
EarthEnergies said on Thursday, December 17th 2009 @ 9:32 AM:

If I was fortunate and won this wonderful gift package I would share it with anyone I knew who would benefit from each of the individual items. They would include clients, customers, friends, family, community members & myself.

Blessings and Merry Christmas to you all...

Gini  Cool

SoulJourneys said on Thursday, December 17th 2009 @ 10:01 AM:

I would share it around - with my lovely partner and one or two of our closest best friends - share the joy this Christmas. and of course sample one or two for myself!  :)

Helena Kwocksun
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
MoonlyteAngel said on Thursday, December 17th 2009 @ 11:31 AM:

If I won this amazing gift package, I would share it amongst all the beautiful people, who have supported me in my journey over the past 12 months.   Of course, saving something for me. 

Blessings to you all.  

Foundation Member
Professional Plus
gwigz said on Thursday, December 17th 2009 @ 1:37 PM:

I would win it for the whanau and Marie... Yeah, right!

The truth is that I would cherry-pick all the stuff that is useful to me personally before I let the family have the leftovers. (I obviously have a long way to go.)

Rebecca Cooper
Bexy said on Thursday, December 17th 2009 @ 6:36 PM:

If I won this A♥W♥E♥S♥O♥M♥E prize then I would hand pick everyone from my clients, family and friends who would most benefit each individual item, especially those who have suffered financial hardship in this last year and really need some self pamper.  I have always wanted to have a go at making my own candles so I might keep that one for myselfSmile.   Merry Christmas everyone enjoy the time for all the reflections and love it brings.   

Kim Ahrens
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
KimAhrens said on Thursday, December 17th 2009 @ 10:53 PM:

If i won this wonderful hamper full of wellness, i would share with my friends and family, having fun matching the right gift for the right person, including myself as well - what fun to try new services and products and met so many new friends


Gail Nicholls
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
GailNicholls said on Friday, December 18th 2009 @ 5:35 AM:

Hi lovely people

If I won  I would  after choosing ONE for myself, then offer one to Stephen.If it was not for him, we would NOT be here on this website. the rest I would give away to a few folk I know are so poor, never have enough cash for a luxury ( like driving over for a coffee with me.) I would find that the prize for me would be being able to give it away!   

Have a wonderful Christmas everybody.Esepcially those who have given to the prize pool.


Raewyn Birss
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
Soulwhisperer said on Friday, December 18th 2009 @ 9:56 AM:

When I am fortunate enough to win this wonderful Christmas Hamper I will share it with family and friends and anyone I know who could benefit from any of the individual items...I shall also sample one or two for myself so I can be a testiment to their benefits

I look forward to enjoying the bounty

Valee More
ValeeMore said on Friday, December 18th 2009 @ 1:53 PM:

What an awesome hamper pamper.  I would love to share this hamper with my beautiful and loving friends who are so fun, inspirational and supportive in my life.

Blessings, Valee

Kim Knight
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
KimKnight said on Friday, December 18th 2009 @ 6:41 PM:

I'd offer items to people who I felt would benefit or appreciate that particular item, whether that be friends or clients or anyone I might know. And I love that the Universe will pick the perfect winner.

Jill Kerr
jillybabe said on Friday, December 18th 2009 @ 9:36 PM:

If I was lucky enough to win this hamper, I would treat myself but also share it - following the very sudden death of my son (my second one to pass over), and just as sudden break up of my long term relationship I have had an horrendous three years and in dire need of some pampering, healing and loving so that is why, for the first time in my life, I would put myself first.  I also have a very close friend who also watched his son pass over and been through the school of hard knocks in the last year so I would share it with him and my two closest friends who have been there for me through all my tough times as without them I may very well not have made it this far.  Finally, as I am spending Christmas totally alone, this will be a precious and welcome treat.

Have a wonderful, inspiring Christmas and holiday and special blessings to all who have put this amazing prize package together.

Thank you for the opportunity to enter.


Patrick Zeigler
PatrickZ said on Saturday, December 19th 2009 @ 6:24 PM:

Hi All,

Would love to win and share this with friends and Family.

All Love


Alistair Robinson
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
AlistairRobinson said on Saturday, December 19th 2009 @ 9:22 PM:



These are the perfect gifts to share with the friends who are my brothers and sisters in life.

Blessings for this coming year,

Alistair Robinson

Diane Wilkins
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
IntegratedEventsCentre said on Sunday, December 20th 2009 @ 11:16 AM:

I would play Santa this year if I won.  What a joy to share all these gifts with the people in my life.

Well done Stephen and Holistic Living for this amazing opportunity!

In Gratitude,



Thelma van der Werff
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
ColourComfort said on Sunday, December 20th 2009 @ 3:04 PM:

If I would win I would share it with people who have a difficult time and can use support, uplifting and quality time for themselves. 2009 has been a challenging year for many.

Kim Knight
Foundation Member
Professional Plus
KimKnight said on Wednesday, January 27th 2010 @ 7:51 PM:

Many, many thanks to all the sponsors for the wonderful gifts. I will be keeping a few items and sharing the rest. Happy New Year, Kim