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Steel Magnolias

On stage this August at the Dannevirke Fountain Theatre! Dannevirke Theatre Company proudly presents "Steel Magnolias" Directed by Davina Graham'THE FUNNIEST SHOW TO MAKE YOU CRY'Set in small town Louisiana USA in the time of really big hair - six women gather in Truvy's Beauty Shop for gossip, friendship and support. These women are true steel magnolias: southern belles who are flowery on the outside, but tough as steel inside. Tickets available soon from the Dannevirke Information Centre.

Location: Dannevirke

14August
2020


Prediabetes 'Take Action' Get Educated

If you or a family member have been diagnosed with prediabetes come along to learn about: - What is prediabetes and how you can manage it - How you can reduce your risk of developing Type 2 DiabetesAll of our education sessions are free. Please register via our website or phone 06 357 5992.

Location: Pahiatua

15August
2020


Woodville Street Market

Check out the range of crafts on offer at the local monthly street market.

Location: Woodville

16August
2020


Pahiatua Ladies American Foursomes Tournament

First Tournament since Lockdown! Join for an awesome day of golf at the picturesque Pahiatua Golf Club

Location: Pahiatua

20August
2020


Poetry Open Mic Night 2020 Woodville & Eketahuna Libraries

Join in for an evening of poetry on the open mic. Bring along some poetry to recite - either your own, or your favourite poets, of both. Light refreshments, BYO permitted

Location: Woodville

20August
2020


Cut-out Poetry 2020

Celebrate National Poetry Day at Dannevirke Library by creating your own Cut-out Poems. Take words from magazines (provided) and re-hash them to make your own unique poem. Prize for the best Cut-out Poem. All welcome. Light refreshments provided

Location: Dannevirke

21August
2020


Poetry Competition 2020

The Tararua District Library is celebrating Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day with a district-wide Poetry Competition.Starts 21 August to 18 September 2020

Location: Dannevirke

21August
2020


Andrew Beer & Sarah Watkins in Concert

Andrew is the Concert Master for the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra and Sarah from NZ Trio

Location: Norsewood

23August
2020


Ice Skate Tour

Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience.The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97% same gliding capacity as natural ice. Surrounded by an inflatable boarding and helmets + gloves provided at no charge (both compulsory for kids) it’s the safest possible way to try ice skating. Monday 3:00pm - 6:00pm, Tues 3:090pm - 6:00pm, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Wed 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: Pongaroa

24August
2020


Wellbeing Day Quiz & Fun Night

A fun night out, test your IQ and support this wonderful cause

Location: Dannevirke

26August
2020


Increasing confidence working with family violence (Professional Development)

This course is being held by Tararua REAP, please contact them for details

Location: Dannevirke

28August
2020


Country Carnival Market in Dannevirke

Support local and buy your Christmas gifts here. This great country market is usually run on the last Saturday of the month and has some exciting new stalls.

Location: Dannevirke

29August
2020


Gorge Historic Cemetery Tour

An interesting and informative tour which will visit graves of the members of the Woodville Domain Board, please meet at gate.

Location: Woodville

30August
2020


Mangatainoka Motors Ford vs Holden Day

Are you a Ford or Holden fan? See the cars, taste the latest Tui drops straight from the brewery, grab something delicious off the menu plus the state of the art brewery will be open for tours too. Soak up the live music, kick back and relax in the afternoon with the popular Tunes under the Tower. Free entry for spectators

Location: Pahiatua

30August
2020


Diabetes "Take Action' Healthy Living Series

The programme runs for 3 weeks. Each session runs for 2 hours. In order to gain the most from the healthy living series we encourage you to attend all 3 modules.These sessions are free. Please register via our website www.diabetestrust.org.nz. or phone 06 3575992.We look forward to seeing you there!

Location: Pahiatua

05September
2020


NZ Red Cross First Aid Courses

Red Cross has a range of courses that give everyone in the community a way to gain first aid skills.

Location: Dannevirke

09September
2020


Woodville/Pahiatua Racing Club meet

A day of watching the galloping beauties as they sprint to the finish line, always a good day out

Location: Woodville

24September
2020


Mangatainoka Motors Hot Rod vs V8's Day

Are you the owner of Hot Rod? Why not bring your car to Tui Brewery for a fabulous day out that gives you the chance to display your sweet ride for other car enthusiasts and general public to enjoy and in doing so, compete to win some sweet prizes.

Location: Pahiatua

27September
2020


Learners Licence Course Pahiatua

Are you over 18? Do you need your licence or driving without one? Then this course is for you. Course aimed at adults and those not at school. Come along and be supported to learn the Rode Code ready to sit the test at the AA. The course fee includes the cost of sitting the test.Dates: Sept Monday 28th, Tuesday 29th, Wednesday 30th, and October Thursday 1st – sitting the test on Friday 2nd October at the Palmerston North VTNZ (time to be confirmed)Tutors: Karolyn Donald and Rachael MacKenzie

Location: Pahiatua

28September
2020


Jetboat through the Manawatu Gorge

Experience the Manawatu Gorge from a new perspective at this introductory price. Bookings are essential.

Location: Woodville

03October
2020


Railcar trip through the Manawatu Gorge

Hooray, the railcar is back doing their fabulous trips from Woodville to Ashhurst and return, the kids will love it!

Location: Woodville

03October
2020


Evening Computer Classes Term 4 12 October - 30 November

Here's a great opportunity if you want to learn more about computers

Location: Pahiatua

12October
2020


New Zealand Sign Language - Term 4 - 14 October - 25 November

Why not learn sign Language?? Classes for beginners and to refresh.

Location: Pahiatua

14October
2020


Prediabetes "Take Action' Get Educated

If you or a family member have been diagnosed with prediabetes come along to learn about:- What is prediabetes and how you can manage it - How you can reduce your risk of developing Type 2 DiabetesAll of our education sessions are free. Please register via our website or phone 06 357 5992.

Location: Dannevirke

17October
2020


Mangatainoka Motors Two Wheeled Day

Calling all motorcycle enthusiasts!! If you have a passion for these two-wheeled machines bring your bike to Tui Brewery for a fabulous day to display your sweet ride for other motorcycle enthusiasts and general public to enjoy and in doing so, compete to win some sweet prizes.

Location: Pahiatua

25October
2020


Pukaha's Wairarapa Garden Tour

2020 marks 10 years of Pūkaha’s much loved annual fundraiser – the Pūkaha Wairarapa Garden Tour.This two-day, self-drive garden tour will feature beautiful and unique gardens in South Wairarapa. Sure to delight gardeners of all ages, we’re excited to be bringing you some firm favourites and some new gardens that haven’t been on the tour before.2020 will showcase gardens from Featherston, Martinborough, Greytown to as far north as Carterton. As always, the tour offers plenty of variety: gardens for small spaces, sustainable edibles, natives, ornamentals, rural homestead gardens and urban courtyards.

Location: Eketahuna

07November
2020


Mad Hatters Market Day

Don't miss this fun Market Day that is held annually when the train comes to town

Location: Woodville

15November
2020


Mangatainoka VIntage vs Brexit vs EU Car Day

Calling all Vintage car owners!! If you have a passion for these machines bring your car to Tui Brewery for a fabulous day to display your sweet ride for other car enthusiasts and general public to enjoy and in doing so, compete to win some sweet prizes.

Location: Pahiatua

29November
2020