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The Wiggles Wrap Their Arms Around Christchurch

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The Wiggles Wrap Their Arms Around Christchurch

The World's most famous children's entertainers - The Wiggles - announced today that their tour of quake-stricken Christchurch, New Zealand, will go ahead.

The CBS Canterbury Arena has been given the all-clear by safety inspectors and The Wiggles can't wait to return to their friends in New Zealand.

In an announcement that is bound to give relief to struggling Christchurch families - The Wiggles have announced that they will be donating the remaining available tickets to their shows on Saturday April and Saturday April 17 (during April School Holidays) to the children, parents and grandparents of Christchurch for free admission.

"Like all Australians, we were shocked and saddened by the devastation caused by the earthquake in Christchurch on February 22nd. We hope our visit in April will bring the smiles back to the children and families of the area", said Murray Cook (Red Wiggle).

Tickets to these shows will only be available through the Canterbury Arena Box Office (James Hinton Drive, Addington) from 9am Thursday March 24. Residents will just simply need to take evidence of their local address (a form of ID together with proof of address such as a power bill), to receive tickets. Tickets are available on a first come basis and are limited to 6 per family until allocation is exhausted.

For families of Christchurch who have already purchased tickets The Wiggles will be donating $5 for every ticket purchased to the New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Appeal.

Indelible memories will be created with Anthony, Murray, Jeff and Sam singing all your favourite Wiggles hits from the last 20 years, including Hot Potato, Fruit Salad and Rock A Bye Your Bear.

The show also includes our Wiggly friends; Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus.

There will be plenty of interactive moments as the cast sing their way through this musical celebration!

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