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Jul 15, 2019, 07:14 PM
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2020 NZ DS Fest


Hi all,

There's been some background discussion on another DS Fest here in Christchurch NZ, during January 2020.

Putting feelers out for who is keen, dates discussion, accommodation and transport etc

Previous years:

2018 NZ DS Fest Ep 8 (20 min 56 sec)

NZ DS Fest episode 4 (14 min 29 sec)
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Jul 15, 2019, 07:50 PM
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Yes please

January probably best for me.

Lee
Jul 15, 2019, 07:53 PM
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Wind, hill, ... I'm keen ...
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Watching with interest.
Haha great to watch those vids again!
Jul 15, 2019, 08:04 PM
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I'm keen as usual but as usual will have to see how I go. Early in the new year suits me too. Must build that synergy 3m! And something out of the tips too!
Jul 15, 2019, 10:44 PM
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ahhh yaaaaa ,,,, NZ.
Jul 17, 2019, 06:13 AM
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4th to 18th jan works for me
Jul 19, 2019, 06:09 AM
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I'm interested .... hadn't flown DS for months and months, but a recent trip to Johanna for some speed has re-ignited my passion for it. Early in the year would be good, but it's also a calm weather season....
Jul 19, 2019, 04:03 PM
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Glad to hear your passion for DS has been sparked again!!

Early-Mid Jan has always been the previous go to. After family Xmas and New year's plans and usually right in the middle of North East and North West season for us here. I'll be down south of tekapo over New year's doing some full-size, and will come back for the fest
Jul 19, 2019, 04:09 PM
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Wasn't a ds fest here this year due to people commiting to the Weldon fest, but here's a few days that happened over Jan that we enjoyed without our usual overseas company

Cameron Shields DS MASTER (1 min 23 sec)

Transonic Maiden (9 min 44 sec)

Transonic 447 22 Jan 2019 (5 min 6 sec)
Jul 20, 2019, 07:46 AM
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Roger if you're going I'd be really keen to come.
Jul 21, 2019, 03:59 AM
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OK, Josh, lets talk.
Jul 23, 2019, 07:18 PM
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Just need solid dates to get time off work and I am a starter
Jul 23, 2019, 11:24 PM
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Oh no ... something else to fit into the schedule
Jul 23, 2019, 11:27 PM
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I think somewhere around 8th till 19th Jan works well
Jul 23, 2019, 11:29 PM
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Im free from 10th till 18th and am on evening shifts 19 till 23 with 24-26 Jan off too


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