Kiwis celebrate Waitangi Day in San Francisco
Kiwis celebrate Waitangi Day in San Francisco with Sir Peter Snell
Celebrated Kiwis from all walks of life, and their American friends will observe Waitangi Day in San Francisco with one of the world’s most respected athletes; Sir Peter Snell.
New Zealand has a reputation for punching above its weight when it comes to turning out world-class sportspeople, artists and scientists.
There is no one who better exemplifies this trait than Sir Peter Snell; the first man to achieve the 800m and 1500m double at the Olympic Games in 1964.
Sir Peter Snell was recognized
by New Zealand as Sportsman of the century in 2000 and was
knighted by the Govenor General of New Zealand in 2009.
Now a US citizen, he was inducted into the International Association of Athletics Federation, (IAAF), in 2012.
Zealand expats and friends from around the Bay area will
come together to celebrate Waitangi Day at the Golden Gate
Yacht Club on Saturday February 8th.
Expat Association; NZ American Association of San Francisco, (NZAASF), will host world renown Kiwi scientists, entertainers and sportspeople, academicians, artists, & professionals.
Guests will dine on a menu inspired by Kiwi chef Andrew Johnstone after listening to the evening address by Sir Peter Snell.
Highlights include New Zealand Lamb, seafood, Pavlova,wines, beers and a special guest appearance from celebrity chef Kayne Raymond of No Kitchen Required:
Past and Present WAITANGI DAY HONOURED SPEAKERS:
Sir Russell Coutts;
Sir Vaughan Jones;
Sir Kenneth Stevens;
Sir Peter Snell