Calling all sprinters, experienced wheelie bin handlers, kids, teenagers and anyone with a sense of humour. We are running the wheelie bin races this year again at Wanakafest. Participants please meet at 1pm (30 minutes before races start), Sunday 21st October at the Terrace, Pembroke Park. Races for all ages and for businesses too. Businesses only need to pre-register by calling Wanaka Wastebusters, 443-8606 x 9, all others turn up on the day.

Scotty Opoteaia is once again in charge of the wheelie bin races, and he’s picking an epic competition for this year. There are three grades in the races:

  • Junior races – individual races for minis (school years 4-6), juniors ((school years 7-8) and intermediates (school years 9-10
  • Senior races – teams of three (for adults and teenagers in school year 11 and above)
  • Business races – teams of four, fancy dress encouraged, $15 donation to go to KidsCan. Please pre-register your business team by calling Wanaka Wastebusters on 443 8606 x9.

All participants meet at 1pm at the Terrace on Pembroke Park, Sunday 21st October during Wanakafest. Races start 1.30pm.