50th Jubilee

50th Anniversary

The Waimate Rugby Club 50th Jubilee was held on the weekend of  Friday 26th-Sunday 28th April 2013.

– A great turnout so thank you to everyone.

If your name is not in the registration list below we may not have received it before registrations closed on 24th March (the Stadium is full!), so please  email Julianna or phone or leave a message on 03 689 7548 if you believe you should be on the list.

Guest Speaker: Sir Colin ‘Pinetree’ Meads KNZM MBE

Special Guests: Our special guests include Sir Colin Meads KNZM MBE, The Mayor and Mayoress John and Sandra Coles, Ray and Josie Teahen (President of SCRFU).

Events: As part of our special occasion Saturday was a Club Day and all grades played at home, winning all matches except for the senior game against Mackenzie unfortunately.

Waimate RFC 50th Jubilee Book

Weekend Programme included

  • * Meet and Greet on Friday night at the clubrooms.
  • * Saturday Matches – afternoon ground announcer was Jeremy Sutherland and Grassroots TV was there too (video coming)
  • * Tree Planting – Saturday 1.30pm
  • * Saturday evening the doors at the Stadium opened at 6.00pm, and the evening was a sellout and included;
    • + Toasts, dinner, guest speaker, auction, and then time for dancing.
    • + Dougal McLauchlan piped in of the cake.
    • + Billy Scott produced a painting which was sold during the auction
  • * BBQ on Sunday.

Important Notices

  • Copies of the Jubilee book are still available for $20. If you would like to puchase a copy please contact Julianna Sullivan
  • Photos from Jubilee Weekend can be viewed (and purchased) here Kolourcare

Sponsors & Supporters of the 50th Jubilee

Waimate Rugby Football Club 50th Jubilee would like to acknowledge the following sponsors:

RD 1
CRT Real Estate
Blakely Pacific
Kingswood Motel
Headford Propagators
Noone Ford Simpson
Kemp House of Travel
Ullrich Aluminium
Waimate Knitwear
Des Scott Electrical
Kirk Irrigation
Makikihi Fries
Waimate Hotel
Royal Tavern
Bridget Harrison Physio
Glenn Matthews Brick and Block
El Paso
Rural Meats
Makikihi Country Hotel
Cunningham Plumbers and Drain layers
Hammer Hardware
Barry Caird
Waimate Outdoors
Plunket Electrical
Sadler’s Service Station
Waimate Pharmacy
Amanda’s Bridal Services
Hayden Tait Builder
Jayne’s Barber Shop
Waimate News and Views
Tim Kennedy
Debra Hall Moser

Waimate  Rugby Football Club 50th Jubilee Committee would like to thank the  following people for their support:

John  Gregan
Berry  Barn
Janice  Mehrtens
T & C Club
Lee Anne Smart & The Waimate Information Centre
Tim Allnutt
Mark Medlicott
Warren White
Steve McGirr
Gary Dennison
Rotary Club
BNZ
Don McCabe
Waimate Museum
Timaru Public Library
Karen Beker
Gwen Clucas
Jeremy Sutherland
Grant and Barry Hayman
John Tangney
Waimate Floral Art Group
Viv and Bob Tumaru
Kate Johnson
Lyn Chave
Grant Beckett
Ian Dickson
Dougal McLachlan
Waimate Pipe Band
Jim Waldie

Nicky Peters
Denise Prue
Bill Scott
Allnutt Family
Margaret Meyer
Café on Queen
Lyn Rooney and helpers
Fire Brigade
Country Kitchen
Gerard Richardson
Alan Gibson
John Hughes
Brian O’Neill
Chub Fletcher

Also  a thank you to the people of Waimate and the wider community for all your  support of Waimate Rugby.

