Great Barrier Island Event Calendar
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28 Apr-
12 May
Creepies & Crawlies Exhibition
Kids, come and make your own on
Sat 28th and/or Sun 29th between 11am and 3pm.  
Aotea Art Gallery
1st June

Retro Rock at the Retro Club

Meals from 5.30pm, Band from 7.30pm

$10 non members, $5 members

Barrier Social Club
30th June
July 29th

Matariki Festival and Matawhero (Mars)
30th June Marae festival opening at dawn.

4.30-6.30pm the star stories of Aotea
and star music - Claris Club
Public space nightscape photography exhibition and weekend activities.
Click HERE for a detailed programme of events



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
'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

ANZAC Day Wednesday 25th April
Queens Birthday Weekend Friday 1st June - Monday 4th June
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




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