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America's Cup - Emirates Team NZ and Toyota NZ Road Tour at Napier

by on 11 Oct 2017
- Napier Sound Shell and Sailing Club - Emirates Team New Zealand with Toyota NZ Road show October 6-19, 2017 Emirates Team New Zealand
Emirates Team New Zealand was is in Taupo on Day 7 of the tour of New Zealand Yacht Clubs in conjunction with Toyota New Zealand.

The team's tour of yacht clubs in the provinces sits alongside the tour of the principal cities after the team's return from Bermuda. On Friday, the tour started at Taipa Sailing Club in the far north, before travelling to KeriKeri and Whangarei on Saturday and Thames and Whitianga on Sunday.

On Tuesday the team visited flood ravaged Edgecumbe on the East Coast of the North Island before travelling inland to Rotorua in the afternoon.

Today, Wednesday is the final club in the North Island section of the tour taking in Napier with two functions scheduled at the Napier Soundshell (1300-1430hrs) and at the Napier Sailing Club (1500-1630hrs).

The tour now goes to the South Island as follows:

Queen Charlotte and Picton 12 October
14.45pm – 17.55pm – Interislander Ferry
18.00pm - 19.00pm Parade from Bullring in Picton – Street parade in Picton Township

Greymouth 13 October
17.00pm – 19.00pm – West Coast Recreation Centre on behalf of Lake Brunner Yacht Club

Kaikoura 14 October
13.15pm – 14.15pm – Public event at Churchill Park
19.00pm-21.30pm Fundraising Event for Pleasant Point Yacht Club at Air Force Museum, Christchurch. Seats/tickets need to be purchased.

Timaru 15 October
12.00pm – 14.00pm – Public event at Timaru Yacht and Powerboat Club

Oamaru 15 October
16.30pm – 19.00pm – Horse and Cart from Brydone Hotel to North Otago Yacht and Powerboat Club then public event at Club from about 17.00pm

Wanaka/ Queenstown 16 October

17.00pm – 19.00pm Public event in Queenstown at Wakatipu Yacht Club. It will be a casual BBQ event at Club with an open day for junior sailors.

Invercargill 17 October
15.00pm – 16.30pm Event at Civic Theatre in Invercargill

New Plymouth 18 October
17.00pm – 19.00pm Public event at New Plymouth Yacht Club

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