March

 

As of the 26th of March 2020 we are at Level 4 of New Zealand’s four-level COVID-19 alert system. It is likely level 4 measures will stay in place for a number of weeks, therefore all upcoming indoor and outdoor events are cancelled until further notice. For more information, please visit covid19.govt.nz or contact the Kaipara District Council by phone on 0800 727 059 or by email at council@kaipara.govt.nz

 

2020

DATE

ATTACHMENT

DETAIL

CONTACT

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What: Create | Mix | Project

When: 29th February and 1st March

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 
maggiebuxton@gmail.com 
or
  visit www.awhiworld.com

Funding Opportunity: Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund 

Applications open: February 2020

Applications close: Monday 2nd March 2020 4:30PM

Additional info: The Rural Travel Fund is designed to help subsidise travel for junior sports teams (5 to 19 year olds) participating in their local competition. 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. There are two rounds of the Sport NZ/Kiwisport Rural Travel Fund per year, one in March and one in August. 

To apply: Visit the Kaipara District Council Community Funding webpage to download an Application Form

Contact: Jenny Rooney (Community Funding Coordinator, Kaipara District Council) on 0800 727 059 or grants@kaipara.govt.nz

6

 

Invitational Team Rugby Match

What: Invitational Rugby Match - NWRU Northland Centenary Team VS NZ Vikings RFC Inc.

When: 6:30PM Start 

Where: Pioneer Rugby Park, Dargaville 

Cost: -

Additional Info: Northern Wairoa Rugby Union Northland Centenary Selected Team playing NZ Vikings Rugby Football Club Inc Invitational Team. Match will be followed by an after-match function at the Dargaville Sports Club and auction of the once only Northern Wairoa Rugby Union Northland Centenary Jersey's.

Chris Fife
027 495 1552

7

 

 Creative Business Skills Poster

What: Creative Business Skills - Workshop & Mentoring Series 2020

When: Saturday 7th March 10:00AM-4:30PM

Where: Lighthouse Function Centre, Park Road, Dargaville

Cost: -

Additional Info: Creative Northland has teamed up with Janet Nixon, small business tutor and coach, to provide FREE business workshops and mentoring for artists in Northland. This is the first of three workshops and will cover: Strategic Planning for Creative People - being in business, setting business goals, analyzing your business environment and making action plans.

For more info check out Creative Northland's Facebook page

8

Top Of The Rock Kaiwaka

What: Top Of The Rock Kaiwaka - 5 or 10 km Run/Walk Event

When: Check-in time: From 7:30AM, Safety briefing: 8:45AM, Start time: 9AM

Where: Start area: Pakeho Rd

Cost: 5 km run or walk - $25 adult & $10 child (under 15). Pre-schoolers free.
 10 km run or walk -  $25 adult & $10 child (under 15). Not suitable for pre-schoolers.
 Fun bike ride for Under 10 yr olds -  Free

Additional Info: Drink stations/toilets/St John are at the start area and along the course. Parking is at junction Baldrock Rd & Pakeho Rd. No animals. Under 15s to be accompanied by an adult. Always follow marshal's instructions. No refunds. No entries on the day. Pushchairs only allowed on 5km course. Appropriate footwear to be worn. Prizegiving is at 12.30pm at the Kaiwaka Sports Complex. You must be present to collect your prize. 

Cheryl Anderson
kaiwakasports@gmail.com

 

 9

 

What: Governance Bites - Legal Responsibilities of Boards/Committees

When: 5:15PM - Pizza Boxes Open, 5:30PM - Workshop Opens

Where: SportsVille Pavilion, Memorial Park, Logan Street, Dargaville

Cost: -

Additional Info: 

90 minute workshops run monthly.

Governance Bites session will be live-streamed all over Northland and Kaipara District Council will be hosting a venue for those interested to watch together and share a few slices of pizza.

Come along and participate - there will be exercises during the workshop and a slice of pizza or two to tide over the hunger.

Pizza boxes will be opened at 5:15 and workshop starts 5:30 SHARP!

To keep up-to-date: join the Facebook Group 'Community Governance Northland'.

Lara Stott
Community Advisor
021 438 719 
or 
lstott@kaipara.govt.nz

14

 

Lions Club of Ruawai

What: Lions Club of Ruawai - Annual Charity Auction

When: 14th March. Trading table opens 9:00AM, Viewing of auction goods 9:30AM, Auction starts 10AM

Where: Kaipara Kumara Forecourt

Cost: -

Additional info: Antiques, furniture, electrical appliances, toys, books, household goods, clothes, bric-a-brac etc. Food and refreshments for sale. Sponsor’s products for auction – includes farming items. We look forward to your support!

