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Happy Dog Show

When: Thursday 17 August, 2017

Dogs doing tricks is what it’s all about on Thursday August 17. From 1 pm in Waihi Memorial Hall you’ll enjoy a fun show, along with a sausage sizzle, raffles, a quiz and an auction. It’s in aid of Bosom Buddies, a local...

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The Medieval Winter's Night

When: Saturday 12 August, 2017

Court jesters, fair maidens, serfs, wenches, kings, queens and princesses will all no doubt be dressing to the nines for this evening out at Waihi Waterlily Gardens on Saturday August 12. Best dressed prizes are up for grabs, there’s a medieval dinner, complimentary ale...

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Big Latch On

When: Friday 4 August, 2017

2017 marks the 25th anniversary of World Breastfeeding Week. Waihi La Leche League is hosting a Big Latch On event for local mums to celebrate, support and promote breastfeeding. Being held from10am Friday at the Boat Club, Waihi Beach, Pio Road, Bowentown, local mums...

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Waihi Herb Society - Mid Winter Quiz and Mad Hatters Day

When: Sunday 30 July, 2017

This month’s meeting comes with a twist, or two. Waihi Herb Society has a Mid Winter Quiz and a Mad Hatters Day coming up on Sunday July 30 at their meeting at the Salvation Army Hall at the top of Seddon St. Starting...


Dedication In Remembrance Of Lost Miners

When: Sunday 30 July, 2017

A tribute to remember miners lost in Waihi mines, including Tipiwai Stainton, who was lost just last year, is being held this Sunday at 2 pm at Gilmour Reserve's Miner's Reflective Area. You’re invited to join friends and whanau of the lost miners for...

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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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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 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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