WHAT’S ON IN HAMIL­TON TAUPO / TURANGI

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ALL MONTH THE DREAM & THE RACE

An ex­hi­bi­tion of wood­turned and carved sculp­tures by Ge­off Irv­ing threaded through the art of ko­rowai. Waikato Mu­seum, Gran­tham Street.

FRI­DAY 3 FE­BRU­ARY THE WINERY TOUR

Cel­e­brate the Kiwi sum­mer with out­stand­ing mu­sic, wine and great out­door venue. Mys­tery Creek Winery, 227 Mys­tery Creek Road. 5.00 pm–10.00 pm

SUN­DAY 5 FE­BRU­ARY BLACKCAPS VS AUS­TRALIA

Join the nail-bit­ing ex­cite­ment of one day in­ter­na­tional cricket: the sta­dium buzz, the cos­tumes, the dad catch from the crowd. 11.00am – 6.00pm, Sed­don Park, Hamil­ton Cen­tral.

SATUR­DAY 11 FE­BRU­ARY LADIES DAY

A glam­our event and great ex­cuse to dress up and go out with the girls for a sum­mer’s day of premier thor­ough­bred rac­ing and en­ter­tain­ment. Te Rapa Race­course, Te Rapa Rd, 10.30am–5.30pm.

SATUR­DAY 11 FE­BRU­ARY TE KOWHAI COUN­TRY SUM­MER MAR­KET DAY

A fun fam­ily day at the lo­cal airstrip. Mar­kets, en­ter­tain­ment and planes ga­lore on dis­play. 10.00 am–3.00 pm, Te Kowhai Aerodome, 172 Lim­mer Road, Hamil­ton.

FRI­DAY 17 FE­BRU­ARY GAR­DENS AFTER DARK

Take a late-night jour­ney along the dark, wind­ing paths of the Hamil­ton Gar­dens, guided by some of New Zealand’s best writ­ers. 9.30pm.

FRI­DAY 17 – SUN­DAY 26 FE­BRU­ARY HAMIL­TON GAR­DEN ARTS FES­TI­VAL

Hamil­ton’s iconic open air fam­ily event burst­ing with creativ­ity across all arts gen­res in the un­par­al­leled venues of the in­ter­na­tion­ally ac­claimed Hamil­ton Gar­dens.

SATUR­DAY 25 FE­BRU­ARY TO SLEEP

Ex­plore the lim­i­nal zone between sleep and wake­ful­ness through live mul­ti­me­dia mu­sic, light and art per­for­mance. Dusk till dawn, 9.00 pm–4.00 am, Hamil­ton Gar­dens.

THU 2 – SAT 4 MARCH THE EXPO

NZ’s only all-en­com­pass­ing trans­port and heavy equip­ment show­case fea­tur­ing im­pres­sive ex­hi­bi­tion, demon­stra­tion zones and world-class fa­cil­i­ties. 9.00am – 5.00pm Mys­tery Creek Events Cen­tre.

SATUR­DAY 4 MARCH RUN FOR LIFE

A char­ity fam­ily 5km or 10km run/walk for Waikato Hospice. 8.00am. Hamil­ton Gar­dens, fol­low­ing the Waikato River. Beau­ti­ful views. No roads. Suit­able for dogs. Spot prizes.

SAT 4 – SUN 5 MARCH FRANKTON THUN­DER

Clas­sic cars, hot rods, mo­tor­cy­cles, club dis­plays, mil­i­tary ve­hi­cles, per­for­mance ve­hi­cles and drag rac­ing dis­plays plus the Thun­der Ink Tat­too Show, bur­lesque, live mu­sic, and more! 9.00am – 4.00pm, Frankton Vil­lage, Commerce Street.

HAMIL­TON GAR­DENS ARTS FES­TI­VAL

RUN FOR LIFE

LADIES DAY

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