Kaipara District Council Website

What: Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund Application Open

When: Applications open from Tuesday 3rd February and close Monday 2nd March at 4:30PM

Additional info: The linking of the KiwiSport Fund to the Rural Travel Fund will address an identified barrier to increased numbers and opportunities for children in playing or gaining skills in sport. Information regarding the funding criteria and application form is available on the Kaipara District Council website


Jenny Rooney  
0800 727 059




Come and Drum


What: Come and Drum! 4 Week Drumming Classes

When: Tuesday evenings x 4, 7:00PM till 8:15PM. Classes run on the 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th February 2020

Where: 76 Chases Terrace, Baylys Beach. (The Orange Bach just over the bridge before the beach entrance)

Cost: $12 per class or $40 for all 4 classes. Drums provided

Additional info: Would you like to try something different? Drumming is fun, relaxing, accessible to all, therapeutic and provides an opportunity to connect in to your own natural rhythms… 

 Josie Scott
021 0223 8621



Volunteering Northland

What: Coffee And Cake With Volunteering Northland

When: 10th February between 10am and noon

Where: Mangawhai Museum

Cost: -

Additional info: We are reaching out to organisations in the Mangawhai / Kaiwaka area to meet with us at the Mangawhai Museum for coffee and cake, Emma and Ana have kindly offered to host us. We are especially keen to discuss with you how we can help boost your volunteer numbers. We want your ideas on how Volunteering Northland could be doing more profiling and promotion of your volunteer opportunities at events, local markets, and through regular newspaper and media channels. One idea could be a Volunteering Northland stall at the local market advertising and recruiting for all of the local volunteer opportunities on offer.



Artists Incorporated

What: Sculpture in the Garden

When: From 9:00AM-5:00PM on the 15th and 16th of February

Where: 69 Moir Street, Mangawhai

Cost: Entry is $5, or $10 for two adults and two children

Additional info: We have some indoor outdoor artwork on display this weekend in one of Mangawhai's most stunning gardens. Grab a friend and wonder through "Sulpture in the Garden". Several are Exhibition Only specials. 30 sculptors have pooled their work to create an extraordinarily diverse exhibition. There are pieces, large and small, in wood, stone, metal, glass, cloth, composite materials, and more, covering a vast variety of themes. Get a coffee from the cafe, groove along to the live music from Raw Jam, let the kids explore what’s on offer at the children’s sculpture workshop, and choose yourself that special work, for that special place in your garden. All the sculptures are for sale, with the proceeds being shared between the Te Whai Community Trust, and Mangawhai Artists Inc. 

Bridget Mintoft
027 260 4308



Awhi World

What: Create | Mix | Project

When: 29th February

Where: Dargaville CBD

Cost: -

Additional info: Creative Northland are offering FREE youth workshops in animation, digital projection mapping and VJ (live visual mixing) led by Dr Maggie Buxton and Kim Newall from AwhiWorld.

Dr Maggie Buxton 



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