Sunday, March 26, 2023

A Golden Bay drinks with mates ends up in an ‘Impressive Achievement’

Tremendous fundraising effort in Takaka for Hawke's Bay Farmers started from a drink with mates

On Friday night 24 March saw the first ever Golden Bay Farmers Bull fundraising event take place at the Golden Bay Recreation Centre. A fundraising event for the Hawke's Bay farmers.

The evening event was huge success and a lot of fun and entertainment was had by all.

A massive total of just under $40,000 was raised for farmers affected by Cyclone Gabrielle.

The organisers thanked everyone that came along, to everyone that gave something, to NBS for helping with behind the scenes, to PGG Wrightsons for the massive massive support, Liqourland for running the bar and Wholemeal Cafe for the amazing food.

Shocked organisers, Stacey Strange, Tristan Strange and Phil Smith were happy, thrilled, shocked again and were very emotional at the support of the Golden Bay Community and businesses in achieving a wonderful amount of money in the fundraising for the Hawke's Bay farmers. 

“From an idea born while having a drink with mates to this is outrageous amount of money,” said Phil Smith he “thanked everyone.”

Phil Smith



Well over 100 positive comments on social media. Some examples:

This is so awesome, well done everyone who took part this is amazing!

Well done team! Great work!

Thank you all so much for being awesome ✨️๐Ÿ’›✨️ my whenua is Hawks Bay. My father's family farm is in Tutira. To see you guys giving so much love from all the way over here glows my heart. Thank you thank you thank you ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ™

Soo cool, well done

That is amazing. What a wonderful gift to those that have suffered so much.

Awesome  work  people. Kapai. Nga mahi.   I’m sure it will be very much appreciated.

Thanks for organising this! It was a great night!

Wow fantastic nice work ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ

Wow what a night it was. Phil, Stacey & Tristan you are all absolute true legends ๐Ÿ‘Œ

Congratulations ๐ŸŽ‰ and well done team.

Awesome ๐Ÿ‘

Absolutely amazing well done๐Ÿ˜Š

Holy smokes that’s an INCREDIBLE achievement!!!!!!

Well done, was a great night :)

Wowow! And a great night!

Wowser!!!!!!!! Awesome work!!!!!

Fabulous effort by all!   Well done indeed.

Awesome efforts. Well done.

Amazing! Good job team!

That is amazing. You guys are legends.

Awesome mahi you guys!! More than can be expressed here but good on ya’s!!

Thats an amazing effort from a great community of caring people.

Thats the stuff ! Congrats..Good example of what are capable of..Awesome.

Awesome food with Vegan and Vegetarian options for farmers who do not wish to eat their friends. Full plates and tastes with no wastes. Thanks Wayne Green for your generosity for good cause and leadership in food choices. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Such an awesome result!  It was a fabulous night <3 Well Done Team!!!


Pigeon Post News Richmond, Tasman.


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