Category: Travel

Barry Richards and Mike Procter new ambassadors for Christchurch Golden Oldies Festival

Origiannly posted on Stuff.co.nz Two South African cricket legends are set to join Canterbury sporting heroes as ambassadors for the largest ever sporting event to be held in Christchurch. Cricketers Barry Richards and Mike Procter, along with Christchurch bowls maestro Gary Lawson, were announced as the latest ambassadors for the Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018. They join…

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Golden Oldies Basketball Newsletter

See the full newsletter here Our latest Basketball Newsletter is not one to miss! New to Golden Oldies? Want to know what it is all about? Read on! Featured sections include: General Information on the Golden Oldies World Basketball Festival Packages options Brendon Pongia – Ambassador Cowles Stadium Various touring options and much more

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Crocker remains a Matabele at heart

Originally posted on The Standard US-based former Zimbabwe cricket team all-rounder, Gary Crocker’s Facebook bio intro reads, “Born in the City of Kings – Bulawayo, a Matabele at heart, now living in the city of Angels – Los Angeles.” This is the same man who drove 440km through the night with wife and kid, after…

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26 reasons why New Zealand is the world’s best country

1. “The landscapes make you want to applaud” First and most importantly, it looks amazing. Douglas Adams, the author of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, probably sums up its appeal best in his book, Last Chance to See. “Fjordland, a vast tract of mountainous terrain that occupies the south-west corner of South Island New Zealand,…

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Hanmer Springs

The Picnic day for next year’s Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration just keeps getting better! Following your two stops en route – wine tasting and some good old fashioned kiwi hospitality and morning tea – the Golden Oldies hub will be based at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa for food, drinks and fantastic…

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2017 Vintage Rugby Carnival hosts named as Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel’!

Canada is ‘Best Country in the world to visit in 2017’ Canada, celebrating its 150th birthday in 2017, has received an early birthday present from Lonely Planet. Canada has been named the ‘Best in Travel’ number one country in the world to travel to! What better way to explore this incredible country than whilst visiting…

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5 reasons to visit Ottawa

ByWard Market While you’re in the heart of the city don’t miss the opportunity to visit the historical ByWard Market. Unique eclectic shops, boutiques and restaurants offer something for everyone. Experience the small neighbourhood feel in secluded courtyards or find high quality, trend setting products on our bustling streets. Unique shops, restaurants and nightclubs surround…

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Our brand new UK Home!

We are hugely proud to announce that we have opened our UK and Europe Golden Oldies Office. Following over four years in the New Zealand Headquarters our resident Welshman, Paul Guest, has moved back to the UK. Based in Cheltenham, Paul is going to be hands-on with preparation for the 2016 Rugby Festival as well as developing…

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Bring on Hawaii

When travelling to the US you must have the following Your Passport must be valid for at least six months from the date you enter the US You must be on a short and temporary visit whether it is an ESTA or one from the US Embassy You must agree to leave the US before…

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North American Travel Partner – Goway

Welcome to Special Events by Goway – your experts in handling travel arrangements to special events around the world. With the fast-paced expansion and successes of Goway’s “GroupOnly” Department, we have now created a highly specialized team of event professionals within the department to coordinate air and land travel arrangements from North America to large global…

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