Great Barrier Island Event Calendar
Home    Accommodation    Activities   Travel     Map        Updated 9th July 2018             PRINT VERSION    

Regular Events    |    Local  Radio    |    Public Holidays & School Holidays


Matariki Festival and Matawhero (Mars)
Public space nightscape photography exhibition
and weekend activities. 
Click HERE for a detailed programme of events




School Holiday Fishing Competition
Kids 4-13 free, 14 and up $20.  Ticket sales close Wed 11th July.  Tickets; Claris Club, The Rocks, Claris Store, Barrier Building. 
More info 09 4290 260

Claris Sports Club
Whangaparapara Rd
8th Sept

This year's topic is 'TIME'.  

Moderator: Kim Hill with a panel of Professors and Scientist. 

Breakout sessions from 9.30am,

panel starts 2.30pm. 

See poster for more details

Presented by Awana Rural Women

Claris Sports Club
Whangaparapara Rd
Great Barrier Island Wharf 2 Wharf Marathon
This is a unique event, half track and half road, ideal for serious athletes as well as for families.
Mountain Bike, Run, Walk, Full Marathon, Half Marathon, Duathlon, 10km, 5km through some of the most unspoilt native forest in NZ.
Sponsored by Barrier Air
20th Oct
Labour Weekend Market Day
Claris Sports Club
Whangaparapara Rd
21st Oct Aotea Live 7.00pm

The very best of live local music.
All proceeds to Aotea FM

Tryphena Social Club
'Spectacular by Nature' Garden Tour
A unique opportunity to view a variety of residential gardens on the island. Guided tours of charming cottage gardens, spectacular coastal panoramas and hidden native flora and birdlife. Transportation, morning tea and Devonshire afternoon tea included. 

Major fundraiser for the Great Barrier Island Community Health Trust.
Rose Competition and Stonewall Market - details to come

Aotea Radio 94.6FM
8am to 6pm 7 days a week

Good Heavens
Dark Sky Experiences
Information  -  Article
One of only three Dark Sky Sanctuaries in the world
and the only island Dark Sky Sanctuary

Regular Events

Monday Movie Nights. Every Monday at the Barrier Social Club, Tryphena.  Meals 6-7pm

'Open Mike' Jam Night. Thursday 8pm at the Currach Irish Pub, Tryphena

Quiz Night.  Sundays at the Currach Irish Pub, Tryphena.

Stonewall VILLAGE CRAFT & PRODUCE MARKET 10.00am every Saturday at Tryphena

New Zealand Events Calendar

Australia & Overseas Events Calendar

Public Holidays 2018

Labour Weekend Friday 19th October - Monday 22nd October

School Terms 2018

2nd Term 2018 30th April to 6th July
3rd Term 2018 23rd July to 28th Sept
4th Term 2018 15th Oct to between 18th & 20th Dec




Copyright 2002 by GBINZ. All Rights Reserved.

All  text and images on this website are the copyright of GBINZ and permission must be sought to use them.