What’s on

Events currently on and coming soon

Apr
2
Sun
Sand to Mud Fun Run & Family Fun Day @ Lions Club Station
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am
Sand to Mud Fun Run & Family Fun Day @ Lions Club Station | Waiuku | Auckland | New Zealand

SAND TO MUD FUN RUN

The Waiuku Sand to Mud Fun Run is an iconic event organised every year by the Waiuku Lions Club.

This is an 8km Fun Run/Walk from Karioitahi Beach to Massey Park in Waiuku.

Major Prize and Spot prizes

Enter individually or as a team (4-10 people)

Registrations from 7.30am – 9.25am at the Lions Club Station in Belgium St, Waiuku.

The last bus leaves for Karioitahi at 9.30am.

Sorry no pushchairs allowed on the bus.

10am Start from Karioitahi.

Get to the Lions Station early and register for this fantastic fun family event.

For visitors and first-timers running the Sand to Mud, come and be part of it, bring the family, take in the amazing sights of the west coast and you could even win a prize!

Sand to Mud is proudly sponsored by local businesses and all proceeds go to Community Projects.

FAMILY FUN DAY at Massey Park

Games, Entertainment & Stalls from 10am.

Facepainting, Ceramic painting, Candyfloss, Coffee, Popcorn, Tug of War, Spud & Spoon races, 3 legged races, Move the Mud races and more!

Tug of War Events :

Free Entry. Sign up by 11.30am

Primary Schools Event: 6 per team, Prize of $500 to the winning school

Adults Event: 6 per team, Prize of $500 to be donated to the School, Club or Charity of choice.

 

 

Apr
16
Sun
Awhitu Country Market @ Matakawau Hall
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Awhitu Country Market @ Matakawau Hall | Awhitu | Auckland | New Zealand

Awhitu Country Market is on during Easter weekend.

Come and browse the beautiful art, crafts, preserves and gifts galore on display.

Not to mention the stunning scenery on the drive!

Apr
29
Sat
Waiuku Cossie Market @ Waiuku Cosmopolitan Club
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Waiuku Cossie Market @ Waiuku Cosmopolitan Club | Waiuku | Auckland | New Zealand

 

The Waiuku Cossie Club Market is on every second month.

Come and check out all the wonderful art & crafts and support local.

Refreshments available.

 

Apr
30
Sun
Waiuku Steel ‘n’ Wheels Festival @ Waiuku Town Centre
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

WB5061 WSW2017_eventfinderWaiuku’s iconic Steel ‘n’ Wheels Festival for 2017 promises new and exciting attractions with plenty of exhibits and family entertainment.

Come and see the huge display of hot-rods, bikes, classic and vintage cars, trucks, military vehicles and displays, memorabilia and much more!
Attractions will include Helicopter joy rides, Military battle re-enactment & display, Dragster fire-ups, Air display, the Super Liquor V8 Chainsaw, Chainsaw racing, Car crush and Car cutting display, a Kids carnival and more.
Entertainment will include a fantastic headline show, live bands and dance performances, with something for everyone!
Browse the huge craft and food market and enjoy some Waiuku hospitality at the wonderful cafe’s, restaurants and bars.

Gold Coin entry per person.

Plenty of Free parking is available in the Waiuku Business Park opposite Z station on Kitchener Rd, at View Road School, Kevin Lawrence reserve behind the Library/Service centre on King St and in Victoria Ave . Disabled parking will be available next to the St. John Ambulance headquarters in Constable Rd.

This is a fantastic event for the whole family to enjoy.
Remember your gold coins to ensure the continuation of this wonderful community event.
See you there!

May
6
Sat
Waiuku Town Centre Makeover @ Waiuku Information Centre
May 6 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Waiuku Town Centre Makeover @ Waiuku Information Centre | Waiuku | Auckland | New Zealand

The Waiuku Town Centre Makeover is a fantastic community initiative supported by the Manukau Beautification Trust, Franklin Local Board and the Waiuku Business & Development Association.

We would love to have more support from the local community this year.

Locals of all ages who took part last year told us they got a lot out of it and it made them feel good about their town.

If you and some friends would like to get involved, register by email above and be a part of this well organised, feel-good community day.

Wear a hat and some old clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.  We will be painting, sweeping, washing and weeding in the town centre area.

All equipment is provided.

There will be a sausage sizzle afterwards for all of our volunteers.

Come and  make a difference in your town!

Jun
10
Sat
Lego Weekend @ Glenbrook Vintage Railway
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lego Weekend @ Glenbrook Vintage Railway | Mauku | Auckland | New Zealand

LEGO WEEKEND

A unique kid’s experience combo!!  This is a joint event brought to you by Glenbrook Vintage Rail and the Auckland LEGO Users Group. Trains are running all weekend.

Tickets include admission to the LEGO display at the Waiuku War Memorial Hall. For additional information or to book tickets go to www.gvr.co.nz or freephone 0800 472 453.

This is your last chance this season to enjoy the 15km steam train experience before the railway is closed for winter maintenance.

Admission to LEGO display at Town Hall only (80 Queen St Waiuku)  is $5 per person.

Display is open from 10am to 4pm.

