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Vegetarian Festival

When: Sunday 19 November, 2017

Based at the International Academy this is a fantastic day for all, meat eaters too. With over 40 stalls, music, cooking demos and crafts it’s worth allowing a bit of time to browse. More details soon but stick this one in your diary for...

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Seniors Being Resourceful

When: Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Open to everyone, including professionals who work with older people, this is a chance to hear about financial safety, cyber safety and legal things with Waihi Community Resource Centre. There’s safety in the home, elder abuse, and support and services available regarding dementia. Morning tea...

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Waihi A & P Show

When: Saturday 11 November, 2017

This is always a great day for all, whether from town or country. Cows, sheep, alpacas, Arabian horses, goats, bulls and lots of people all come together for the day on Saturday 11 November at Waihi’s A & P Showgrounds along Parry Palm Ave...

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Whiritoa Mix & Mingle

When: Saturday 11 November, 2017

It’s simple, just get to the Community Hall between 4.30 pm and 7 pm ’ish with a plate of nibbles and your choice of drink and you’re mixing and mingling. What a great community event.

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Waihi Drama Society - 50 and Fabulous

When: Thursday 2 November, 2017 - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Kicking off with a Gala Opening Night on Thursday, November 2 for $25, followed by evening shows at 7.30 pm on the 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th and 11th, there are also two matinees at 2 pm on Sundays November 5th and 12th, all...

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Waihi Herb Society

When: Sunday 29 October, 2017

Waihi Herb Society invite you to their monthly meeting on Sunday at the Salvation Army Hall at the top of Seddon St. Members will be talking and possibly demonstrating how to cook with herbs. Add to your culinary skills and learn about gardening, composting,...

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Goldfest Big Beach Dig

When: Sunday 22 October, 2017

This is always a very popular Goldfest event. Run by Waihi Beach Christian Centre, kids from year 1 to 12 can dig with hands and feet for prizes. Youngsters with an adult, this is free and starts at 2 pm in front of...

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ART Waikino

When: Saturday 21 October, 2017 - Monday 23 October, 2017

ART Waikino is now recognised as a major art exhibition on the Coromandel Peninsula - paintings, craft, photography and sculpture. All proceeds to the upkeep of the community hall, with all artwork for sale. Organised by the Waikino Victoria Hall Committee. Friday October 20th, they’ve got...

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XTERRA Trail Challenge

When: Saturday 21 October, 2017

The XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi is a trail running/walking event in the historic Karangahake Gorge - breath-taking riverside trails alongside the natural gorge, historic railway tracks (complete with tunnels!) and all wrapped up in native bush makes for some of the best off road...

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Waihi Association Football Labour Weekend Tournament

When: Saturday 21 October, 2017 - Sunday 22 October, 2017

A great setting at Morgan Park welcomes spectators and the teams competing in the annual tournament that sees shorter halves and fast action starting at 9 am tomorrow and 9.30 am Sunday. Get along and you’ll be made more than welcome. Sausage sizzle and...

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Go Waihi Annual Trolley Derby

When: Saturday 7 October, 2017

Get those wheels spinning, the steering sorted and the safety gear ready for Saturday October 7 downtown in Waihi. Download an Entry Form. Market Stall Application Form.

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Khaki Miners and Underground Mine Simulation

When: Friday 6 October, 2017 - Friday 13 October, 2017

The Khaki Miners and Underground Mine Simulation is a new display at the Education Centre in Moresby Ave. Open Friday 6th, Wednesday 11th and Friday 13th at 10am, it’s worth checking out, and free. You can see what underground mining’s like and learn lots with...

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When: Sunday 1 October, 2017 - Sunday 29 October, 2017

There’s a Market Day coming up leading into the Trolley Derby on Saturday 7 October in Waihi. If you’re a stall holder grab an application form from HDC’s Waihi Service Centre and Library and get into the spirit of the day. Full of FUN,...

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GO Waihi Shot of Gold Competition

When: Sunday 1 October, 2017 - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Anyone can enter, you just have to have a picture of yourselves, family and/or friends with at least some of the Waihi's Rainbow at Rocket (Victoria) Park in it.  All entries go into the draw for family passes to Rainbows End, Gold Discovery Centre,...

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Waihi Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists

When: Saturday 30 September, 2017

Saturday from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm Waihi Branch of the NZ Genealogy Society invites you to their seminar on family history at Waihi Art Centre and Museum in Kenny St. You’ll hear speakers David Hastings talking about how to write a family story...

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