Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Decorate schools in world cup team colours and be in to win

Thursday 11 August 2011

Decorate schools in world cup team colours and be in to win match tickets

ROTORUA 11.08.11: Rotorua schools are being encouraged to decorate their schools and classrooms in colours and memorabilia of any of the 20 teams competing in this year’s Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC2011) for the chance to win tickets to the Samoa vs Namibia game at Rotorua International Stadium.

The initiative is part of Rotorua’s District Council’s (RDC) ‘Adopt a Team’ strategy, which is inviting local schools to hold fun events and activities supporting one of the touring teams.

Photos of decorated schools and classrooms will be judged by a panel of representatives from RDC, Mastercard and NZ2011.

The best entry will win 36 A grade tickets to the Samoa vs Namibia game at the International Stadium on 14 September at 2.30pm.

RDC Rugby World Cup coordinator Renee Nathan says local organisers are excited about the initiative with RWC2011 worldwide partner Mastercard.

“This latest event is great for our schools as it builds on the adopting a second team project and ‘Ruggerland’ activity books that every primary school child should have received, while also providing students with the opportunity to attend a match when they may not otherwise have been able to do so.”

Schools only have until 20 August to email through their entries to Mrs Nathan on renee.nathan@rdc.govt.nz so will need to get decorating quickly.

The winning school or classroom will be announced at the official Fanzone at the Energy Events Centre on 9 September, where all entries will be displayed on the big screen. A representative from the school must be in attendance to receive the prize.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Supermarket Scam, And On Tunisia’s Scrapping Of Democracy

Are we paying too much for our groceries? Hmm. Is the Pope a Catholic? Given that the two Australian supermarket chains that dominate our grocery industry routinely rack up profits in the order of $22 billion annually, that’s a no-brainer. Yet as with New Zealand’s other socio-economic problems created by our 1980s reforms, the practical solutions seem pretty thin on the ground... More>>

 



Government: Bill Introduced To Protect Against Conversion Practices

Legislation has been introduced to Parliament to protect against practices intended to change or suppress someone’s sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression... More>>

ALSO:

Government: Welcomes Draft Report On The Retail Grocery Sector

The Commerce Commission’s draft report into the retail grocery sector is being welcomed by Government as a major milestone. “I asked the Commerce Commission to look at whether this sector is as competitive as it could be and today it has released its draft report for consultation,” Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister, David Clark said... More>>

ALSO:

Child Poverty Action Group: Poverty Burden For Children Increased Due To Government Neglect - New Report

Poverty, inequity, homelessness and food insecurity are among the burdens which increased for tamariki Māori and other children in the first year of Covid-19 - partially due to Government neglect... More>>



NZUS Council: Welcomes Nomination Of Senator Tom Udall As US Ambassador To NZ

The NZUS Council welcomes the nomination of Senator Tom Udall to the role of US Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa, NZUS Council executive director Jordan Small said... More>>

BusinessNZ: Visa Extensions Welcomed
BusinessNZ has welcomed the extension of some critical skill visa durations and changes to immigration systems to speed processing. Chief Executive Kirk Hope says move acknowledges advocacy by the hospitality sector, the BusinessNZ Network and others, and comes not a moment too soon.... More>>



Social Development: Government Initiatives Contribute To Fall In Benefit Numbers

Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni has welcomed the release of the June quarter Benefit Statistics which show a continuing fall in the number of people receiving a Main Benefit... More>>


 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels