Entry Prizes

Our Winners: The first draw has been made for the teams entered prior to 31st March 2017 and the lucky winners are: Set of Paladin Team Gear: The Nelson Buccaneers from Nelson, New Zealand Dinner Experience on the Christchurch Tram: Arkives from Perth, Western Australia Dinner at Christchurch Casino: Whitsunday Whales from Queensland, Australia $500…

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St Albans BBBB Presidents team

The BBBB Presidents side which as entered the festival has been together for 5 seasons. The Presidents grade is for those players aged 35 and over, is a one day format of 40 overs per innings and is still very competitive on the field, cricket the way it should be played. The team includes 2…

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Teaser video from Hockey Parade of Nations in Cape Town!

Our 18th Golden Oldies Hockey World Festival kicked off at the stunning Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town on Sunday! 700 players from 14 countries have descended on one of the most spectacular places in the world for a celebration of Fun, Friendship and Fraternity. Take a look at the teaser video from the…

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Golden Oldies Hockey Arrives in Cape Town!

750 players (50 teams) from 14 countries have are descending on Cape Town for the 18th Golden Oldies World Hockey Festival!        

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GO Basketball Newsletter

New Zealand is calling! We welcome all who is new to Golden Oldies Basketball! Featured in this newsletter is: Our Golden Oldies Song What is Golden Oldies Our Golden Oldies Basketball Ambassador – Brendon Pongia Package options Additional Pre and Post Touring with Travel options to get to the Festival And many more. Read the…

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GO Football Newsletter

New Zealand is calling! Featured in this newsletter: Invite video from Local teams What is Golden Oldies? Pre and Post Touring options Our Packaging options Our GO Football Ambassador – Alan Stroud And more. Read the full newsletter here, a great introduction to what Golden Oldies Football really is.

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Respect for Opponents

Cricket news out of India in recent times has centred on the acrimonious series between the home side and Australia, with some truly bizarre incidents defying all decency in the game. It doesn’t matter how good the cricketing contest may be out in the middle, if there is controversy generated from player disrespect to one…

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Gripping 2017 Six Nations finale weekend highlights

Since Saturday, the talk amongst Golden Oldies around the world is all about that Final day of the Six Nations. Not the greatest day in rugby terms, but as far as talking points, where do we start?! We could probably write an essay on the Wales/France match alone. But, instead, we bring you the video…

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Kiwiana! Your 2018 Golden Oldies World Netball Festival Finale Theme

What is Kiwiana? Many of you from outsie of New Zealand have been asking us this question (and fair enough). So, here we go, striaght from the Oxford New Zealand Dictionary: “Any of the many ‘collectables’, items redolent of New Zealand life and culture.” In other words – it is anything to do with New Zealand…

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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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