Iconic Walk Paints The CBD PinkPosted by On

A pink hue will cover the Tauranga CBD on Wednesday 4th
October as thousands of people hit the streets for the
iconic HOT Pink Walk This community event celebrates its
20th anniversary this year and organisers hope to see the
streets steaming with pink.

The walk, held in Breast
Cancer Awareness Month, is all about celebrating life and
the lives of those who have been affected by breast

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Every year, thousands of people turn out for
the HOT Pink Walk in various shades of pink – many wearing
hilarious costumes. “It’s a special day when even the
dogs wear pink”, comments Breast Cancer Support Service
Tauranga Trust manager Helen Alice.

Gathering at
5:30pm at the southern end of the waterfront, there will be
entertainment including the pink pooch parade and Zumba
followed by the countdown to the walk starting at

The easy and fun 5km walk route goes through the
Tauranga City Centre with entertainment ‘hotspots’ to
enjoy along the way.

“We love how much our community
gets behind and really celebrates the HOT Pink Walk every
year. The excitement and buzz from the crowd is a lot of
fun! We have some passionate supporters who are regulars at
this event which is really special”, says Helen

One of these regulars is Moira Chuter whose
group of friends have completed the walk every year except
one. Moira remembers the very first walk in 2003 at…

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