Matariki Festival
Jun
28
9:30 AM09:30

Matariki Festival

Most of the local schools and early childcare centers are performing through to midday at the Waimate High School Hall. Public are very welcome to attend this event.

After the Kapa Haka is finished all participants will have kai at Waimate Main School.

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Jun
22
to Jun 23

'A not so silent night' Mid Winter Dinner

The Glenavy community pool and PTA Fundraising committee invite you to a ‘not so silient night’ mid winter dinner Saturday 22nd June 2019 at the Glenavy Hall.

Tickets $50 from the Waimate Information Centre or Glenavy School Office and include a complimentary first drink and two course meal. 

Cash bar available, transport home and live band ‘Saggy Britches’.  An auction will also be held.

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Waimate Folk Festival
May
31
to Jun 3

Waimate Folk Festival

The Waimate Folk Music Festival (previously Whitestone Winter Folk Festival) is held every Queen’s Birthday Weekend (to include the first Monday in June) at Gunns Camp, Waimate, North Otago. Although small, the festival has been steadily growing in popularity since it began in 1994. Waimate Folk Festival is a great occasion for performers of all ages and skills, from the beginner to the seasoned professional.

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Ada.Ada.Ada. Live One Woman Show
May
20
6:00 PM18:00

Ada.Ada.Ada. Live One Woman Show

This is a one woman high impact stage performance by British creative, Zoe Philpott that tells the story of Ada Lovelace who wrote the worlds first complex computer program in 1843 and was then written out of history.

This performance compliments (and is for those who have attended) the workshop held prior at Waimate High School for 8 - 18 year old girls.

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Anzac Day Services
Apr
25
6:20 AM06:20

Anzac Day Services

6.20am - Hakataramea Dawn Service at Hakataramea Cenotaph, Hakataramea Township.

7.00am - Waimate Dawn Service at Victoria Park Memorial Gates.

8.45am - St Andrews Service at St Andrews War Memorial.

10.00am - Waimate Civic Service at Waimate Event Centre.

1.30pm - Ted’s Bottle Service at Waihao Forks Hotel, Waihao Forks.

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