Vilagrad Winery Lunch
Enjoy a wonderful lunch in the Waikato

Sunday 21 January $79.50pp. transport included ex-tauranga

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Locavore Lunch
Join the Dough Bros team to celebrate summer’s local bounty with a special four course lunch.

Sunday January 28, 12pm–3pm
Tickets $60pp or $49pp for Waikato Foodies via








Local Wild Food Challenge

Whakatāne’s Local Wild Food Challenge invites competitors to prepare a dish from ingredients sourced from the bush, sea, lakes, rivers or even your back garden. On the day competitors will present their dishes for judging and spectators can enjoy tasting wild food, watch demonstrations and enjoy a range of entertainment.

Waitangi Weekend, 3 February 2018

Air Chatham’s Sunshine and a Plate

Celebrate Whakatāne’s produce and sunshine by enjoying cocktails on the tarmac, gourmet food markets, scenic flights on the Air Chatham’s DC3, sunset dinner on the Ohiwa Wharf and more.

23 February – 4 March 2018
Tickets available at the Whakatāne i-SITE and







Summer Arts Festival

The Whakatāne Summer Arts Festival attracts visitors from all over New Zealand and has been an Anniversary Weekend highlight for over 20 years.

Running from January through March every year, enjoy music, dance, outdoor theatre, film, art, sculpture, public programmes and more.

Waikato Museum Exhibitions

Freedom and Structure: Cubism in New Zealand Art 1930–1960
16 December 2017 – 2 April

Nigel Brown: I AM, WE ARE
2 December 2017 – 18 March

Hamilton’s New Concept Garden
20 January – 6 May




Nourish Fiji Foodies Tour

Join Vicki for six luxurious nights discovering the foodie delights of Fiji.

March 19–25
$4275pp (twin share)







Purple Walk

In its tenth year this is great fundraiser for Insight Endometriosis. Get a team together and dress in purple for a fun walk around the lake.

March 14, 5.30pm
Innes Common, Hamilton
tickets on


The Great Pumpkin Carnival
April 8
Hamilton Gardens – Rhododendron Lawn