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Concert for Charity

Stand up and Sing Community Choir, Dannevirke Brass Band and Dannevirke Pipe Band present this Concert for Charity. Gold coin donation and all proceeds go to Starship Foundation.

Location: Woodville

Lions Bonanza Book Sale

A literary feast at the Dannevirke Town Hall, you're sure to find a bargain here.

Location: Dannevirke

25July
2021


Mangatainoka Motors - Show n Shine Japanese Day

Bringing engine enthusiasts together since 1889. Heaps of awesome prizes, live music, independent judges, food and drink available. $10.00 per vehicle or register online. Registrations at 9:30am

Location: Pahiatua

Matariki at Pūkaha

Enjoy Matariki inspired food menu including The Milky Way Drinkshake! Leave a message of hope, celebration or rememberance on the nightscape display. Find the stars of Matariki, unlock their meaning and enter prize draw to win big!

Location: Eketahuna

25July
2021


Android Digital Device Training

Do you need help with your Android phone or tablet? We can give you the confidence to use your device and help you get the best out of it.

Location: Dannevirke

27July
2021


Toi Whatu (Pahiatua)

Whatu is the main technique used to weave kakahu (cloaks) Come along and explore this form of weaving and its variations. By the end of this course, weavers will have completed whatu poi and a whatu mao. The course is for experienced weavers, 10 week course.

Location: Pahiatua

27July
2021


Unlocking potential through Art

This is a great opportunity to learn something new, be creative or do something that you love. Runs until 14 September. Art kits range from approximately $55.00 - $60.00

Location: Dannevirke

27July
2021


Wānganga wahakura (Pahiatua)

A wahakura is a lovingly woven harakeke (flax) bassinet which pēpe (babies) can safely sleep as newborns until around six months old. This workshop has been designed so experienced weave4rs can support hapū māmā to weave their own beautiful spaces, limited spaces, register now.

Location: Pahiatua

27July
2021


Whakapapa Quilt Making

This would be a memorable gift for your tamariki and a physical representation of your whakapapa. No sewing experience is necessary.The course is for 10 weeks each Wednesday

Location: Woodville

28July
2021


Eating Disorders Information Evening

Ideal for those with loved ones presenting themselves with eating disorder symptoms. Come and learn about the latest research into eating disorders and their treatment and understand the cause and symptoms. Registrations essential by 20 July.

Location: Dannevirke

29July
2021


Kids Winter Photo Competition 1 - 31 August

Visit Pūkaha and take wintery photos during July and August. Enter by 31st August 2021 to win photographic and family prizes.Anything goes! Photos can be of wildlife, nature, people, sparkling and glistening moments, puddle splashing, water. The more wintery the better! Photos can be taken on any phone, device or camera.

Location: Eketahuna

01August
2021


Positive Parenting Programmes -Term 3 Dates

Evidence-based strategies to help and empower parents. These free sessions provide an opportunity for parents and caregivers to focus on and discuss common parenting challenges and solutions.2 August or 16 September - Developing good bedtime routines9 August or 23 September - Dealing with disobedience16 August or 30 September - Managing fighting and aggression.Register for one or all three sessions

Location: Dannevirke

02August
2021


Raranga Harakeke in Pahiatua

Have you always wanted to learn the art of raranga and weave flax? This course will teach you the basics along with the tikanga around harvesting and weaving flax. By the end of this course weavers will have woven a kono and a pikau (backpack), Must enrol by 3 August.

Location: Pahiatua

04August
2021


'Winterfest' by Lissy's Performing Studio

A variety of talent here at this wonderful performance, Tickets available now...Family Pass (2+2) $60.00 , Adult $21, Child under 12 $13.00 . August 6th, 7th and 14th. Show starts at 7pm - doors open 6.30pm. Cash and eftpos only.

Location: Dannevirke

06August
2021


Poi Wananga for Adults and Whanau

Come along and make a contemporary poi or two and learn one or two waiata to have fun with. If you bring tamariki, please be responsible for them. Please bring a plate of kai for a shared lunch, Hot drinks will be provided

Location: Woodville

07August
2021


StressLess

Does your teen struggle with anxiety? StressLess is designed to help 13 - 18 year old's that have difficulty in stressful situations or everyday life. The StressLess techniques and tools aim to reduce anxiety and build resilience. Held 6 Mondays and is fully subsidised. Must register by 2 August.

Location: Dannevirke

09August
2021


NZ Red Cross First Aid Courses 2021

Red Cross has a large range of courses that give everyone in the community a way to gain first aid skills, You'll be equipped to react safely in a medical emergency after doing this course

Location: Dannevirke

12August
2021


Tararua Mum's 4 - 18 month Sleep Workshop

A comprehensive talk covering better naps, easier settling, better nights, techniques for all temperaments and parenting styles..and much more!

Location: Pahiatua

12August
2021


'Dare to Devise' A 48 hour Drama Challenge

This is a 48 hour Drama Competition open to teams aged 14 - 18 years. Be prepared for an action packed weekend full pf all sorts of dramatic fun. Please contact to enter team. Hosted by Pahiatua Repertory and Tararua College

Location: Pahiatua

13August
2021


Woodville Races

Come along for a fun filled day at the Woodville races.

