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17 Mar 2020

Tuesday 17 March 2020

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Floreat Semper Fellowship. We invite all contemporaries to celebrate this significant milestone with us.

Our Floreat Semper Luncheons offer you a wonderful opportunity to catch up with contemporaries across a range of
year groups onsite at the College so you can continue to experience College life and connect with the College today. Each
event includes a Chapel Service, along with performances by our talented students, and a luncheon attended by our senior students as well as a guest speaker.

On this special occasion, you will hear from acclaimed sports broadcaster Peter John “The Voice of the America’s Cup” Montgomery as our special guest speaker.

This invitation is open to all Floreat Semper members, their spouse or partner, and to King’s College contemporaries whom you think would enjoy the occasion.

Date: Tuesday 17 March
Time: Arrival from 10.30am outside the King’s College Chapel, prior to Chapel Service at 11.00am. Following this, the
Autumn Luncheon will be held at the new Staff Common Room (expected finish time of 2.30pm).
Location: King’s College Chapel and the ground floor of the new Staff Common Room (formerly the Royal Auckland
and Grange Club House, please click here to view a map for reference)
Price: $60 for a single ticket or $115 for a double ticket

Tickets can be purchased below before Tuesday 10 March. Places will be limited.

For any further information regarding the Autumn Luncheon or Membership, contact at events@kingscollege.school.nz or phone 09 270 7882.

 

This Fellowship is open to the following groups who are 70 years and over;
• Old Collegians and their spouses or partners
• Former King’s College staff members and their spouses or partners
• Former parents

A small lifetime membership of $100 (or $10 annually) supports a programme of activities including the popular luncheons held twice a year at the College as well as regular communications.

Please click on the following links to view the AGM papers:

Guest Speaker Peter Montgomery MBE

Peter Montgomery MBE has broadcast eleven America's Cup regattas, nine Olympic Games and all eleven Whitbread Round the World/Volvo Ocean Races. Peter has been regularly invited to commentate at major regattas across the world, including The International Sailing Federation World Championships and key regattas on the World Match Racing Tour, including The Bermuda Gold Cup, The Swedish Match Cup and The Monsoon Cup Malaysia. ISAF also selected peter to be the first Host/MC for the World Sailor of The Year and Sailing Hall of Fame ceremonies.

In addition to commentating and reporting on sailing regattas he has also broadcast many other sports including rowing and rugby. He is the "sideline eye" for the Radio Network "Radio Rugby Team" in Auckland, where his Driz-a-Bone raincoat has become as recognised on the sideline as his microphone.

He was chosen to play the America's Cup broadcaster in the 1992 movie Wind to lend authenticity to the racing scenes and is featured in the America's Cup documentary film The Wind Gods. He also performs many public speaking engagements.