List of Registrants

Mike Clucas & Julianna Sullivan, Jimmy & Helen Devlin, Ross & Lorraine Hanson, Gordon Scott, Paul & Maree Boa, Terry Eathorne, Ryan Manson, Wayne & Amber Direen, Ross Wilson, Simon & Lisa Richards, Leslie Brown, Len King,  Andrew & Julieanne Davidson, Ross & Diane Mehrtens, Red & Libby Cunningham, Ian Devlin, Tony & Tina Stevenson, Gerard Richardson, Dave & Anne Marie Eathorne, Hamish & Stacy McDonald, Brett and Anne Jenkins, John and Marie Allnutt, Bruce and Helena Love, Paul & Annie Henshaw, Jackson Henshaw & Sarah Hudson, Graeme and Helen Watts, Chris and Shelley Medlicott , Matt Devlin & Shalamar Walsh, Ian & Stacey Howden, Bridget & Paul Harrison, Ian & Heather Dickson, Michael & Rebecca Richardson,  Shane Spiers & Claire O’Neill, Brad & Siobhan Keen, Barry and Susie Caird, Tim Caird & Tash Boa, Alan Forsyth, Wally & Jill Bell, Matt & Kerry Gardner, Glenn Ottley, Lloyd  & Mandy Gould, Ken Love, Ian Melton, Dave and Gaye Julian, Peter & Trish Davis, Matt Sew Hoy , Quintin & Dana Paul, Jim Thompson, Justin & Erin Geary, Gary & Vanessa Morgan, Pete Mehrtens, Rosina Beker, Lorraine Stevenson, Mark & Angela Habraken, Brian Chave, Warren & Wendy  Rooney, John & Sarah Bryce, Graham Sharp & Carolyn Johns, John & Cara Gregan, Andrew & Stacey Mehrtens, Noel & Di Dennison, Jim and Kate Waldie, Peter & Anne Foley, Bill & Jenny Ford, Andy & Lynne Couper, Ken Clunie & Christine Stevenson, Brian Ponsonby, Norman Willetts, Bob Houston and Gail Cavanagh, Donald and Sharron Mehrtens, Wayne & Wendy Thomas, David & Angela Campbell, Blair and Rachel Gould, Dick Murphy, Garry & Karen Drake, Roy & Margaret Chapman, Neil & Carolyn Inkster, Louise Scott, Reece Dennison, Neville Thomas, Blair Wilce & Julianna Love, Jimmy Fraser, Brian O’Neill, Grant Richardson, Jack O’Neill, Barney O’Donnell, Paul and Annette Johnson, Don and Jo Roney, Eddie O’Malley and Tracey Hynes, Marty Allan, June Horler, Chris Allan and Sue Reeves, Peter Meyer and Judy Lowe, Munro and Sandra Tait, Bill & Chris Scott, Edward and Pat Fletcher, Barry Chamberlain, Graham Attewell, Russell & Anna Smillie, Dave & Karen Ellis, Willie Guyton & Trace Voyce, Tom & Megan O’Neill, Bill Johnson, Phil Te Moananui & Michele Fraser, Doug Thornley, Sean & Susan Patterson, Gary Stevenson & Tania Ford, Kevin and Doreen O’Boyle, David Stark, Lester & Pauline Leighton, Chris Chave, Jack Fox, Fabia Fox, Jim Campbell, Ivan and Jenny Rhodes, Peter and Jenny Murphy, Philip Bailey, Russell and Ingrid Morgan, Dion Glenie and Tania Wall, Craig and Jillian Ridden, Kurt Rooney, James Waldie and Kate O’Connell, Breane Farrell, Luke Williams & Holly Lane, Max Williams & Melinda Donnithorne, Johnny & Jessie Fyall, Lindsay Morrison, Fiona Brown, Forbes Meehan and Sue Meehan, Brendan & Lexia Fox, Jerry and Tracey Hurst, Bryan Rhodes, Barry and Ann Matthews, Ken and Glenda Wilce, Graham and Yvonne Matthews, David Owen, Scott Buckingham, Theo Davidson, Miles Medlicott, Eddie and Noreen Forbes, Richard Ford & Kelsie Ellis, Ryan & Claire Luckman, Connor Farrell and Sarah Bennett, Denis & Heather Mills, Phil & Michele Richards, Glenn Gould, Glenn & Rach Matthews, Marcus & Jill Wilson, Les Fowler, Alister Wilson, John McKenzie, Tony and Raewyn Williams, Archie and Pauline Caird, Tony and Melissa Rogers, Brian and Judy Clarke, John Fletcher and Wendy Forbes Fletcher, Flyn Mitchell, Debbie Hall Moser, John Clunie, Shane & Rebecca Bell, Grant and Robyn Hayman, Matt Hayman and Jemma Kinsman, Tim Kennedy, Alana Doolan and Red Taupo, Dan Metherell  and Sarah Lelievre, Shannon Howe and Emily Jeffery, Sam Matson and Charlie Neilson, Tom Peters & Sally McKenzie, Simon Scott, Mike Pankhurst & Sophie Baker, Cameron Davies, Rob Waldie, John & Glenys Ford, Lin McLaughlan, Nick Love & Gabrielle Mills, Cameron Alexander & Penny Tennent, Trevor Cleave, Hilary Craig & Lynn Graham, Rex and Paula Rogers, Hamish and Lucy Cameron, Kris and Kirsten Edh, Mark and Wendy Fletcher, Loni Tuomohuni, Toko’mata Fakatava, Gert Swanapool, Nathan Sew Hoy, Tom and Ailsa Hurst, Dougal Scott, Michael Laming, Bob and Viv Tumaru, Chester Scott, Robbie and Jane Meyer, Doug and Linda McIntyre, Jason and Jayne Rhodes, Kate Johnson, Kerry and Jayne Gould, Nicole and Jason Cooney,  Mark Workman, Shane and Brenda Matthews, Ian and Robyn Davis, Russell Hart and Fran Geaney, Chester & Debbie Scott, Allan and Julie Kelly, Mark and Cherie Greenlaw, Gary Willetts and Kim Henry, Amy Davidson, Alan Walsh, Johnathan Walsh, Sam Lee and Julia Foster, Lisa Attewell, Robbie and Juliet Crawford, Kevin and Janet Maguire,  Murray Roberts, Blair Morris, Tony Kelly and Jo Smith, Jared Matthews and Renee Robinson, Kelly Chamberlain, Kurt Aikman, Don Garland, Ken and Emma Turnbull, Dougal and Sarah Lightfoot, George Williams, Hamish and Kerry Moore, John Hughes, Keith Richardson, Sam Small .