Taha Wairua - The Spiritual World of Maori
A half-day immersion and interactive marae-based learning session led by Pita Kitchen focusing on Taha Wairua and its connection to traditional Maori Tikanga, the Karakia, the Marae and the Urupa and Whakapapa.
1.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m. at Kenana Marae. $75.00 per person.
For further Info: Pita: Mob 027 492 0094 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
Nathan Haines Band
Music legend Nathan Haines plays his first ever concert in the Far North with his six-piece band at the beautiful and historic Butler Point.
31 Marchant Road, HiHi. 3pm - 6pm.
Tickets $83.00 from www.eventfinda.co.nz/tickets or phone 0800 289 849.
Doubtless Bay Charters will be running a ferry service to and fro from Mangonui Wharf to Butler Point for the concert and Northland Taxi Shuttles and Tours are offering a door to door service, that is, home to the Mangonui wharf to link in with the ferry and return trip home if there is sufficient interest. Please phone Clint on 021 2931861 for more information about the ferry and Peter (021 0705783
or Raewyn ( 021 0710904) or 09 406 2372 for more information about the taxi service. Booking is essential.
Te Houtaewa Challenge - 90 Mile Beach Race
The Course is down 90 Mile Beach from the Bluff, where the Ultra Marathon and 5 Person relay starts. This is an ideal race on flat hard sand. The Marathon starts at Hukatere, the ½ Marathon Walk/Run starts at Waipapakauri Ramp and heads down to the finish at Pari Pari Domain.
Check the website for more information.
Mangonui Garden Club's Annual Flower & Vegetable Show
9.30am - 4.00pm - St John Ambulance Hall, Coopers Beach
11.00am to 3,30pm. Entry $2.00.
For more information contact Julie by phone 09 406 0221 or Chris 09 406 2270.
Annual Mangonui Waterfront Festival
Waterfront Drive Mangonui - 12.00 noon to 6.00 pm
A celebration of locally-produced food, beverages, art and music
New Zealand Offshore Powerboat Series
Round 6 - Doubtless Bay
Circuit from Taipa to entrance to Mangonui Harbour. First race starts 12.30pm, second race 1.30pm.
Powerboats will be parked in front of Ramada Resort Reia Taipa Beach.
Boat viewing from 7.30 Friday night..
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.
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
19th Annual Easter Dig and Market
Taipa Point and Beach
Registration at 11.30am to 2.00pm, dig at 2.30 pm.
Markets: 11.30am to 3.30pm
$4.00 per child.
Contact - Doubtless Bay Playgroup | Phone: 09 406 2275
ANZAC Day Parade and Service
11am. War Memorial, Waterfront Drive, Mangonui
(Parade starts from Mangonui Memorial Hall).
Crazy Mid-Winter Swim
Looking for a challenge, brilliant food and live music? Then be at Ramada Reia Taipa Beach on Sunday 1st July for the 4th annual swim. Starts at 10.00am.
Prizes for best dressed as well as free mulled wine or hot chocolate for those who swim and are soaked! Live music with Jack Tane from 10.30am onwards.
Kaingaroa School Food Festival and Gala
State Highway 10 Kaingaroa
Want a Fabulous Family Fun day out? With heaps of great games, attractions and yummy food. You won't do better than the Kaingaroa School Gala.
10am- 2pm. There are lots of great raffle prizes, too.
Phone the school on 09 408 7030 for more information.
Mangonui Lions Annual Fun Run
10.00am start at Mangonui School, Col Mould Dr, Mangonui. Finish at Coopers Beach Reserve, SH10, Coopers Beach.
Entry fee: $10 adults; $2 children.
Distances: 8km or 6km, with 2km Beach Run for the littlies.
This community event is designed to promote fitness in our district. The course is mainly road and footpath for 5km, then hard-packed beach for 1km, followed (for the 8km course) by 2km on a grass track in a reserve. The children will have a 2km Beach Run along Coopers Beach. There will be refreshments and Prizegiving at the conclusion at Coopers Beach Reserve.
Funds raised will go to Mangonui Lions Club’s community projects.
For details see Facebook page or email Alan Dow firstname.lastname@example.org.
Far North Garden Safari
This year on the Aupouri Peninsula. There are many lovely gardens to visit. Refreshments and stalls will be at the safari headquarters at Houhora Bowling Club on both days.
Tickets for the safari cost $25 and can be purchased from Bloomfields Garden Centre, Mangonui Lotto & Gloss and Te Ahu I-Site and from McCarthny Mitre 10 and CBEC Garden Centre in Kaitaia and the Houhora Wharf Store.
A bus will be available on the Saturday leaving from the back of Te Ahu by 8.45am for $10.
Supporting Riding for the Disabled Kaitaia.
Contact - Irene Knowler, Phone: 09 406 2022
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: email@example.com
Mangonui Lions - Annual Auction
Viewing from 9am - Auction from 10am
Eastern Rugby Club, Taipa
Phone for collection: Tony Banks 09 406 2303 (Taipa; Cable Bay); Mike Pooley 09 406 0170 (Mangonui); Dave Shalders 09 406 1232 (Coopers Beach) or Colin Wilson 09 406 0061 (Hihi)
St Andrew's Anglican Church
Colonel Mould Drive, Mangonui
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols: Sunday 16 December at 7.00 pm.
Holy Communion: Sunday 23 December at 9.00 am.
Midnight Service: Monday 24 December at 11.00 pm.
Christmas Day Holy Communion: Tuesday 25 December at 9.00 am.
Catholic Service: Tuesday 25 December at 11.00 am.
Holy Communion and Family Worship: Every Sunday during January 2019 at 9.00 am.
For more information, contact Jan - Phone: 09 406 1239
Doubtless Bay Embroiderer's Guild - Annual Exhibition
9.30am - 4.30pm - Mangonui Memorial Hall