Jim Simpson
09 439 2557
or
text 021 315 246
or
jdsimpson@slingshot.co.nz 

16

 

(CANCELLED) 
Spatial Planning Session - Whakapirau

What: (CANCELLED) Whakapirau Spatial Planning Session

When: Monday 16th March 11:00AM-1:00PM

Where: Whakapirau Wharf, 1157 Whakapirau Road

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

16

 

 (CANCELLED)
Spatial Planning Session - Paparoa

What: (CANCELLED) Paparoa Spatial Planning Session

When: Monday 16th March 3:00PM-5:00PM

Where: Paparoa Primary School, 14 Franklin Road

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

17

 

(CANCELLED)
Spatial Planning Session - Tinopai

What: (CANCELLED) Tinopai Spatial Planning Session

When: Tuesday 17th March 3:00PM-5:00PM

Where: Tinopai Primary School, 1913 Tinopai Road

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

17

 

(CANCELLED)
Spatial Planning Session - Pahi

What: (CANCELLED) Pahi Spatial Planning Session

When: Tuesday 17th March 6:00PM-8:00PM

Where: Pahi Community Hall, 680 Pahi Road

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

18

 

(CANCELLED) 
Spatial Planning Session - Ruawai

What: (CANCELLED) Ruawai Spatial Planning Session

When: Wednesday 18th March 3:00PM-5:00PM

Where: Ruawai College, 4375 Twin Coast Highway

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

19

 

(CANCELLED)
Spatial Planning Session - Pouto

What: (CANCELLED) Pouto Spatial Planning Session

When: Thursday 19th March 3:00PM-5:00PM

Where: Rangitane Hall, 5226 Pouto Road

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

19

 

(CANCELLED)
Spatial Planning Session - Kelly's Bay

What: (CANCELLED) Kelly's Bay Spatial Planning Session

When: Thursday 19th March 6:00PM-8:00PM

Where: Kelly's Bay Hall, 7D Dale Road

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

19

 

Rock Solid Club - Dargaville

 

What: The Big Splash! 

When: Thursday 19th March from 5:00PM-7:00PM

Where: Kauri Coast Community Swimming Pool (The Dargaville Pools)

Cost: $2 entry

Additional info: Rock Solid Dargaville are hosting 'The Big Splash' to announce their re-opening for the 2020 year. The event will be aimed at students from years 6, 7 and 8 and will be fully supervised for maximum fun. Activities include sausage sizzle, games, prizes and much more! For more information contact Chris or check out the Rock Solid Club on Facebook. 

Chris Fulop
027 296 6772

20

 

(CANCELLED)
Spatial Planning Session - Matakohe

What: (CANCELLED) Matakohe Spatial Planning Session

When: Friday 20th March 2:00PM-4:00PM

Where: Matakohe Primary School, 117 Matakohe East Road

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

20

 

(CANCELLED)
Spatial Planning Session - Hakaru

What: (CANCELLED) Hakaru Spatial Planning Session

When: Friday 20th March 6:00PM-8:00PM

Where: Hakaru Hall, 740 Settlement Road

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

21

 

(CANCELLED)
Spatial Planning Session - Glinks Gully

What: (CANCELLED) Glinks Gully Spatial Planning Session

When: Saturday 21st March 10:00AM-12:00PM

Where: Marine Parade Reserve, Glinks Gully

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

21

 

(POSTPONED)
Kai Iwi Lakes Open Day 2020

 

What: (POSTPONED) Kai Iwi Lakes Open Day 

When: We will set a new date for the open day as soon as we can and will update the Facebook event page when we can!

Where: Lake Waikare, Kai Iwi Lakes Dargaville

Cost: -

Additional info: ** Unfortunately, like many other organisations and event organisers, we have decided to take a precautionary approach and postpone the Kai Iwi Lakes Open Day until further notice due to recent developments regarding COVID-19 ** We will set a new date for the open day as soon as we can and will update this event page when we can! 

A conservation-themed family friendly day that you can either enjoy on, at or in the water at Lake Taharoa, Kai Iwi Lakes.

Kai Iwi Lakes Office
(09) 439 0986
or
lakes@kaipara.govt.nz

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22

 
(CANCELLED)
Create/Mix/Project Digital Workshop

What: (CANCELLED) Create | Mix | Project

When: 21st and 22nd March

Where: The Kauri Museum, 5 Church Road, Matakohe

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 
maggiebuxton@gmail.com 
or
  visit www.awhiworld.com 

Funding Opportunity: Northland Regional Council - Environmental Awards

Applications open: 

Applications close: Sunday 22 March at 5:00PM. Judging will begin soon after, so late entries/nominations will not be accepted. 

