01 Feb - 01 Mar



The Creative Communities Scheme provides funding for communities to be involved in local arts activities.

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Creative Communities Scheme


Paparoa A&P Show Flyer

What: The 145th Paparoa A&P Show

When: 9AM - 4PM

Where: Paparoa Showgrounds, State Highway 12, Paparoa

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per child or a $25 family pass (2x adults and up to 4 children) 

Additional Info:  No dogs are permitted on the showgrounds. Please leave your pets at home.  This year's show will bring you Circus Kumarani, AgriKids events, Country Kids Challenge, Equestrian Events, Cattle, Petting Animals, Live entertainment and café, Indoor display, Trade stalls and so much more. EFTPOS at the gate and free parking. Schedules available. Make it a family day out.

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Paparoa Pride Parade & Picnic Flyer


What: Paparoa Pride Parade & Picnic

When: Starts 5PM

Where: Thirsty Tui Hotel, Paparoa followed by a picnic in the Village Green.

Cost: -

Additional Info: 'PRIDE' is an international movement that celebrates and makes visible queer and rainbow people.  This is for everyone who supports queer and rainbow people.  ALL ALLIES & FRIENDS WELCOME.

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What: The Arapohue Show

When: Starting 9AM

Where: 3338 Mititai Road, Arapohue, Dargaville

Cost: $8.00 Single Adult  |  $15.00 Couple  |  $2.00 Children  |  Under 5s free

Additional Info:  Attractions include; sideshow rides for a gold coin donation, horse events, cattle competitions, goat showing, Circus Kumarani, sheep display, trade stalls, indoor competitions & displays, tug-of-war, gumboot throwing, tossing the sheaf, petting zoo, vintage cars, 4WDs, AgriKids event, face painting and much more.  Schedules are available upon request.

Carole Collins



09 439 6477 


Victorian Costume Sewing Classes Flyer

What: Victorian Costume Sewing Classes

When: To be advised

Where: Coronation Hall, Te Kopuru

Cost: All 4 Terms $950, or $250 per term.

Additional Info: A fundraiser to support the events planned for Heritage Week (13 December - 19 December 2021) and any surplus funds will be used to support the Te Kopuru Development Group's plans to build a Pump Track in the Te Kopuru Domain.


021 0858 2455 


Register for the Ideas to Action Workshop here.

What: Neighbours Day Aotearoa - Ideas to Action Workshop

When: 7:30PM

Where: Online

Cost: FREE

Additional Info:  Ideas to Action - Making your creative ideas into a community reality.  Want to put on a Neighbours Day Aotearoa event in 2021 but don’t know where to start?  Let us help! We will be holding 3 digital workshops to help you make your great ideas a reality!

Register for the Zoom based online workshops by clicking the link to the left.


At all of these workshops, we invite you all to be active participants, bring ideas and most importantly, bring any and all your questions!

These workshops will run for approx. 60 mins, with extra time for Q&A run-over if required.  If you can’t attend, we’ll be recording the workshops so you can view them at your leisure.

We’ll follow up the chats by sharing resources and links that you’ll hopefully find useful in your planning. 

What does it take to turn your idea into an event? It’s easier than you would think! We’ll hear from some of our team members and activators, and take a look at some successful community events


Neighbours Day Website


NW Ladies Golf Club Flyer

What: Northern Wairoa (NW) Ladies Golf Club

When: 9:30AM

Where: NW Golf Club, Baylys Coast Road, Dargaville


Additional Info:  An invitation to all ladies that could be interested in playing golf, whether you are a beginner or have played before.  Clubs, balls and some helpful advice will be provided.  Wear flat sneaker type shoes.  Come and join us for a fun morning and a cuppa afterwards.

 Lorraine Guy

09 439 7271


Tokafest 2021 Flyer 

What: Tokafest 2021

When: 12PM - 12AM (midday to midnight)

Where: Tokatoka Tavern

Cost: $10 Entry (under 14 free) 

Additional Info: Tokafest is a local grassroots Camping available Kaipara music festival featuring live and mainly original acts from Northland, Auckland and Wellington/UK.  Happening at the legendary Tokatoka Tavern, SH12 just south of Dargaville and next to the mighty Northern Wairoa River under the sacred maunga Tokatoka.  Our team along with Creative Communities NZ are super excited to be hosting the event for the 9th year in a row and bringing another fine selection of live, original music, activities, crafts and arts to the community!!

 Olly Knox

027 489 6093


4 West African Drum & Dance Workshops Flyer

What: Baylys Beats Presents - 4 West African Drum & Dance Workshops

When: 1:30PM - 5:00PM

Where: Baylys Beach Community Centre

Cost: $20 per workshop or $60 for all four.  $10 under 18 years or unwaged.  $5 drum hire.

Additional Info: Bookings essential.


Josie Scott

021 0223 8612



27 - 28


What: Mangawhai Art Trail

When: 10AM - 4PM

Where: Various locations

Cost: Free

Additional Info: A catalogue of artists exhibiting in the Art Trail and a map will be available on the Mangawhai Arts Trail website page in early February.


For more information

Mangawhai Arts Trail 2021


If you have an event happening in Kaipara let us know!!