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

PICK YOUR OWN BLUEBERRIES

Fun for all the family and a great way to stock the freezer.
Open every day (except Christmas) from 8am to 6pm
Ohaupo Orchard, 397 Jary Road, Ohaupo
Ngatea Orchard, a short drive south on Central Road South off SH2.
www.blueberry.co.nz

KATIKATI AVOCADO FESTIVAL

Enjoy live music whilst savouring excellent food and fine wine.
Saturday January 18, 11am‒6pm
Early bird tickets $20, otherwise $25 at the gate on the day.
www.katikatiavofest.co.nz

WHAKATANE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

One of New Zealand’s iconic seafood festivals with thousands of locals and visitors celebrating the local kai moana with the profits being donated to Whakatāne Coastguard.

Saturday 18 January, 1–7pm, The Heads Reserve, Whakatāne.
www.whakataneseafoodfestival.nz

HAMILTON GARDENS ARTS FESTIVAL

The Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival is the only outdoor event of its type in New Zealand, bringing together a programme of local, national and international events and performances across all arts genres, in the award-winning Hamilton Gardens.

19 February – 1 March
hgaf.co.nz

CRAFT GIN NIGHT WITH EIGHTPM

 
Try 5 of the best gins with some interesting Tonics. + 1 Delicious Gin Neat at the end. Nibbles by Mavis & Co. included.

Thursday 27 February 6.00pm
$60pp

Tickets via https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/

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.
March 29 2020
Hamilton Gardens – Rhododendron Lawn
www.thegreatpumpkincarnival.co.nz

SUNSHINE AND A PLATE

The Air Chatham’s Sunshine and a Plate food festival celebrates the abundant food, lifestyle and sunshine in the Whakatāne District.

29 February – 8 March 2020
www.sunshineandaplate.nz/

Sunshine Gourmet Markets

A family-friendly gourmet extravaganza set amongst the beautiful Whakatāne Rose gardens has something for everyone.

Entry: Adults $5 (if pre-purchased online) or $10 on the day. Children under 16 – FREE
Saturday 29 February 1–7pm

Leisurely Lunch with Jo Seagar

An exceptional occasion brought to life with a guest appearance from Jo Seagar, the Ladies Lunch is sure to impress.
Wednesday 4 March, 11.30am – 2pm

Gourmet Beach BBQ

Beach. BBQ. Bar. Band. This event ticks all the boxes!
Thursday 5 March, 6pm – 10pm

Ginstronomy

Join us for a spectacular evening of gin cocktails and hors d’oeuvres!
Friday 6 March, 6pm – 10pm

Sundown on the Wharf

Back by popular demand, the stunning Sunset on the Wharf event is the grand finale of the Sunshine and a Plate festival.

This is a truly stunning experience with very limited numbers.

Sunday 8 March, 5pm – 9pm

Tickets for all Sunshine and a Plate events available at www.sunshineandaplate.nz

Air Chatham’s DC3 Scenic Flights

A unique opportunity to step back in time aboard the iconic DC3 for a 45-minute scenic flight along the coast. Begin with sumptuous food and chilled bubbles as you learn the fascinating history of the aircraft, before taking to the skies to enjoy the breath-taking scenery including Whakaari/White Island and Moutohorā/Whale Island.

Tickets for this special glimpse into history sell fast, so secure yours today.

A SOUTHERN SIPPING SOJOURN!

Another viticultural adventure with Tauranga Tasting Tours covering Christchurch, Akaroa, Marlborough and Martinborough

31 March – 8 April 2020  
Contact Tauranga Tasting Tours for details (07) 5441383, tgatastingtours@xtra.co.nz