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Insideout 5 Art Exhibition

Where: Mairangi Arts Centre, 20 Hastings Rd, Mairangi Bay, Auckland

Date and Time:
7 April – 5 May

Description of event: Insideout 5 art exhibition features artworks produced by prisoners through the “Art in Prisons Programme” - beautiful paintings and carvings.



National Jazz Festival Tauranga

Where: Tauranga

Date and Time:
17 – 21 April

Description of event: Five jazz-packed days featuring NZ's best musicians. Concerts; free downtown carnival; & family-friendly jazz village. See you there!



Creative Heart Easter Arts and Craft Show

Where: Presbyterian Church, 10 Elspeth Street, Cromwell (behind New World)

Date and Time:
Easter – 18 – 21 April

Description of event: Display of the best Crafts and art from around Central Otago including competitions.



Shannon School 125th Jubilee

Where: Shannon

Date and Time:
18 - 20 April - Easter

Description of event:

Time to return to school, meet up with old school friends and celebrate 125 years for Shannon School.



150 Years – Canvastown/Wakamarina Discovery Of Gold Celebration Day

Where: Canvastown, Marlborough

Date and Time:
Easter Saturday 19 April, 10am - 5pm

Description of event: Static/action displays, old time stalls/entertainment, horse racing, gold panning, games, food, cancan girls. Something for all. Costume Ball 7pm


Art with a view!

Where: 'Dragon's Den', 231 Millar Road, Lake Okareka, Rotorua

Date and Time:
Easter Saturday 19 April, 10am - 3pm

Description of event: A unique community event showcasing local artists, bush walks and refreshment's. Gold coin donation, rain or shine.


Rose City Porcelain Doll Club 26th Doll & Bear Show and Competition

Where: The Community Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North

Date and Time:
Saturday 19 April, 10am - 4pm, and Sunday 20 April, 10am - 3pm

Description of event: "Easter Parade" Competition and display of dolls and bears, Stalls. Adults (14 +) $5 Children (5-13) and Senior Citizens $3 Under 5 Free


'Pongaroar Open Easter Hunt' - Fundraising for our Rescue Helicopter

Where: Pongaroa Hotel on Route 52 - Weigh in between 1-3pm

Date and Time:
Easter Sunday (20 April)

Description of event: Entry forms and conditions of entry available from the hotel or email pongaroahotel@xtra.co.nz entries close Wednesday at 8pm. See you there!



Kidz Easter Hunt

Where: Yatton Park, Fraser Street, Tauranga

Date and Time:
Easter Monday (21 April) 11am - 1pm

Description of event: Kids Easter hunt



Hilltop School 50th Jubilee

Where: Hilltop School, Taupo

Date and Time:
Friday 25 and Saturday 26 April

Description of event: Tickets on sale now: $80 for all three events, or $70 for the Saturday night dinner and dance - www.hilltop.org.nz or jubilee@org.nz.



N.Z.National Chrysanthemum Society, North Island Show

Where: Community Leisure Centre, 564 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North

Date and Time:
Saturday 26 - Sunday 27 April



Nelson Symphony Orchestra "H" concert

Where: Nelson Cathedral, top of Trafalgar St

Date and Time:
Saturday 3 May, 7.30 pm

Description of event: Humperdinck - Hansel & Gretel Prelude; Hummel - Trumpet Concerto featuring soloist Raffaele Bandoli; Handel - Organ concerto featuring soloist Alan K Gray; Haydn - Military Symphony



N.Z.National Chrysanthemum Society, South Island Show

Where: Community Forbury Park Raceway, Victoria Road, Dunedin

Date and Time:
3 – 4 May



Giant Charity Bookfest 2014

Where: YMCA Upper Hutt, Somme Road, Trentham

Date and Time:
3 May, 9am - 5pm; 4 May, 9am - 3pm

Description of event: Heretaunga Rotary Club's major fundraising event which benefits many local Community groups. Books, magazines, games, jigsaws, CD's, DVD's



Wheels Week 2014

Where: Ashburton

Date and Time:
3 May - 18 May 2014

Description of event: Wheels Week is an annual community event involving all aspects of wheels. From cars to bikes, trains to mobility scooters and more.



Monteverdi Vespers 1610

Where: Baradene Concernt Hall, Auckland

Date and Time:
Sunday 4 May, 5pm

Description of event: Monteverdi’s Vespers, one of the towering masterpieces of the Baroque era.



