Join us for an exhilarating event as we revive a historic rivalry/friendship and establish a new tradition with the inaugural Diamond Cup match between Hawkes Bay and Tairawhiti Water Polo Clubs. Once upon a time our two regions used to play water polo against one another. It has been 60 years since our clubs played one another, for the Dulcie Carmen Cup. This exciting endeavour marks the beginning of a special relationship between our neighbouring clubs and promises thrilling competition and camaraderie.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, March 2nd
  • Location: Hawkes Bay Regional Aquatic Centre - 42 Percival Road, Hastings 

Who Can Participate:

  • Social/Senior Players
  • Intermediate Players (Years 7 - 10)

Please get in contact if you have questions about the age etc. 


  • Training:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Junior Tairawhiti Vs Hawkes Bay Games: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • The Grand Finale Male & Female Diamond Cup Matches: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  (Please note: The schedule may be subject to adjustments closer to the event. Morning training sessions will be available, followed by the main matches in the afternoon.)


  • $30 per participant
  • You can either pay via POLi on this form, or via direct bank transfer. ​​​​​​​

RSVP: Please complete the registration form below to confirm your attendance.

Come be a part of this historic occasion as we kickstart a new era in water polo excellence and sportsmanship. Let's make memories and forge lasting bonds as we compete for the coveted Diamond Cup. 

We look forward to seeing you there!