New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan

Kea John Kirwan Event

On Wednesday 8 December, Kea Japan will host an evening with legendary All Black and current Japan National Rugby Team coach John Kirwan at the New Zealand Embassy in Tokyo.

With the 2011 Rugby World Cup to be held in New Zealand next year, Kea believes this would be the opportune time to get personal commentary from one of New Zealand’s greatest rugby players. Locally based musician Kat McDowell who was born in Japan but spent the majority of her childhood in New Zealand is a brilliant talent and will provide some great entertainment on the night.

As generous supporters of this event, adidas will kindly donate number of adidas goods and prizes to be given away. In addition, Air New Zealand has also very generously donated to Kea Japan a return airfare to New Zealand which will also be given away on the night.

With Japan having been selected as host for the Rugby World Cup in 2019, Kea is expecting a number of Japanese friends to attend this event.

Tickets are limited to 120 so please reserve as soon as possible to secure your place.

Date: Wednesday, 8 December
Time: 19:00 to 21:30 (doors open at 19:00)
Venue: New Zealand Embassy, Tokyo
Cost: 7,000 yen (Special early bird price, includes all food and drinks)
Ticketing: To reserve a ticket please use the Kea Japan doorkeeper system. or contact
The KEA John Kirwan Event is supported by adidas Japan. adidas has supported the All Blacks and rugby in Japan since the 1990’s and is proud to support this event. As a sponsor of the All Blacks, adidas has kindly donated a variety of prizes as give-aways on the night.

This event is supported by: The New Zealand Embassy (Tokyo), Tourism New Zealand, Kiwi Contacts and the Australia New Zealand Chamber of Commerce (ANZCCJ).


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