Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

'Once In A Lifetime' All Blacks Experience

Ford Fans Treated To A 'Once In A Lifetime' All Blacks Experience

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 6 August

Fifty lucky Ford fans recently spent three days living and breathing all things All Blacks, as their prize in the Ford All Blacks Experience competition.

"Ford has been a major sponsor of the All Blacks for nine years, and to celebrate this association we ran this 'once in a lifetime' competition," said Ford New Zealand Corporate Sponsorship Manager, Sarah Henderson.

"The promotion was open to all Ford buyers who purchased a new vehicle in the opening half of the All Blacks season, and a text promotion also ran during TV3's coverage of the test matches."

"The prize was an opportunity for rugby fans to become part of the Ford team and follow the All Blacks in the lead up to the second Bledisloe Cup test."

Highlights of the Ford All Blacks Experience included observing the final training session before the team for the second Bledisloe Cup game was announced, participating in a ten pin bowling competition against a number of the All Blacks and sharing dinner with some of the players at the Sky Tower.

"I had a great time on the Ford All Blacks Experience, and wished it didn't have to end," said Rob Willoughby from Napier, who attended with his eight year old daughter Michaela.

"I thoroughly enjoyed myself, and was very impressed with the All Blacks – they are young men with the weight of the nation on their shoulders, but they were gentlemen throughout the time we were with them and are great ambassadors for their sport and our country."

And Rob's daughter Michaela got her wish – a wish that many of the nation's women will be very envious of – a chat and a photo together with her favourite All Black, Carlos Spencer.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Mycoplasma Bovis: More Properties Positive

One of the latest infected properties is in the Hastings district, the other three are within a farming enterprise in Winton. The suspect property is near Ashburton. More>>

ALSO:

Manawatū Gorge Alternative: More Work Needed To Choose Route

“We are currently working closely and in partnership with local councils and other stakeholders to make the right long-term decision. It’s vital we have strong support on the new route as it will represent a very significant long-term investment and it will need to serve the region and the country for decades to come.” More>>

ALSO:

RBNZ: Super Fund Chief To Be New Reserve Bank Governor

Adrian Orr has been appointed as Reserve Bank Governor effective from 27 March 2018, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. More>>

ALSO:

ScoopPro: Helping PR Professionals Get More Out Of Scoop

Scoop.co.nz has been a fixture of New Zealand’s news and Public Relations infrastructure for over 18 years. However, without the financial assistance of those using Scoop in a professional context in key sectors such as Public Relations and media, Scoop will not be able to continue this service... More>>

Insurance: 2017 Worst Year On Record For Weather-Related Losses

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) announced today that 2017 has been the most expensive year on record for weather-related losses, with a total insured-losses value of more than $242 million. More>>

ALSO: