WHAT’S ON IN HAMILTON TAUPO / TURANGI
HAMILTON FRIDAY 5 – SUNDAY 7 AUGUST ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES FAIR
Quality and choice, with a huge range of items from furniture, vintage tools and china to silver, clocks, books, jewellery and more! Hamilton Gardens, Cobham Drive.
SATURDAY 6 AUGUST FERRYBANK MARKET
For boutique shopping in the central city, head to Ferrybank Market, 30 Victoria Street.
SATURDAY 20 AUGUST TAMAHERE COUNTRY MARKET
Enjoy the vibrant open air atmosphere on the corner of State Highway 21 (Airport Rd) and Tamahere Drive.
FRIDAY 2 SEPTEMBER SEPTEMBER ONSLAUGHT TOUR SHOW
A mixed genre show with some of Waikato’s best rock and metal bands plus some great Auckland bands. Biddy Mulligan’s Irish Pub, 742 Victoria Street from 8.30pm.
ALL MONTH ZEALONG TEA ESTATE
Discover NZs only oolong tea plantation and enjoy high-tea at the café. Premium tea grown in Waikato, crafted by passionate tea masters. 495 Gordonton Road.
ALL MONTH NATURAL WONDERS
Explore Hamilton’s natural area reserves and gully networks, including the award-winning ecological restoration project of Waiwhakareke National Heritage Park in Baverstock.
TAUPO SUNDAY 7 AUGUST & SUNDAY 4 SEPTEMBER UKULELE JAMMIN’ WITH THE WHOOPEE BAND
Come along and enjoy a couple of hours of musing with The Whoopees! Bring along your ukulele (if you have one) , your singing voices and your gold coin donation and enjoy the fabulous hospitality of Rick & the team. Ploughman’s Restaurant & Bar, 45 Charles Crescent, Taupo
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST & 10 SEPTEMBER MOTOTT MOTORCYCLE TRACK DAYS
Moto TT holds regular Motorcycle track days at Bruce Mclaren Motorsport Park. These track days are designed to be a fun, non competitive environment for you to improve your bike handling and riding skills. Go as fast or as slow as you like, with no cars to worry about. All levels catered for and lots of prizes to be won! Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, 463 Broadlands Rd, Taupo, 9.00am – 4.00pm. Admission free
SATURDAY 3 SEPTEMBER KINLOCH OFFROAD CHALLENGE
Enjoy stunning views as you run or walk over some spectacular trails in and around Kinloch, Taupo. Choose from four distances over one very scenic course. This event has a little something awesome for everyone, whether you amble around the 5km course or take on the full marathon. For further information visitwww.kinlochoffroadchallenge.co.nz
FRIDAY 9 SEPTEMBER MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL – ON FIRE
This outstanding theatrical show has been performed in many cities around the world to praise from audiences and critics alike. A non-stop comedic celebration of women and “the change”. Great Lake Centre, Story Place Taupo.