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Cambridge Family Wheels Day, Saturday 11 March

Cambridge Family Wheels Day, Saturday 11 March

On Saturday 11 March, from 10am-2pm, Plunket and The Warehouse are teaming up with Cycling New Zealand and the Cambridge Avantidrome for a Family Wheels Day as part of the Pedal for Plunket relay.

New Zealand Olympians including Alison Shanks, Rob Waddell and Nikki Hamblin will be at this free family event at the Gallagher Bike Skills Park to meet fans and sign autographs. There will also be games, spot prizes and a BBQ (by koha).

Pedal for Plunket is a way for Plunket to raise funds and awareness of the work it does to support children and their families.

When: Saturday 11 March, 10am - 2pm, with autographs between 11:30am-12:30pm
Where: Avantidrome, 15 Hanlin Rd, Cambridge
Local contact: Nin Roberts 027 293 3323

If weather conditions mean we have to cancel the event a message will be put up on the Plunket, Warehouse and the Avantidrome Facebook pages on the morning of the event.

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