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  • Dennis Walker- THE Team 5- Final Leg, Italy just donated $94.76
  • Anna just donated $142.20
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Join us in Wellington for our inaugural Polar Plunge and help raise funds for Special Olympics athletes across New Zealand.

Event Details

9am, Saturday 3 August 2024 
Freyberg Beach, Oriental Bay, Wellington 

Registration – 8:30am
Polar Plunge – 9am

Entry Donation

$25 per person.
$10 per Special Olympics athlete.

Participants must be aged 12 or over on the day of the Polar Plunge.

Four Easy Steps

Sign Up

Start by setting up your fundraising page and create a team.

Shout Out

Tell everyone what you’re doing – and why – and ask for support.

Feel Good

Watch your fundraising increase and enjoy contributing to community.

Polar Plunge!

Be brave and plunge to support the work of Special Olympics.

Your Incentives

  • All plungers will receive a limited-edition towel on exiting the water.
  • Raise $150 and receive a Polar Plunge beanie to keep you warm.
  • Hot soup and coffee will be available on the day.
Incentives will be distributed at Polar Plunge.

Look What You've Raised, Wellington!

All amounts are shown in $NZD

$7,442 raised

$20,000 Goal

$7,442 raised

$20,000 Goal

Who's in the Lead?



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