Forthcoming events


Every Saturday morning

Mangonui Craft Market
Mangonui Memorial Hall, Waterfront Drive Mangonui
9.00am - 1.30pm
Come along for local hand made products such as olive oil, photography, jewellery, gel candles, swamp kauri crafts, baby clothes, cushions, kids’ sun hats, face and body products, jams and sauces, diamond pictures, cards, tea cosies, casserole dish holders, and barbie doll clothes.
Contact - Phone: Judy Wells, 09 406 0236

Every Tuesday evening in summer

Tuesday Night Market (restarts in December 2021)
5.30 - 8.00pm. Next to the Mangonui Hotel on Waterfront Drive.
Contact: Julie Mays phone: 09 406 0221or cell: 027 4912331.

Every Friday evening in summer

Mangonui Friday Night Market
Mangonui Memorial Hall, Waterfront Drive Mangonui
4.00 -7.00pm
Wide variety of stallholders from Doubtless Bay including Arts and Crafts, Ceramics, Free-range eggs, Olive oils and Lavender products, Cakes and Biscuits, Jewellery, Stainless-steel garden tools, Hand-made Childrens Sunhats, Masks, Cushions, Christmas stockings and many other items, Photographic wall art, Canvases and calendars, Diamond art paintings, Tarot readings and much much more... New additions along the way... Come to beautiful Mangonui and have a look...
Contact - Phone: Judy Wells, 09 406 0236

Arts venues

Te Ahu

There are two major arts venues near to Doubtless Bay. For forthcoming events:

Te Ahu, Kaitaia

Events at Te Ahu
Te Ahu Cinema
Te Ahu Library
Museum @ Te Ahu

Past annual events

Easter Saturday 11 April 2020


21st Annual Easter Dig Festival
Taipa Point and Beach
11.00am to 2.30pm.
Market and Food stalls
Cost per child: t.b.a.
Contact - Doubtless Bay Playgroup | Phone: 09 406 2275

Far North Garden Safari

Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 November 2020

Far North Garden Safari
This year between Coopers Beach and Hihi. There are 12 lovely gardens to visit. Refreshments and stalls will be available on Saturday only, this year at the St John Hall Coopers Beach headquaters.
Tickets for the safari cost $25 and give admission to the gardens on both days. Tickets are available from usual outlets (CBEC Garden Centre, MvCarthny Mitre 10, Te Ahu i-Site - all in Kaitaia, Bloomfields Garden Centre, Aurere, Gloss Bookshop Mangonui and Needful Things in Kerikeri). A bus will be available on the Saturday leaving from the back of Te Ahu by 9am for $10.
Supporting Riding for the Disabled Kaitaia.
Contact - Irene Knowler, Phone: 09 406 2022

Sunday 8 November 2020

Mangonui Lions Annual Fun Run
10.00am start and finish at Coopers Beach Playground Reserve, SH10, Coopers Beach.
Entry is Free this year.
Distances: 8km, 6km, 4km and 2km. Shorter routes are push-chair friendly.
This community event is designed to promote fitness in our district. The course is along Coopers Beach and through the Taumarumaru Reserve. Refreshments and prizegiving at the conclusion of the runs at Coopers Beach Reserve.
Funds raised will go to Mangonui Lions Club’s community projects.
For details see Facebook page or email Alan Dow

Saturday 28 November 2020

Whanau in the Park
Mangonui School Field - 11.00 am to 3.00 pm
Free entry. Stalls, fun games and rides. Mangonui's Got Talent
Contact - Phone: School 09 406 0182 | Email:

Christmas Parade 2020

Saturday 5 December 2020

Shine On - Christmas Parade and Concert
Commerce Street, Kaitaia.
More information from Email: or visit Facebook.

Taupo Bay Tractor Spectacular

Saturday 26 December 2020

Seventh Annual Taupo Bay Tractor Spectacular
Marlin Drive, Taupo Bay : 5 pm.

Christmas 2020

St Andrew's Anglican Church
Colonel Mould Drive, Mangonui

Service of Nine Lessons and Carols: Sunday 13 December at 7.00 pm.
Holy Communion: Sunday 20 December at 9.00 am.
Midnight Service: Thursday 24 December at 11.00 pm.
Christmas Day Holy Communion: Friday 25 December at 9.00 am.
Catholic Service: Friday 25 December at 11.00 am.
Holy Communion and Family Worship: Every Sunday during January 2020 at 9.00 am.

For more information, contact Jan - Phone: 09 406 1239

Mangonui Waterfront Festival

Saturday 6 March 2021


Annual Mangonui Waterfront Festival
Waterfront Drive Mangonui - 12.00 noon to 6.00 pm
10 Year Anniversary
A celebration of locally-produced food, beverages, art and music

Saturday 13 March 2021

Mangonui Garden Club - Annual Flower & Vegetable Show
11am - 3.30pm at St John Ambulance Hall, Coopers Beach
For more information contact Julie by phone 09 406 0221 or Chris 09 406 2270 or Facebook .
General enquiries: Debbie 027 449 6177

Marlin Classic

Saturday 13 to Sunday 14 March 2021

Taipa Tavern Marlin Classic
Organised by Doubtless Bay Sportfishing Club Inc.
Entry fee: $50.00 per angler. Weigh-in and Taipa Tavern.
Tickets from: Reel Rods Karikai Peninsula, Taipa Tavern and Taipa Bait and Tackle.
For more information, email

Doubtless Bay Embroiderer's Guild

Thursday 22 - Friday 23 April 2021

Doubtless Bay Embroiderers' Guild - Display
9am - 5pm at Te Ahu, Kaitaia
Entry free
For more information, contact Lyn Jordan: 0272 841318

Sunday 25 April 2021

ANZAC Day Parade and Service
11am. War Memorial, Waterfront Drive, Mangonui
Organised by Mangonui Lions Club.
(Parade starts from Mangonui Memorial Hall).