Events Calendar

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Please check calendar to see if the events listed are still on.

Every Sunday

Farmer’s Market (P97)

At Huatoki Plaza from 9am – 12pm


Fri 16th December

Waitara Night Market

5:30 – 8:30pm @ Clifton Park

Entertainment, food and activities for the whole whanau

Sat 17th December

Festival of Lights starts (page 94 – 96)

Sun 18th December

Christmas at the Bowl

Gates open 5pm @ Bowl of Brooklands

6:30pm pre-show band; 8pm Variety Show; 9:40pm Powerco Fireworks

Postponement date: Monday 19th Dec (if required)

Fri 30th December

UB40 A Summer’s Day Live

4 – 10pm @ Bowl of Brooklands

Sat 31st December

New Year’s Eve Event 1

From 7pm @ Hatchery Lawn, Pukekura Park

DJ Gorny, 7:45 Betsy & the Reckless, 9pm Kita, 10:30 Sweet Mix Kids

New Year’s Eve Event 2

From 8pm @ Fred Parker Lawn, Pukekura Park

Frau Knotz, 9pm Che & the Revolution


Wed 4th January

NZ Breakers v Perth Wildcats

7:30pm @ TSB Stadium

Fri 6th January

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

6 – 10:30pm @ Bowl of Brooklands

Sun 8th January

Inglewood Twilight Picnic

4 – 8pm @ Joe Gibbs Reserve (Festival of Lights on tour)

Wed 11th January

Jimmy Carr

7pm @ TSB Showplace + a 9:30pm show too

Sun 15th January

Illuminate Waitara

7 – 11pm @ West Quay (Festival of Lights on tour)

Sunday 22nd January

Festival of Lights (last night)

Wed 18 Jan – Tue 28 Feb

Let’s Go Summertime Rolls Bike Events

See ad page 27

Sat 28 January

Concert in the Park

4 – 7pm @ King Edward Park in Hawera (free)

Plus multi-cultural food festival!


16 – 19 Feb

Feastival (page 98)

22 – 25 February

Americarna (page 96)

Fri 9th December

Summer Nights: AutoMatic 80s 

King Edward Park, Stratford( for more info)

MARCH 2023

11 – 12 March

Oxfam Trailwalker 2023 (page 100)

17 – 19 March

WOMAD (page 102 – 106)

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