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Sunshine Eights
Sunshine Eights

Sun, 26 Nov


Harry Barker Reserve

Sunshine Eights

A charity cricket tournament to raise awareness and fundraise for mental health initiatives

Time & Location

26 Nov 2023, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Harry Barker Reserve, 121 Lytton Road, Te Hapara, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand

About the event

The Sunshine Eights is a day of cricket, supported by local businesses since 2020. The purpose is to raise awareness and funds for issues that aren’t talked about enough -- mental health. Everyone is welcome to sign up and play. The format is made for good times: fast-paced games, eight overs, eight players on a team, with drinks and food available. Sunshine Brewery is sponsoring Gisborne Gold kegs, so you won't go thirsty. 

All proceeds go to selected mental health charities like #Hear4U.

The previous two events (formally the Movember Friendly) fundraised around $9k for the Movember Foundation. This year they're hoping to have a local impact by supporting charitable group #Hear4U who advocates for men's mental health here in Tairāwhiti.

Keen to join? You can sign up as a team or as an individual here. Either way, it'll be a great day out for a great cause.

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