Get away with friends, shop, play some sport, have fun, stare at the sea.
Come by yourself or with a group! Choose individual events or go for the full package.
As per current Government Legislation (12-21) Vaccine Passes will be required for all events.
Welcome to Town. Here’s Glenn Carley.
Friday night 13/5
From a quiet start to a rocking end. Join us from 7 at the Ocean Sports Club as the guy with the stunning voice, Glenn Carley takes us through some smooth 70’s to rocking 80’s and 90’s.
Glenn’s one of the North’s favourite performers. It’s low key when it has to be, rocking its socks when it needs to be.
Wonderful platters, a glass of bubbles on arrival and brilliant sounds at the club with the million-dollar view.
Note this is a club with club prices at the bar.
7 to 10.
Book now for an Earlybird discount of %10 (ends 28 Feb 2022)
Wentworth Valley Walk
Saturday 14, 8.30 a.m.
Sensational walk and a great way to blow out Friday Night or start the weekend. Follows an easy grade alongside the Wentworth River, with two bridged crossings, before climbing to a good view of the falls. The falls are in two drops of about 20 metres each. From here, a steeper tramping track leads to a basin at the top of the falls.
Our ‘local’ will show you the way and share some history.
Meet at The Falls Track. Wentworth Valley Road, first past the golf course.
We leave sharp at 9am.
6 km return 2.5 hours.
The Art Class
Saturday 14, 9.00 a.m.
Heather Watt and Sue Jamieson are two of our most contemporary artists. Their 3-hour workshop at the Whangamata Memorial Hall will be a highlight of the weekend.
They offer several different media to work with including paint, fabrics etc providing a sense of creativity and fun.
Get your friends together and release the artist inside you at this brand-new event for WWW.
Learn more about Heather here: Heather Watt Create
And Sue Jamieson under Artisans on the www.artscollective.co.nz
Price includes all materials and light refreshments.
Limit of 12.
Early Bird $85 (ends Feb 28)
Whenuakura Island Tour (Kayak or SUP)
Saturday 14, 9.30 a.m.
Surfsup is Whangamata's premier tour operator.
The experience includes a 2hr guided kayak paddle to the Whangamata Wild Life Sanctuary OR choose the Whitebait River to Sea tour on Otahu River on SUPs.
Includes: Wild Woman Guide, Life Jackets, Wetsuits, Dry bags, Snorkel gear, Kayaks or SUPs.
Here's a local video just released about Whenuakura
Limit 20 per trip.
Meet at Island View Reserve, off Rangi Road at 9.30 for 10 a.m. depart. http://www.surfsup.nz/
If weather too bad for either event, we'll refund.
The Wild Cooking Challenge
Saturday 14, 10.00 a.m.
Join cook, food writer and stylist Jane Rangiwahia on a four-hour Wild Cooking Challenge. Your team will be challenging the others to create the winning dish. Jane will supply the ingredients (including any dietary needs) recipes, guide you through the process and inspire you to create.
Jane has worked with Kiwi Celebrity Cook Jo Seagar and featured as a guest cook on the hugely successful Whānau Living. She has also worked with Masterchef judge and celebrity chef Simon Gault.
Learn more about Jane here: Jane Rangiwahia
This four-hour course in our local schools very well-equipped cooking room will be lots of fun. Price includes all ingredients and prizes for the winners!
Min 20. Limit to 24. Buy Now.
Early bird $105, (till end of Feb)
Walking Through Your Wardrobe, with Mary Silverton
Saturday 14, 11.00 a.m.
Mary Silverton from Self-Image Styling returns in 2022 with a new workshop. Hugely popular last year, Mary combines with local boutiques to present This unique session.
Is your wardrobe a bit of a shambles?
Do you have a wardrobe full of clothes but "nothing" to wear?
Do you struggle to work out how and what clothes go together?
This workshop is for you - how to audit and organise your wardrobe, determine what is missing, and build a capsule wardrobe with essential pieces . . . a stand-alone workshop or great follow-on from last year's.
Includes motivation and inspiration, 'tricks of the trade' styling tips and a look at the latest trends for winter.
Learn more here:
Saturday 11 a.m. to 12.30
The Whangamata Club
404 Port Road.
35 ppx max
Wild Wacky Golf at Williamson
Saturday 14, 1.00 p.m.
She Loves Golf and Whangamata Golf Club present Wild Wacky Golf.
On arrival, be welcomed and offered a Wild Wacky Punch or two.
Answer 10 wacky golf questions, receive some golf tips, bonus points for costume and quiz answers.
Then a 9 hole Ambrose, shotgun start. Winners are determined by a combination of quiz, dress and score.
Clubs supplied if needed.
Platters supplied by Whanga's own Kitchenese- Phone Angela on 021 240 1655
Saturday Night Star: Jamie McDell
Saturday 14, 7.00 p.m.
Don’t miss this opportunity to see and hear one of New Zealand’s rising stars. Jamie is an award-winning guitarist, singer-songwriter and will perform with her own band.
Now with 3 albums under her belt including her gold debut Six Strings and A Sailboat, Jamie is set to tour the states late May. She has agreed to slip in our Wild Womens Concert on Saturday just before she leaves.
Her performance will be exclusive in our dining room at The Whangamata Club.
Learn more about Jamie here https://www.jamiemcdell.co.nz/
Maximum 120 people.
Price $105 (early bird). Includes dinner, show, first drink.
Smoky Pallet-Wild 80's night
Saturday 14, 9.00 p.m.
Smoky Pallet Presents: “The Wild 80’s Party Night” with DJ Honest Matt
What you want, when you want, where you want- from 9 p.m.
Matt "can't wait to meet you wild women a play a few tunes for your dancing delight."
Price includes platter food and first drink
Sunday 15, 11.15 a.m.
Wind down the weekend with this intimate, informative session. Staged at the The Whangamata Club in their private meeting room this may make the weekend the best ever.
Gabriela is a psychotherapist and sex therapist with over 15 years of experience. She works with couples and individuals in her sunny room in the Northshore, Auckland. Gabriela is passionate about a healthy, life-enhancing sexuality. She believes sex is an expression of our uniqueness, an embodiment of who we are and how we are in the world. Learn more www.lifechanges.net.nz
11.15 to 1 p.m
Upstairs at The Whangamata Club
404 Port Road
Limit of 35.
Earlybird $27 (ends 28 Feb)