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Bulletins March 2016

2016 Soapbox Derby 6th March  2016

Dear schools, teachers, parents and sponsors.

Our Derby Day dawned clear and wind free and it continued to be perfect for us all day.

Thank you so much to all the teams, teachers, and parents for an action packed day with many surprises. Watch out for the notifications in Thursday’s and Tuesday’s Western Leader. Thank you also to the Westgate shops who donated prizes

Countdown               Repco

JB Hi FI                     Mitre 10

Tramp Park

We were very happy with the behaviour of the children and the grounds were left immaculate. Thank you to you all.

The Waitakere Derby results:


1st Maria Koosach          Matipo

2nd Luke McCarthy          Matipo

3rd Ashlee Nemaia         Matipo

4th Sharniqua Walters      Bairds MainFreight


5th Juriana Afeali              Flanshaw Rd


6th RJ Pomare                  Bairds MainFreight


7th David Williams            Bairds mainfreight


Thank you to all the wonderful sponsors .


Now comes the hard part! ……..

Please contact your sponsors and collect the money from them as soon as you can.

If you need an invoice to send out, call or email Kerry at and he will send you one.

Or the money can be transferred directly to Rotary Soap Box Derby,

Account No. : 06-0622-0049001-02

Account Name: Rotary Club of Waitakere Trust Soap Box Derby No 2 Account

Bank: ANZ




Finals day is on March 20th 2016 at 9-00am at Brightside Rd Stanmore Bay Whangaparoa.

The first 6 winners from West Auckland are racing BUT, if one is unable to race, the 7th person on the list will be racing in their place. Make sure that if one of the six winners is unable to attend that the 7th or even 8th winner is given time to get ready ! ONLY ONE CAR PER DRIVER IS ALLOWED! Drivers should be on-site at the bottom of the course in the pits area by 8.00 am for scrutineering.

Please make sure that you have the driver’s birth certificates handy in case your entrant is the winner and will be off to Akron, USA!

Get a group together and go along and barrack for your team, it will be a fun filled day.



On Finals Day all past winners are invited to take part in the “Walk of Champions” held at the venue at 9-00 am, just be there!

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call us Kerry 021 416777 or Sheilagh 027 3343880

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