2015 Wellington Dragonboat Festival
LOCATION: Wellington, NZ
FESTIVAL DATE: 14-15 Mar. 2015
ACCOMMODATION DATES: 11-16 Mar. 2015
PARTICIPATION DIVISIONS: •Sports Divison
•All School Division
APPROX. FLIGHT COSTS $400-500 (Quoted Dec. 2014)
APPROX. ACCOMMODATION COSTS $60 for 11-16 Mar block
What is the Wellington Dragonboat Festival?
The NZCT Wellington Dragon Boat Festival in New Zealands Capital City is the largest Dragon Boat Festival in New Zealand. The festival has been running for over 25 years and attracts thousands of particiants and spectators to Wellingtons fabulous water front, which is centrally located close to business, accommodation and world renowned restaurants and bars.
The Festival is run over 2 Days in March. (14th and 15th Mar. 2015) Sports and International teams race on Saturday along with Sports crews, while School teams race on Sunday. The weekend is action packed with racing, entertainment & after parties
Accommodation will be on a Marae at Wlg Girls High School, Whiteley St Wlg 2820.
The venue is a 15min walk to venue. It is approximately 30mins from airport around $40.00 taxi fare. (4 persons at approx. $10/person)
The international division and parents/teachers and students division will race on the Saturday. On Sunday will be the All schools division.
The All Schools Division will hold a huge competition on the Sunday with approx 45 school teams competing, and this should be fun.
Sue Smith & Thelma Woolsey
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