Jun
16
Fri
“You Might Be Surprised to Know” @ The Old Op Shop
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm
"You Might Be Surprised to Know" @ The Old Op Shop | Waiuku | Auckland | New Zealand

“You Might Be Surprised to Know” is a life story/ photography exhibition featuring some of our older citizens. Their stories might just surprise you!
Friday 16th from 1-4pm
Sat 17th/ Sun 18th from 10.30am-4pm

This exhibition is supported and funded by the Franklin Local Board

Jun
24
Sat
Waiuku Cossie Market @ Waiuku Cosmopolitan Club
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Waiuku Cossie Market @ Waiuku Cosmopolitan Club | Waiuku | Auckland | New Zealand

 

The Waiuku Cossie Club Market is on every second month.

Come and check out all the wonderful art & crafts and support local.

Refreshments available.

 

Jun
25
Sun
JUNE Events- 100th Birthday Celebrations @ Waiuku War Memorial Hall
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm

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Check out the events coming up at the town hall as part of the centennial celebrations and don’t miss out! From dancing to craft displays! Events are happening until the end of July.

Check out the Waiuku Business & Development Association Facebook page too.

Sat June 17th  at 7pm -A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

A chance to get out your finery, dress up, support a great cause and be entertained by International Artist Rebecca Ryan performing pieces from Baroque to 20th Century Arias. Sponsored by St Andrews Community Trust, raising funds for House of Hope Orphanage, Nepal. Tickets $25pp available online www.standrewscentre.org.nz or phone 09 2352238 or administrator@standrewscentre.org.nz

Sun 18th June at 10.30am WAIUKU CHURCHES COMBINED SERVICE

All Welcome, Proud to present Guest Speaker Stephanie Johnston, CEO “Barnabas Fund NZ” . The Barnabas Fund is an international, interdenominational Christian aid agency was established in 1993 and supports Christians worldwide who face discrimination or persecution as a consequence of their Faith.

Sun 25th June GROOVIT DANCE WORKSHOPS 10am to 4.30pm

All welcome to come along and see short demonstration from award winning team members plus an introduction to Hip-Hop / modern dance for people young and old. $10 for workshop. Workshop schedule – 5-8yrs from 10-11:30am, 8-12yrs from 11:30-1pm, 12-16yrs from 1:30-3pm and 16+ & Adults from 3-4:30pm
Contact Rochelle or Caitlin on 021 060 3343 or visit www.groovit.co.nz

Fri 30th June- WINE AND CRAFT BEER Appreciation. From 3pm to 8pm. R18 event.

Jul
1
Sat
JULY Events -100th Birthday Celebrations @ Waiuku War Memorial Hal
Jul 1 @ 8:00 pm – Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm

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Check out the events coming up at the town hall as part of the centennial celebrations and don’t miss out! From dancing to craft displays! Events are happening until the end of July.

Check out the Waiuku Business & Development Association Facebook page too.

Sat 1st July 8pm80s DANCE NIGHT with local 6 piece band “80s Downunder”

Dress up in your favourite 80s retro threads and come and boogie to the sounds from the best decade of Kiwi & Aussie rock! Old faves from Dave Dobbyn, Split Enz, Jenny Morris, INXS, Dragon, Midnight Oil, Sharon O’Neill and the list goes on!
Tickets $10. Prizes for the best dressed! Cash bar available.
For tickets email ness.al@xtra.co.nz
Door sales available on the night if not sold out prior.
Profits going to a community project to help boost tourism for Waiuku. See you there!

2nd July Sun afternoon, ROYAL NZ NAVY BAND CONCERT- (Sponsored by Waiuku RSA Trust)

5th July Waiuku & Districts Primary Schools Speech Contest on Wed 5th July from 6.30pm sponsored by Waiuku Rotary. Contact rosie.rotary@gmail,com for any additional details

8th to 12th July Village Quilters Handicraft displays from Sat 8th to Wed 12th July from 10am to 4pm daily. Your chance to see the wonderful examples of quilts & embroidery. Also displays of Miniatures By Dianne Goodare and cross-stitch works by local 2015 IHC Art Awards winner Chris Wills. Free entry. This event is timed to align with school holidays so chance to introduce youngster to these handcrafts. For any additional details contact Anne 09 235 9165

15th July Magician David Preston on Sat 15th July from 6.30pm, A local  from Kingseat, David is an up and coming performer and entertainer presents a Night of Magic, Music & fun. His modern, unique style of Magic and illusion, mixed with his subtle sense of humour and wit, will not only amaze but also entertain you with an interactive and fun show filled with everyday objects and much more!  Gold Coin Donation with proceeds to World Vision. Check out davidltpreston.wixsite.com/davidpreston or  www.instagram.com/david_preston97/ or www.facebook.com/DavidPrestonOffical/

21st July Blue Light Disco on Fri 21st July from 5.30pm to 7.30pm for Primary & Intermediate kids, co-sponsored by Waiuku Lions Club and Bluelight section of NZ Police. These events provide fun & safe environment for youngsters to dress-up, dance, yell, run about like crazy. Tuck-shop operating with drinks, sweets etc. All West Franklin Schools notified. Theme to be announced next week