Weldon to lead quake fund-raising appeal

9:09 am on 10 March 2011

NZX chief executive Mark Weldon will spearhead the fund-raising efforts of the Government's Christchurch Earthquake Appeal.

Mr Weldon will take leave of absence for up to six weeks to lead the appeal, and says he will donate his salary to the cause while he's in the role.

He says more than $10 million has been raised so far.