Additional info: Right across our beautiful region, amazing work is happening in our communities to protect and enhance our unique environment. The Northland Regional Council Environmental Awards are about recognising the people and organisations making that work happen. It’s a chance to highlight the can-do attitudes and incredible contributions that Northlanders are making to help our environment thrive – and we think that’s well worth celebrating.

To apply: Visit the NRC Environmental Awards webpage to complete an Online Application

Contact: Marketing and Engagement Team (Northland Regional Council) 09 470 1200 or events@nrc.govt.nz

Funding Opportunity: Kai Ora Fund

Applications open: Wednesday 1st January 

Applications close: Monday 23rd March 

Additional info: The 2020 Kai Ora Fund is a partnership between Mahitahi Hauora, The Far North District Council, Whangārei District Council, Northland District Health Board, Te Puni Kōkiri, Northland Inc and Kaipara District Council. The purpose of the Kai Ora Fund is to enable Northlanders to grow and eat nutritious and sustainably grown local food. The Kai Ora Fund is a small community grants process to support innovative projects that address food security, benefit the wider community and encourage employment and economic development in the region. We want our communities to have an accessible, affordable and safe food supply for current and future generations, and to be resilient to future disruption or unavailability of food due to various risk factors including droughts, fuel shortages and economic instability.

To apply: Visit the Mahitahi Hauora webpage to complete an Online Application

Contact: Jenny Rooney (Community Funding Coordinator, Kaipara District Council) 0800 727 059 or grants@kaipara.govt.nz

23

 

(CANCELLED)
Spatial Planning Session - Kaihu

What: (CANCELLED) Kaihu Spatial Planning Session

When: Monday 23rd March 6:00PM-8:00PM

Where: Kaihu Valley Rugby Football and Netball Club, 7C Kaihu Wood Road

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

24

 

(CANCELLED)
Spatial Planning Session - Te Kopuru

What: (CANCELLED) Te Kopuru Spatial Planning Session

When: Tuesday 24th March 2:00PM-4:00PM

Where: Te Kopuru Primary School, 3 Norton Street

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

24

 

(CANCELLED)
Spatial Planning Session - Baylys Beach

What: (CANCELLED) Baylys Beach Spatial Planning Session

When: Tuesday 24th March 6:00PM-8:00PM

Where: Northern Wairoa Golf Club, Baylys Beach

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

25

 
(CANCELLED)
Otamatea
Community
Services

What: (CANCELLED) Elder Wellbeing Workshop @ The Club Mangawhai

When: 25th March, 10AM till 2:30PM

Where: The Club Mangawhai, 219 Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai

Cost: -

Additional info: Guest speakers Julie Mulligan (Age Concern Whangarei) and Marilyn Brooks (Public Trust) will touch on some sensitive topics such as elder risk and exposure as well as some key information regarding Enduring Powers of Attorney for Property and Personal Care, and Welfare. You will have a chance to workshop your ideas of what matters to you in regards to your legal rights and your personal safety. If you are a senior or somebody who currently works in this space or have a vested interest in the wellbeing of our elderly, please register to attend this FREE workshop. This is set to be an incredibly informative and progressive day. Lunch will be provided. Attendee numbers are limited to 40 people max so please ensure that you RSVP by Friday 28th February 5pm to have your place booked and reserved for you.

 ataylor@uriohau.co.nz
or
0800 438894

26

 

(CANCELLED)
Spatial Planning Session - Tangowahine

What: (CANCELLED) Tangowahine Spatial Planning Session

When: Thursday 26th March 3:00PM-5:00PM

Where: Tangowahine Primary School, 36 Tangowahine Valley Road

Cost: -

Additional info: In the interests of public safety, with the concerns around Covid-19, we are unable to run this spatial planning session. If you would like to contribute feedback or ask questions, please contact Virginia on 021 438 201 or email vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz. Alternatively - keep an eye on our website for further information, or download the Antenno app and we’ll alert you to any important updates to our services.

Virginia Smith
021 438 201
or
vsmith@kaipara.govt.nz

26

 
(CANCELLED)
Ministry For
Primary Industries

What: (CANCELLED) MPI - Kerikeri M. bovis Community Update Meeting

When: Thursday 26th March 10:30AM-1:30PM

Where: Kerikeri Sports Complex, Cnr Heritage Bypass and Waipapa Road

Cost: -

Additional info: This meeting is to provide rural communities with an update on all facets of the M. bovis eradication programme, these meetings are for farmers and the community – everyone is welcome. Both programme managers and disease experts will be in attendance and there will be the opportunity for a question and answer session at the conclusion of the formal presentations.  At the conclusion of the meetings, a light lunch will be served.  To aid us with catering, it would be appreciated if you were able to advise us if you will be joining us for lunch.

