Media release – 28 October 2005
Maxxium New Zealand presents
THE TRANS-TASMAN SHOWDOWN
NEW ZEALAND vs. THE AUSSIES – Monday 31st October
From rugby to cricket to netball … both on and off the field … Australia and New Zealand have always been arch rivals …
now it’s time to take it to the bars.
On Monday 31st October The Trans Tasman Cocktail Challenge will see five of New Zealand’s top bartenders take on their
fellow Australian counterparts at The Bligh, one of Sydney’s top cocktail establishments.
The New Zealand team
Adrian Doss, Denim Bar - Parnell, Auckland
Glen Cullimore, Concrete Club – Christchurch
Linden Cooke, The Vatican – Dunedin
Jamie Hughes, Copa Bar - Dunedin
Jamie Kendricks, Motel - Wellington
James Wynn-Williams, Dilluso – Christchurch (Reserve)
These five will compete as a team against the Aussies to win the Trans Tasman Trophy for New Zealand.
In addition there will be one outright Winner who will also receive a hosted trip to Japan, home of Suntory and Midori
the No 1 Australian cocktail mixer. The Winner will spend three nights in Tokyo and will visit Suntory plus the top bars