Golf fundraiser

1 Sep

Together with Hutt Valley Irish Society we’re hosting a golf fundraiser at Manor Park Golf Course, Lower Hutt on Saturday 12 September.

If you fancy yourself as the next Tiger Woods or can’t tell a set of golf clubs from fishing rods, you’re more than welcome to come along either way — it’s all in the name of fun-draising

We’ll have a number of competitions on the day including: an individual tournament, a team tournament between HVIS and Wellington/Hutt Valley GFHA, two longest drive competitions and two closest to the pin competitions. And to spice things up, we’re giving each player a mulligan and a gilligan.

Lower Hutt’s own little piece of Ireland will serve as the nineteenth hole where we’ll celebrate the day’s winners as well as the ancient game of golf itself. The band Shindig will provide the soundtrack to the evening.

County Jerseys Night

And that’s not all — we’re hosting a county jerseys* night, too. From Donegal to Wexford, Cavan to Limerick, we want to see as many counties represented as possible. So mark it in your diaries and bring along a friend or two. It’ll be a night to remember.

*The owners reserve the right to refuse entry to wearers of Kerry jerseys.


We’ve been fortunate to gain the support of a number of people and businesses for the fundraiser so far. We think you might like to support them in return when you have the opportunity.

  • Super Paddy’s Fun Club
  • Super Rodders Fun Club
  • Alpha Movers (Chris Ellis)
  • Ginny Andersen MP
  • Bayleys Real Estate (Christian Taylor)
  • Mayor Campbell Barry (Lower Hutt Mayor)
  • Corys Electrical (Mike Maloney)
  • Maser Wire & Cable (Geoff Tennent)
  • Curtain and Blind Services (Donal Kavanagh)
  • Mastercraft Kitchens (Tony Hawes)
  • First Light Builders (John O’Toole)
  • Momentum Consulting (Caolan Keegan)
  • Gahan Energy (Brian Gahan)
  • O’Leary Agriculture (Felim O’Leary)
  • Professionals Real Estate New Zealand (Charles Lindsay)
  • G H Flooring (Graham Hamil)
  • Damien Moloney
  • Harcourts Real Estates (Lisa Durrant)
  • Stratum Management
  • Horokiwi Paving (Peter Green)
  • Te Aro Brewing Company (Karl Hayes)
  • Hutt Valley Irish Society
  • Telfer Electrical (Dean Foster)
  • J. A. Russell Ltd (John Pritchard)
  • Wellington Irish Society
  • Joule Products

Bernie Breslin Trophy

Below is the Bernie Breslin Trophy which will be contested between Hutt Valley Irish Society and Wellington/Hutt Valley GFHA for the first time on Saturday.  If you’re not sure of the origins of the name, you’ll need to be at the Saturday’s prize-giving evening to find out!

Registration is now closed

Where: Manor Park Golf Course, Lower Hutt followed by prizegiving at Hutt Valley Irish Society
When: Saturday 12 September
Time: 1pm; 6pm for prizegiving
Entry fee: $50
Sponsor a hole: $150 (includes player entry fee)