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WHANGAREI LEADER, JANUARY 31, 2012
This is a free listing of upcoming events in Whangarei.
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See you there!
Every Sunday -Tikipunga Tavern Carpark markets 7 - 12 Angie 4337116
(1st & 3rd Saturdays) - Onerahi Markets - at the Community Centre, -
8am-12pm Ph 437-7770 Stalls available.
1st Thurs every month - Jam Night at Revas from 7.30pm
2nd Sunday - til Mar - Northland Kayak Fishing Club will be holding open
days. Club members on hand to assist, some kayaks available to use, register
by email at email@example.com.
1 Feb- 25 Mar - Fashionista at Whangarei Art Museum. Conceptual
Couture - Art and Garment Design from early 19th Century to the 21st
2: Annual Home Education Celebration - Auckland. 10.30am to 2pm at
One Tree Hill (Maungakiekie) Domain,
3: SEWN - Longboarding Surfng Documentary, Old Library, Rust Ave,
Whangarei, 7.30pm. $10 entry.
4: Spirit of New Zealand ship - Tutukaka Harbour. Plus Open Day on the
ship in the afternoon and a charity event at Oceans Resort Hotel that evening.
4 & 5: Dargaville Burnout Comp/Kaipara Car Show Weekend - Hoanga
Road, Dargaville. Annual burnout competition and Car show with $15,000
prize money up for grabs. Tempist Fujit, plus a DJ. Bikini competition, licensed
bar and more. Day pass: $20, Extra to camp: $10. www.kaiparacarshow.co.nz
5: Classic Hits Winery Tour : Gin Wigmore, Mutton Birds, Avalanche City,
Marina Reserve, Tutukaka. Buy tickets 0800-111-999.
6: One Day Cricket International - BLACKCAPS v Zimbabwe ODI Cobham
Oval - Okara Dr Gates open 9.30am Game starts 11.00am
8-18: Whangarei Sculpture Symposium, Town Basin art park, free public
8-25: Quarry, performance directed by Laurel Devenie, The Quarry Arts
Centre, Tickets $12 & $17 from The Quarry Arts Centre,The Himalayan Trading
Post, Northland Youth Theatre - Ph 438-4453 or visit http://nyt.org.nz/.
9-12: Whangarei Theatre Company auditions for GREASE at the Riverbank
Centre, Reyburn House Lane, 7-9pm, also
Sat 10am to 4pm, and Sun 12th 10am - 1pm No appointments are necessary.
9: Understanding Epilepsy Info Seminar, what is epilepsy, causes,
recognition of seizures, triggers, principles of medication and lifestyle issues.
10-12.00noon. Suite 5, 71 Bank St, WhG. RSVP. 7 Feb 2012
11: Te Aroha Marae, Parakao - Re-opening ceremony. From 5am
11: Waipu Sat Market. Coronation Hall 9-1pm. Enq Sue 0274-586144
11: Royal Forest & Bird - Ramble to Whangarei Heads. - Visit Settlers
Cemetery at McLeods Bay. Contact Diane - 438-6636
11: Experiencing Marine Resrves - Free Community Guided Snorkel
Day at Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve at Reotahi. 10am-3pm. Weather
permitting. Equipment provided. www.emr.org.nz.
12: Waipu Boutique Sunday Market and Cafe. Coronation Hall 9am-1pm.
Quality locally handcrafted new goods only. 027-450-7377.
12: Clements farm trail ride, Ngunguru school fundraiser, Kaitea Road
Ngunguru. 9.30am start. Ph 434-3320.
13: Whangarei Harmony Chorus - Open Night.
13: Free Swing Dance Lesson for beginners - Kamo High School 7 -
8.30pm. Phone Shona 4350889.
15: Shop With a List course, Anglican Care Centre, 10-11.30am, $5, spaces
15: Northland Chamber of Commerce BA5 : at 10X, Commerce Street.
5.30 - 7.00pm.
15: Twilight Markets on the Canopy Bridge, 5.30-9pm. The market will
also host a wine bar, food stalls and live music.
16: Free Swing Dance Lesson at The Griffn Hall, 7 Grant St, Kamo -7 -
8pm. More info Lynda 4356286
18: Vodafone Warriors vs Sunshine Coast Sea Eagles. Northland Events
18: Mady Dancers and friends, 3rd Sat monthly Mar-Nov. `Golden Church
hall Kamo Rd for a variety of dancing, 8pm-11.30pm. Ballroom, Latin, New
Vogue, Sequence and English Old Time. Ph 437-6025.
