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2018 Golden Oldies in Christchurch

May 29, 2017

Christchurch, NZ - - 2018 Golden Oldies in Christchurch

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It has just become easier for you and your team to enter the Golden Oldies World Softball Festival to be hosted by the Canterbury Softball Association in Christchurch, New Zealand between April 8 and 15 next year.

We have appointed an agent in North America who can help you with you travel to New Zealand and with any Pre and Post Festival travelling you may wish to make in beautiful and hospitable New Zealand.

Dianne Hall
GoWalkabout Travel Ltd
Edmonton, Alberta
Phone: 780 428 3798
Toll Free: 1877 328 3798

A quick email to Dianne will enable you to get all the details you require to ensure you have a successful and highly enjoyable trip to New Zealand. Great softball, excellent facilities, plenty of social activity and all in one of the most attractive destinations in the world. Full details are available on our website at

Standard Festival Accommodation Packages are available with prices and options to cover all budgets. Self-accommodation packages are available and Dianne is able to help teams to select those options that will best suit requirements.

The Festival features
  • 4 days of competitive enjoyable softball played in the age group and to the standard of your choice at the Mizuno Softball Complex managed by the Canterbury Softball Association
  • A Parade of Teams through the Christchurch City Centre
  • A three hour Welcome Party that includes a free bar for beer, wine and juices, substantial finger food and entertainment
  • A day excursion to Hanmer Springs-a delightful village in the foothills of the Southern Alps Mountain Range where a continuous lunch will be served, a free bar for beer wine and spirits provided, free entry to the natural spring hot pools complex and entertainment in idyllic surroundings
  • A Finale Awards Dinner and Party-a three course sit down dinner accompanied by free beer, wine and juices and a full night of great entertainment.
A fantastic Celebration of Softball in a wonderful country currently listed in many publications as one of the most desirable tourist destinations in the world.

And if you need further convincing check out what Oprah Winfrey and Reece Witherspoon said after a recent working visit to New Zealand….
  • “I love New Zealand” - Oprah
  • “New Zealand, why are you so magical?” - Reece
  • “Around every corner another breath-taking view” - Oprah
  • “Couldn’t be more excited to discover New Zealand” - Reece
Why not come to the Golden Oldies World Softball Festival and check it out for yourself.

Enter for Fast Pitch
Enter for Slow Pitch

For more details and to book your team’s travel requirements contact Dianne at the email address above or maybe drop me an email or give me a call. We are here to make your travel as easy as possible and your visit more enjoyable than you can imagine. Dianne is an expert in this part of the world and can arrange stopovers at any of the delightful Pacific Islands (Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji, Rarotonga) en route to New Zealand and can organise touring in Australia-a mere 3 hour flight from New Zealand.

Yours in softball,
Dianne McDermott

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