Waimakariri has a fantastic variety of North Canterbury events held throughout the year - from sporting events, wine & food events to festivals and farmers markets that are distinctive and special to this country lifestyle district.

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Events in March 2012 (28) Submit an event >>
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Arts in Oxford Exhibition
Lauryne Hart - Arts in Oxford Location: Oxford
Type: Art
Dates: 07 Feb 2012 - 04 Mar 2012

Exhibition of contemporary works by three NZ painters - Julia Sobkowiak, Lauryne Hart and Jane Harper


Arts in Oxford Gallery
Event - Rangiora Art Society Galina Kim Location: Oxford
Type: Art
Dates: 06 Mar 2012 - 01 Apr 2012

A combined exhibition of works from renowned artists Galina Kim, Tanya Shevchouk, June Eldridge and Serena McWilliam.


Shaken Expressions Survivor Event 2012
Location: Cust
Type: Children
Dates: 11 Mar 2012

Join us on a 4 week Lent Program for kids as we explore a child’s perspective of the Passion of Christ. Each week we will take the children through a journey of life 2000 years ago.


Kaiapoi Toy Library Community Fun Day
Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Children
Dates: 17 Mar 2012

Come and celebrate the Kaiapoi Toy Library's 20th Birthday!! Bouncy Castle, Police Cars, Fire Engines, BBQ, coffee and more! Stall Sites available - call 327 3250. Come and support your community!


Woodend Playcentre Open Day
Event: Woodend Playcentre Open Day Location: Woodend
Type: Children
Dates: 31 Mar 2012

If you are looking for something new to do with your baby or young child this year, then come along to Woodend Playcentre to view what is avaliable.


Swannanoa Country Fair
Event - Swannanoa Fair Location: Swannanoa
Type: Community
Dates: 04 Mar 2012

With over 130 craft & trade stalls, monster white elephant, kids rides and games, helicopter rides, silent auction, petting zoo and a variety of food and drink it's a great day of fun & entertainment


M.V. Tuhoe River Cruise
Event - M.V Tuhoe River Sailing Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Community
Dates: 04 Mar 2012

Step on board the historic M.V. Tuhoe for a cruise along the beautiful Kaiapoi and Waimakariri Rivers.


2012 Woodend Pole Art Competition
Woodend Pole Art Dancer Location: Woodend
Type: Community
Dates: 07 Mar 2012 - 01 Apr 2012
Woodend Art Pole Poster 2012

Showcase your artistic talent with a gorgeous work of pole art and help create a living gallery on the main streets of Woodend. Entries are invited from individuals and non profit groups.


New Zealand Amateur Radio Day 2012
Event: New Zealand Amateur Radio Day 2012 Location: Rangiora
Type: Community
Dates: 10 Mar 2012

Come and find out all about Amateur Radio and what the Radio Hams do for your community. Members will be operating equipment and will be free to answer any questions on our fascinating hobby.


103rd Kowai Family Gala & Race Day
Event: 103rd Kowai Family Gala & Race Day Location: Sefton Domain
Type: Community
Dates: 11 Mar 2012

One of the few traditional Country Sports days still held in NZ, featuring shearing and highland dancing competitions, vintage machinery at this day out for the whole family.


Seaweek Community Event
Woodend Beach Location: Woodend
Type: Community
Dates: 11 Mar 2012
Tuhaitara Coastal Park Seaweek

Tuhaitara Coastal Park, Woodend Beach, will be the venue for hands on activities for all ages on Sunday 11th March, 10am - 2pm.


Kaiapoi Summer BBQ Street Parties
Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Community
Dates: 11 Mar 2012 - 25 Mar 2012

Summer is here - let's celebrate with friends, family and neighbours! FREE barbecue, bouncy castle and fun. BYO drink and chairs.


10th Annual North Canterbury Classic Tour
Event - Classic Car Challenge Location: North Canterbury
Type: Community
Dates: 18 Mar 2012

Join the 10th annual North Canterbury Classic Tour starting at Janel Coffee Lounge, Hawke Street in New Brighton and cruising through the North Canterbury countryside.


