Where can I register?
On this webpage from Thursday 7th September 2023 to 8am Wednesday 18th October 2023, OR at the Village Green from 4:30pm on Pink Walk day, Wednesday 18th October 2023.
Where does the walk start and finish?
The start and finish are at the same place, Village Green, Rotorua Lake Front, Whakaue Street.
How far is the walk?
Around 3.4km – It takes most people less than an hour to complete.
How will I know where to walk?
The course is marked in some areas tape, cones and/or traffic signage. There will be marshals along the way, and if you’re unsure just follow the people in pink and stick with the crowd. We will also upload a route map to our Facebook event listing prior to the walk.
What is the cost to enter?
Adults and teens are $10 and children 12 and under are by Koha (donation). You are also welcome to make any other donations to the Rotorua Breast Cancer Trust to assist our support of those with breast cancer.
What do I get for my entry fee?
A safe walk around the Rotorua’s CBD hotspots, the new-look Lakefront and Government Gardens, and entry into major prize draws as well as the potential to win one of many exciting spot prizes. You’ll have a great time sharing in some community fun while helping to fundraise to support those with breast cancer in the Rotorua region.
What time is registration?
Registration runs from 4.30pm until just before the walk which starts at 6pm.
Why should I register online?
Registering online helps us streamline the registration process, get your registration sticker at the dedicated önline Registration tent. Online registration closes at 8am Wednesday 18th October 2023.
Do I have to register?
Yes, this is a fundraising event for a very worthy cause. Plus, when you register yourself and/or your children/groups, you will then be eligible to win one of the many prizes on offer.
What time should I turn up?
Please arrive between 4.30pm and 5pm, enjoy the food, fun and entertainment. The walk starts at 6pm.
What happens if the weather is bad?
The Pink Walk goes ahead in any weather. Bring your brollies if the sky is grey!
Will there be food available?
Yes food trucks, coffee, and a sausage sizzle will be available for purchase at the Village Green from 4pm until 7:30pm.
Will there be entertainment?
Yes! Live entertainment will be on the stage from 5pm.
Will there be first aid at the walk?
Medics will be at the Pink Walk Base on the Village Green and out on the walk. We’ll also have first aid officers throughout the walking group. If you require first aid, please find the closest marshal and they will alert the medics.
What should I wear for the walk?
The most fun, outstanding pink costume/clothing you can put together – anything pink goes! Remember to wear comfortable footwear and bring a warm top as it can get colder as the evening goes on.
Are there prizes for best dressed?
There are several main prizes on the night for best dressed in pink; Best Dressed Adult, Best Dressed Child, Best Dressed Family, Best Dressed Community Group, Best Dressed Workplace, Best Workplace Wrangler, Aunty Bea’s Best Bra and Tessa’s Live, Laugh & Love Award for most zany costume as well as our Paint the Town Pink Business Challenge Trophy.
Are there spot prizes?
Yes there are plenty of spot prizes.
What happens with the money raised?
All the money raised from the Pink Walk go back to supporting those with Breast Cancer in the Rotorua District. They are helped in individual ways that may include: education, tailored support, exercise programmes and support groups.
Are men allowed to walk?
Absolutely! All people are welcome to join us.
Is there merchandise available to purchase?
Yes, the Rotorua Breast Cancer t-shirts, caps, beanies and other merchandise will be for sale at the Pink Walk RBCT Base. All proceeds from the sales go towards helping those with breast cancer in the Rotorua Region.
Can I bring my four-legged friend?
Council’s bylaw states that dogs are not permitted on the Village Green or Lakefront Area. To comply with these regulations the Rotorua Breast Cancer Trust ask that no dogs be brought on the walk.
Can I volunteer to help on the day of the Pink Walk?
We’d love you to! Please contact us at email@example.com.