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Levin Sea Cadet Unit Recruitment Evening

Where: Lake Horowhenua, Levin

Date and Time:
Tuesday nights from 6pm - 8pm

Description of event: Our youth programme provides adventurous activity with a military flavor. Come see how you can participate in the challenge!


Pregnancy Help Dunedin has new opening hours!

Where: South City Mall, South Dunedin

Date and Time:
30 June - 18 December

Description of event: We're now open on Mon,Tues,Thurs 9.30 - 2.30 & Weds 12.30 - 5.30. Come in & see us for free information, advice & support.


Show Business

Where: Westside Theatre - Tauranga

Date and Time:
5 - 20 September

Description of event: This show will be a selection of hit numbers from modern Broadway shows. A Fun night out for all ages!


Nearly New Sale

Where: Kelston Community Centre, Cnr Awaroa and Great North Roads, Glendene

Date and Time:
Saturday 11 October

Description of event: Bargains on baby and children's items, facepainting, cake stall, raffles and more. Free entry and parking.


Camp Quality ODD SHOE DAY

Where: Nationally (NZ)

Date and Time:
Friday 12 September

Description of event: Support NZ children living with Cancer.Wear ODD SHOES on 12 September.Optional donation 0800Camp Quality (0800 226778) or Txt CAMPQ to 5464.


Going West Festival Books and Writers Weekend 2014

Where: Titirangi War Memorial Hall

Date and Time:
12-14 September

Description of event: New Zealand writers and thinkers gather yearly in Titirangi to reveal their literary delights. Join in the journey.


Wesley College 170th Reunion

Where: Wesley College Paerata

Date and Time:
12, 13, 14 September

Description of event: Wesley College celebrates 170 years as New Zealand’s oldest school. There's a weekend of fun, sport & entertainment. Go to our website.


North Island National Daffodil Show

Where: Waikanae Memorial Hall

Date and Time:
Saturday 13 1pm-5pm and Sunday 14 10am- 4pm


Lazy Loser Book Talk at Dunedin Library

Where: Dunedin Library

Date and Time:
September 13

Description of event: As we count down to the Moro Marathon, join Australian weight-loss myth buster, Marie Bean, for an honest and funny look at food, dieting, fitness and weight-loss. Marie talks about her latest book that encourages readers to slim down by avoiding dieting and to get fit the lazy way.


Aiding Adelaide

Where: Wakefield School Hall, Edward Street, Wakefield

Date and Time:
Saturday 13 September from 7pm until 11pm

Description of event: Music from local band "Parallel", bar and soft drinks. Great raffle prizes and supper provided 100% of the proceeds donated to the Ketel's


Matamata Market and Craft fair

Where: Matamata Primary school

Date and Time:
13 September


Garden Gala

Where: Tasman Bay Christian School

Date and Time:
Saturday 13 September

Description of event: School Gala - Yummy food, entertainment, silent auction, white elephant, lots of activities for the kids, raffles, trade stalls, free entry!


Dynamic Ceramic and Visual Art Exhibition

Where: Cambridge Town Hall, Cambridge

Date and Time:
13 and 14 September. Open 10am-4pm


'Celebration' connecting youth with age through song

Where: SKYCITY theatre

Date and Time:
7.30pm 13 September

Description of event: Be inspired and entertained by the Chorus singing songs from the charts with the childrens choir and cheerleaders from RIISchool


The Kapiti Amazing Race 2014

Where: Kapiti Region

Date and Time:
Saturday 13 September

Description of event: Enter today! Teams of four adults will compete solving clues, finding checkpoints & completing challenges across the Kapiti region.


Johnsonville Plunket Second Hand Sale

Where: Johnsonville Community Centre Hall

Date and Time:
13 September

Description of event: Pre-loved baby/child clothes sale with over 20 stalls and yummy baking. Gold Coin Entry


Free A Cappella Singing Workshop for Women

Where: St Andrews Church Hall, New Plymouth

Date and Time:
Saturday 13 September, 10am - 4pm

Description of event: Love to Sing? Learn the art of four-part unaccompanied singing, American Barbershop Style. Register your interest with Denise (06) 755 0452.


Get Crafty on Logan Craft Market

Where: Upper Hutt Cossie Club, Logan Street, Upper Hutt

Date and Time:
Sunday 14 Sept, Sunday 5 Oct, Sunday 2 Nov and Sunday 4 Dec

Description of event: Family friendly local craft market. Local sellers with amazing creations. Jewellery, knitting, cards, childrens clothing etc


Avondale College presents Fame!

