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16-27th Oct

      Exhibition: Devils and Divas    

Aotea Art Gallery


Dine Out Guide
Check out what's open and when over Labour Weekend


21 Oct

"Market Day"
Local products, variety of stalls; food, art, crafts
Claris Sports & Social Club


22 Oct

"Retro Rock at the Retro Club"
Beatz Workin performing from 7.30pm
Kitchen open 5.30pm. 
Cover Charge: Members $5, Non-members $10
Barrier Social Club


22 Oct

Dance Poetry Workshop
11am - 5pm, bookings essential
$95/concession available
Contact Cait 021 222 6410
Claris Conference Centre
Labour Weekend Currach Seafest
A weekend extravaganza of;
Fantastic seafood; live music all weekend ,

great bands; competitions.
Currach Irish Pub
09 4290 211
28 Oct

Hillary Outdoors Adventure Race
Starts 9.30am, teams of 2, $5pp, kids under 13 free
Team categories; 1) Family (1 adult+1 child primary age)

2) Youth (2 teenagers secondary school age) & 3) Open
Finish 1.00pm with free sausage sizzle and prize-giving

Begins at
Karaka Bay

Register: Ph 762

2 Nov

St Johns Church "Children's Light Party"
Dress up Theme - reflect the celebration of the coming summer.  More sunshine, more light, more outdoors.  Games and activities.  Starts 5.00pm.  If wet postponed until the following day.

Medlands Haven
beside the
Black Jug
Fishing Haggle

Land base and boat fishing.  All fishers must be entered. 
Open Competition. Entry fee $70pp. Starts 12noon Friday.
Weigh in Sat 5pm, followed by BBQ
Tipi n Bobs Waterfront Lodge
09 4290 550
18th Nov Saturday Night Fever Turns 40
A night of disco fever and dancing.
$20 at the door includes food.
$5 without food
Barrier Social Club
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.
2nd Jan
New Year's Picnic
Classic Kiwi styles featuring; Annual Sack Race, Egg & Spoon Race,  3 legged races, Live Music, Water Slide, loads of food & craft stalls, monster raffle and charity auction.
An Aotea Family Support Group Trust Fundraising event
Claris Sports & Social Club
6th Jan

Great FitzRoy Mussel Fest

Mouthwatering mussels au naturel or as the special ingredient in delicious mussel-based cuisine, mussel chowder, kebabs, fritters. Live music, great atmosphere.

FitzRoy Family Fest

A free, no alcohol event. Featuring craft and local produce, yummy food stalls and live music.  Fun entertainment for children with a bouncy castle, kids races and more. Find a shady spot and enjoy the day with family and friends.

Port FitzRoy
Boat Club

Port FitzRoy Landing Reserve

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

Aotea Family
Support Group
Notices and News

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

New Zealand Events Calendar

Australia & Overseas Events Calendar


Public Holidays 2017-2018

Labour Day Monday 23 October
Waitangi Day Tuesday 6th February
Easter Friday 30th March - Monday 2nd April
ANZAC Day Wednesday 25th April

School Terms 2017

4th Term 2017 16th Oct to between 14th & 20th Dec
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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