Celebrate with the World Champion Black Ferns

Celebrate with the five-time Women’s Rugby World Cup winners the Black Ferns at a free public event at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau this Thursday, Sept 28.



Although not a nationwide parade, the team will be celebrated in an event and publicly acknowledged for their achievements.


The doors will open to fans at 10am with the Black Ferns arriving at 10.45am.


The team will be greeted by family and friends before proceeding into the Vodafone Events Centre with a guard of honour formed by pupils from neighbouring primary schools.


On the day, fans can enjoy fun activities before and after the formal celebration programme.


The team, which won the title in 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010 as well as this year, will stay on until 1pm to meet and mingle with fans, and reflect on their World Cup journey.


The event will be livestreamed so that fans around New Zealand can join in and check out the celebrations even if they can’t physically be there.


New Zealand Rugby chief executive says it will be just the start of celebrations for the team around the country.


Read about the hat trick prop Toka Natua of Cook Island descent who was player of the match in the grand final and her Black Fern’s journey in the next issue of SPASIFIK #SPK70.