To those who travelled from afar, to those who came from nearby. To our volunteers, our venue partners, our sponsors, and our business supporters. Thank you, thank you, thank you. From the Bear New Zealand Week team
930am meet for 10am departure: Bush Walk to Kitekite Falls, FREE
Meet at Countdown Mt Eden – corner of Valley and Dominion Roads (be there at 930am buy coffee lunch etc. prior to the 10am departure, not a show up and then run in quickly). Meet at trailhead approx. 11am (for those that do not need to meet at Countdown Mt. Eden) Trainers are fine. Bring a packed lunch, sunscreen and water. Towel and togs if you’re keen for a swim. Go to the Facebook event to co-ordinate transport.
7pm: Beary Onesie Cruise, 137 Westhaven Drive, SOLD OUT
Our brand new evening harbour cruise party.
Licensed bar (cash and cards. There is NO BYO), coffee and tea, laid back DJ tunes, great food. Mix and mingle with other friendly bear boys, win prizes in the raffle and enjoy the charity auction with all monies raised going to the New Zealand Prostitutes’ Collective.
From 9pm: Mr Bear New Zealand, at the Dog’s Bollix, 2 Newton Rd, FREE
Who will be New Zealand’s official representative at Mr Australasia Bear in Melbourne? Come support all the contestants as they raise money for their individual charities (hint: bring lots of cash). More details on them here. We will also have music going into the night from DJ Mark Rush. Event details here
8.30am: Tiritiri Matangi Island Bird Sanctuary, Pier 4, 139 Quay St , $82 (Purchased from Fullers Ferries). See you all at the Britomart ferry terminal for the 9am departure. Please remember to bring plenty of food (in a sealed container), water, sunscreen, towel ‘n togs and comfy walking shoes. And a nice big hat or brolly if you so desire.