An Evening with Sir John Kirwan

Thank you to all of our guests who came to the event. We hope you enjoyed it. There was over $30,000 raised for Te Aranui Youth Trust which is a fantastic result. Photos will be available on our website before Christmas. Please check back and the link will be posted here. If you require any further information, please get in touch by visiting our contact page here.

This is your chance to hear from one of New Zealand's finest rugby players and greatest ambassadors of the game. A recent knight, JK has for many years been brave enough to bring the illness of depression to the nation's attention, paving the way for thousands of people to seek help and support.

An Evening with Sir John Kirwan will be one of the most lavish events to be held in the Bay of Plenty and will be a memorable way to end your year in style. Dazzle your staff and clients as we lead into the Christmas season with this stunning gala dinner for such a worthy knight.

This is a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with one of the greats. Do not miss your chance to witness this amazing event.


  • Keynote speech and exclusive interview with Sir John Kirwan
  • Audience Q&A with Sir John Kirwan
  • Compered by renowned broadcaster Peter Williams
  • Celebrate Sir JK with special guests
  • Sumptuous meal with fine wines and a full evening of quality entertainment
  • Plated service and an endless beverage package for your guests included within the VIP Event Partner package
  • Charity auction in support of local youth charity, Te Aranui Youth Trust

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Charity Auction
The charity auction is in support of Te Aranui Youth Trust. This is a local charity that helps young people in our area who are facing hard times. 100% of the auction proceeds will go to helping TAYT with their amazing work they do in our community.

Venue:ASB Arena, Mount Maunganui