TAURANGA FARMERS’ MARKET

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

 

BALLOONS OVER WAIKATO

Over 130,000 spectators over 5 days will enjoy the amazing site of balloons ascending through the Waikato sunrise from 7.00am every morning and Hamilton’s biggest night out at the Zuru Nightglow, where the balloons glow to orchestrated music finishing with the best fireworks display in town!

Tuesday 19 – Saturday 23 March
www.balloonsoverwaikato.co.nz

 

MEET ELEANOR OZICH

Join Eleanor from My Petite Kitchen, at Kitchen Things Hamilton, for the Waikato launch of her latest book, Homemade. Eleanor will demonstrate a few of her recipes while talking about living a life less complicated.
Wednesday 27 March, 5.30pm
Tickets are $15–$40 via eventfinda

 

MATAMATA FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS

This festival is in its 49th year and has both local and overseas designers, many of whom are internationally acclaimed.
27 & 29 March
Transport & entry $50.00 ex-Tauranga.

Gift vouchers available for all tours.
tgatastingtours@xtra.co.nz Ph: (07) 544 1393

 

HUCKLEBERRY EASTER MARKET DAY

Enjoy special offers in store, delicious sampling from our suppliers. Free face-painting for kids. Plus buy a raffle ticket to support Island Child Charitable Trust and go in the draw to win a hamper of delicious goodies.
FREE
Saturday 30 March, 10am–2pm
35 MacDonald Street, Mount Maunganui

 

THE GREAT PUMPKIN CARNIVAL

Competitions to grow the biggest pumpkin, pumpkin carving, pumpkin races and pumpkin cooking competitions all combine for this fun family day out.
31 March
Hamilton Gardens – Rhododendron Lawn
www.thegreatpumpkincarnival.co.nz

 

WILD EARTH EASTER MARKET DAY & WILD HERBS PRACTITIONER OPEN DAY

Free face-painting for the kids. Special offers in store. Delicious sampling from our suppliers.
Free 10-minute natural therapy demos at Wild Herbs (Reiki, Chair Massage, EFT) and FREE zinc testing.
FREE
Saturday 6 April
777 Cameron Road, Tauranga

 

FEAST WAIKATO

Dishing up a wonderful weekend in the Waikato.

See what’s on the menu and to buy tickets to some of the great events go to www.waikatofoodinc.com/feastwaikato
5–7 April

 

FALLS RETREAT GARDENING WORKSHOPS

Edible Gardening for Beginners
Ideal for beginner gardeners needing inspiration and advice!
Saturday 13 April, 9.30-12.30
$75 pp includes interactive workshop with take home notes, drink on arrival and light lunch.

Composting and Worm Farm Workshop
Reduce food and garden waste by starting your own compost and worm farm.
Saturday 13 April, 1.00–3.30pm
$60 pp includes interactive workshop with take home notes, drink on arrival and light lunch. Bookings essential
www.fallsretreat.co.nz

 

EASTER BRUNCH AT MOOSE LODGE

Enjoy a delicious carvery buffet lunch and dessert, complimentary coffee or tea, plus the children will enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt in the estate’s garden.
Saturday 20 April, 10.30am – 12.30pm
$75pp (or $40 per child)
www.mooselodge.co.nz

 

THE GREAT NZ FOOD SHOW

Showcasing the best in food, wine, delicious edibles and innovative products including cook-offs, chef demos and classes.
4–5 May, 9am–5pm
Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton
Tickets and more details at www.greatnzfoodshow.co.nz

 

MOTHER’S DAY LUNCH AT MOOSE LODGE

Enjoy a gorgeous buffet lunch at Moose Lodge including High Tea treats and a glass of bubbles for Mum.
Sunday May 12, 12 – 2pm
Cost $75pp ($40 per child) – Earlybird special available if you book before 31st March)
Bookings essential.
www.mooselodge.co.nz

 

CHRISTCHURCH/AKAROA WINERY TOUR

Visiting 18 wineries, ranging from well-known to boutique. Clients will be flown to Christchurch, with a coach return visiting wineries in Marlborough & Martinborough en route.
2–10 May

Gift vouchers available for all tours.
tgatastingtours@xtra.co.nz Ph: (07) 544 1393

 

ONE WONDERFUL DAY

A boutique wedding fair full of inspiration, atmosphere & authentic connection with experienced and trusted local wedding suppliers.
Saturday 11 May
The Atrium at Wintec House, Hamilton
www.onewonderfulday.co.nz