News from Local Groups

Book in to hear Graham Henry in Waipu

Sir Graham Henry is going to be helping Waipu Rugby Club to celebrate it’s 140th Anniversary on 27th February. It may not be the oldest club – debate rages about that, but it is one of the three oldest clubs in New Zealand, and continues to have a strong presence – with a piper welcoming…

Read More

Bream Bay Creative Collective – are you interested?

There are a lot of wonderful creative people out here at Bream Bay… There is a beautiful, spacious historic hall in Mangawhai Village… How about if we formed a group of creative locals: ‘Bream Bay Creative Collective’ visual artists, painters, sculptors, designers, potters and anyone with an interest in art: a group of creative people…

Read More

Waipu Street Market

Waipu Street Market

The Waipu Street Market is a vibrant community event The Waipu Street Market is usually held on the Saturday or Sunday of the following holiday long weekends throughout the year. Auckland anniversary Easter Queens Birthday Labour Weekend The markets are a combination of crafts, food and 2nd hand wares. 9am – 1pm in the Main street…

Read More

Tartan Week off to a flying start in Waipu

The snow and Classic Hits arrived at the Kasbah at 6am this morning The kids were there building snow angels and snow men. The oldies took photos and were enjoying coffee and eggs for breakfast. I had a moroccan Crepe – really interesting to watch Aissam make them, and to eat – fabulous. [nggallery id=77]…

Read More

Tartan Week all set to go….

Tartan Week celebrations in Waipu 30 June – 14 July Events are mostly focused during the weekends, but we hope to expand that in years to come.  Full timetable here Highlights include: Saturday 3o June  6-10am  Snow and Breakfast at the Kasbah with Classic Hits Radio 10am – Waipu Pipe Band Parades with all tartan…

Read More

Tartan Week – needed a new co-ordinator

Tartan Week is growing and it is fun – we need a new co-ordinator if it is to continue… Rosemary Neave has co-ordinated Winter@Waipu when it began and Tartan Week since it has begun and would like to hand this over to someone else. Tasks include Developing a programme each year (many events are ongoing…

Read More

The Tale of the Trail

Waipu Coastal Trail

Alan McKenzie writes about the the story of the development of the coastal trail from Waipu Cove south to Ding Bay. Leaflets about the trail from the Museum or Camp Waipu Cove. Story first printed in the Bream Bay News November 2011

Read More