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January 2020

Mai Aroha – Summer Programme

7 January @ 8:00 am - 30 January @ 5:00 pm

Give nature a loving hand with your family this January Showcasing, celebrating and acknowledging all things conservation, bringing together the Central Plateau’s stunning natural and historical treasures presented to you in a way that is sure to ignite the senses of both young and the young at heart. Get outside and amongst nature in Ruapehu by joining the team on some hikes, fishing, kite day, bikes, games, crafts and much more. Click HERE for the programme of events and booking info.

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Taupō Summer Night Markets

10 January @ 6:00 pm - 28 February @ 9:00 pm
Wairakei resort Taupo, New Zealand

The Wairakei Resort Taupo Friday & Saturday Night Market is a local summer favourite where you get to immerse yourself in the tastes of Mexico, Spain, Asian Fusion, Kiwiana and delicious deserts while enjoying the live cooking and music playing in a peaceful garden setting under the sun and stars. Only running for a limited time over summer, come along to see what everyone is raving about. There’s a different menu each week and it is all-you-can-eat! On rain or…

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16th Annual Tussock Traverse

25 January @ 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chateau Tongariro

The Tussock Traverse offers both keen trail runners and walkers, as well as people new to the excitement of off-road adventures, one of the most scenic and varied courses in New Zealand. The 26km event course cuts across the heart of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park, starting off at the Desert Road on the Eastern side of the Park and takes in the Rangipo Desert and Waihohonu traverse track before finishing at the Chateau Tongariro in Whakapapa to the…

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Taihape and Districts A & P Show

25 January @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Memorial Park, 12 Kokako St
Taihape, 4720 New Zealand

It's back for 2020! The annual A & P Show for Taihape promises Inflatable Table Soccer, Racing Loos, Paint Ball Shoot n Alley, a Facepainter, Airbrush Tattoo artist and a whole lot more! Save the date, 25th January, 2020 on your calendar, oh, and it's all FREE!

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Summer Sessions at The Powderkeg Ohakune

25 January @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Powderkeg, 194 Mangawhero Terrace
Ohakune, New Zealand

Summer sessions are on at The Powderkeg Ohakune! Come chill out on the Matterhorn deck with happy hour from 3pm with drink specials thanks to Dancing Sands Gin and Wairau Wines. A variety of local talent to take you through the afternoon and bar snacks or dinner menu options available too. See ya there!

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February 2020

Catfish Cull – Turangi 2020

1 February @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Motuoapa Marina Motuopa Bay, New Zealand

Come join us for another fantastic enviromental, family-friendly day out killing catfish with a polespear in Lake Taupo on Sat 1st Feb. Assisting DOC in the eradication of a serious pest. Every one must register as a team of up to 4 people. If you’re wanting to compete for the most prestigious trophy in NZ spearfishing you must compete as a pair. If you’re not concerned about that trophy then you can compete as a group of up to 4,…

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Waimarino A&P Show + Wild Food Challenge

15 February @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Raetihi Show grounds, Parapara Rd
Raetihi, 4632 New Zealand

Join us in Ruapehu for a day celebrating rural New Zealand. There will be horse events, trade exhibits, a produce shed, wood chopping and more! Also, this year the Lilburn Transport Waimarino A & P Show Show are collaborating with the crew who run the Local Wild Food Challenge in Ruapehu and hosting them at the Raetihi Show Grounds on February 15th. Make sure you come check out all the inspired creations made by some clever local cooks using ingredients gathered from…

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Waimarino A & P Show

15 February @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Raetihi Show grounds, Parapara Rd
Raetihi, 4632 New Zealand

Home to one of New Zealand’s oldest grandstands and with Mt Ruapehu as a stunning backdrop, the historic town of Raetihi hosts the annual Waimarino Agricultural & Pastoral show on the 15th & 16th February 2020. There are activities for the whole family, food stalls with delicious treats as well as great rural events to watch. From equestrian events like showjumping, competitive wood chopping through to a produce shed filled with baking a crafts compiled by local talents this is…

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Summer Sessions at The Powderkeg: MAX EARNSHAW

15 February @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Powderkeg, 194 Mangawhero Terrace
Ohakune, New Zealand

Auckland/Christchurch Pop-Rocker Max Earnshaw is returning to the PowderKeg, Ohakune with some absolute tunes this Summer. Fresh off the release of his sophomore single ‘Lonely Love’ on NZ radio and media, Max is hitting the Matterhorn deck with his one man band set of eclectic music from blues and jazz, to pop and rock. Don’t miss out on an absolute afternoon of rocking original tunes, familiar bangers to sing along to, good beer, and sunshine!  

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Ruapehu Express

22 February @ 6:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Ruapehu Express is back for 2020. The dual MTB Run/Walk event will take place Saturday 22 February. Known for its stunning cross country terrain, the Express has become a firm favorite with recreational runners, walkers and bikers who are dropped at remote start lines to journey their way back to the Ohakune township The 'Express' involves a Mountain bike event and a separate running/walking event in the foothills of Mt Ruapehu. Each event has a different course and start…

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