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Kick back with boot scootin’ action on Norfolk Is

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January 22, 2008

Kick back with some boot scootin’ action on Norfolk Island

Get ready to join in on some foot kickin’, hand clappin’, heel and toe action with the Norfolk Island Line Dancing Festival 2008 in March.

The Norfolk Island Line Dancing Festival is an annual event for keen line dancers and those looking to learn and join in on some rompin’ stompin’ action.

The charismatic Australian-based New Zealand choreographer Bill Larson leads the way to the floor for line dance fans when the festival hits the boards between March 9 and 16.

Events kick off with a welcome BBQ supper while activities throughout the week cater for both experienced and social cowboys and -girls before concluding with a live entertainment gala farewell.

Between line dancing, participants will enjoy kicking back and relaxing in the natural beauty of Norfolk Island and can take advantage of the diverse tourist attractions and fine dining the Island’s excellent restaurants provide.

The Norfolk Island Travel Centre has special packages to Norfolk Island ex Auckland/ Wellington/ Christchurch from NZ $1,100 for seven nights. They include return airfare to Norfolk Island, airline taxes, accommodation, car hire, return airport transfers, meet and greet at Norfolk Island airport as well as a complimentary round of mini golf and ‘A Walk in the Wild’. Contact Lee for more information on freephone 0800 0088 10 or

There are three optional line dancing packages available from NZ $75. Package inclusions vary from a full registration kind including; a welcome BBQ supper, five dance lessons, two social sessions and a souvenir polo shirt to the mini registration kit with two dance lessons, one social session and a souvenir polo shirt. All packages include entry into the gala farewell.

About Norfolk Island: Discovered by Captain Cook in 1774, Norfolk Island was first settled as a British penal colony in 1788 through to 1856. On June 8, 1856, the island was re-inhabited by a community from Pitcairn Island, descendants of the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions. Known today as Norfolk Islanders, they form a majority of the 1,800 resident population. Norfolk Island is renowned for its spectacular coastal scenery, colourful history, sporting and cultural activities, convict heritage and low tax shopping.

Air New Zealand flies to Norfolk Island on Sundays and Thursdays.

For general information contact Norfolk Island Tourism. Phone 0800 359 4373, email or visit


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