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Paihia Summer Festival


Tue 10 Jan 2012, 12:00pm
Wed 11 Jan 2012, 12:00pm
Thu 12 Jan 2012, 12:00pm
Fri 13 Jan 2012, 12:00pm
Sat 14 Jan 2012, 12:00pm

Where: Paihia, Township and Surrounds, Paihia

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Steph Godsiff

Lots of free fun for all age groups throughout January 2011! From old-fashioned games to sandcastle comps, mural painting and flippa ball!

Friday 6th

Midday, on lawn outside 35 Degrees South, 12 – 3pm
Popular ukulele performers and workshop. These performers from Fielding High School have a huge range of genres and styles of music, this ensemble is always a crowd favourite. Following the performance there will be a hands on ukulele introduction and workshop.

Saturday 7th

Mako Beach Bar Top Team - 11.30 am Paihia Beach - Fun for all ages - slippery pole, obstacles - friends, kids, work colleagues.

Sunday 8th

A fun day on Paihia Beach!

35 Degrees South Jandal Throwing Competition - 11.30am Paihia Beach

Rotary Club Beach Dig - Midday, Paihia Beach
(kids aged 4 to 10 years of age)

Haven of History Games - after the beach dig - games and activities for kids!

Monday 9th

Northland Age “Monster Mural Painting” - 10.00am Post Office Mall. All materials supplied, just come and create!

Round the Rock Pools
2.00pm, Wairoa Bay, up past the Golf Course. Use our fun educational worksheet to discover what is in the pools.

Tuesday 10th

Cellini’s “Street Smart Funky Art Pavement Drawing” - 10.00am Post Office Mall, Chalk supplied. Judged by world famous photographer Frank Habicht

Flippa Ball

2.00pm, Panorama Resort, Haruru Falls - Ages 8+
Flippa Ball is played in the pool and is a fast simple version of water hockey, designed to increase water confidence and develop water skills. Lots of fun!

Wednesday 11th

Bay Beach Hire “Fun on the Green” - 10.00am Village Green. Old fashioned games - sack, 3 legged etc

Waitangi Treaty Grounds “Mystery Trail” - 2.00pm Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Thursday 12th

Paihia Dive “Fishing Competition”
Paihia Wharf, register at Paihia Dive on Williams Rd at 9.30am.
Fishing starts at 10.30 to 11.30am. Bait supplied. Bring a rod or hand line.

Conservation fun in the sun with Project Island Song.
2.00pm Village Green. Lots of fun and games.

Friday 13th

Anne of Craicor “Wearable Arts”
10.00am Paihia School Whare. Materials supplied. Come and create something fun and funky, weird or wacky!

Circus Workshop
After the 1.00pm Fuse Circus Performance
Paihia Village Green

Saturday 14th

Classic Hits Radio “Sandcastle Competition”
Paihia Beach, afternoon, judging at 5.00pm
All ages - a great day out!

Kids must bring an adult.
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