by Jared Ipsen l Comms Coordinator
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Over the weekend, the Zeal Wellington crew linked up with Anglican Youth Movement for the Homegrown festival, with over 20,000 punters coming through the waterfront for a day of live, loud, New Zealand music.
Zeal has been working with the Homegrown crew for the last few years, supporting the under 18s that come through for the festival. It is an R15 event, and this year thousands of young people came to watch classic kiwi acts like Stan Walker, Devilskin and Fat Freddy’s Drop.
As well as having volunteers walking around the festival looking out for our rangatahi, Zeal also ran a tent with free water and a charging station for phones. Volunteers also handled the ticketing and registration for the under 18s at the gate, and connected with over 1700 young people on the day.
“We had such a great day at Homegrown this year,” says Jenna, Zeal Wellington’s manager. “We loved hearing about the passions of the young people attending the festival. The weather was cold and wet, but the young people still had such a great day, and we were happy to contribute to their enjoyment and safety.”
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