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Thank you Queenstown

May 27 2019

Last Sunday, 19th May, Barmuda ran a special event TABOO to raise awareness about ,and funds for Mental Health charities. Thank you Queensotwn and everyone who attended. It was an absolute smash success, we were busy from the moment Barmuda opened their doors at 3pm . Everyone was talking all things mental health either themselves personally or sharing stories of loved ones which was our biggest aim and focus so we are absolutely thrilled.
We were at capacity from then on till 4am close! Que outside the door, Queenstown really showed up for Mental health awareness and we had a lot of people coming up and thanking us for putting on such a event for such a cause. Reaction was hugggge. We will definitely be returning again for another taboo :)
We are still counting donations as they are still rolling in but at last count we had raised $6,800
Which is incredible, half will go to our New Zealand charity LIFELINE, half back to a U.K. charity supporting children through loss, and educating them on emotions from a young age. Making change at the route.

Event organisers: Amy Fraser, Tayla Budd, Harry Hume

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  • MR GREENY

    Let me get this straight....you have a function in a bar, from 3 pm to 4 am in the morning, raising money and discussing mental health problems, obviously drinking copious amounts of alcohol.....does anyone actually realise that over use of alcohol actually is the cause of most of mental health problems???or did they just overlook that aspect??????

    Posted 27/05/2019 4:10pm (4 months ago)

  • Your Name Here

    Are you people aware that the immigration is vetting visas if the applicant has a history of depression?
    I mean I get it after the shitstorm that hit Christchurch you can’t be too careful.

    But think about it: you’re far from your family and friends, most likely spent your life savings to come and legally stay in NZ then the immigration decides to throw your hopes and dreams in the bin because you’re not ‘happy’ enough? What you think it’s gonna happen if that person already has a history of depression? Are we trying to prevent or promote suicides..?

    Plus mr. Greeny definitely has a point...

    Posted 28/05/2019 7:35pm (4 months ago)

  • Your Name Here

    Are you people aware that the immigration is vetting visas if the applicant has a history of depression?
    I mean I get it after the shitstorm that hit Christchurch you can’t be too careful.

    But think about it: you’re far from your family and friends, most likely spent your life savings to come and legally stay in NZ then the immigration decides to throw your hopes and dreams in the bin because you’re not ‘happy’ enough? What you think it’s gonna happen if that person already has a history of depression? Are we trying to prevent or promote suicides..?

    Plus mr. Greeny definitely has a point...

    Posted 28/05/2019 7:35pm (4 months ago)