30th Birthday

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That’s right we are turning 30 this year! And in true Challenge style we will be celebrating throughout Labour weekend.

Nāku te rourou, nāu te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi

With your basket and my basket, the people will live  


Challenge 2000 Documentary Screening

Embassy Theatre, Courtenay Place, Wellington: 6.00pm

We are honoured to have had a documentary made about us and hope you can join us for the world premiere! Drinks and nibbles available on arrival from 5.00pm. The documentary is 45 minutes long. Limited seats available – please RSVP by Oct 1!

A koha for tickets would be gratefully appreciated.


Whanau Festival Day

St Patrick’s College, Kilbirnie – (Bring cash for lunch and raffles!)

Family Fun: 9.30am – 1.00pm

Bouncy Castle, Games, Coffee Cart, Food stalls, Magician, Music, Face Painting, Raffles, Bubbles, BBQ Lunch.

Sports Tournament: 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Join in a fun Sports Tournament (on site at St Patrick’s College) Players and supporters all welcome!

Celebration Dinner: 6.30pm ($80 Per Head)

Drinks and nibbles, Formal Dinner, entertainment,  photo booth (and celebrations) BYO wine and BYO  Challenge memories and stories to share!!


Thanksgiving Liturgy and Family Picnic 12pm

Marist Challenge Centre

1 Wanaka Street, Johnsonville 

Come and visit our new place and join us for a liturgy of Thanksgiving for the past 30 years. This will be followed by a BYO picnic – all welcome!