TAURANGA FARMERS’ MARKET
Shop local. Support local. Shop at the Farmers’ Market.
Saturdays 7.45am-12 noon
Tauranga Primary School, 26 Arundel Street, Tauranga
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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, firstname.lastname@example.org