Havelock Mussel & Seafood Festival 2020

14 Mar 2020

Save the date for the 2020 Havelock Mussel & Seafood Festival!

This event has been getting bigger and better over the last few years and 2020 is shaping up to be another corker!

There will be more great bands, delicious food, great beer and wine and of course celebrity chefs.

More details coming soon...

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Sport Tasman Marlborough Muddy Buddy

07 Mar 2020

Havelock Marina, Cook St, Havelock, Sounds, Marlborough

Sign up for the best Adventure Run in the region.

The Sport Tasman Marlborough Muddy Buddy offers all the fun that can be found on an estuary. Buddy up with a friend, your school mate, work colleague, family member, get your costume sorted and head on down to the Kaituna Estuary off “The Mole” for loads of mud. Be one of those fleet footed dare devils who will navigate the water, mud, slippery slide and hurdles to complete a loop of absolute fun!

Get yourself muddy but get your buddy even muddier!

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Marlborough Wine and Food Festival 2020

08 Feb 2020

Brancott Estate, Brancott Rd, Brancott, Blenheim, Marlborough

It's time to save the date for the 2020 Marlborough Wine and Food Festival, New Zealand's original an longest running wine festival held in a world-renowned wine producing region.

Festival-goers will get the opportunity to sample a unique selection of world-class wines, enjoy delicious local cuisine and dance to their heart's content with music from some of New Zealand's top bands all in the heart of one of Marlborough's oldest and most picturesque vineyards, Brancott Vineyard.

More information to come but for now... save the date!

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Te Pātaka o Wairau Māori Night Market

05 Feb 2020

Seymour Square, 92 High St, Blenheim, Marlborough

 After two hugely successful markets, Te Pātaka o Wairau Māori Night Market is back on Wednesday 5 February 2020 from 4-8pm at Seymour Square!

What better way to recognise the signing of Te Tiriti ō Waitangi and celebrate all things Te Ao Māori, than with your whānau in the surrounds of Seymour Square in Blenheim. This event, showcases Māori businesses, products and entertainment and has proved popular with locals and visitors.

“Amazing atmosphere beautiful people and excellent entertainment must make an effort whanau, well worth it.”

“Te Pataka o Wairau Maori night market in Blenheim was incredible, Performances were awesome, such a vibrant atmosphere, stunning crafts and yummy kai."

“A great place to see people you don’t see often. A variety of great stalls. I particularly like the Taamoko, taonga, Rongoa and Mirimiri as well as all the Kai stalls.”

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Tune Up for Mind, Body & Soul Yoga Retreat

29 Dec 2019

Fri 29 Nov 2019, 6:00pm–9:00pm 
Sat 30 Nov 2019, 7:00am–6:00pm 

Sun 1 Dec 2019, 7:00am–5:30pm 

Marlborough Vintners Hotel190 Rapaura Road, Blenheim, Marlborough

Rejuvenate from the inside out during this special weekend retreat designed to recharge your body, mind and spirit through yoga, song, dance, storytelling, meditation and community. Not to mention staying in the stunning setting of the Marlborough vineyards with nutritious food to nurture!  


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Christmas Parade, Christmas Festival & Ignite Marl

01 Dec 2019

Join us after the mistletoe markets in the town square for our annual Christmas parade.

Chloe Vitae will be singing some of your favourite Christmas tunes. The parade will begin at 3:30pm and there will be many floats creatively decorated! Santa will make an appearance!

Plus some yummy food stalls!

Club Walk - A Tour of Local Clubs - Walk 14

18 Oct 2019

An introduction to the heart of the Russell community, walk between the clubs, stopping for a drink and some fascinating stories. Visit the Boating club, sitting right on the water’s edge, threatening to float way with sea level rising. The Swordfish club located upstairs on the waterfront which is the oldest game fishing club in New Zealand is a must do when you visit the Bay of Islands. The RSA is full of its own history of fighting for survival. And of course, we have the Bowling Club which is an integral part of the community. Take in the photographic history and hear the stories behind the memorabilia which help keep our town alive. Once you have visited each club and appraised each menu you can return for dinner and a cosy night in with the locals.

Fri 18th Oct 3:30 pm 
Duration – 4 hour 
Distance 2km 
Cost - free 
GRADE: easy 
Category - Family friendly – Children 10 years plus 
Maximum walkers - 20

Whanga Vega Extra Vaganza

28 Sep 2019

A wonderful evening to celebrate our cultural diversity through fashion, design, entertainment and so much more.

There are two shows with entertainment scattered through the evening.

Show 1: Ethnic Fashion Parade 
We invite you to showcase your Unique Ethnic Cultural Costumes in our Ethnic Fashion Parade celebrating our diverse cultures of Whanganui.

Show 2: Wearable Arts Competition 
Wearable Arts Categories 2019

1. Recyclables – Junk to Funk 
2. Cultural Fusion 
3. Whanganui Sceneries 
4. Fluoro Frenzy

There are 3 age categories: 
Tamariki: U13yrs 
Youth 13yrs – 18yrs 
Adults 18yrs+

Ticket price includes entry and refreshments.