SmileDial Projects

SmileDial projects vary and are designed to meet the specific needs and requirements of individual families. Following are some of the projects we have undertaken in the last 24 months.

Wish upon a Starship

Wish upon a Starship was a project that provided a family the opportunity to support each other. SmileDial flew a dad from the lower South Island to be at his daughters side in Starship hospital where she had been with her unwell child for months. This gave him the...

Vampire Jet

SmileDial surprised a dad with a 45 minute in a 1957 Vampire Jet, just to put a Smile on his Dial.

Alex and Lions V8 Dream

Alex is a young boy with severe Autism and his greatest love is V8 cars (and his toy lion). SmileDial made Alex and Lions dream come true by picking them up from school in a V8 Viper and driving them to Ruapuna racetrack for some very fast hot laps in a V8 racing car.

SmileDial Christmas

Working in partnership with the “Six Fellahs Annual Toy Run” SmileDial distributed 600 christmas presents to families who have a child with special needs. Presents were presented to the children and all members of the family including 300 presents to children at the...

Child Cancer Ward area mural

SmileDial organised local artists to transform a drab area in Christchurch Hospital into “The Butterfly” room with a huge mural, artworks and lighting. This area is now used by staff, patients and parents as a bright relaxing area where they can sit and enjoy the...

McConnell Dowell & SmileDial Dream Projects

Working in partnership with McConnell Dowell SmileDial has transformed three families lives with our annual Dream projects. Past projects have included the building of an office space for a mother with a disabled child who works to support parents who have children...