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21 April

The Great Takoketai
Easter Egg Hunt

Starts 2.00pm, Free Entry, All ages welcome.  Make sure you bring sunscreen, water, sunhat or raincoat  and a basket or reusable bag for eggs.

Glenfern Sanctuary
Port FitzRoy
Aotea FM - 10 Years On Air
During Easter weekend celebrations there will be a photo exhibition, a panel discussion from founding personalities and to finish off the night a live performance from Sola Rosa, one of NZ's premier live music acts playing outdoors at the Claris club with his 'sound system' show.
Supported by Bede Bailey and Joe Revell. Tickets will be available shortly.

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
29Jun to
29 Jul

Lights out on Great Barrier Island

A month long winter festival with a dark sky theme. Individual events to be confirmed in further detail, but may include:

Image: Mark Russell

Outdoor photography competition and exhibition; Finding Pleiades; Kite making and flying; Astro photography course; Exploring the Planets; Making your own sundial; Sextant and compass - with star gazing; Kids movie night; Dining with the stars cooking contest; A ball with a Moana/250 Captain Cook theme in association with St John ambulance

Festival in association with ATEED, Local Board, DGBI and various other partners, tbc.

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

Good Heavens
Dark Sky Experiences
One of only three Dark Sky Sanctuaries in the world
and the first island Dark Sky Sanctuary

Regular Events

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

'Open Mike' Jam Night. Thursday 8pm at the Currach Irish Pub, Tryphena

Quiz Night.  Sundays 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 2018/2019

Daylight Saving Ends Sunday 7th April
Easter Weekend Friday 19th to Monday 22nd April

School Terms 2019

1st Term 2019 Between 28th January and 7th February to 12th April
2nd Term 2019 Monday 29th April to Friday 5th July
3rd Term 2019 Monday 22nd July to Friday 27th September
4th Term 2019 Monday 14th October to between 13th/20th December




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