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.
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
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....
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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