Events in Northland

27 May 16

Kiwi Innovator Workshop - Chris Clay and Ranui Sustainable

Want an innovative career? Come and meet Kiwi Innovator Chris Clay. Find out how his passion for science and robotics led to success as one of New Zealand’s most innovative educators.

Chris has built a diverse and acclaimed career in education. His ground-breaking work in making science and technology education accessible to Kiwi school kids has seen him recognised with accolades including a New Zealand Innovators Award. Join him at the Ranui Sustainable Kiwi Innovator Series to find out how he did it!

4 - 6 Jun 16

'Northern Exposure' mid winter Far North Stand up paddleboard race tour

3 days, 3 venues, 3 events! Northern Exposure 2016 kicks off with the Stone Store Stand-up, at Kerikeri Basin on Saturday 4 June, with racing from 3pm onwards & a party in the Pear Tree afterwards. Sunday's race is at Mangonui, and the series finishes with the now famous 'Bridge to Basin' in Whangarei. Racing for all ages & abilities, a social cruise (fancy dress optional!) for the non-competitive. Loads of great spot prizes, and it'll be great spectator sport too! Boards available to hire (book early!!).

12 Jun 16

Dargaville Vet Clinic Baylys 2 Dargaville Run/Walk

The Dargaville Veterinary Clinic Baylys 2 Dargaville is a run or walk from Baylys Beach to Dargaville with distances of 12km and 6.8km. This event is part of the the Sport Northland Run/Walk Series.

The 12km event starts from Cynthia Place in Baylys Beach where there is no vehicle access. There is a steep 250m hill to climb at the start.

The 6.8km event starts at Rick's Paint Shop on Baylys Coast Road on the road from Dargaville to Baylys Beach. There is no parking available here, please use the free

30 Jun - 3 Jul 16

Kerikeri International Piano Competition

This is New Zealand's premier event for solo piano, and has world-wide exposure.14 young pianists from around the world will play before a panel of three international judges, for a prize pool of $30,000. This is an opportunity to hear superb young pianists playing a wide range of music. There are also talks, Master Classes, a judges' recital and social occasions. A perfect mid-year break.

25 - 26 Mar 17

Mangawhai Walking Weekend 2017

Mangawhai Walking Weekend 25-26 March 2017

The Mangawhai Walking Weekend is a festival of events and glorious guided walks exploring our magical Mangawhai community. Register on our website for updated walk information or follow us on FB. Booking open 1 December 2016. Come walk with us!