Din­ner to raise funds for kayak­ers

Central Otago Mirror - - ENTERTAINMENT - By EMMA DAWE

TWO New Zealand row­ing Olympians will be the guest speak­ers at Satur­day night’s an­nual Ex­plor­ers and Ad­ven­turer’s Din­ner.

Caro­line Evers-Swindell and Carl Meyer will talk about their jour­ney to be­com­ing Olympians, at the din­ner or­gan­ised by Cen­tral Otago White­wa­ter.

The din­ner is be­ing held to raise funds for the travel costs of seven lo­cal kayak­ers who will travel to Aus­tralia in Jan­uary to com­pete in the Aus­tralian Na­tion­als and sec­ondary schools’ cham­pi­onships.

The kayak­ers are – Dun­stan High School pupils Rachel McLel­lan, Finn Butcher, Geoff John­son, Matthew Arnott, Mar­cus Nor­bury and Robert Her­vey, and Jes­sica Bai­ley, from Mount As­pir­ing Col­lege.

The din­ner will be held at Or­chard Gar­den, start­ing at 7pm.

Caro­line Evers-Swindell and Carl Meyer.

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