Shop local. Support local. Shop at the Farmers’ Market.
Saturdays 7.45am-12 noon
Tauranga Primary School, 26 Arundel Street, Tauranga



Celebrating all things fermented from beer and cheese to sauerkraut.
FREE entry
Saturday 28 September, 11am – 5pm
Sky City Hamilton
For more details go to www.waikatofoodinc.com/fermentfest


Four days of exceptional wine and food.
10-13 October
Contact Lyn Marston to book or for more information.
Ph: 07 544 1383 or 0275 224 607


1-4 November
Contact Lyn Marston to book or for more information.
Ph: 07 544 1383 or 0275 224 607

Long Lunches at Alpino

Once a month the Alpino & CLarence crew make it easy with their fabulous Long Lunch. Enjoy three delicious courses including a Peroni and Lois Roederer drinks package.
Alpino Cambridge 20 September, 25 October and 22 November
Clarence 4 October, 1 November
Alpino Mount Maunganui 13 September, 11 October and 8  November
Phone 827 5595 or email eat@alpino.co.nz

Taste of Waikato

Experience the ‘Taste of Waikato’ Six-Course Degustation Lunch at The Red Barn.
Sunday lunches on 22 September, 20 October, 12 and 15 December.  Plus dinner on 13 December

Nourish Cooking Classes

Join Vicki in her kitchen for a little fun food and inspiration
Brilliant Brunch – 13 October, 11am
Mid-Week Magic – 26 September, 6pm
Spring Entertaining
– 3 November, 11am
Training your Teenager Series
Perfect for beginner or novice cooks.
10, 17th, 31st October and 7th November
$65 per class or book all four for $220.
Click here for more details

Hayes Common Meet the Maker

Sparkling wine with Chris Ayson from Cave du Cochon, purveyors of the finest Champagne.
Wednesday 16 October, 6pm
Early bird ticket release available to Waikato Foodies members.
General public tickets available from 16 September.
Cnr Plunket Tce & Jellicoe Dr

Falls Retreat Workshops

Bread Making Workshop
Wednesday 25 September

Fermenting Masterclass – Kombucha, Kimchi & More
Wednesday 2 October

Full Monty Garden Workshop
Wednesday 2 October

Pasta Masterclass – From Zero To Hero
Wednesday 9 October, 6.30pm

Spring Seasonal Cooking WorkshopExperience Falls Retreat’s s Seasonal cooking classes that take you from the garden to the dinner table no matter what the season.
Wednesday 16 October


Omokoroa Coastal Challenge

A 1km kids dash, along with 5km, 10km and 15km options to walk or run.
Money raised goes towards Omokoroa local community garden, community patrol and the newly established Awhina House which is an organisation assisting homeless women.
Sunday 20 October

Ladies Whisky Night

Join Ash from Eight PM at Mavis & Co in Hamilton and Oscar & Otto in Tauranga for a night discovering the delights of whisky.
$65pp includes 5 whiskies, nibbles PLUS $10 from each ticket sold will be donated to the Hamilton Breast Cancer Research Trust.
Tuesday 22 October, 6pm – Oscar & Otto
Thursday 24 October – Mavis & Co

Vetro Cooking Class

Join Vicki from Nourish at Vetro Tauranga for a night of festive inspiration.
Thursday 24 October, 6pm

Tauranga Arts Festival

The Tauranga community will come together and the city alive over 10 days for the Tauranga Arts Festival. Performances and exhibitions from the Carrus Crystal Palace, Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, the Tauranga Art Gallery and throughout the streets plus a number of venues in greater Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Waihi Beach and Te Puke regions.
24 October – 3 November

Festive Cooking Classes

With Wayne Good. Join Wayne in his home as he shares with you some inspirational recipes for your festive table this year.
$75.00 pp includes welcome treat and coffee, demonstration, recipes, lunch and refreshments, plus the recipes to take home.
Commencing second week of November with weekday and weekend classes.
To book, email wayne@arkanda.co.nz

Scarecrow Festival

It’s time to get creative! Entries are now open for the Scarecrow Festival held at Hamilton Gardens.

Sunday 3 November, 11am to 3pm.
Prize giving at 2pm
Free entry


Strawberry Festival

Fun for the whole family at The Strawberry Farm, Punnet Café and The Country Providore
Saturday and Sunday 9th & 10th November.

Spring Skin Event – Reveal Skin & Body Open House

Book for a Full Skin Analysis performed with the Observ Skin Analysis Machine and receive a mini facial worth $50.  FREE gifts with Simple Skin Care Plan Sign-Up – FREE IPL Hair Removal Consult, Plus 10% off all products.
Wednesday 6 November

Book in or RSVP to receive a swag bag – spaces are limited. Please call 542 1770


Join NZ music icon Tina Cross, and Kay Gregan, Travel Designer from NZ Travel Brokers, on their ladies only tour of Adelaide and beyond.
11-16 March 2020
For more details go to www.thetravelbrokers.co.nz/kaygregan or email Kay.Gregan@thetravelbrokers.co.nz