Hey all. A new Bears group has been launched for Waikato. If you are keen, details on link https://www.facebook.com/groups/476986866295380/?ref=share
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
1pm: Eat It & Beat It, held at a private address in Grey Lynn, $10, last 2 tickets available. Sponsored by Centurian Sauna.
Our closing, chilled-out get together. Come enjoy some good ole fashioned Kiwi hospitality. Food provided and this is BYO. Thanks also to Garage Project who have provided some beersies.
This is held at a private address in Grey Lynn (not Brian and Grants). Details have been emailed to ticket holders.
Ticket details here https://bearnewzealand.co.nz/shop/eat-it-beat-it/
5pm: Wet Fur, Centuian Sauna, Beresford Square. Reduced price with your Bear NZ pass.
Spa, sauna, DJ and, well, you can guess the rest
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.
7pm: Garage Project Kingsland, 357 New North Road, FREE
If the boat cruise isn’t for you, head over to our mates at world famous Garage Project Kingsland Cellar Door, a Wellington brewery, and sample some beers and natural wines.
Mention the secret password “bear” to try something a bit special.
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