Where: Avondale College Performing Arts Centre - 51 Victor Street, Avondale

Date and Time:
September 16 - 20 7.30pm

Description of event: Avondale College presents Fame; The Musical. Featuring your favourite songs and characters. Tickets $15/$10 concession. Bookings 09-820-1731


Otago Girls' High School Art and Craft Auction

Where: Otago Girls' High School, Tennyson Street, Dunedin

Date and Time:
Friday 19 September 7pm

Description of event: An auction of a selection of art and craft from local artists, and students of the school. Tickets $10.


Eastlink Community Open Day

Where: Eastlink Sports Complex, Lugton Park, 30 Old Farm Road, East Hamilton

Date and Time:
Saturday 20 September

Description of event: A Eastlink is a collection of Sport Clubs that work together to promote sport and recreation for the local community.


Countdown Kids Casino Night

Where: Rydges Rotorua

Date and Time:
Saturday 20 September, 7pm - late

Description of event: Grab your lucky charm and join us for a Casino Night in support of the Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal. Tickets $40, Contact 07) 3496501


The Brave 500 World Record Shave for Cancer

Where: University of Canterbury, Christchurch

Date and Time:
20 September

Description of event: 500 people getting together to shave their heads simultaneously, break a world record, and raise money for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer NZ


School Holiday Roller Discos

Where: Upper Hutt Roller Skating Club, 4A Railway Avenue, Upper Hutt

Date and Time:
Monday - Friday both weeks 1.00 - 3.00 pm

Description of event: Skate/blade to music in an indoor rink. Fun for all ages


Koputaroa School Production "Starblaze" by year 5,6,7 & 8 students

Where: Levin Performing Arts Center, Levin

Date and Time:
23,24 & 25 September at 7pm

Description of event: Tickets can be purchased from the school office now (06-3687938). Adults $7. Children $1. Please come and join us for a fun night.


Spring Carnival at The Anglican Parish of Opawa-St Martins

Where: St Mark's Church, Cnr Opawa Road and Vincent Place, Opawa, Christchurch

Date and Time:
27 September 9:00:00 a.m.

Description of event: A morning of fun, food & bargains. Sweet, cake, craft, book, toy, white elephant, china, linen, games, music & more! Details - (03) 980-9983"


Mangawhai Art Trail

Where: Mangawhai

Date and Time:
27 and 28 September 10am to 5pm

Description of event: Get friends & family together. Mangawhai comes alive as over 40 different artists open their studios & galleries. Follow the maps & flags.


North Shore Orchid Society Orchid Show

Where: Milford Senior Citizens Rooms, 141a Kitchener Rd (behind New World)

Date and Time:
27-28 September, 10am - 3.30pm

Description of event: Nth Shore Orchid Society Spring Orchid Show. Display of seasonal orchids. Plant sales. Expert advice available. Contact Susan 09-473 8629


Stadium Health & Wellbeing Market

Where: Undercover at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

Date and Time:
Sunday 28 September

Description of event: Head down to the Stadium Health & Wellbeing Market for a day of inspiration, information, shopping and fun. Try some body pampering and take a break at the free performance area while sampling some of the delicious local foods. With a free bouncy castle for the kids, there's something for everyone.


Ohingaiti Kids Hunt

Where: Ohingaiti

Date and Time:
2-5 October

Description of event: 6th annual take a kid hunting and fishing competition for kids aged between 2-15. Entries close Wednesday 24 of September.


Matamata Historical Society Book Fair

Where: The old 'Tables on Broadway' cnr Vosper Street and Broadway MATAMATA

Date and Time:
Thursday October 2 to Saturday October 4. Opens 9 am.

Description of event: Huge Book Fair. Thousands of bargain books. Proceeds help the heritage cowshed project. FREE entry. EFTPOS available. Tel 07 888 4172.


National Gem and Mineral Show

Where: Riccarton Racecourse, Christchurch

Date and Time:
3 – 5 October

Description of event: There will be dealers and collectors in fossils, minerals and gems and the National competitions. Activities and displays for the public.



Where: Celtic Rugby Clubrooms, Timaru

Date and Time:
Saturday 4 October 11am - 4pm

Description of event: Display of different assorted flowers. Hosted by S C Alpine & Alzheimers SC.


