Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony will start at 6pm on Wednesday, 16th November.

The ceremony will take place at 'Papa Hou'. Papa Hou is the stadium space at the YMCA which is located on the 2nd floor. 
This space has been used over the last two summers as part of the 'Spectrum' Street Art exhibit. 
Some of the art work from this exhibit is still in the stadium. 

The Christchurch YMCA situated at 12 Hereford St. 

12 Hereford St


Dress: Casual wear. Country tracksuit top is encouraged. No stilettos to be worn as it will damage the floor.

This event will comprise of a traditional NZ welcome and offical speeches. Following the formal part of the event there will be a chance to mingle over drinks and nibbles.