18: Whangarei Sculpture Symposium auction, entertainment from
10am, auction starts 1pm, Town Basin art park.
19: Train Running Day at Kiwi North.
22: Operatunity presents ``Showstoppers`` at Central Baptist Church.
22: Shop With a List course, Anglican Care Centre, 10-11.30am, $5, spaces
23: Boomers Behaving Badly - Old Library Arts Centre. 7-10pm. $22.
23: Night markets - now last Thursday of every month. The Old
Library, Rust Ave. Garage Sale, Live Music, Arts & Crafts. Yummy Kai. 5-8pm.
For a stall Ph 4306432
24-26: Whangarei Garden Discovery 2012 - Whangarei Quarry Gardens,
3 days of wonderful gardens and art. Trail of 24 gardens Adult: $20 www.
25: Come Dancing - Ballroom, Latin American, Old Time. Instep Dance
Studio, 149 Dent Street, 8pm. Good supper. Enquiries Ph 4300089 or www.
26: People in the Park - Project Promise fundraising event at Kensington
26: ``Home`` - Production detailing the lives of Johnnie and Maggie, two
Scottish immigrants to New Zealand, set at the time of WWI and told through
song and spoken word. Waipu Coronation Hall. 4-5pm. $20.
29: Shop With a List course, Anglican Care Centre, 10-11.30am, $5, spaces
3: El Caballo Blanco: The Dance of the White Stallions - Kensington
6: Chilltech Beach 2 Basin Whangarei Run/Walk - March 2012 - 9km or
5.7km Run, Walk or Pram Walk. Entries close 29 February - no entries will be
accepted on the day. http://www.runwalkseries.co.nz
Members, their guests & affiliates welcome. Courtesy van available.
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SUNDAY 5TH FEBRUARY
Busy Waitangi weekend
Waitangi: The navy guard of honour at Waitangi Day
2011. A smaller crowd of up to 30,000 is expected this
year. Commemorations have become a relaxed family day
full of ceremony.
Rugby: The Blues play the Hurricanes at Toll Stadium on Saturday, seen
here during their game against the Cheetahs at the stadium in April last
Music: The Classic Hits Winery
Tour is expected to pull the crowds
at Tutukaka on Sunday, February 5.
Kiwi singer/songwriter Gin
Wigmore will headline the tour.
The Northland hospitality
industry will get a big shot in
the arm when four big events
attract thousands to the region
in a Waitangi weekend wind-
Destination Northland gen-
eral manager Brian Roberts
says having Waitangi Day on a
Monday created a three-day
weekend, which would be good
for the tourism industry, par-
ticularly with lots of events
around the region.
Some of the activities are in
Whangarei and some are in the
Bay of Islands.
Mr Roberts says February
traditionally brought the
largest influx of overseas
visitors, with 220,000 expected
Sports fans will lead the
migration north when the Blues
play the Hurricanes at Toll
Stadium on Saturday.
It will be one of three
matches for the Auckland team
before their super rugby
season begins against the
Crusaders at Eden Park on
The biggest crowd puller will
be the 172nd anniversary of the
signing of the Treaty of Wai-
tangi at Waitangi on Monday,
February 6, that could draw up
to 30,000, down on the
40,000-plus there three years
Waitangi National Trust
spokesman Michael Hooper
says the reduced attendance
reflected the changing nature of
the commemoration, which had
become a relaxed family day full
With Waitangi Day on a
Monday and a range of activi-
ties throughout the region, the
trust was expecting big crowds
throughout Waitangi weekend.
Jazz/rock fusion group Black-
SandDiva would play a
90-minute concert at Hobsons
Beach on Saturday and opera
star Dame Malvina Major and
entertainer Frankie Stevens
would sing at the same site on
The Treaty commemoration
on February 6 would for the
first time include the RNZAF
Red Checkers aerobatic team,
and the Black Caps will play a
one-day international against
Zimbabwe at Cobham Oval in
Whangarei on February 6.
Music shows also pull crowds
and the Classic Hits Winery
Tour is expected to pack people
into the Marina Reserve at
Tutukaka on February 5.
Kiwi singer/songwriter Gin
Wigmore will headline the
tour, with support from the
Mutton Birds and Avalanche
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