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Sat 23 Jul 2011 In: Events View at Wayback

A pile of 'unofficial' Gay Ski Week events have been set up at lightning speed by a group of hardy locals, after Livewire Group entered voluntary liquidation. We have full details here. A group led by Sally Whitewoods from The Southern Lakes Lesbian and Gay Society has salvaged what it can from the sad situation and put together an itinerary. They have been buoyed by the news that tickets to the Buff and White Out parties will be honoured. "Thank you everyone for your help and support. It has been the most insane 48 hours I have had for a long time!" is the message from Whitewoods. Saturday 23rd July 11am - Welcome desk at The Novotel. Sally Whitewoods will be there for local info and help etc. 6pm - Opening party @ Guilty from 6pm. Tickets can be bought from the welcome desk or on the door, $20 including nibbles! Sunday 24th July 7.45am - Cardrona pick up with Serious Fun snow shuttles. Transport and lift pass $135 per person. Limited spaces..... 7.30pm - Dinner @ Prime restaurant. 3 course set meal $50 per person. Monday 25th July Take your pick on which mountain to visit. The concierge will help you on your booking of transport etc. Local information centres can help also. 8pm - Cadillac Club is opening specially for GSW! Come and join them for drinks and fun! Tuesday 26th July Adventure Day... Whitewoods can help book you on your swing or strap you to a man for your skydive! We are in the adrenalin capital of the world! Evening free to entertain yourselves! Wednesday 27th July Take your pick on which mountain to visit. The concierge will help you on your booking of transport etc. Local information centres can help also. The Winehouse and Kitchen Retro evening at a fantastic winery. Transport etc will be included. More information to come! Watch this space as this is going to be so much fun (update by 2pm Sat 23rd) Thursday 28th July Take your pick on which mountain to visit. The concierege will help you on your booking of transport etc. Local information centres can help also. 9pm - SkyCity hosting karaoke evening. Always an entertaining evening! Friday 29th July Take your pick on which mountain to visit. The concierege will help you on your booking of transport etc. Local information centres can help also. 9pm - Buff Party @ Revolver. All previous information will be all the same as originally stated. Saturday 30th July Take your pick on which mountain to visit. The concierege will help you on your booking of transport etc. Local information centres can help also. 9pm - White Out party @ Revolver The original line up may no longer be going ahead but we will have a DJ and you will have a great leaving party!!! Extra Information The Bathhouse is doing Apres Ski drinks at happy hour prices from 4pm! Please support them for a few drinks on the waterfront! Outside Sports are giving all GSW guests equipment rentals, 7 days for the price of 5 and $20 off anything when spending $50 or more! See Whitewoods for your voucher. Bonz are offering $50 off anything when spending $100 or more! See Whitewoods for your voucher. The Frontrunner shoe shop on Beach Street are giving GSW guests $10 off any purchase. See Whitewoods for your voucher. Prime   

Credit: GayNZ.com

First published: Saturday, 23rd July 2011 - 3:36pm

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