Events to mark Two Years To Go milestone

9 Sept 2009-21 Sep 2009
Coote, Mark, active 1992

Regional events held to mark Two Years To Go countdown until the start of the Rugby World Cup 2011 tournament. Shows media conference held for official launch at Waikato Stadium, Hamilton. Speakers are John Key, Bernard Lapasset, IRB Chairman, Jock Hobbs. School children pose with Webb Ellis Cup, speakers and Richie McCaw, Martin Snedden, Mike Miller. Auckland event shows school children warming up for a Rippa Rugby game with former All Blacks, including Grant Fox, Michael Jones. Schoolboy Siosia Latu is presented with a limited edition rugby ball by Grant Fox. Nelson event photgraphed by Caroline Crick shows Chef Stefano Bonazza making New Zealand's longest pasta and a long lunch in Trafalgar Street, attendees include Lynne Horseman, Carol Martin, Jill Smillie, Emma Bonnington, Victoria Howard, Melanie Potter, Paulette Potter, Caci Clinic. Also shows locals at a long lunch on Mapua Wharf. Christchurch event shows Bob Parker posing with wife Joanna Nicholls-Parker in front of 'Countdown to Rugby World Cup 2011' clock on a trailer. Wellington event photographed by Mark Coote shows breakfast held in Michael Fowler Centre, with speeches by Andy Leslie, Wellington Rugby Football Union, and Kerry Prendergast. Names selectively indexed.

Arrangement: Files were originally delivered to library within a folder called '090909 Two Years To Go events' and subfolders 'Auckland event', 'Christchurch event', 'Nelson Long Lunch', 'Wellington'

Quantity: 47 digital photograph(s).

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Rugby New Zealand 2011 Ltd :Photographs relating to the Rugby World Cup 2011
47 digital photograph(s), Photographs, Digital images, Group portraits, Digital photographs
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