D&L Events is proud to present the return of Fight for Life! New Zealand's most recognised celebrity sporting event.

Fight for Life will see high profile New Zealand sports stars and celebrities go head to head in the squared circle, fighting for a great cause, raising money for Mike King's 'I Am Hope' charity. Get your tickets now!

our mission

I AM HOPE aims to promote positive attitudinal societal change around mental health throughout New Zealand, and fund private care and counselling for young people stuck-in-the-mud on waiting lists. We offer hope and a voice to young people in our country through various projects including school tours, practical courses such as a barber and barista course, allowing people to share their own journeys through our podcast series 'HopeCast' and much more.


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I AM HOPE is a registered charity under the Key To Life Charitable Trust, founded by Mike King. Read more about how I AM HOPE came to be, what we aim to do, and to meet our team. 


our projects


Our projects include a 24 hour barber course, barista course, producing studio, a podcast, and much more. All these projects are free for young people to access and enjoy, providing hope and opportunities. Click below to find out more.


I AM HOPE run a nationwide school tour travelling the country speaking with young people, normalising mental health and pathwaying young  people to the help they need. You can find out more about how to get us to your school below.



Do you need help now?

No worries, we got you. 

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