The Viaduct Yacht Club in Auckland was bustling with excitement as it hosted the first highly successful quiz night as part of the fundraising for Rainbow Games 2024 on Thursday 3 August. A total of 11 teams participated in this spirited competition collectively raising an impressive $3,000 for the cause.
The competition was fierce, with teams battling it out over a range of topics that tested their knowledge and wit, covering everything from pop culture to history, general knowledge and music, participants were in for a challenging yet enjoyable evening. The night was expertly hosted by the fabulous Steven Oates, whose charisma and humour kept the energy high throughout the event.
In the end, it was the team of Padam and Steve who emerged as the victors, security the coveted title and bragging rights for the evening. Their impressive knowledge and quick thinking proved to be the winning combination! Padam and Steve graciously accepted their prizes, but the real winners of the night was the Rainbow Games 2024. The $3,000 raised will go a long way to furthering our mission of inclusion in sport.
Program Director and Rainbow Games 2024 Board Co-Chair, Teresa Platt, expressed her gratitude for the overwhelming support saying, "myself and the RG24 team are thrilled with the turnout and the incredible generosity of everyone who attended the quiz night. It is heartwarming to see the community come together to support the Rainbow Games"
The success of the first Rainbow Games quiz serves as a testament to the enduring spirit of unity and support within the Rainbow Community and allies. As funds raised will make a difference to the lives of many.
Congratulations to Padam and Steve, and a big thank you to all who participated, attended and donated to the event. A special thanks to Viaduct Yacht Club and Viaduct Holdings for the perfect venue, signature cocktails and their loving support of Rainbow Games 2024.