TAUPO / TURANGI
HAMILTON FRIDAY 9 SEPTEMBER NZ MUSIC SEPTEMBER SHOWCASE
An eclectic mix of NZ music showcasing the best of bands from The Demon Energy Battle of the Bands national championship, and other favourites. 8.00pm – door sales available. Biddy Mullingan’s Irish Pub, 742 Victoria Street Hamilton
ALL MONTH HAMILTON ZOO
Meet Samburu, the zoo’s latest rhino calf. Enjoy a unique rhino experience and Eye2Eye encounter. Get up close and personal to Samburu and his mum Kito. Open daily. 183 Brymer Road.
ALL MONTH THE TUDORTRAIL
Discover Hamilton Gardens’ newest Fantasy Collection garden full of mythical beasts, geometric patterns, symbolism, intricate knot garden, and more! Activity sheets available for kids. Open every day in September.
They’re not just cars – they’re classics. And there’s over a hundred, plus an extensive collection of petrol memorabilia. One of Hamilton’s best attractions, catering for all the family. 11 Railside Place, Frankton.
THE SCULPTURE PARK
NZ’s largest outdoor sculpture gallery in the stunning 17.5ha Waitakaruru Arboretum, a former quarry full of scenic wonder. Over 50 sculptures on a 2km nature trail. Open by appointment. Phone 07 824 0233. 207 Scotsman Valley Road, Tauwhare, 15km east of Hamilton.
SATURDAY 10 SEPTEMBER ALL BLACKS V ARGENTINA
The Abs are undefeated against the Pumas, so expect a great match with Argentina looking to make history. Waikato Stadium
TAUPO EVERY SATURDAY TAUPO MARKET
A ‘must see’ for both locals and visitors, this weekly market allows you meet the artists, chefs, bakers, growers and artisans who create the treasures you’ll love. 9.00am – 1.00pm Riverside Park & Unison Ampitheatre, Redoubt Street, Taupo
SATURDAY 3 SEPTEMBER, 1 OCTOBER TRASH & TREASURE FAIR
Held once a month, this ‘car boot’ style event brings out the treasure hunter in everyone. Buy treasure for pennies and sell trash for cash! 9.00am – 1.00pm, Riverside Park and Unison Ampitheatre, Redoubt Street, Taupo
FRIDAY 30 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, with no cars to worry about. All levels catered for and lots of prizes to be won. Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, 463 Broadlands Road, Taupo
THE SCULPTURE PARK