Great Barrier Island Event Calendar
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17th Mar

St Patrick's Day

Grainneog (prize for the best pronunciation.

A fantastic traditional Irish band

with fiddles, bodhrans and guitars. 

Free entry.

Currach Irish Pub

31st Mar

Easter Market Day

Starts at 10.00am.

Great family day out with food stalls,

local products and produce,

arts and crafts and more.

Claris Sports Club
Whangaparapara Rd

31st Mar

abc (Aotea Boardriders Club) presents

LIVE MUSIC with "Skylarking"

and "The Reeds" + DJ's

Doors open 4pm, music starts 6pm. 

Tickets $15 / Members $10

Claris Sports Club
Whangaparapara Rd

1st April

The Great Takoketai (Black Petrel)
Easter Egg Hunt

2.00pm, free entry, all welcome

Bring sunscreen, water and

a basket or reusable bag for eggs.

Glenfern Sanctuary
Port FitzRoy

1st April

April Fool Cornhole

Starts 4.00pm
Followed by a Fundraising Auction for St John Ambulance

Currach Irish Pub
Black Jug Fishing Haggle  RULES
Land base and boat fishing.  All fishers must be entered. 
Open Competition. Entry fee $75pp. Starts 12noon Friday.
Weigh in Sat 5pm, followed by Big BBQ
Tipi n Bobs Waterfront Lodge
09 4290 550
027 550 5187
021 505 187
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 or Walk a Full Marathon or a Half Marathon
through some of the most unspoilt native forest in NZ.
Sponsored by Barrier Air
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
'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
One of only three Dark Sky
Sanctuaries in the world and
the only island 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

Easter Friday 30th March - Monday 2nd April
ANZAC Day Wednesday 25th April

School Terms 2018

1st Term 2018 Between 29th Jan & 7th Feb to 13th April
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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