Australia’s knitters are being asked to help support the rare colony of Penguins on Victoria’s Phillip Island, by knitting little penguin jumpers for the island’s wildlife rehabilitation centre.
These jumpers will play an important role in saving the little penguins affected by oil spills, helping to keep them warm and preventing them from preening and swallowing toxic oil.
Knitters who demonstrate the most creative flair will WIN a grand prize valued at over $7500 that includes a 5-day AAT Kings Red Centre Short Break for two plus return economy flights from any capital city in Australia, a Phillip Island ‘Ranger for a Day’ experience and a $250 Spotlight voucher.
Five runners up will receive a Phillip Island Adopt A Little Penguin pack and a $50 Spotlight voucher each.
To go into the running to win these prizes in the ‘Knit to Win’ promotion, simply register at www.knittowin.com.au and download your free knitting pattern. Entries close Friday 31 January 2014.
AAT Kings is also offering holiday makers the opportunity to adopt your very own Little Penguin by booking an AAT Kings Melbourne Day Tour to Phillip Island. For a small contribution of $37.50, you will be signed up to the Adopt a Little Penguin program and AAT Kings’ will cover half of the associated fee.
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AAT Kings’ has donated $95,000 over two years to Phillip Island Nature Parks to assist in the research and management of Australia’s most famous colony of Little Penguins.