Heritage and Culture

Flavio Villani House Concert

flavio villani house concert

Black Sheep Farm, Country Homestead B&B, Waipu is delighted to announce their next House Concert.  Flavio Villani, star of the movie “Crossing Rachmaninoff”  is coming to Waipu for an intimate piano concert and screening of the film highlights.  This is a unique opportunity to experience the journey and passion of such a talented young man and…

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OTP Art Exhibition Success

OTP Art Exhibition

For the Artists that took part in the first ‘Art in Action’ Exhibition over Auckland anniversary weekend at One Tree Point the event was a phenomenal  success. From the doors opening at 10am on Saturday it was buzzing.  The One Tree Point Yacht Club was bulging at the seams at times so thank goodness for the…

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Gutry Art Gallery One Tree Point

art gallery one tree point

Gutry Art Gallery in One Tree Point showcases the talents of many local Bream Bay artists. If you visit the gallery you’ll find an eclectic mix of original art on display, including: Oil on Canvas Watercolour Glass Art Felt work Ceramics Handmade glass bead jewellery Prints and gift cards Outdoor art Mosaic Open most days…

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Bream Bay Art Events this Summer

Bream Bay Art Events

This December and January there are a number of great local art events taking place, showcasing local Bream Bay artists and also this beautiful bay we are lucky to call home. Highlighted below are four great art events happening over this early summer period that you should definitely take a look at if you enjoy browsing art…

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Waipu in Tartan 2016 – List of Events

Waipu in Tartan is a month long celebration of heritage in the small Northland town of Waipu.  Below is the list of events for July 2016. Friday 1st July – International Tartan Day The Waipu pipe band parade from 11am from the Police Station. Join Waipu Primary School and don your tartan and join in the parade.…

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Seabird of the Year??? It is our Fairy Tern!

Forest & Bird report that after three weeks of slugging it out with the Fiji petrel, last week the New Zealand fairy tern/tara iti took home the title of 2014 Seabird of the Year. It received 1882 votes, to the Fiji petrel’s 1801, and the little blue penguin’s 563. The full results are on the…

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Waipu Highland Games 2015

Waipu Highland Games Heavyweight Competition

Waipu Highland Games 1 January 2015 Each New Years Day over 8,000 people come to the Highland Games in Waipu to watch one of the world’s most interesting and daunting sports competitions. Scottish Highland Heavyweight events are the original extreme sports. The feats performed by competitors in these disciplines would leave even the best Olympians…

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