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Inspire Marlborough


Thu 17 May 2018, 5:30pm–8:00pm

Where: ASB Theatre Marlborough , 2 Hutcheson St, Blenheim, Marlborough

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $30.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: hello7fj

The Inspire Foundation has been set up as a charitable trust to recognise and reward extraordinary, talented young individuals.

In addition to giving away 5 grants to incredible Marlborough youth, we have the extraordinary Barry Maisters ONZM as our guest speaker.

Barry has had an illustrious career, including being a Fulbright Scholar to the USA in 1989, board member of Outward Bound from 2006 – 2010, an Olympic gold medallist representing NZ in hockey at 4 Olympics. He also played 85 games for New Zealand and has been indicted to the NZ Sports Hall of Fame.

He was Secretary General of the NZ Olympic committee for 10 years from 2001 – 2011, is an Executive member of the Oceanic National Olympic committees, (and is current Vice President of this committee) and is a member of the Education Committee of the World Anti- Doping Agency.

He continued his career with the IOC and is currently Chair of the Olympic Education Commission.He was involved in the evaluation in 2011 and then co-ordination of the XXIII Olympic Winer Games in PyeongChang 2018 and was involved in the co-ordination of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires 2018 (2013-).He is part of the Olympic programme (2014-) and Evaluation for the XXIV Games in 2022 and Olympic Education (2015-). (Phew!)

Come and hear Barry speak about his vast knowledge and experiences in an around the Olympic arena, you are guaranteed to be inspired.

In addition to hearing this super star speak, we are also very lucky to have our latest Ambassador, Joseph Sullivan join us to talk about his journey so far.