Heritage Walk/Cruise

Saturday 28 October

Huge Day Out: Unfortunately the special cruise aboard the historic ‘Jane Gifford’ had to be cancelled. Please refer to www.janegifford.org.nz for further information.


Sunday 29 October

11.30am to 12.45pm Guided Heritage Walkabout of Warkworth Township sold out!

Assemble at Warkworth i-SITE.


Sunday 5 November

11.00am to 12.15pm Guided Heritage Walkabout of Warkworth Township

Assemble at Warkworth i-SITE. $5 per person for Walk.


Bookings essential. Phone Dave 0274 849 935 / 09 425 5006 E-Mail dh.parker@xtra.co.nz



The Warkworth Great Debate

Friday 3 November 2017 6.30pm at the Warkworth Town Hall

Toastmasters Warkworth are very happy to present this years debate in the newly restored Warkworth Town Hall. The doors open at 6.30pm with the first debate starting at 7pm. There’s delicious finger food before the debate starts and a cash bar.

Toastmasters vs Warkworth Rotary & Warkworth Lions:
“Liberate men, let them wear skirts”

and the second one (after a break with delicious desert finger food)

Toastmasters vs Local celebrities – Brent Burridge (More FM Rodney), Hayley Holt &  Allison Roe:
“Brutal honesty is the best policy”

Both debates are MC’d and judged by Lesley Ingham

Tickets $35 at Hospice House (Woodcocks Road), Lee & Hart Pharmacy Warkworth, Mahurangi Matters – 17 Neville St Warkworth or contact Murray Chapman directly (murray@mchapman.co.nz)

Limited door sales available.

A Hospice fundraising event presented by Warkworth Toastmasters and sponsored by Mike Pero Real Estate, Warkworth, Wellsford and Matakana


Mike Pero Real Estate

Kowhai Festival Movie Night

9. Kowhai Festival Movie Night

Friday 27 October 2017 – Shoesmith Domain

Ghostbusters (1984) – PG coarse language

Come along to the Kowhai Festival movie night and enjoy the original ‘Ghostbusters’ from 1984 – right in the theme of this years Festival: Halloween.

The site on the lower field is ready at 7pm and the movie starts at 8pm. There’s Coffee/Hot Chocolate and some snacks available. Bring a seat or a blanket, a picnic and get ready for the first outdoor movie this season in the Auckland Region. Entry is free!

‘Ghostbusters’ is a 1984 American supernatural comdedy film directed and produced by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. The film stars Bill Murray, Aykroyd and Ramis as three eccentric parapsychologists who start a ghost-catching business in New York City. Sigourney Weaver and Rick Moranis and co-star as a client and her neighbour, and Ernie Hudson as the Ghostbusters’ first recruit.

The movie received overwhelmingly positive reviews from both critics and audiences and is considered by many as one of the best films of 1984.[It holds a 97% “Certified Fresh” approval rating on review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes; the site’s consensus called the film “an infectiously fun blend of special effects and comedy, with Bill Murray’s hilarious deadpan performance leading a cast of great comic turns”.

Presented by Barfoot & Thompson, Warkworth

Barfoot and Thompson


Other Events

Warkworth Music Concert

Sunday 8 October 2017
4pm – Warkworth Town Hall

Auckland Youth Orchestra – Here Plays the Future
Programme includes Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

Tickets are available at the door $35 (cash/cheque only) – students free

Further info contact 09 425 6289 visit warkworthmusic.org.nz be announced in due course.

Warkworth & District Museum Open Day

Sunday 22nd October 2017
10am – 2pm

Entry to the Museum is free but donation welcome

Programme of events includes
– Eco slime trail
– Seed balls: throw and grow
– Hair colouring
– Rope making
– Make your own Christmas Tree
– Polish Kauri Gum
– Butter making the old fashioned way
– A pioneer wash day
– How to build a Nikau Whare
– A number of vintage machinery and tools will be running
– Refreshments and sausage sizzle available to purchase

Come along with your whole family and enjoy this great event. Show your support to the many volunteers, who spend endless hours to restore historic memorabilia and keep ‘our’ museum in shape.

Kowhai Art & Craft Fair and Sale

Friday 27 October, 12 to 4pm and
Saturday 28 October 9am to 4pm

Free entry – all welcome

Check out the work of our local artists! Art & Craft includes: Painting, pottery, book art, printmaking, calligraphy, porcelain painting, glass art/jewellery, mixed media, flax weaving, spinning, weaving and felting.

Combined Church Service

Sunday 29 October 2017
10am Mahurangi College Auditorium

With guest speaker former All Black Michael Jones

Music by Ablaze Church

Participating churches include the Anglican and Presbyterian churches plus a number of independent churches.

Warkworth Ukulele Festival

Sunday 29 October 2017
10am – 3pm Totara Park Hall

Tickets $30 (for Peter Moss concert and all three Workshops)

Performance of UK-based ukulele maestro Peter Moss
Workshop led by Peter Moss taching ‘Not a Cloud in the Sky’

NZ ukulele exponents Max Maxwell and Dianne Morgan will conduct Workshops for all levels of ability.

The festival aims to celebrate all aspects of ukulele playing and is hosted by Jade River Ukes.

Info: musicmakerdiannem@gmail.com