We have now confirmed our Old Boy of the Year and Guest Speaker for this year's Celebration Dinner:
Old Boy of the Year: John Bracewell, Former NZ Cricketer
Having started his cricketing career playing for the TBC first 11 from 1973-76, John went on to play 41 test matches for New Zealand between 1980 and 1990, as well as 53 ODIs. He was just the second New Zealand cricketer to score 1000 runs and take 100 wickets in Test cricket. Bracewell also coached the Black Caps between 2003-2008.
Guest Speaker: Grahame Morton, Career Diplomat
Grahame is a former First Secretary to New Zealand’s Embassy in China and a former High Commissioner to India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal. He is currently Principal Adviser for Asia and Americas, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade, whose role includes coordinating our Covid-19 response in South Asia.
The Annual TBC Old Boys' Association Celebration Dinner will be held on Friday 11th September 2020 at the College and tickets are now on sale. Keep the date free and speak to your old school mates now to get a group together!
This year we are especially welcoming the wives and partners of Old Boys, as well as friends, family and supporters of The College.
Tickets will be limited to 200 so get this date in your diaries now & start organising your table for what will be a great night.
Our mission is 'He waka eke noa - No boy left behind'. Your support and participation at this annual event, to recognise and celebrate the Association's work, is very important, as we continue to build a legacy and establish traditions that future generations of students and Old Boys will benefit from.
Early bird tickets (available until 29th August) are $75 per person or book a table of 10 for $720.
Ticket price includes:
- Three course meal
The event features:
Time: 7pm - 11.30pm (drinks from 6.00pm)
Venue: The Gym, Tauranga Boys' College, 664 Cameron Road, Tauranga
Dress code: formal (jacket and tie for men, evening dress for women)