Forthcoming events

Thursday 22 February 2018

Local Authors at the Library
Mangonui Community Library, Memorial Hall, Waterfront Drive, Mangonui
5.30 pm : Drinks and nibbles; 6 pm : Authors speak
An evening with far north authors, Karen Phillips and Mark Chamberlain

Saturday 10 March 2018

Tehoutaewa Challenge - 90 Mile Beach Race
The Course is down 90 Mile Beach from the Bluff where an Ultra Marathon and 5 person relay starts. A Marathon starts at Hukatere and a half Marathon Walk/Run starts at Waipapakauri. All head down to the finish at Pari Pari Domain at Ahipara.
For more information - Cell: 021 1875709; Email:


Saturday 17 March 2018

Flower and Vegetable Show
Mangonui Garden Club
St John Hall Coopers Beach - 11 am to 4 pm
Gold coin donation
For more information - Phone: 09 406 0221 or 09 406 2270

Saturday 24 March 2018

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

Saturday 7 April 2018

New Zealand Offshore Powerboat Series
Doubtless Bay event
Circuit from Taipa to entrance to Mangonui Harbour.
Powerboats will be parked in front of Ramada Resort Reia Taipa Beach


Every Saturday morning

Mangonui Craft Market
Mangonui Memorial Hall, Waterfront Drive Mangonui
9.00am - 1.30pm
Contact - Phone: 09 406 0061

Doubtless Bay Market
9am - 1pm at the Doubtless Bay Christian Centre (opposite Mangonui Fire Station on State Highway 10). New stall holders welcome, $10, Car Boots just $5, Fresh local produce, Hot food and drinks from the kitchen, arts & crafts, Children's play area, Op-shop open, heaps of parking.
For more information or to book a stall please contact Bill Campbell on Phone: 09 406 0977 or Cell/Text 021 406173.

Every Tuesday evening

Tuesday Night Market
5.30 - 8.00pm. Next to the Mangonui Hotel on Waterfront Drive.
Contact: Liz, Cell: 021 781700 or Linley, Cell: 027 4846791

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

Turner Centre, Kerikeri

Past annual events

Easter Saturday 15 April 2017

Annual Easter Dig at Taipa Beach
Registration at 12.00 noon, dig at 2.00 pm. $4.00 per child.
Contact - Doubtless Bay Playgroup | Phone: 09 406 2275

Tuesday 25 April 2017

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

Saturday 28 October 2017

Mangonui Lions - Annual Auction
Viewing from 9am - Auction from 10am
Building at rear of g.a.s Service Station, Walter Way, Coopers Beach
Contact - Phone for collection: Tony Banks 09 406 0592 (Taipa); Mark Crosby 09 406 0483 (Cable Bay); Graeme Moore 09 406 1413 (Mangonui); Dave Shalders 09 406 1232 (Coopers Beach) or Colin Wilson 09 406 0061 (Hihi)

Saturday 4 November 2017

Guy Fawkes' Fireworks Extravaganza
Mangonui Fire Station
Organised by Mangonui Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Professional pyrotechnic display.
Starts at 7.30pm. Gold coin collection. Food available.

Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November 2017

Far North Garden Safari - 25th Anniversary. East Coast area.
Tour tickets at $25 per person include entry to Butler's Point.
Supporting Riding for the Disabled Kaitaia
Contact - Irene Knowler, Phone: 09 406 2022

Sunday 12 November 2017

Mangonui Lions Annual Fun Run
A fundraiser for Mangonui Lions Club community projects and to promote health and fitness in the community. This year the funds will go towards the conservation group 'Friends of Rangikapiti'.
The main events are 6km and 8km courses from Mangonui School to Coopers Beach, via Historic Mangonui Village and Mill Bay, with entry fee of $10 taken on the day.
As a Fun Run and Walk no times will be recorded, and spot prizes provided by local businesses will be given away; drawn by lot.
The short 2km course for children will be along Coopers Beach and entry is by gold coin donation on the day.
The 6km and 8km events start at 10am and the 2km at 10.45am.
For details see Facebook page or phone/text Alan Dow on 021 217 0366.

Saturday 25 November 2017

Christmas in the Park
Mangonui School Field - 11.00 am to 3.00 pm
Stalls, fun games and rides with activities for all ages.Raffles galore.
Contact - Phone: School 09 406 0182 | Email:

Sunday 10 December 2017

The Mangonui Christmas Parade
12.00 noon - Mangonui Waterfront
Organised by Elite Dance Studio
Floats, marches and stunt bikes.
Contact Sarah-Jane Rogers - Cell: 021 0752822 | Email:

Saturday 30 December 2017

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


Saturday 30 December 2017 - Friday 5 January 2017

Doubtless Bay Embroiderer's Guild - Annual Exhibition
9.30am - 4.00pm - Mangonui Memorial Hall
Entry free

Saturday 6 January 2018

Far North Vintage Car Club
Eastern Rugby Ground Taipa : 8.00am - 2.00pm
Adults: $5 - Children: $2
Contact - Phone: 09 406 8807 | Cell:: 027 6518885 | Email:

Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 January 2018

Far North ITM - Doubtless Bay Fishing Contest & Auction
Weigh-in and prize-giving at Eastern Rugby Football Grounds Taipa at 4.00 pm (Saturday) and 3.30pm (Sunday).
Contact Danielle Moa: Cell: 027 2939903 | Phone: 09 406 0048 | Email: