1st - 5th October 2018.
Programmes available from Paper Plus Hawera.
11.00am - 2.00pm, Normanby Recreation Centre, Normanby.
An opportunity to celebrate reaching the age when we don't give a hoot.As a salute to the International Day of the Older Person, the Council’s Community Development Unit is organizing an “Ageing Disgracefully Event”. We’ve got a great variety of activities organized, a nice lunch and it’s all for free. Jon us and try something new... laser strike, e-bikes, robotics, virtual reality goggles, "graffiti" art, hydroponics, tai-chi and so much more. Please RSVP by 26th September to help with catering to Michelle Commerer, South Taranaki District Council 0800 111 323 or email CDunit@stdc.govt.nz .
Find out how 3D printers work and construct a 3D printed puzzle! Free programme for 5-12 years. All welcome.
Design your own bright moveable kinetic art sculpture with gears and pulleys! Free programme for 5-12 year olds. All welcome.
Battle against one another to be the ultimate robot battling champion using Edison robots! Free programme for 5-12 years. All welcome.
Hawera Genealogy Annual Book Fair. 4th - 6th October 2018. St Josephs Hall, Victoria Street, Hawera. Thursday 8.30am - 7.00pm, Friday 8.30am - 6.00pm and Saturday 9.00am - 2.00pm. Collecting books now ph 2784292 or 2784344. Don't forget to bring a bag for books.
Work together using technology to construct a giant castle! Free programme for 5-12 years. All welcome.
Let your imagination run wild with Makedo cardboard construction using our Makedo kit. Free programme for 5-12 year olds. All welcome.
10.00am - 2.00pm, Rotokare Scenic Reserve, Sangster Road, Eltham.
School Holiday Programme $5 per child payable on day at event, bookings essential email Ash at firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your spot.
Spring is here and all our beautiful birds are getting ready to have babies.
11.00am King Edward park, High Street, Hawera.
Raising funds and awareness for the Lions Club NZ Child Mobility Foundation.
10km walk / 4 laps around Hicks park and King Edward Park.
Registration on-site at the Alpine Clubrooms at 10am
Entry by Donation
Kakaramea Hall - The Miltones and The Slacks. Saturday 6th October. Doors open 6.00pm. For tickets email email@example.com
Doors open 6.00pm show starts 7.00pm. Kapuni War Memorial Hall, Manaia Road, Kapuni.
$20 per person, tickets available at www.youngfarmers.co.nz/nzyf
A Farmstong event for Rural Taranaki get off farm & be part of the laughing stock at a Comedy Night Show. Enjoy an all-star lineup featuring Paul Ego, Justine Smith, Tevita Manukia & Darren Jardine
9.00am - 12.30pm, Rotokare Scenic Reserve, Sangster Rd, Eltham.
Biosecurity is one of the most important things we do at Rotokare ensuring the reserve remains pest free and safe for our native wildlife. We do regular monitoring to check we are still free of pest animals and follow up on anything we find! Our working bee runs from 9am-12.30pm with lunch provided afterwards.
Showtime 4.00pm, Ohawe Hall, Ohawe. Tickets available from South Taranaki I-SITE Visitor Centre, 55 High Street, Hawera 0800 111 323 $20 or $25 at door.
One Man Blues Storm.
10.00am - 1.00pm, Lake Rotokare, Sangster Road, Eltham.
$5 per child, only for 8+ years! Pay at event (cash only)!
Bookings mandatory! Please write to Ash at firstname.lastname@example.org to secure spots!
Try out our robotics! WE have Beebots, Bluebots and Eddisons. Not sure what these are? Come and find out! Free programme for 5-12 year olds. All welcome.
Modify an Edison robot with Lego, then complete a set of robotic challenges! Free programme for 5-12 years. All welcome.
Learn to programme and code these cute clever Bluebots with a fun maze! Free programme for 5-12 years. All welcome.
Hawera Mid-Week Pop-Up Market. 9.00am - 4.00pm. Hawera Town Square. A Variety of Art/ Craft/ Goods from around taranaki and abroad. September 13th - September 27th - October 11th - October 25th - November 8th - November 22nd - December 13th.
Using these cute, clever yellow Beebots complete the scavenger hunt in record time! Free programme for 5-12 years. All welcome.
Create a paper lantern with shadow-play silhouettes using tissue paper and LED lights! Free programme for 5-12 year olds. All welcome.
7.00pm - 9.30pm, Ohawe Hall, Ohawe Terrace, Ohawe. Tickets $22.50 per person.
Tickets available form South Taranaki i-SITE Visitor Centre, 55 High Street, Hawera 0800 111 323 or 06 278 8599.
Ab Fab meets Miss Piggy meets the Topp Twins. With beautiful voices, wonderful arrangements, guitars and songs, our pedigrees are immaculate.
8.00am, Regent Street, Hawera.
10.30am - 1.30pm, Aotea Utanganui, Museum of South Taranaki, Patea.
To build up to celebrating Recycling week (15-21 October) we're running a hands-on collage creation workshop at the museum using recycled paper and card. Bring along your un-used paper and card and create collage works inspired by nature. Additional paper and card will be supplied.
Egmont Races, Waihi Road, Hawera. First race 12.30pm approx. GA $10. Best dressed Man & Women prizes.
10.00am - 12.00pm, Hollard Gardens, 1686 Upper Manaia Road, Kaponga.
Using herbs and vinegars for plant health and insect control in your home garden.
Open all day every day, free entry. Phone 0800 736 222 www.hollardgardens.nz
10am, King Edward Park, Waihi Road, Hawera.
11.00am - 2.00pm, Aotea Utanganui, Museum of South Taranaki, Patea.
One person’s trash is another’s treasure. If you're the type of person who hates to throw anything away, then turn your unwanted items into gorgeous DIY projects. All that is needed is for you to put your creative ideas and know-how to good use and come up with a fun and interesting upcycled masterpiece.
10.00am - 4.00pm, TSB Hub Hawera. Taranaki Holden Club Inc. invites you to join us at our upcoming October show as we bring together the many marques that make up the general motors family. Sunday 21st October will see the largest display of GM vehicles ever assembled in one place in Taranaki. This years location is the TSB Hub in Hawera. Sponsorship packages available!
Racing starts from 10.00am, Dalziell Road, Eltham. The annual Eltham Lions Club Trolley Derby.
Food available around 11 am and we go down the hill as many times as we can, usually finish between 2 and 3 pm.
Trolleys must have working brakes and at least 3 wheels and no rope steering. Speed can range between 30 and close to 90 kmph
Check out the Eltham Lions Club South Taranaki Facebook page for updates on the day.
Join us for the awards ceremony at the TSB Hub. Meet the judges, find out the winners and enjoy supper with us.
RSVP by calling 0800 111 323
Arts Fest - South Taranaki 2018. 26 October - 3 November. Launched by the Taranaki National Art Awards in Opunake, ARTS FEST South Taranaki presenrs gallery exhibitions, yarn bombs, art workshops, music concerts, comedy, artist collectives and a film festival - something for everyone. Full details on website www.artsfestst.co.nz
Garden Edge Hawera - Fauna + Flora Life-Size Party Dress. Dresses will be displayed at the Garden Edge during the week of the Powerco Garden Festival October 26 - November 4th 2018. Create your own design and be in to win. All dresses to be delivered to Garden Edge by 3pm Oct 25th. Participants are invited to attend a social gathering Oct 26th. for announcement of the winner.
ARTS FEST - South Taranaki. 26 October - 4 November 2018. Following the success of the inaugural event last year, ARTS FEST South Taranaki will return in 2018.
Powerco Taranaki Garden Festival 2018. October 26 - November 4 2018
7.00pm Hawera Memorial Theatre, Albion Street, Hawera. Tickets $20 at the door. Cash bar available.
An awesome double-bill of two popular Taranaki bands hits Hawera's coolest theatre. Selah Saints fuse together rock, funk, R&B and reggae to bring you conscious music with an Aotearoa twist.
