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Cans Film Festival

A special event is about to commence at the Regent Cinema in Dannevirke and will kick off with a screening of the story of how one New Zealander could amass the largest private collection worldwide of mainline steam locomotives.He now has around 27 of them in New Zealand, Australia and South Africa with many of them having run or still able to and has been up through the Tararua on many occasions on the way to either Napier or Gisborne.Ian Welch, the man in question, will be in Dannevirke on Saturday evening the 6th August and his appearance and film will be the start of the "CANS FILM FESTIVAL" that will run until the following Sunday.The price of admission will be one can of food in good condition for everyone attending and the cans will be donated to the two food banks in Dannevirke.This will apply to one movie each day and they will be advertised once the team from the "Friends of the DVK Regent" have picked the other films to complete thew lineup.

Location: Dannevirke

10August
2022


First Aid Course

Red Cross has a large range of courses so everyone in the community can gain first aid skills. Be equipped to react quickly and safely in a medical emergency - whether it's at home, work, on the sports field or in public places.

Location: Dannevirke

10August
2022


Eketāhuna Super Market

Lots of food, music, art, veg, craft & more. Held the second Sunday of each month

Location: Eketahuna

14August
2022


Kick Starting your Sales

Without sales, you do not have a business. Learn the five essentials to keep sales flowing into your business. This fun session will challenge your pre-conceptions, equip you with tools and give you some actionable strategies proven to work at increasing sales.

Location: Woodville

17August
2022


Oamaru Stone Carving Course

This is an opportunity to hand create your own stone carving using the stylish Oamaru stone. Extend your creative abilities and learn new skills.

Location: Dannevirke

20August
2022


Woodville Street Market

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

Location: Woodville

21August
2022


Eketāhuna Learners Licence

Do you need your licence or are you driving without one? Aimed at adults and those not at school, come along to this course and be supported asyou learn the Road Code ready to sit the AA Learner Licence Test. (NB: The course fee includes the cost of the test).Learners must attend all classes throughout the week.Venue: Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Jones Street, EketāhunaCost: $125.00, includes cost of sitting the test at the AA Masterton

Location: Eketahuna

22August
2022


Introduction to Excel Spreadsheets

If you are new to Excel, this is the workshop for you. Learn the basics of Excel to help reduce your frustration, improve your efficiency and enjoyment. This is fully subsidised.

Location: Dannevirke

25August
2022


Dannevirke Market

Come check out the locally produced, crafts, food and gifts. Bring the family and enjoy the festive atmosphere

Location: Dannevirke

27August
2022


Pahiatua Market

Come along and check out the array of awesome crafts and food. Held last Saturday of each month at 46 Main Street, or if weather is bad, the Town Hall.

Location: Pahiatua

27August
2022


Mangatainoka Motors - Ford vs Holden Day

Are you a Ford or Holden fan? Right here at Tui Brewery on the last Sunday of each month we invite car and motorbike owners to bring their ride to participate in one of our Mangatainoka Motors Show and Shine Days.

Location: Pahiatua

28August
2022


Digital Device Training - Apple

Do you need help with your Apple iphone or ipad? Build your confidence by learning how to use your tablet or phone so that you can get the best out of it. Topics covered include storage, installing apps, Google Suite, online security, data management, pictures and videos. Course is for 6 Wednesdays and is fully subsidised.

Location: Dannevirke

31August
2022


Mix & Mingle

Here's an opportunity to meet up with old friends, renew acquaintances and welcome new residents to our district. Afternoon tea will be served, admission free and everyone is welcome.

Location: Woodville

31August
2022


Bingo Night Fundraiser

Come along for a fun night out and help fundraise for the quad. Prizes for winners, raffles. Tickets available from the College at $30.00 which includes supper, entry and 10 rounds of Bingo. Bar available - 18 plus

Location: Pahiatua

02September
2022


Positive Parenting Programmes

These free sessions provide an opportunity for parents and caregivers to find solutions to common issues. Ideal for parents of children aged 2.5 to 9 years.2 September - Dealing with disobedience9 September - Hassle-free mealtimes with children16 September - Managing fighting and aggression23 September - Developing a good bedtime routine

Location: Dannevirke

02September
2022


Dannevirke Settlers Cemetery Walk

This is an auspicious day to remember the May family at the Settlers Cemetery. Even more special is that decendants' living in Dannevirke are able to tell the story.

Location: Dannevirke

04September
2022


Father & Son - Connect & Learn through Pounamu

To celebrate Father's Day this session is for fathers & sons (16 years and older). This workshop is a unique opportunity to spend quality time together alongside hand finishing your own quality pounamu.. An ideal taonga to keep in your family of pass on. Register by 24 August.

