Our Ambassadors

Ambassadors & Friends of Big Buddy

Big Buddy is lucky to have the support of lots of good people who work hard to share our story.  Our ambassadors go that one step further and we really appreciate their work.

Jason Gunn - big buddy ambassador


Jason Gunn is an iconic and well-loved New Zealand television and radio personality. He launched his career with The Son of a Gunn Show, accompanied by his sidekick Thingie. He went on to co-host children’s programmes What Now, Wheel of Fortune and the Rich List, took part in Dancing with the Stars, and forged a strong presence in radio including afternoon shows on radio stations Classic Hits and More FM. He currently runs a communication company 'Easily Said'. Jason is himself a father to four children.

Grant Fox, BigBuddy Ambassador


Grant Fox MBE is a former rugby union player and selector. He was a member of the All Blacks team that won the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987. Grant dominated the All Black first five-eighths position in the late 1980s through to the mid-90s, and was one of the most potent scorers in all test history. He is also the proud father of world-class golfer, Ryan Fox.

Friends of Big Buddy

Friend of Big Buddy Nadia Lim

We are so grateful for the generosity of Friend of Big Buddy Nadia Lim.

This incredibly busy woman does whatever she can for us, including hosting guests.

Annette, Chris, Janie, Brent and Steve’s expectations were totally exceeded, when they won a one-of-a-kind auction item from our Fantail & Turtle fundraising lunch, to have lunch with Nadia.

Not only did they have lunch with Nadia at Gibbston Valley and tour Peregine Wines, but she also gave them a personal tour of her Farm, topping an unbelievable day in the South Island sun.

Thanks Nadia. Big Buddy appreciated your warmth and support.


Nadia Lim - friend of big buddy
Nadia Lim - friend of big buddy

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