WHAT’S ON IN HAMILTON TAUPO / TURANGI
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.
SUNDAY 6 & 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.
EVERY SATURDAY TAUPO MARKET
A ‘must see’ for both locals and visitors, this weekly market allows you to meet the artioses, chefs, bakers, growers ad artisans who create the treasures you’ll love. 9.00am – 1.00pm Riverside Drive Park & Unison Ampitheatre, Redoubt St, Taupo
HAMILTON SUNDAY 6 NOVEMBER HAMILTON EAST STREET MARKET
Held on Grey Street rain of shine. Full of treasures. Stalls of collectables, bric a brac, books, plan ts, hand-made jewellery, and more! 9.00am – 1.00pm
TUESDAY 8 NOVEMBER CELTIC ILLUSION
The first time ever : a creative and seamless fusion of electrifying contemporary Irish dance and awe-inspiring
grand illusion with mind-blowing magical elements. Claudelands Event Centre, 8.00pm 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.
SUNDAY 13 NOVEMBER GARDEN RAMBLE
View 10 amazing gardens in Tamahere and Matangi, from the quirky to the stately. Up-cycled garden art, carriage rides, art gallery and eateries to enjoy. Airport Road, Tamahere.
FRIDAY 25 NOVEMBER – TUESDAY 29 NOVEMBER ANZ TEST SERIES / BLACK CAPS VS PAKISTAN
Experience the stadium summer buzz, the costumes, the dad catch from the crowd, and the nail-biting excitement of those crucial crunch points. Seddon park, Hamilton Central
FRIDAY 2 DECEMBER – SATURDAY 3 DECEMBER CHRISTMAS AT THE LAKE
A night of lively music, great festive food and wine at Hamilton’s iconic lake-front venue, Lake Domain Drive.
SATURDAY 3 DECEMBER NZ ALL STYLE DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP
See NZ’s top hip hop and street dancers dance off in battle format. Different street dance styles on show. Agora Event Centre, 13b Kent Street, Frankton.
TAUPO SATURDAY 26 NOVEMBER TAUPO MARKET LAKE TAUPO CYCLE CHALLENGE
Celebrating its 40th anniversary, this annual event is held around the pristine and picturesque lake Taupo, and attracts around 8,000 riders from around New Zealand, and also has participants from over 20 countries around the globe taking part each year. 6.00am – 6.00pm, Tongariro North Domain, Tongariro Street Taupo.
NZ ALL STYLE DANCE CHAMPS