Open Day at SeniorNet Eden-Roskill Inc

Where: SeniorNet Eden-Roskill Learning Centre, 487 Dominion Rd, Balmoral (opposite Potters Park)

Date and Time:
Monday 5 May

Description of event: Improve your computer skills. classes for over 50 year olds. Open Day Monday 5th May 10am -3pm.



Fundraiser for HELP

Where: The Herald Theatre - Aotea Centre

Date and Time:
Tuesday 6 May



Heartland Poultry Show

Where: SBS Event Centre Timaru

Date and Time:
10 – 11 May

Description of event: Timaru's 2nd poultry show. Poultry, ducks, pigeons, eggs and cage birds to see. Come along and watch birds getting judged.


Orewa Rotary Club Book Fair

Where: Orewa Community Hall, Orewa Square, Orewa

Date and Time:
Friday 16 May (starts 5am, Saturday 17 May (starts 9am), Sunday 18 May (starts 9am)

Description of event: Orewa Rotary Book Fair, nearly 25,000 books in all categories, don't miss out, no entry fee. Fantastic bargains.


Motueka Quilting Connection - Quilt Show

Where: Motueka Recreation Centre, Old Wharf Road, Motueka

Date and Time:
Friday 16 – Sunday 18 May, daily 10am - 4pm

Description of event:Wonderful craft. Raffles, Merchant Mall. Admission $5 including refreshments. Colours of NZ Challenge, Hoffman Challenge Quilts from around NZ


Kelburn Normal School Centenary

Where: Wellington

Date and Time:
16 – 18 May

Description of event: Kelburn Normal School is turning 100! Old girls, boys and staff are invited back to school to celebrate 100 years. Register now!



Clinton Young Farmers Community Ball

Where: Clinton community centre

Date and Time:
Saturday 24 May, 8pm till late

Description of event: Ball with Wild West theme, Jody Direen live, R18, cash bar, tickets $40ea on sale at Clinton Express, 100% Gore & 100% Johnstones Clutha


Heart Stopper Wellington Polar Plunge

Where: Freyberg beach, Oriental Bay, Wellington

Date and Time:
Saturday 24 May, 10am - 2.30pm

Description of event: Teams of 4 – 6 people run into the icy ocean dressed in fancy costume for 5min. Raising funds/awareness for heart kids. Are you game?!



St Mary's Catholic School Ellerslie Centenary

Where: St Mary's Catholic School Ellerslie

Date and Time:
30 May - 1 June 2014 (Queens Birthday Weekend)

Description of event: Lots of different events over Queens Birthday Weekend to celebrate the Centenary Jubilee.



Art Expo Nelson

Where: Saxton Stadium, Stoke, Nelson

Date and Time:
11 - 13 July

Description of event: Art Expo Nelson is a 3 day art extravaganza with more than 1500 artworks by Nelson/Tasman artists for sale.



Hukerenui & District Schools 125th Reunion

Where: Hukerenui School

Date and Time:
24 – 26 October (Labour Weekend)

Description of event: Past and present students, staff and families are invited to register for the 125th reunion. Includes all schools that joined Hukerenui.



Hampden School 150th Jubilee

Where: Hampden School

Date and Time:
25 - 26 October (Labour Weekend)

Description of event: Past pupils, Staff, committee/BOT members come celebrate 150 years of Hampden School. To register contact hampdenschool150@gmail.com


Browns School Centennial

Where: Browns, Central Southland

Date and Time:
Labour Weekend 2014

Description of event: Friday 24th: Evening informal get together. Saturday 25th: Photos, afternoon tea & dinner. Registrations close 1st May. Write P O Box 19 Winton 9741. Ph 03 2176977



Geraldine Volunteer Fire Brigade 125 Year Celebration

Where: Geraldine

Date and Time:
Friday 21 - Sunday 23 November

Description of event: The Geraldine Volunteer Fire Brigade is celebrating its 125th year, in November 2014. See our Facebook page for more details


Horowhenua College 75th Jubilee

Where: Horowhenua College, Levin

Date and Time:
3 April – 5 April 2015 (Easter weekend)

Description of event: Expressions of interest/current contact details needed



Timaru Farmers Market

Where: Strathallan Street, Timaru

Date and Time:
Every Saturday 9am – 12.30pm

Description of event: Locally grown produce, vegetables, fruit, eggs, meat, bread, salad ingredients, sweet treats, honey and more.



Communication and Cognition in People over the Age of 50

Where: At your home, your office or the University of Waikato

Date and Time:

Description of event: If you are worried that you are not as mentally sharp as you used to be and are willing to be a part of my PhD research, call me 0221998650