Events in May
Apr
29
to May 31

Events in May

Wednesday 15th May

Black Grace 20 for 20

Black Grace presents 20for20 on 15 May 2019 at Ohope Beach. The internationally renowed dance company are are on their 20for20 is a 20-centre tour of NZ from Kaitaia to Christchurch for $20 a ticket, door sales only.

Saturday 18th May

Soaked in Adventure 3, 6, 12 Hour Adventure Race

The Soaked in Adventure 3, 6 and 12 Hour race is in a magical setting on 18 May 2019. It includes farmland, native bush and forestry. For more information head to their website http://soakedinadventure.co.nz/soaked-in-adventure-3-6-and-12-hour-adventure-race/

Whakatane Haidong Gumdo‎ World Mulimpia Fundraising - Movie Night

Whakatane Haidong Gumdo‎ club will be hosting two awesome fundraisers to help get them to Korea in July! They will start off the day with a Yard Sale from 9-12, and finish the day with a movie night/sausage sizzle at the Whakatane Baptist Church starting at 5pm.

Thursday 30th – 31st May

Matariki Glow Show

More than 50 glow in the dark puppets, including a 5 metre long Taniwha, telling a delightful story of the Matariki stars as they prepare for the Māori New Year. Get your tickets at www.ticketek.com  

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Events in June
Apr
30
to Jun 30

Events in June

Saturday 1st

Tomorrow People ‘ Where I Stand’ Tour

Pato Entertainment Presents TOMORROW PEOPLE "Where I Stand" TOUR in Whakatane 1 June 2019 at The Boiler Room. Come and along and hear all of your favourite TP songs one last time, before they lock themselves up in the studio to record their next album. Tomorrow People always put on a fantastic show that you don't wanna miss! Purchase tickets online here.

Sunday 5th

New World Club Triathlon & Duathlons

The New World Whakatane duathlons in winter and triathlons in summer are held on the first Sunday of every month. For athletes from seriously fit to social.
Low cost for visitors $3 kids, $5 adults, FREE for members. For more information visit their website

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Mar
28
2:30 PM14:30

Copy of Events in April

Saturday 6th April

Whakatane Kiwi Trust Bush Bash

The Whakatāne Kiwi Trust is proud to present the Bush Bash Charity Auction Fundraiser from 7pm on Saturday 06 April 2019 at the Ōhope Christian Camp.  This will be a hoot of an evening, with live music - So dust off those old dancing shoes! A tasty supper of antipasto platters, hot and cold savories, and sweet treats is included in the ticket price and a cash bar will be available for guests to purchase alcoholic beverages.

Sisters of Swing

Remember Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Oh Johnnie, and In The Mood..? Sisters of Swing takes you on a journey back to the war era, to experience the music of the Andrews Sisters and the songs that made them famous. Tickets are $25 each from The Good Life on The Strand Whakatāne - get them early!

Sunday 7th April

2019 Underwood & Wilkins Charity Trail Ride

Round 1: Charity, Taneatua Squash Club, Sisams Farm, Fosters Road, Taneatua.
From Rotorua, go to Awakeri, then right into White Pine Bush Road (SH2) towards Taneatua, Come to Road / Rail bridge then turn right into Fosters Road follow arrows to site.
From Tauranga, come over the Whakatane bridge towards town, turn right at Firestation and follow road out towards Taneatua, turn right into White Pine Bush Road by the Squash Club, when you come over road / rail bridge turn left into Fosters road, follow arrows to site. Check out the Facebook page for more info or on www.silverbullet.co.nz

Friday 12th April

Sue Nicholson - Earth, Life & Beyond

The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational new live show Earth, Life & Beyond in Whakatane. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to create a communication link between those who have passed over to the spirit world and the living. Through this interaction, she is able to deliver messages to loved ones and help them reach a sense of peace. Get your tickets HERE.

Saturday 13th April

Robinsons Law Monty's Revenge Multi Sport Race

The Robinson Law Monty’s Revenge is coming back. This fantastic multi sport event has a brand new course set in beautiful bush, the prestigious Ohope Beach, stunning farmland and the Whakatane River that winds you back to our start/finish line. For more info check out their website.

Thursday 25th April

ANZAC Day - Dawn Parade Service & Ceremony Whakatane 2019

Form up at Whakatane Fishing Club at 5.30am, march to Wairaka Marae for the 5.45am service.Civic Service service begins at 10am - Whakatane War Memorial hall in Short Street. We Will Remember Them....

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Jan
28
4:00 AM04:00

Untitled Event

10am- 3pm at the waterwheel show ground, 2349 state highway 30 Kawerau. Clydesdale horse plowing, sheep shearing, vintage tractors and farming machinery, cowboy challenge, animal corner, wagon rides, traditional crafts and food stalls. Bring a picnic along, dress up in vintage style and be in to win a prize! Adults $5, Children are free.

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Jan
24
3:00 AM03:00

Kids Gone Fishin

Kids! get your fishing gear ready and head along to the Whakatane Wharf for a fun morning of fishing at the Iceman fishing competition. lots of spot prizes to be won. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Entry is free!

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Jan
20
11:00 AM11:00

Island View Ukelele Festival

Ōpōtiki’s second Ukulele Festival will be based at the Island View Holiday Park.  Three Australian groups will be coming over the ditch.  The programme will include a Māori welcome and hangi, a variety of workshops, open mic, organic playing wherever, possibly a street party, plenty of swims and a Grand Concert on Saturday night.  Further information will be uploaded over the next few months to www.islandviewukulelefestival.com

For any accommodation enquiries visit islandviewholiday.co.nz

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Jan
20
10:00 AM10:00

Whakatane Seafood Festival

The Whakatane Seafood Festival is on Jan 19th at the Heads Whakatane, There will be a great line up of live entertainment through out the day and of course there will be plenty of seafood!

100% of the profits made at this event will be donated to the Whakatane Coast Guard.

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Jan
14
3:30 PM15:30

Opotiki Lantern Festival

Princess Street Reserve

The Ōpōtiki Lantern Festival has become a must do summer event for the whole family. Featuring acts such as Stan Walker and Ardijah

Adults $10, 4 - 14 year olds $5, 5 years and under free. Make sure to get your tickets via trybooking.com

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The Beacon Business and Leisure Show
Aug
18
to Aug 20

The Beacon Business and Leisure Show

The Beacon Business and Leisure show- Where you’ll find Inspiration and lots of conversation - to help you shop Local! The Beacon Business and Leisure show at the War Memorial Centre, Whakatane, 17th till the 19th of August. Just for visiting youll go in the draw to win a trip for 2 to Melboune thanks to Helloworld Whakatane.  Head to bbls.co.nz for more information

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Film Industries Pathway Roadshow
Aug
15
11:00 AM11:00

Film Industries Pathway Roadshow

To help connect local people with upcoming film career opportunities, Bay of Plenty Film will be delivering a series of free Film Industry Pathways workshops bay wide, targeted at anyone interested in working in the film industry, to help them develop their career paths in the wider film industry. 7-9pm at Whakatāne Information Centre.

 

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Big Bike Film Night
Aug
14
10:30 AM10:30

Big Bike Film Night

Lights, Cameras, BIKES! Don't miss The Big Bike Film Night on 13 August 2018 at Whakamax.

We're riding into town and showcasing our 2018 collection of short movies with everything a cycling centric audience craves- action, drama, plenty of humour and loads of inspiration- in a word it's undeniably Bike-alicious! Tickets are $25 Adults from the website or door sales ON THE NIGHT (SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY). All profits from this screening go to the Bike Whakatane Trust

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