Location: Dannevirke

04September
2022


Memory Walk in Dannevirke

Our vision - Towards a world without dementia.Our mission - A dementia friendly New ZealandMeet at The Hub all dressed in purple and walk around the block for a fun, family event. Light snacks and refreshments will be available as well as an entertainer and information on demetia.Register through Eventbrite or call 06 357 9539 ex 205

Location: Dannevirke

08September
2022


Dannevirke Night Markets Food Festival

Market stalls, kids rides, food, coffee... a great night out for the family

Location: Dannevirke

16September
2022


Watercolour Paint & Sip Workshop

Fancy a serene morning of watercolour painting while you sip complimentary breakfast mimosas?!We bring you our first Thicket & Co workshop with local artist and flower grower Julia Thomson.Join us in the studio where Julia will take you through the fundamentals of watercolour artistry.You will paint beautiful spring flowers and take home an A4 finished piece to be proud of, as well as a mini-bouquet of spring blooms!A stunning selection of fresh flowers will be on offer for you to select from.Delectable refreshments provided by Thicket Gourmet Pantry!This workshop will run from 11am - 1pm Saturday 17 September.All materials provided.Book early to avoid disappointment.

Location: Pahiatua

17September
2022


10 Top Excel Tips

Learn ten tools that will make your spreadsheeting easier and more efficient. These features are not well known but are extremely useful. Learn about new features in Excel that will make things easier.

Location: Dannevirke

20September
2022


Diablos Caravan - one night only

After an amazing run of 42 shows around New Zealand earlier this year to sold out venues and regional towns, Diablos Caravan are back on the road for another national run of dates, bringing you amazing world class acoustic guitar from Spanish, Flamenco, Blues, Country and everything in between by a selection of three of the countries best players. The shows last tour were incredible...and this time around we have no venue capacity restrictions, some new performers and we get to play some of our favorite venues again, only bigger! This will be the first time the Caravan rolls through Norsewood, make sure you grab a ticket earlyIf you saw any of the shows on the first Diablos Caravan tour then you know to expect an incredible evening of virtuosic, explosive and dynamic acoustic guitar!

Location: Norsewood

23September
2022


Community Open Day at Pūkaha

Enjoy a fun day out with the whānau amongst nature as Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre opens its doors to the community.Everyone is welcome. Koha entry.Discover wildlife, native forest walks, ranger talks, fun kids activities, market stalls, food, Whare Whakairo (carving studio) and much more.Delicious, quick food is available at Kākā Café.Please bring cash for koha entry, food and market stalls.Please no pets or alcohol.Limited carparking available. Please carpool where possible.Monies raised will be used to support native forest restoration and the captive breeding-and-release of endangered native species into the wild.

Location: Eketahuna

25September
2022


Regulating Emotions in ECE

We are seeing a rise in children struggling with their emotions in Early learning sessions. Early Childhood teachers are invited to join the East Team, Learning Support, Te Mahau, Ministry of Education to explore He Māpuna te Tamaiti and how it can help children regulate their emotions.Fully subsidised. Dinner provided

Location: Dannevirke

27September
2022


Dome-Scape Workshop

Back by popular demand! This is a wonderful workshop!Create beautiful nature-inspired glass dome-scapes in the studio with us. All materials provided to make a delicate botanical scene in your very own glass dome.Delicious treats from Thicket’s Gourmet Pantry will be provided as well as complimentary mimosas!Once everyone’s designs are complete, we will head over to the staging area where we will capture your dome on our spinning barrel (which has become a Thicket Motif)!This workshop will run from 6-8pm, Thursday 29 September 2022.If this is a gift, please include the name of the recipient. We will email you a bespoke reservation voucher for you to print and gift to your loved one.Images for inspiration only, dome style will be subject to availability.About our workshops

Location: Pahiatua

29September
2022


Women's Institute 71st Handcraft Show

A wonderful display of handcrafts including competition sections, machine sewing, handcraft, knitting, crochet & homespun and woven.Hall is open on Friday 2:00pm - 4:00pm for entries, public viewing is Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday 9:00am - 2:00pm with prize-giving on Sunday at 2:00pm

Location: Dannevirke

14October
2022


Norsewood Country Festival

A fantastic weekend featuring live music, a market, vintage machiner, axe throwing, horses, archery. shooting games and scandinavian food.A fun family day out.$10.00 per person, Family 2ad2ch) $25.00, kids under 12 years free, over 12 years $5.00

Location: Norsewood

22October
2022


Dancing Queen - A Tribute to ABBA

The world's premier live ABBA tribute is back by popular demand. This is a full scale concert featuring more than two hours of fun, energetic musical performances with a live backing band, replica costumes, theatrical lighting and effects and all the dancing an ABBA fan can handle. Child $36.75 available 9 JuneEarlybird $50.75 available 9 - 19 JuneAfter 19 June $60.75. Groups of 6+ $55.75

Location: Dannevirke

20November
2022


Dannevirke Night Market

Check out the crafts and food night market at this wonderful night market. There will be crafts, coffee and great food!

Location: Dannevirke

13March
2023