It's Your Move

Where: Wellington South Baptist Church, 284 The Parade, Island Bay Wellington

Date and Time:
Saturday and Sunday 4-5 October

Description of event: It's Your Move is a weekend event of board gaming - get the whole weekend at an early bird discount from $13.60 until the end of September


The Holiday Bible School

Where: 6 Auburn Street, Takapuna

Date and Time:
6-10 October

Description of event: Class acquaints students 6-16 with World's Best Seller, historic and cultural signficance.


Words on a Small Island The Waiheke Book Festival

Where: Waiheke Island

Date and Time:
9 - 12 October

Description of event: Inspiring workshops, author talks, poetry & films


Strength and Conditioning for Dancers

Where: Kazbah Studio Inc., Opposite Tahuna Normal Intermediate School, Dunedin

Date and Time:
October 16

Description of event: Strength and Conditioning Classes for Dancers beginning Oct 16th! Contact Siobhan (BPhEd, Hons) at the Facebook page below.


Southern Hawkes Bay Federation of WI's 64th Annual Handcraft Show

Where: Dannevirke Sports Club Rooms, A&P Showgrounds, Dannevirke

Date and Time:
17 & 18 October; Fri 10am-12pm & 3pm-5pm; Sat 10am-4pm

Description of event: Handcraft Show Including Machine Sewing, Handcraft, Knitting, Crochet, Homespun & Woven Competitions. Public entries welcome. Ph 063762711


Flanshaw Road School 50th Jubilee

Where: Flanshaw Road School - 51 Flanshaw Road Te Atatu South Auckland

Date and Time:
17 - 18 October

Description of event: Past pupils, staff, board members, and parents are invited to come and celebrate. Please contact for details.


Fitzherbert East Aokautere School & Community 125th Jubilee

Where: Aokautere School, Palmerston North

Date and Time:
Labour Weekend 24-26 October

Description of event: Helicopter Rides, decade photos and more! Registrations close 15th September. Forms from, Aok School office.


Te Anau Kepler Lions Home show

Where: Te Anau, Fiordland

Date and Time:
Labour Sunday 26 Oct

Description of event: Tour of 7 new homes around Te Anau , afternoon tea included. Ticket $20. Proceeds go to local community projects


Oaklands School 50th Jubilee

Where: Oaklands School Christchurch

Date and Time:
Labour Weekend 2014

Description of event: Registrations are closing on the 1st October so we would suggest that you register soon for this event which is being held on Labour Weekend 2014 .We inviting all past staff, pupils, parents, Board members, PTA members, School Council, friends of the school and anyone else who has been involved in the Oaklands school community in our 50 year history. Come along reconnect and celebrate a wonderful 50 years.


Under the Mountain Arts and Craft Event

Where: Stratford

Date and Time:
Labour weekend

Description of event: The first annual arts and craft fair to be held at St Mary's Diocesan School.


Te Whetu Village Reunion

Where: Ngatira Marae - Putaruru

Date and Time:
24 / 25 / 26 October

Description of event: Some of the old residents have organised a reunion as Te Whetu Mill /Village closed down in 1976. Please e-mail the above address for info.


Otautau Patchwork Exhibition

Where: Old Courthouse, Main Street, Otautau

Date and Time:
Labour weekend, 24th - 27th October

Description of event: Annual patchwork exhibition, displaying quilts and crafts made by members of the Otautau Patchwork Group.


Waimairi School Centenary

Where: Christchurch

Date and Time:
24-26 October

Description of event: Waimairi School is turning 100! Come along and celebrate with us, past and current pupils welcome.


Okoroire School and District Centenary

Where: Kuranui (Okoroire) School

Date and Time:
24-26 October - Labour Weekend

Description of event: Okoroire (now Kuranui) School and District celebrates 100 years


Fitzherbert East/Aokautere School And Community 125th Jubilee

Where: Aokautere School, Palmerston North

Date and Time:
24-26 October

Description of event: A weekend of fun for the whole family including District Tours, A Beard Growing Competition and lots more. Registrations close 1 September


Mangatainoka School and districts 125 years reunion

Where: Mangatainoka

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

Description of event: Friday 24 - chicken and chat; Saturday 25 - school calf day, photos, dinner at night; Sunday 26 - parade and farewell. Contact 06376652


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.


