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Whiritoa Library Midwinter Dinner

When: Saturday 23 June, 2018

Whiritoa Community Hall is the venue for the Whiritoa Library annual Midwinter Dinner. The date’s set for Saturday, June 23 from 6 pm. Better get the dress theme right, it’s silver and white. $30 for a three-course dinner, BYO and you won’t get a...

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Mining from 1988 to 2018 - Fireworks Celebration

When: Friday 8 June, 2018

See you at the Pumphouse for this extravaganza. Fireworks go up at 7 pm, there’ll be a sausage sizzle, candy floss, coffee and tea leading up to it and it’s free. Please look after your pets at home and also the young ones....

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Waihi Beach Annual Art & Craft Fair

When: Sunday 3 June, 2018

Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair is on Sunday, June 3 at the Community Hall with about 85 stalls. Take cash, the Waihi Beach RSA ladies are running the café and there are lots of new stalls again this year. They’re open from...


Waihi Lions Book Fair

When: Saturday 2 June, 2018 - Sunday 3 June, 2018

The Waihi Lions Book Fair is on Saturday and Sunday over Queens Birthday Weekend, June 2 and 3. If you’d like to donate any books, games, dvd’s or CD’s in good condition drop them off at Mobil or BP in Waihi, Waihi Beach...

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Waihi Art Club Exhibition

When: Saturday 2 June, 2018 - Monday 4 June, 2018

Waihi Art Club’s Exhibition is on at Waihi Memorial Hall across the weekend from 9 am to 4 pm daily with all art for sale and a special feature of Steampunk paintings. Artists will be working on site and a gold coin donation...

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Waihi Drama Society - Curtain Up

When: Thursday 31 May, 2018 - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Waihi Drama Society’s latest production is ‘Curtain Up’, the hilarious story of five women who inherit equal shares in a dilapidated theatre and plan to bring it back to life again. Tensions are high between them, but they must work together to make their...

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Antiques Roadshow

When: Sunday 27 May, 2018

The historic Athenree Homestead in Athenree Rd’s latest fundraiser is an opportunity to take along a curio or two, the family heirloom or even that odd thing you’ve never known what it was to get valued by the experts. They’re holding an Antiques Roadshow...

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The Nugget Multisport Event

When: Saturday 12 May, 2018

Waihi’s Nugget Multisport event is coming up on Saturday May 12. With a variety of courses there’s one to suit your ability. From Waihi to Waihi Beach and back to the finish line at the unique Cornish Pumphouse on the edge of the Martha...


Business After 5 - Coming Up

When: Wednesday 9 May, 2018

GO Waihi's Business After 5 Meeting this month is at Laughing Pottery in Rosemont Rd with Andrew and Anne Killick. The wheels will be turning, there’ll be some mudslinging and we may even see Andrew take a turn for the better. GO Waihi will have...

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Waihi Beach Dirt Track - Points Day

When: Sunday 6 May, 2018

It’s serious stuff with the final Points Day this Sunday at Waihi Beach Dirt Track. Who’ll end up winning this season? They’ll be giving it their all on this last day at the track and for $4 you’ve got a good day’s entertainment, starting...

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Athenree Homestead Fashion Show

When: Friday 27 April, 2018

Covering autumn and winter fashions this show is on Friday April 27 at the Homestead in Athenree Rd. Starting at 2 pm it’ll be a fun-filled afternoon full of fashion and beauty, and you’ll be helping their building fund with each $20 ticket you buy...

Grey Power Movie

When: Friday 27 April, 2018

If you’re quick you might just make it to the Baptist Church on the corner of Kenny and Gilmour Streets in Waihi where they’re screening ‘For King and Country – New Zealanders in WWI’ just after 10 am this morning. This is a 70...

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ECHO Walking Festival

When: Saturday 7 April, 2018 - Sunday 22 April, 2018

We have an update from the ECHO Walking Festival team, and the list of walks for 2018 is up on a new, refreshed website. The dates run from April 7 to 22, and there are some interesting new walks this year, based from...

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Waihi’s Warm Up Party for Beach Hop

When: Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Download Stallholder Application There‘s nothing like a good party, and that’s the plan this Wednesday March 21st with Waihi’s Warm Up Party for Beach Hop. GO Waihi, in association with OceanaGold and Alton Drilling have a great day organised, and while it’s fantastic for hot...

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Gold FM Drag Race

When: Wednesday 21 March, 2018

The Waihi Warm Up Party for Beach Hop just wouldn’t be the same without the annual Gold FM Drag Race. Prizes are handed out for participation more than positions passing the finish line, and everyone walks away with something cool. Get your out there...

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