Paremata School

Parents/caregivers - there are many ways you can help

Shifts on the day are only 2 1/2 hours long, if you have any questions please contact the Garage Sale team on for more details. Ideally we need a total of 40-45 people to run a complete the days work.  See available positions here:

Helping on a stall on the day

There are 2 shifts (allowing for changover) on each stall.   

Shift one 8.45am - 11.15am
Shift two 11.00am - 1.15pm

Along with our appreciation, you will get an entry into our helper raffle that will be drawn.

Donated goods - we are looking for in term 3&4 are:

  • Toys: Children's toys in good used condition
  • Books: both adults and children's in good used condition, (no magazines or dvd's)
  • Clothes: Children's clothes, costumes and shoes only (no adult clothes)
  • Lucky Dip: small gift (new) items suitable for boys and girls
  • Cakes and sweets/fudges: if you're a baker, these always sell really well
  • Eco Bags: let's reduce the amount of plastic and use material bags to take home items
  • Chocolate bars: all sizes, mini packs, single bars or large blocks (no nuts)
  • Bric-A-Brac: No chairs, baby gear, furniture or broken items
  • Sugar: 20x 1kg bags of sugar welcome for the Candy Floss stall
  • Check out the sponsorship page for the promotion that's available to your small business