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Waihi Drama Society - The Last Resort

When: Thursday 20 July, 2017 - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Waihi Drama Society’s just putting the finishing touches to their latest production, ‘The Last Resort’. Based at a retirement village this bunch of middle aged folk want to go on a road trip and to the casino. How do they raise the money? Get...

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When: Saturday 1 July, 2017

*Postponed to July 1st. * Head to Gilmour Lake Reserve this Saturday from 2 pm and enjoy a fun afternoon of children's activities, music and free sausages for the kids with Waihi Lions. It's free and a great way to mark the winter solstice and shortest...

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Hetherington House Fundraiser

When: Saturday 24 June, 2017

Hetherington House has a fundraiser Saturday night at 5 pm with their Quiz Night. It’s $2 per person, 6 members maximum per team and you can be placed in a team, no problems. Being held at Waihi RSA it’s a fun night with raffles...

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Pick & Shovel Men Display

When: Monday 19 June, 2017 - Friday 30 June, 2017

Between June 19 and 30 the WW100 Tauranga mobile exhibition ‘Pick & Shovel Men’ will be on display in two shipping containers at the top of Seddon St beside the orange underground loader. Open from 10 am to 3 pm each day except when...

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Matariki Celebrations

When: Friday 16 June, 2017 - Friday 7 July, 2017

Across the next few weeks there are several events the public is invited to be part of with the Maori New Year celebrations. On *Friday June 16* there’s a Hikoi going from the Pumphouse through town and back to the top of town for...

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Whiritoa Library Dinner

When: Friday 16 June, 2017

Four courses for $25 is unheard of but it’s happening from 6pm. Pumpkin soup, mains with salad, champagne ham, chicken and veggies and several desserts along with entertainment as well. All funds raised go to the Whiritoa Library. Any seats left at the table...

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Free Workshops for Cyber Seniors

When: Wednesday 14 June, 2017 - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Waihi Community Resource Centre is running a series of four free workshops for seniors to learn about digital technology. Learn the basics and a bit more between 3 pm and 5 pm on Wednesdays, June 14, 21 and 28 and July 5. Register and...

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Positive Thinking Roadshow Workshops

When: Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Think outside the square and head along to St Joseph’s Parish Room on Wednesday, June 14, from 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm. This will be an educational workshop designed with a flavour of creative art activity based with lots of fun for learning. Like...

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Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair

When: Sunday 4 June, 2017

That’s another new word of mine for crafts and activity. Sunday 4 June Waihi Beach Community Centre will be transformed with 85 stalls for you to peruse between 10 am and 3.30 pm. Take cash as there’s no eftpos, and take your time because...


Waihi Lions Book Fair

When: Saturday 3 June, 2017 - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Books, music and games are all part of Waihi Lions Book Fair on Saturday and Sunday June 3 and 4. St John Church Hall at the top of Seddon St is the venue for a good selection of all of the above. You...

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Waihi Art Club Exhibition

When: Saturday 3 June, 2017 - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Waihi Art Club’s got Waihi Memorial Hall full of a variety of art in various mediums with artists working on site. There’s always a good raffle or two and with just a gold coin entry it’s a ‘should do’ over the long weekend Saturday...

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Waihi RSA Fishing Club Children's Fishing Competition

When: Sunday 28 May, 2017

Waihi RSA Fishing Club’s holding a fishing competition for children up to 16 on Sunday 28 May. Briefing at 6.30 am will sort the kids from the adults and then it’s harbour fishing across the day before weigh in at 4 pm. There’s over...

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Body Spring Clean - Waihi Herb Society

When: Sunday 28 May, 2017

This is the theme at Waihi Herb Society’s meeting on Sunday with guest speaker Dave Harrison. Starting at 2 pm at Waihi Salvation Army hall at the top of Seddon St, guests are always welcome to join them for a cuppa and chat...

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RUGNET - A Night at the Races

When: Saturday 27 May, 2017

Waihi College Rugby and Netball teams are heading to the Gold Coast for a tournament in July, and to help raise funds they’ve got one of their very popular Derby Race Nights on Saturday 27 May organised. Tickets are available at the college office...


Waihi & Districts Amateur Radio Club Celebration

When: Saturday 13 May, 2017

Waihi & Districts Amateur Radio Club is blowing out 70 candles and celebrating with a variety of events this weekend. There’ll be a display at Waihi Art Centre and Museum in Kenny St and they’ve got some activities lined up for anyone who’s been...

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