Pouto horse sports

Where: Pouto Peninsula Kaipara

Date and Time:
25/26 October - Labour weekend

Description of event: Saturday 25, Team Roping, barrels, breakaway roping, steer undressing, pole bending and much more...... Sunday 26, Horse Trek.


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


Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis

Where: Napier

Date and Time:
Wednesday 29 October at 6.00pm

Description of event: This is a fun 5km or 10km walk/run around the streets and steps of the Napier Hill. $10.00 entry fee with proceeds going to HBMS


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


Te Kowahi Country Market

Where: Te Kowhai Hall & Tennis Courts

Date and Time:
Saturday, 1 November

Description of event: Come along for some great fresh foods, arts, crafts and entertainment. Free pony rides for the kids and lots more...


Spring Fair

Where: St Johns Methodist Church, 20 Wellington St, Hamilton East, Hamilton

Date and Time:
1 November

Description of event: Fundraising fair with second hand goods for sale, baking, crafts, Tombola, games and fun for all the family


The Great Kitchen Caper

Where: Plimmerton, Porirua

Date and Time:
Sunday 9 November, 10am - 3pm

Description of event: This is a fantastic tour showcasing cool, quirky and fabulous kitchens in the Plimmerton, Camborne and Whitby area.


Craft out West Show (Fundraiser for Hospice West Auckland)

Where: WestWave Recreation Centre 20 Alderman Drive Henderson

Date and Time:
Saturday 8 November and Sunday 9 November 10am to 4pm

Description of event: Annual Fundraising Craft Show, for Hospice West Auckland featuring handmade treasures and creative expressions from talented NZ crafters.


Wakefield School Twighlight Gala

Where: Wakefield School, Edward Street, Wakefield, Nelson

Date and Time:
Saturday 8 November 3pm until 6.30pm

Description of event: Come and join us for a great family outing, enjoy live enterainment, fresh local fare, good old fashioned fun for kids of all ages.


Auckland Women Laser Cup 2014

Where: Panmure Lagoon Sailing Club

Date and Time:
11 November at 9:30am

Description of event: The Panmure Lagoon Sailing Club will be organising the inaugural Auckland Women Laser Cup. The regatta is open to Laser rigs.


Curse of the Pearl Necklace - The Maiden Voyage

Where: Westside Theatre - Tauranga

Date and Time:
21 November - 13 December

Description of event: Join The Captain, and his crew for an hilarious night out. This is an hilarious comedy about the men of the British Navy becoming Pirates!


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


Miramar North School 75th Jubilee

Where: Miramar North School

Date and Time:
5-6 December

Description of event: Join us for a weekend reminiscing over old times and celebrating the 75 year journey of Miramar North School.


Lake Coleridge Power Station Centenary and Open Day

Where: Lake Coleridge Village and Centenary Dinner in Methven

Date and Time:
6 and 7 December

Description of event: Centenary events at Lake Coleridge Power Station - bus tours, station tours, vintage machinery, food stalls, markets, parades, and entertainment


Pania Surfcasting Kahawai Competition

Where: Marine Parade, Napier

Date and Time:
Sunday 1 February 2015

Description of event: Pania Surfcasting Club are celebrating 60 years in the Bay with a huge Kahawai competition. Contact Trish 027 316-5454


Kopane School 90th Jubilee

Where: Kopane School, Rongotea Road, Palmerston North

Date and Time:
27 - 28 March 2015

Description of event: Register and catch up with old friends on Friday night. Saturday activities along with class photos followed Dinner and Dance. Contact


Reunion: Te Kowhia School & District - 125 years (1890 – 2015)

Where: Te Kowhai School

Date and Time:
6 – 8 March 2015

Description of event: Te Kowhai Primary School will hold its 125th School Reunion in Te Kowhai, Hamilton on 6-8 March 2015. To register your interest please email or phone Te Kowhai School 07 8297860 or Facebook us at


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


Hamilton Arthritis Support Group

Where: St Clares Co-operating Parish 97 Tuhikaramea Road, Dinsdale, Hamilton

Date and Time:
The last Wednesday of each month from 1.30pm - 3pm

Description of event: Do you suffer from Arthritis? Or know of anyone who does? Our group meets every last Wednesday of the month where we have different speakers/ entertainers. Tea and Coffee is served afterwards.


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