From legendary comedian Paul Ego




Walk away with the title of best dressed



Live and silent auctions with luxury items and amazing experiences



It is the Melbourne Cup after all!

Event Information

Hosted at the Plymouth International on Melbourne Cup day, this is the Taranaki fundraising event of the year!

Date: 5 November
Where: Plymouth International 220 Courtenay St, New Plymouth 
When: Doors open at 1:00 pm, with the event wrapping up at 6:00 pm

Parking is available on-site
Dress code is race day attire – Fabulous fascinators, suave suits, bold accessories and plenty of colour!

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About the Taranaki Rescue Helicopter Trust

Armed with life-saving equipment, dedicated crewmen and trauma-trained medics, the rescue helicopter is a vital emergency resource for the people of Taranaki, operating 24/7, 365 days a year. Our service provides lifesaving rescue and medical assistance in time-critical situations, as well as providing our beloved community with accessibility to specialist care outside of Taranaki.

With 2019 proving to be our busiest year in 26 years of operation, we’re advancing our fundraising efforts and bringing the community together to continue ensuring our dedicated, free-of-charge service is ready to serve you, your family and your community – today and in the future.