Dinner with Bob Geldof

Join Bob Geldof for dinner -
Change your world!

Friday 14th November
SKYCITY Convention Centre

The iconic humanitarian, rock-star and international entrepreneur, Bob Geldof, is visiting Auckland next month to speak at this unique gala dinner about "Making a Difference."

We invite you to join us at Dinner with Bob Geldof for a look into this remarkable life that has made a difference to millions of people. Geldof will speak candidly about working with some of the world's most powerful figures... including some of the lighter moments he has shared with them. He will talk on the need for change and how he did, and you can, make a difference at all levels including government, industry, family and the self.

The proceeds of the evening will benefit the Manukau Community Foundation which supports many needy causes including projects focused on youth, English literacy, senior citizens, rape prevention and parenting programmes for migrant women.

At Dinner with Bob Geldof, you will be challenged, inspired and uplifted by one of the world's most authoritative and entertaining public speakers. Reward yourself, clients and friends this Christmas by hosting your own table at Dinner with Bob Geldof.


6:00pm -

Cocktails or VIP cocktails with celebrities and special guests
Master of Ceremonies: Paul Holmes


Keynote Speech: Sir Bob Geldof live "Making a Difference"

Main Course

Live Music: SJD
Charity Auction introduced by All Blacks legend Frank Bunce
Questions & Answers with Bob Geldof


Live entertainment

11:00pm -

Closing Remarks

About Bob Geldof - "A hero of our time"

Sir Bob Geldof's achievements and accolades include:

Organiser of "Live Aid" one of the largest-scale charity fund raising initiatives of all time with an estimated 400 million viewers, across 60 countries, raising over $400 million dollars for famine relief.

Singer song-writer and front man of the Boomtown Rats responsible for a series of hits, including two UK number 1 singles, Geldof emerged as one of the most well known pop personalities of his era.

Awarded "Nobel Man of Peace" in 2005 and nominated six other times for Nobel prizes.

Organiser of Live 8 and the "make poverty history" campaign resulting in G8 leaders pledging to double 2004 levels of aid to poor nations from US$25 billion to US$50 billion by the year 2010. More than 1,000 musicians performed at the concerts, which were broadcast on 182 television networks and 2,000 radio networks.

Entrepreneur and founder of several successful companies.

Bob Geldof is incredibly well informed, not just about African famines and aid organizations, but also about London and Washington politics, global communications and business. His presentations are highly provocative and he uplifts and inspires audiences as he motivates through his own personal experiences and the lessons learned from Live Aid.

Prices / Book Now


SKYCITY Grand Hotel offers a special rate of $245.00 per night for a luxury King room and breakfast for two on the Terrace for those guests attending the Sir Bob Geldof event. Make a reservation by calling (0800) 7592489 or email grandreservations@skycity.co.nz - Please quote reference: "Bob Geldof".

Presenting Sponsor

Event Development and Promotion

Major Sponsors

NewsTalk ZB
The New Zealand Herald
Matua Valley

Charity Recipient

Manukau Community Foundation