HAMIL­TON TAUPO / TURANGI

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HAMIL­TON SUN­DAY 9 OC­TO­BER HIGH TEA & BUR­LESQUE

An af­ter­noon of de­li­cious vin­tage high tea and daz­zling lo­cal bur­lesque, in­clud­ing new star­lets. Dress glam­orous. The Me­teor, 1 Vic­to­ria Street, Hamil­ton, R18

SUN­DAY 9 OC­TO­BER DI­WALI WAIKATO FES­TI­VAL

A fam­ily event with kids en­ter­tain­ment, dance per­for­mances, food and mu­sic. Gar­den Place, CBD 11.00am – 8.00pm

EV­ERY SUN­DAY 16 OC­TO­BER T0 13 NOVEM­BER GOURMET IN THE PARK

Out­door in­ter­na­tional gourmet food mar­ket with great lo­cal mu­sic. Bring the fam­ily, deck chairs, bean bags, pic­nic rugs. On the stun­ning Rhodo­den­dron Lawn in the award-win­ning Hamil­ton Gar­dens. En­trance through Gates 1 or 2. 4.00pm to 8.00pm.

SATUR­DAY 29 OC­TO­BER 4 SEA­SONS RIVER RUN / WALK

So­cial fun run/walk. 5km and 10km options along Waikato River paths. Heaps of spot prizes. Re­fresh­ments pro­vided. Reg­is­tra­tion 7.45am – 8.45am. Matakanohi Re­serve, Ann Street, Beerescourt.

SUN­DAY 13 NOVEM­BER ROUNDTHE BRIDGES

Hamil­ton’s most iconic fun run at­tract­ing thou­sands of par­tic­i­pants of all ages and abil­i­ties. A mem­o­rable fam­ily day. 2km (kids only), 6km and 12km event cat­e­gories.

TAUPO EV­ERY SATUR­DAY TAUPO MAR­KET

A ‘must see’ for both lo­cals and vis­i­tors, this weekly mar­ket al­lows you to meet the artists, chefs, bak­ers, grow­ers and ar­ti­sans who cre­ate the trea­sures you’ll love. 9.00am – 1.00pm River­side Park & Uni­son Amp­ithe­atre, Re­doubt St, Taupo

SATUR­DAY 15 – SUN­DAY 16 OC­TO­BER TAUPO UL­TRA­MA­RATHON

Ex­pe­ri­ence the chal­lenge of the Taupo Ul­tra­ma­rathon. Run or walk the stun­ning Great Lake Trail – choose from 50km, 74km and 100km, or try the 24km “mini Ul­tra”. Solo or team re­lay options avail­able. For more de­tails visit www.taupoul­tra.com

SATUR­DAY 22 OC­TO­BER TAUPO MU­SIC FES­TI­VAL LABOUR WEEK­END

En­joy a great so­cial week­end watch­ing bands play­ing from, 12pm to 12am at the Taupo Mu­sic Fes­ti­val. A friendly out­door un­der the stars kiwi en­ter­tain­ment week­end with a great overnight park­ing lo­ca­tion for all mo­torhomes & car­a­vans, plus a set area for tents to come and en­joy in a nice coun­try lo­ca­tion 17 kms north of Taupo. For more de­tails visit www.nz­mo­torhome­trav­el­group.co.nz

SATUR­DAY 22 – MONDAY 24 OC­TO­BER GRAFFIATO STREET ART FES­TI­VAL

Make sure you head into town to check out some im­mensely tal­ented street artists at work as they cre­ate new mas­ter­pieces on the walls in the cen­tral busi­ness dis­trict.

SATUR­DAY 5 NOVEM­BER TRASH & TREA­SURE FAIR

Buy trea­sure for pen­nies and sell trash for cash. Held once a month as part of the Taupo Mar­ket this car boot sale style fin event brings out the trea­sure hunter in ev­ery­one. River­side Park & Uni­son Amp­ithe­atre, Re­doubt St, Taupo 9.00am – 1.00pm

TAUPO UL­TRA­MA­RATHON

DIWALIWAIKATO FES­TI­VAL

GRAFFIATO STREET ART FES­TI­VAL

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