CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 2018
We have a nice warm welcome message from Lianne Dalziel, Mayor of Christchurch.
We also have a welcome message from Hon Dr Johnathan Coleman, Minister of Sport NZ.
"The people of Christchurch are honoured to host the Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018, as it gives us an opportunity to share our new city with the world."
Established in 1979, with the staging of the 1st Golden Oldies World Rugby Festival, the Golden Oldies Sport Movement
"mature age sportspeople-players, officials and supporters alike. Golden Oldies is about the love of the game and lives by the tenets of Fun, Friendship, Fraternity and overwhelming camaraderie."
Starting date: 01/04/2018
For the first time ever all 10 Golden Oldies sports will be held in the same city and in the same month. The Sports are; Basketball, Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Rugby, Softball and Squash. These sports have a history of participation in Golden Oldies and there are a good number of regular teams who enjoy attending bi-annually Golden Oldies Festivals in different parts of the world.