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Plant Lab 22: Te Tai Tekerau
is part installation, part creative innovation hub and part post-Covid Whāngarei CBD regeneration project. Read more.
Whāngarei Fringe Festival – 30th September to 16th October
Whangārei Fringe is a two-week multidisciplinary festival of weird and wonderful creativity! Theatre, circus, art, digital technology, music, poetry, cabaret, fashion, drag and more – anything and everything goes. This festival is run by creatives, for creatives. Find out more.
Women’s Rugby World Cup – 8 October – 12 November 2022
The Women’s Rugby World Cup is happening in Aotearoa from 8 October – 12 November, with four match days being held in Whangārei on 9, 15, 22 and 29 October at the Northland Events Centre. Rugby World Cup 2021 will be a world-class festival of rugby and music, celebrating wāhine toa on and off the field and providing unforgettable moments for fans. A showcase of Māori and Pasifika culture will entertain fans in between matches, with delicious food, performances and an exciting line-up of local talent to complement the on-field action.
Looking for a night out?
Tina Simply The Best | Capitaine Bougainville Theatre, Thursday 29 September 8pm. Details here.
Road Improvement Updates now Available via Online Mapping Tool.
If you’ve ever wondered if a road near you is scheduled for an upgrade, then a new online map launched by the Northland Transportation Alliance (NTA) will now give you that answer. Find out more.
BSI Culture Excellence Awards 2022
These awards recognise the best in workplace culture from across New Zealand. If you think your team has what it takes to take out the Culture Excellence Award prove it and get your entry in here.
Mokaba Café and The Bach Gallery refurbishment has begun
It is going to be a bit messy for a few weeks in September 2022, but the results will be worthwhile when the Town Basin’s Mokaba Café and The BACH Gallery reopen in the first week of October 2022, in time for the Rugby World Cup visitors. Read more.
Kauri Heritage Festival
The kauri Heritage Festival celebrates 60 years of the Kauri Museum on October 15. The museum is a celebration of kauri, settlers, forests, the harbour, and the Kaipara Community. This is a family-friendly free event. More details here.
Whangarei Town Basin Facility Upgrade Begins
Photo Help Desk @ The Shutter Room
For the winter season, the Shutter Room is only open to the public on Fridays 1-4pm. Drop in for a chat or help with all things photographic. The ‘Photo Workstation’ has a Mac with Photoshop and Lightroom for you to use.
Whangarei Parkrun is back up and running
Parkrun is back now that we are in Orange. Parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5k run for everyone held in Whangarei. Meet at Te Matau A Pohe Bridge carpark on Port Road at 8:00am every Saturday morning.
Hearts & Minds – first online edition of the Support Services Directory for Tai Tokerau Northland
Hearts & Minds believes in the power of community; we’re stronger together. This directory is your pathway to the support and resources available in your local community. Read more.