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''The Big Night Out'' With Martin Johnson!

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“The Big Night Out” With Martin Johnson!

Martin Johnson, England’s Rugby World Cup winning captain is coming to Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland to be guest of honour at “The Big Night Out” presented by Tanalised in support of The Halberg Trust. The dinners are to be held as follows:

6.30PM WEDNESDAY 16TH JUNE 2004, HOTEL GRAND CHANCELLOR CHRISTCHURCH 6.30PM 17TH JUNE 2004, DUXTON HOTEL WELLINGTON
6.30PM FRIDAY 18TH JUNE 2004, HYATT REGENCY AUCKLAND

One of modern rugby’s legends, Johnson’s magnificent contribution to the game of rugby includes captaining his country to 34 wins from 39 tests including the 2003 Rugby World Cup.

Saluting Johnson at the “The Big Night Out” will be a host of stars including MC Paul Holmes, All Black of the Century Colin Meads, Peter Wheeler (England 1975-1984).
Erika Takacs will perform live on stage along with Raconteur Gary McCormick.

Special Guests in Christchurch:
Hon Tim Shadbolt – Mayor of Invercargill, Simon Barnett, Bill Bush, Walter Hadlee, Tane Norton, Dick Tayler and The Christchurch Wizard.

Special Guests in Wellington:
Hon Kerry Prendergast – Mayor of Wellington, Maggie Barry, Bernie Fraser, Steve Joll, Earle Kirton, Chris Laidlaw, Debbie Matoe, Murray Mexted, Grant Nisbett, Keith Quinn, Mark Shaw, Kelly Swanson-Roe and Graham Williams.

Special Guests in Auckland:
British High Commissioner Richard Fell, Dame Susan Devoy, Dominic Bowden, Clint Brown, Bob Graham, Arch Jelley, The Mad Butcher - Peter Leitch, Don McKay, Hamish McKay, Wendy Petrie, Bob Scott, Neil Waka and Stu Wilson.

The twin aims of The Halberg Trust are honouring sporting excellence through the Say When Halberg Awards and linking children and people with a disability to sport and active leisure through the Sport Opportunity Programme.

TICKETS SELLING NOW FOR “THE BIG NIGHT OUT”
AVAILABLE BY CONTACTING TONI DURANT ON
(09) 376 9247 OR toni@internationalevents.co.nz

Johnson will also be the guest of honour in Sydney - Dinner (24th June) and
Brisbane - Lunch (25th June)

ENDS

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