Entries by Rachael & Pat

Mercury Bay Art Escape

Missed the first weekend?  The Artist’s Open Studios continue this coming weekend, 11th-12th March. Check out our talented local artists and their fabulous range of works! Go to www.mercurybay-artescape.com for your 2017 guide and more info, including the Pop Up Guest and Emerging Artists Gallery.  

Community Leader Meetings

To help our resolve some of our community issues, the following meetings and guest speakers have been scheduled: 17 February (past) – Dal Minogue, Waikato Regional Council Friday 3 March – Scott Simpson, MP Friday 17 March – Alison Henry, Sea Change Friday 24 March – Sandra Goudie, Mayor TCDC Friday 31 March – Paul […]

Local Concert, Sunday 19 March

3.00pm-7.30pm Get along to the Hot Water Beach Top 10 Holiday Park for an afternoon of great music from local artists! Take a picnic and enjoy the entertainment. All proceeds to St John Mercury Bay South new ambulance station, with a special donation to the Wilderland Trust. Pay at the gate – Adults $20, Children […]

Leadfoot Festival 2017

4th & 5th February 2017 – Leadfoot Ranch, Hahei Rod Millen, NZ racing legend, and his wife Shelly open their private grounds at the Leadfoot Ranch to host more than 150 champion and competitive race participants.  Featuring classic formula and road race cars, off-road machines and vintage motorcycles… This event is not to be missed! […]

Cathedral Cove Park and Ride

Visiting Cathedral Cove this summer? The Cathedral Cove Park and Ride shuttle service will be operational from 27th December.  Operating daily from 10am-6pm, the shuttle departs every 20minutes from the Hahei Village Entrance Car Park on Hahei Beach Road. Prices: Adults $5, Children (under 15) $3 and a Family Pass (2 Adults, 2 Children) $10. Go Kiwi […]

Hahei Market Day

Thursday 5th January 2017, 9am-2pm Kotare Reserve, Pa Road, Hahei The Hahei Market Day is a fun day out with a huge variety of stalls, music and fun entertainment for the kids.  This is an annual Hahei Community Library fundraising event, so get along and enjoy it with your family and friends.  

Cooks Beach Summer Gala

The Cooks Beach Summer Gala – 4th January, from 9am-3pm. This gala runs every year to raise funds for our local Whenuakite School.  With over 100 stalls, it’s always a great day out!  There’s entertainment, food, face-painting, second-hand bargains, raffles and prizes and of course the legendary Richardsons Real Estate ‘Daisy Dung Drop’ – guess where […]

Mercury Bay Art Escape

The Mercury Bay Art Escape is a self-drive Artists Open Studio tour centred around the beautiful coastal area of Mercury Bay, encompassing the areas of Pauanui, Tairua, Hahei, Hot Water Beach, Cooks Beach, Whenuakite, Whitianga, Kuaotunu, Matarangi and Whangapoua. This event is held in the first two weekends in March each year.