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with special guest Sir Wayne Smith KNZM

Saturday 13th April 2024 | 10.30am-7.30pm | $425pp

We are delighted to welcome Sir Wayne Smith on board the rails for this inaugural fundraiser event.

Forgotten World Adventures are proud supporters of the Taumarunui Women's Refuge & Support Centre, which provides vital support and services in the community in which we operate.

All proceeds will go to the Refuge as we attempt to promote awareness and support the women and families affected by violence.

New Zealand rugby union coach and former player Sir Wayne Smith was assistant coach of the All Blacks for 16 years and is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in history, having won three Rugby World Cups, most recently as head coach of the Black Ferns team in 2022. He was promoted to Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2023 for services to rugby and his charity work helping children with cerebral palsy.

Package includes:

Event package excludes accommodation, dinner, breakfast and beverages at the Whangamōmona Hotel.

We're holding a limited number of rooms at the Whangamōmona Hotel for those wishing to stay overnight in the Republic, but you'll need to get in quick!

Book a room at the Forgotten World Motel, before or after your excursion with us.


Book now via phone or email - our bookings team is available to assist with all enquiries and accommodation reservations.

Freephone within NZ: 0800 7245 2278
From outside NZ: +64 7 895 7181
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