Ruakaka

Bream Bay Fun Run

The Bream Bay Tides Out Fun Run has graduated to college… Tides Out Bream Bay Fun Run 6 November 2011 9.30-12pm It started out in 2002 as a fundraiser for Bream Bay Kindergarten, which ran the event for five years. After a year in abeyance, it was taken up by the Waipu Primary PTA. Many…

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Tartan at the Races

Ruakaka Race Track from 11.30 Saturday 2 July Whangarei Race Club is getting into the spirit of Tartan Week and hosting  Tartan at the Races on Saturday 2 July.  All are welcome, but especially if you are wearing some tartan! There will be spot prizes for those who wear ‘the tartan’ and the ‘Tartan Police’…

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Women in Business at the races…

WOMEN IN BUSINESS LADIES DAY OUT  at The Ruakaka Racecourse Friday 6 May 2011 Whangarei Racing Club are incorporating into our Friday May 6th Raceday an opportunity for Women in Business to have a day at the races with colleagues, clients, and other like minds. A great opportunity to network whilst enjoying a social day…

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Break-Away holiday program – Join the Circus!

Ruakaka Recreational Centre 24 – 27 January 2011 from 10am -3pm. Local community circus mand Achmed Abman is organising this government subsidised event.  It is free and you can come for one day or more but you must fill in evaluation forms.  We will do all sort of circus games and tricks to learn as…

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New Flax Weaving Studio opens in Ruakaka

Nga Taonga Maori is a new raranga (flax weaving) co-operative workshop and studio, which opened on  Saturday 4th December at 3pm with a powhiri and kapahaka in what was formally the garden and hardware shop at 458 Marsden Point Rd., Ruakaka. “Our aim is to get something in place to pass on this matauranga (knowledge)…

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Kayaking the Ruakaka Estuary

October Long Weekend – a big high was predicted, and a morning high tide – perfect conditions for a paddle in the Ruakaka Estuary and wildlife reserve.  Simon Ellison lives in a small cottage on the estuary in Princes St.  From this location he hires kayaks, we rang him and made sure he had a…

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St Francis – Animal Blessing Service at Ruakaka

Annual St Francis Day and Animal Blessing Service Sunday, October 3rd at 10:30 am St Paul’s, Ruakaka (next to St John’s) in the hall Guest speaker this year will be Jacqui Walsh, Education Officer of the SPCA, Whangarei, and she will be accompanied by one of their animals, which will be a surprise to us…

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