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Kids Art Exhibition
"What a Barrier Summer Means to Me"

Aotea Art Gallery
See Schedule for
other exhibitions
Black Jug Fishing Haggle
Land base and boat fishing.  All fishers must be entered. 
Open Competition.  Starts 12noon Friday. 
Weigh in Sat 5pm, followed by BBQ
Tipi n Bobs Waterfront Lodge
Ph: 09 4290550

Off the Grid

This years alternative energy festival is focussed on "Spark and Dark" discussing and showcasing battery technology and water waste solutions. Includes panel discussions, workshops, property tours and a field day.



13 May

Jamaican Night

Live reggae music with Phillipp Estrada y Santiago
Themed food/drink specials. DRESS UP PARTY

Currach Irish Pub
23 June

Mid Winter Christmas

3 course meal.  Starts 6.00pm 
Raising funds for Awana Rural Women's Scholarships. 
Tickets available from Lynda Moran
280 8582.  $40 per person.

Barleyman Cottage
9th Sep

Experts will share indepth knowledge before the panel discussion in a series of breakout sessions. Free Event

Michael Corballis, psychologist and author

Mark Sagar, bioengineers and Oscar winner

Kaila Colbin, creative entrepreneur

Sir Richard Faull, neuroscientist and academic.

Click HERE for more information or visit the Facebook Page.

Claris Confernece Centre
Whangaparapara Rd

Awana Rural Women Event

"No Barriers - small island, big ideas"

7th Oct
Great Barrier Island Wharf 2 Wharf
Walk, Run or Bike.  Full or half marathon.
Port FitzRoy Wharf to
Tryphena Wharf
Great Barrier Island Garden Tour
Totara and Kauri Garden Tours Sat 25th and
Rewa and Nikau Garden Tours Sun 26th
Fundraiser for GBI Community Health Trust
to purchase medical equipment.

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

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

Island Song - Tuesday afternoons 2.30 - 4.00pm at St Johns.  Summer 7.00-8.30pm
All welcome - phone Vicky on 09 4290 129 or txt 027 383 8300

INDOOR BOWLS Tryphena Hall at 11am Wednesday. Bring Lunch, All Welcome. Ph: 4290 457

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

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

Sunday Night Quiz - at the Currach Irish Pub from Sunday May 7th at 6.30pm. Teams of 1 to 4. Prizes to win.

Community Networking Hui - bi monthly. Phone: 09 4290 386 for dates

New Zealand Events Calendar

Australia & Overseas Events Calendar

Public Holidays 2017

ANZAC Day Tuesday 25 April
Queen's Birthday Monday 5 June
Labour Day Monday 23 October
Daylight Saving ENDS Sunday 2 April
Daylight Saving BEGINS Sunday 24 September

School Terms 2017

2nd Term Begins 1 May
2nd Term Ends 7 July
3rd Term Begins 24 July
3rd Term Ends 29 September
4th Term Begins 16 October
4th Term Ends between 14 and 20 December




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