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Sport 'n' Action Holiday Programme

When: Monday 24 April, 2017 - Friday 29 July, 2016

Waihi Sport N Action has sorted some events across the holidays. On Wednesday there’s squash at the Waihi Squash Club from 10 am to midday. $5 with rackets provided. Take food and drink. On Thursday there’s badminton at Waihi Events Centre between 10 am...

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Whiritoa Mix & Mingle

When: Saturday 8 April, 2017

A good idea to celebrate your piece of paradise after being cut off with the ‘floods’ recently I reckon. They’re getting together at the Community Hall Saturday from 4.30 pm to about 8 pm. Take a plate of nibbles and it’s BYO drinks. Enjoy,...

Lions Charity Fun Cycle Ride 2017

Lions Charity Fun Cycle Ride

When: Sunday 2 April, 2017

Four different rides converge into one prize giving on Sunday with the combined Lions Charity Fun Cycle Ride and your entry fee is a donation for the Cancer Society’s Lions Lodge in Hamilton. Rides start at Te Aroha, Kopu in Thames and Waihi’s railway...

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ECHO Walking Festival

When: Saturday 1 April, 2017 - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Brochures have just been delivered around the district for the 14th annual ECHO Walking Festival. Happening from the 1st to 23rd of April there are over 40 walks, rides and other things to do, and if it’s not free the cost is just to...

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

When: Friday 31 March, 2017 - Sunday 9 April, 2017

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe gets steampunked. What a great idea. Tickets are reduced to $15 for adults and $10 for youngies, and you’re invited to dress for the occasion too. A big cast, some fantastic costumes and props and C...


Football Open Day

When: Sunday 26 March, 2017

Waihi Association Football Club is inviting children from 4 upwards along with their parents and caregivers to their Junior Open Day on Sunday from 1 pm at Morgan Park. There’ll be a free sausage sizzle, some football activities and you can find out what...

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Waihi’s Warm Up Party for Beach Hop

When: Wednesday 22 March, 2017

In the Waihi CBD, roads will be closed and the streets filled with hundreds of classic cars and hot rods, people dancing and enjoying the atmosphere and lots dressing up for the occasion. Dozens of stalls will add to the glittering array of goods...

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Gold FM Drag Race

When: Wednesday 22 March, 2017

The Waihi Warm Up Party for Beach Hop on Wednesday March 22 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...

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Genealogy - Cemetery Walk

When: Saturday 18 March, 2017

Join Waihi Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists at Waihi Cemetery gates at 3.45 pm for a walk and talk with the theme of ‘Mining Accidents’. It’s free, and will be cancelled if wet.

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Waihi Hack & Hunters Club Invite

When: Saturday 18 March, 2017

*NOTE NEW DATE: Was postponed and will now be held on Saturday 18 March 2017.* Waihi Hack & Hunters Recycled Ribbon Day, both In hand and Ridden is on with pony and hack rings. They’ve got entries coming from Tauranga, Thames, Whitianga, Ngatea as...


Junior Survivor

When: Sunday 5 March, 2017

On Children’s Day, Sunday March 5, starting at 10 am Waihi Sport N Action is hosting their Junior Survivor event at Waihi Rugby grounds in Kenny St. There are categories for under 5’s through to 13 year olds, and you don’t need any special...


Waihi Scouts Mud Slide

When: Saturday 4 March, 2017

The more mud the merrier as far as Waihi Scouts are concerned because it’s their annual Mudslide Fundraiser Day. Three mudslides, a mud obstacle course and a rope bridge challenge await you on Saturday March 4. There are refreshments for sale and also the...

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Homeopathy - Waihi Herb Society

When: Sunday 26 February, 2017

Homeopathy is a system of natural health care that has been in worldwide use for over 200 years. Basic homeopathy is the focus this month at Waihi Herb Society’s meeting on Sunday. It starts at 2 pm at the Salvation Army hall at...


NZ Society of Genealogists

When: Wednesday 22 February, 2017

The Waihi Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists meets on the fourth Wednesday each month. This Wednesday, 22 Feb, you’re welcome to join them at the Bridge Club in Union St from 1 pm. The guest speaker is Heather McLean who’ll give a...


Waikino Cricket Club vs Auckland

When: Saturday 28 January, 2017

The 70th annual cricket match between teams from Waikino and Auckland is on Saturday at the Waikino Domain, about 8 km’s from Waihi towards the Karangahake Gorge. Take a deckchair and umbrella, sit under the trees and enjoy a fun day from 10.30 am....

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