Location: Woodville

13August
2021


Woodville Pioneer Museum Open Day

Find out all about Woodville and districts history. Entry is free but donations are always welcome.

Location: Woodville

15August
2021


Woodville Street Market

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

Location: Woodville

15August
2021


Monster Garage Sale

Bound to be a bargain here! If you have anything to donate (no TV's or computerware), please call Neil 027 682 6929, Mike 027 445 6594 or Peter 0207 442 7115.

Location: Woodville

21August
2021


RC Truck Extravaganza

Featuring remote control truck and trailers from all over New Zealand. There will be a sausage sizzle, drinks and a BBQ. This is a fundraiser for Tararua College. Bring the family down for some fun.

Location: Pahiatua

21August
2021


Learners Driving Licence - Eketāhuna 23 - 26 August

Are you driving without a licence? Are you over 18 years? This course is aimed at adults and those not at School, come along and be supported to learn the Road Code in preparation to doing the Learners Test. The course cost includes sitting the test in Masterton on 27 August. Must enrol by 16 August.

Location: Eketahuna

23August
2021


Poetry Open Mic Evening

Join us for an evening of poetry on the open microphone. Bring along some poetry to recite - either your own or your favourite poets, or both. Or just come to enjoy the ambience!Light non-alcoholic refreshments provided. 18+ only.Please register your interest by telling staff at any branch, or emailing your name to library@tararuadc.govt.nz.

Location: Woodville

26August
2021


Big Band Bash

it's time to let the jazz out for one night only!

Location: Norsewood

28August
2021


Historic Gorge Cemetery Tour

Come along and view the graves and hear the stories of 'notable' people in Woodville,, followed by a cuppa at the Woodville Museum, 62 Ormond St.This tour will include “notable” people; some because they donated land or time e.g. T F Fountaine or because they were the first at something, eg J Parminter, helped Mr Carr survey road and railway. There are some notable for other reasons, come on the tour to find out why. Meet at the upper gate,

Location: Woodville

29August
2021


Mangatainoka Motors - Ford vs Holden

Bringing engine enthusiasts together since 1889. Heaps of awesome prizes, live music, independent judges, food and drink available. $10.00 per vehicle or register online. Registrations at 9:30am

Location: Pahiatua

29August
2021


Apple Digital Device Training

Do you need help with your Apple iphone or ipad? We can give you the confidence to use your device and help you get the best out of it. Topics covered include: storage, installing apps, Google suite, online security, data management, pictures and videos.

Location: Dannevirke

31August
2021


Communication through Makaton Sign

Makaton is a communication programme and an easier form of sign language especially designed to help children and adults with communication or learning difficulties. Held over 4 Wednesdays. Register by 25 August.

Location: Dannevirke

01September
2021


Opening of new Gallery in Woodville

The Gallery will be open daily from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Entry is free and donations are welcome

Location: Woodville

03September
2021


Holy Trinity Bazaar & Flower Show

Come along and check out this wonderful show. There will also be raffles, baking, sweets and produce stalls. Flower category schedules are available from Woodville Medicine Depot.

Location: Woodville

04September
2021


Railcar trips though the Manawatu Gorge & return

All aboard for this fabulous trip through the Gorge. Trips departing from Woodville at 10:00am, 11:10am, 12:45pm, 2:00pm and 3:10pm.Prices - adults $25.00, child $20.00, family (2ad2ch) $80.00$2.00 booking fee applies

Location: Woodville

04September
2021


Mangatainoka Motors - Hot Rod Day

Bringing engine enthusiasts together since 1889. Heaps of awesome prizes, live music, independent judges, food and drink available. $10.00 per vehicle or register online. Registrations at 9:30am

Location: Pahiatua

26September
2021


Defensive Driving Course

The Defensive Driving Course is approved by NZTA and on completion of the course, a certificate will be issued. This is open to everyone including those on a Learner Licence but ideally should have at least 50 hours of driving prior to attending. Register by 29 SeptemberHeld 5,7, 12 & 14 October

Location: Dannevirke

05October
2021


Kakahu - Cloak Day session. Night sessions also available

Contents of learnings karakia, waiata, kupu related to korowai. Learn how to make your own korowai using traditional and contemporary techniques

Location: Dannevirke

12October
2021


Mangatainoka Motors - Two Wheels Day

Bringing engine enthusiasts together since 1889. Heaps of awesome prizes, live music, independent judges, food and drink available. $10.00 per vehicle or register online. Registrations at 9:30am

Location: Pahiatua

31October
2021


Bobby Sox & Winklepickers 50's Festival

There will be stalls, entertainment and retro cars followed by a Dance and Supper in the evening. The Dance will feature a 50's band plus entertainment. Supper is included, R18 event with eftpos only at bar. Tickets available from Tararua i-SITE 0800 827 278 $30.00 per person.

Location: Woodville

06November
2021


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

13December
2021


Norsewood Viking Festival

This is a family festival which is unique and lots of fun. Try your hand at archery, combat, axe throwing, and spear. There will be entertainment, live music, horse show, knife makers, scandinavian food and much more! No dogs or alcohol please.

Location: Norsewood

05February
2022