Oxford's 107th A & P Show
Event - Oxford A&P Show Location: Oxford
Type: Community
Dates: 31 Mar 2012
Note: On wet or fine

Annual Show - Where town meets country. Fun for the whole family with animals, static and moving displays/exhibits, trade, art and craft stalls, food court and entertainment.
Grand Parade at 2.30 pm


Have a Go at Morris Dancing
Location: Ashley
Type: Dance
Dates: 04 Mar 2012

Join the Tussock Jumpers Morris Dancers for an informal family day in the country. Have a go at this traditional English dance form and enjoy a shared lunch and practice/workshop.


The Main Event
The Main Event - Header Location: Rangiora
Type: Music & Theatre
Dates: 04 Mar 2012

Join us for this FREE community concert in the picturesque MainPower Oval, Rangiora. Featuring Suzanne Lynch, Graham Wardrop and The Vague as Brothers.


Blood Brothers
Blood Brothers Location: Rangiora
Type: Music & Theatre
Dates: 15 Mar 2012 - 31 Mar 2012

'So, did y'hear the story of the Johnstone Twins?' Come along to enjoy Willy Russell's classic musical 'Blood Brother's, on stage at the Chervier Centre in Rangiora.


Smokey's Country Music Concert
Location: Rangiora
Type: Music & Theatre
Dates: 31 Mar 2012
Note: Please note the change of date from 17 March

An afternoon of country music & an old time sing-a-long with Smokey, Lorraine, Joffre, Ray, Raelene & Alf along with 'off the floor' entertainment. Most suitable for Seniors & country music folk.


The Legend of Gene Pitney
Location: Woodend
Type: Music & Theatre
Dates: 31 Mar 2012

The legend of Gene Pitney lives on through Jon Palmer's wonderful tribute show. Don't miss this internationally acclaimed show coming to the Woodend Hotel. All proceeds to Woodend School.


WAIYouth Rangiora Pool Party
Location: Rangiora
Type: Other
Dates: 24 Mar 2012

WAIYouth Rangiora presents an event run by young people for ages 13-17. Get there for music, snacks, inflatables, swimming, and friends.


Memorial Golf Tournament
Kaiapoi Golf Club Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Sports
Dates: 04 Mar 2012

Join us for this tournament, open to all, to acknowledge the contribution Mr Bob Sincock has made to Kaiapoi North School over his 48 years of service.


North Canterbury Triathlon
NCWT Location: Rangiora
Type: Sports
Dates: 04 Mar 2012

Duathlon and triathlon short and long courses catering to all abilities.


Woodford Glen Speedway
Woodford Glen - Stockcar Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Sports
Dates: 10 Mar 2012

Streetstock State of Origin + Kamikaze Derby


Kaiapoi Rangiora Fun Run and Walk
Rangiora Kaiapoi Fun Run Location: Rangiora
Type: Sports
Dates: 11 Mar 2012

Enjoy a competitive run or a fun walk over 10.6 km from Kaiapoi to Rangiora. Buses available, spot prizes, entertainment, food and drinks at the finish.


Charity Golf Tournament
Pegasus Golf Location: Pegasus
Type: Sports
Dates: 16 Mar 2012

Get together a team of four (social or corporate) and raise funds for the North Canterbury Sports Trust primary school coaching program.


Rangiora Hockey Club - Have a Go Day
Rangiora Hockey Location: Rangiora
Type: Sports
Dates: 18 Mar 2012

Rangiora Hockey Club are encouraging players of all ages to come along and "Have a Go" at hockey.


Woodford Glen Speedway
Woodford Glen - Stock Crash2 Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Sports
Dates: 23 Mar 2012
Note: also 24th March

Battle of the Stocks (over two nights) + Grades Racing


Woodford Glen Speedway
Woodford Glen - Superstock Crash Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Sports
Dates: 24 Mar 2012
Note: Also 23rd March

Battle of the Stocks (second night - also racing 23rd March) + Grades Racing



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