Waipu’s fabulous Waipu Museum ArtnTartan Wearable Arts
Dates: 17-19 July 2015 More information
Other Waipu In Tartan Events 2015
Sat 27th June ‘Tartan at the Races’ Ruakaka Race Course.
Join us for exciting gallops action At Ruakaka. Don your tartan & be in to win spot prizes. Free entry. All day food & refreshments available. Starts Approx Midday. Contact Rebecca 09 432 7249
Sun 29th June ‘Tartan 9 Hole Ambrose Fun Tournament’
Tee off 2pm, $40 per team of 4. Prizes for best dressed in Tartan, golf carts available. Cafe open all day for meals/bar Refreshments, hot Toddy’s etc. Contact Golf shop staff to enter you team On 09 432 0259 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wed 1st July ‘International Tartan Day’
The Waipu Pipe band parade from 11am from the Police Station. Young & old welcome to don their tartan & join in The parade, prize for best dressed in tartan. Wet weather option meet at Celtic Barn.
Thurs 2nd July ‘Tartan Croquet Tournament’
Waipu Croquet Club host their annual tournament at Their club grounds next to the bowling green from 10am. Players from Northlands clubs don some tartan, are piped into the greens & hosted in true Scottish style. Prizes For play & ‘for dress’. Spectators welcome.
7pm Thurs July 2nd‘Waipu 150 speech finals’
In the Presbyterian Church Hall. All speeches must have a Waipu connection. Contact Paul Ramsey 09 4320135
Sat 4th July ‘The Vet Centre People & Pets Parade’
Once again its pets & people, march behind Waipu’s Own Highland Pipe Band. Wear your tartan, prizes to be won. Gather at the Waipu Pizza Barn 11am & march to The Vet Centre for prize giving & sausage sizzle with gold coin donation to SPCA
Sat 4th July ‘Haggis Tasting At Waipu Butchery’|
Pop in & see Kyle & his team for complimentary Haggis Tasting at Waipu Butchery.
Sun 5th July ‘Waipu Wellbeing Event’
A hands on expo & showcase of the local Wellbeing providers around Waipu At the Coronation Hall 11am -3pm. Come & meet & Support our local providers of Yoga, Pilates, Hair, Health & Beauty, Massage, fitness etc… Stalls, workshops, advice, treatments & refreshments.
Sun 5th July ‘ Shortbread Making Competition’
At Waipu Fire Station. Bring your entries between 10am -11am. Results announced at 2pm. Four categories: Men’s, Women, Primary School aged Children up to 12 & shortbread with the most alcohol. Contact Trevor At Waipu Motors. 09 432 0301
Mon 6th July ‘Waipu Scottish Country Dancing’
The Waipu Scottish Country Dancing Club celebrates Tartan with a ‘Tartan Night’ evening at the Coronation Hall. Starts 7pm it’s a Chance to have a go at some fun dances to some lively Music which suits all ages & no partner required. Come & join our club night, wear some tartan, gold coin entry. Spot prizes & supper provided. Contact Ginny or Brian. 09 432 1721
Tue 7th July ‘Waipu Social at the Razza’
WB&PG meeting 5.30pm – 6.00pm followed by Social event, come & mingle with the locals. Home cooked with a tartan flair, raffle, pool etc..
Fri 10th July ‘Men In Kilts’
Men In Kilts Rugby challenge 7.30pm Golden oldies Rugby, post match celebrations at the Waipu Rugby Club. This event was amazing last year, come on down & don your tartan.
Fri 10th July ‘Tarts In Tartan’
Tarts in Tartan Netball at the Celtic Barn Under 20’s to under 30’s play 30’s to 40’s. Then 40’s to 50’s play 50’s plus
Sat 11th July ‘The Great Waipu Milk Off’
Come along for some fun at ‘Your Vet’ on SH1’. Test your skills to see if you have what it takes to be The fastest milker in the Shire, ‘Old School Style’ Refreshments will be provided. Kick off 6pm Contact Mike 09 432 0500
Sat 11th July ‘Tartan Bridge Tournament’
At the Coronation Hall, The Royal Empson Bridge club plus others Contact Roz Banbury
Sun 12th July ‘ Boutique Sunday Market’
Great fresh local produce & NZ made arts & crafts plus cafe With espresso coffee & gourmet food from 9am – 1pm. With over 45 stalls there is a huge selection of quality items Available making this one of the most popular markets in the North held at the Waipu Coronation Hall. Ph Ginny 09 432 1721 or visit www.waipumarket.co.nz for more details.
Sun 12th July, Northland Equestrian petting zoo
Inside the stables on SH1 in Ruakaka. Animal petting zoo, and guess the weight competition. 2760 State Highway 1, Ruakaka. Contact Maryke 021 0668 546
Mon 13th July ‘Yoga in Tartan’
Come along to the Workshop at Waipu Primary School 5.30pm – 6.45pm, wear your tartan & join in for a fun Filled yoga class, prize for best dressed.
Wed 15th July ‘Waipu Hotel Pool Comp’
Pool competition, be there at 6pm for free BBQ, all contestants Must wear tartan, FREE entry, prizes, raffle, and drinks special.
Wed 15th July ‘ Waipu Pharmacy Winter Wellness Day’
Free Zinc testing, Free hand & arm massage & pampering. Local Art, mulled wine & nibbles, Tartan art and colouring competitions (entry forms in store from July 1st)
Where tradition meets fantasy! New location the Celtic Barn, Caledonian Park
- Fri 17th July ‘Opening night show’ starts 8pm.
- Sat 18th July 2pm. ‘Matinee performance’ show starts
- Sat 18th Awards show starts 8pm. Contact Waipu
Information at 09 432 0746 www.waipumuseum.com
Sat 18th July ‘Haggis Tasting At Waipu Butchery’
Pop in & see Kyle & his team for complimentary Haggis Tasting at Waipu Butchery
Sun 26th July ‘Mid Winter Swim’
Swim at 11am, don your tartan & brave the cold for a refreshing dip, Sausage sizzle & hot soup available for fundraiser for Junior Surf