Ministry for Primary Industries Liaison Team
04 894 5656
or
mbovis2017_liaison@mpi.govt.nz
or
visit the website

27

 
(CANCELLED)
Ministry For
Primary Industries

What: (CANCELLED) MPI - Dargaville M. bovis Community Update Meeting

When: Friday 27th March 10:00AM-1:00PM

Where: Dargaville Old Boys RFC Rooms, Murdoch Street

Cost: -

Additional info: This meeting is to provide rural communities with an update on all facets of the M. bovis eradication programme, these meetings are for farmers and the community – everyone is welcome. Both programme managers and disease experts will be in attendance and there will be the opportunity for a question and answer session at the conclusion of the formal presentations.  At the conclusion of the meetings, a light lunch will be served.  To aid us with catering, it would be appreciated if you were able to advise us if you will be joining us for lunch.

Ministry for Primary Industries Liaison Team
04 894 5656
or
mbovis2017_liaison@mpi.govt.nz
or
visit the website

28

 

(POSTPONED) 
The Dargaville River Festival 2020

What: (POSTPONED) The Dargaville River Festival

When: Moved from Saturday 28th March to October 31st 2020

Where: Dargaville

Cost: -

Additional info: *After careful consideration, and in the interests of public safety, we have decided to postpone "The River Festival" which was to be held on the 28th March 2020. The new date for "The River Festival" will be October 31st, 2020*
Grab an activities map from one of the local stores or from this event page. Then head along to discover Dargaville in this family friendly day out. Follow the activities trail around Dargaville to discover things to do, things to see and things to watch as we celebrate the Northern Wairoa River history - past and present.

Dargaville Community Development Board
027 241 6409
or
wendyd@dcdb.nz

29

 

(POSTPONED) Play In The Park

What: (POSTPONED) Play In the Park

When: Sunday 29th March 1:00PM-4:00PM

Where: Sportsville Dargaville

Cost: -

Additional info: *We have had to make a decision to cancel this event as public safety comes first. We will update everyone about the next event once we have new dates. Keep safe and healthy everyone*
Come along and celebrate tamariki with a free fun day for the whole Whanau!! Face Painting, Free BBQ, Horse Rides, Sports, Under 5s Bouncy Castle, Giant Lawn Games and Heaps More!!!

Kaipara Tamariki Collective
Facebook Page

29

 
(CANCELLED)
An American
Journey

What: (CANCELLED) An American Journey - the 13th Annual Afternoon of Music with Kevin Friedrich & Friends

When: Sunday 29th March 1:00PM-4:00PM

Where: Lighthouse Function Centre, Park Road Dargaville

Cost: Adults $25/Children $10 includes afternoon tea

Additional info: A musical journey featuring great Americana from Vaudeville to Vegas, Ragtime to Rock 'n' Roll, Cajun to Country, Broadway to Bluegrass, the Golden Oldies to Gospel & more!

The Dargaville Museum
09 439 7555
or
info@dargavillemuseum.co.nz

30

 
(CANCELLED)
Update Your Xero
Skills

What: (CANCELLED) Update Your Xero Skills

When: Monday 30th March 10:00AM-4:00PM

Where: Te Roroa Learning Assistance Dargaville, 122 Victoria Street

Cost: $25 per person (payable in cash at the offices of Te Roroa Learning Assistance, 122 Victoria Street)

Additional info: New to Xero? Wanting a refresher? Need to update your skills? Patrick French presents a one day course with limited capacity. BYO lunch and refreshments. For booking or more information, contact us.

Te Roroa Learning Assistance
0800 555 635

Funding Opportunity: Creative Communities Scheme - Arts Funding

Applications open: Monday 2nd March 

Applications close: Tuesday 31st March at 4:30PM

Additional info: The Creative Communities Scheme provides funding for communities to be involved in local arts activities.  The funding supports a wide range of arts projects. Projects must meet one or more of the following criteria: Access and Participation – the project will create opportunities for local communities to engage with and participate in local arts activities. Diversity – the project will support the diverse artistic, cultural traditions of local communities. Young people – the project will enable young people (under 18) to engage with and participate in the arts.

To apply: Visit the Kaipara District Council Community Funding webpage to download an Application Form

Contact: Jenny Rooney (Community Funding Coordinator, Kaipara District Council) 0800 727 059 or grants@kaipara.govt.nz

 

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

promote@kaipara.govt.nz