Free rugby tickets support 'Blow the Whistle on Violence' campaign» 08/08/2011, Posted by Site Admin
Treasure Rotorua, Rotorua Safe Families and Bay of Plenty Rugby Union are giving away 2,400 tickets to the Bay of Plenty vs Hawkes Bay rugby match in Rotorua on 13 August to help promote the Blow the Whistle on Violence campaign in Rotorua.
Blow the Whistle on Violence is a national family violence prevention campaign that will use familiar rugby expressions, such as After Match Function and Tight Five, on promotional material to endorse anti-violence messages to coincide with the rugby season. The main objective is to encourage people to disclose family violence incidents, and to seek help and support.
Local rugby clubs have been encouraged to support the campaign by distributing Blow the Whistle resources amongst their teams, and local schools will also invited to come on board.
To help promote the launch at the game on 13 August 200 match tickets are being given away through the Treasure Rotorua Facebook page. To be in to win tickets, people need to go to our Facebook page facebook.com/treasurerotorua and 'like' Treasure Rotorua. Everyone who 'likes' the page by Wednesday 10 August will go into a draw to win two tickets to the match.