The Slacks are the 'proactivecrastinators' of popular music, delivering shimmering, subversive singalongs in their inimitable rockabilly-blues-kiwi-celtic-country-ska-boogie-woogie-swing style.
Everybody's Theatre, Tasman St, Opunake . Join us for the first Everybody's Theatre NZ Film Festival. Showcasing classic NZ films and documentaries over nine days in Opunake's community run, restored historic movie theatre. Films include Once Were Warriors, A Little Chaos, The Piano, Whale Rider, Love Birds, Born Racer: Scott Dixon, Second-Hand Wedding, Came a Hot Friday and Gardening With Soul.
9.00am - 1.00pm Opunake
10.00am - 2.30pm, Hawera Art School & Creative Space, 20 Union Street, Hawera.
Tutor Erryn Willcox, $50 per person, all materials supplied, limited spaces please register email@example.com or phone/text 027 361 3930.
Taranaki National Art Awards. Awards Ceremony 7pm Friday 26 October 2018. Exhibition 10am - 4pm, 27 October - 3 November 2018. Sandfords Event Centre, Tasman Street, Opunake, Taranaki.
10.30am - 12.30pm, Aotea Utanganui-Museum of South Taranaki127 Egmont Street, Patea
Tutor Samantha Murphy, $10 per person, all materials supplied.
Please register Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone/text 027 432 5659
2.00pm, king Edward Park, High Street, Hawera. FREE.
The Great Taranaki Steam Band performs in our award winning King Edward Park for the first time. The 40-strong community ensemble will present a concert of varied styles
5.30pm, KenKora, 197 Ihaia Road, Opunake
Tickets: $25 (includes Garden Entry fee)
Bookings essential, limited numbers, purchase from the TAFT office, Cnr Powderham & Brougham Streets New Plymouth or phone 06 7598 412.Presented by the Powerco Garden Spectacular, Ed Pool brings together multi-instrumentalist Andre 'Sonic Delusion' Manella on beats, synth, guitar and loops and Urs Signer on space-clarinet and keys.
7.30pm, Rahotu Tavern, SH3 Rahotu. $10 per person at the door. Ire Exit is a 5 piece band performing original psychedelic/reggae songs with strong environmental and social change roots. Formed in 2006 and based in Taranaki, the Ire Exit sound evokes emotion while providing encouragement in the harsh environment of the world today.
8.00pm, TSB Hub, Camberwell Road, Hawera. $50 per person or $450 table of 10. Tickets available form the South Taranaki I-SITE Visitor Centre, 55 High Street, Hawera, 0800 111 323 or 06 278 8599. Hawera-born comedian Ben Hurley returns to MC an evening of hilarity. Featuring NZ comedians Jeremy Corbett and Sere Devcich.
9.30am - 12.30pm, Hawera Art School & Creative Space, 20 Union Street, Hawera
$60per person, all materials supplied.
Tutor Jaqui Francis. Create your own amazing mosaic to take home. A detailed introduction on how to work with the colourful medium of mosaics.
Please bring your lunch. Tea and coffee provided. An afternoon class will run if morning class is full.
Register: Email email@example.com or Phone/text 027 361 6930
10.00am-2.00pm, 3510 South Road, SH3, Pihama.
FREE! This popular market features around 50 stalls of handcrafted wares and homegrown produce, set amongst the courtyard and picturesque gardens. Also coffee, pizza, buskers and other food stalls.
5.30pm - 7.30pm, Salvation Army, 23 Regent Street, Hawera.
The Salvation Army Hawera presents Light Party - a positive alternative to Halloween.
$2 per child and each child must be with an adult.
Petting animals and fishing contest, dress up comp (no scary costumes), face painting, sausage sizzle and canteen, bouncy castle, goody bags +more.
For all Council enquiries, information, and customer service
Ph: (06) 278 0555
Toll free: 0800 111 32324 hours a day, seven days a week
Fax: (06) 278 8757
Address: 105-111 Albion St, Hawera 4610
Post: Private Bag 902, Hawera 4640