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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.

Only 20 minutes north of Christchurch - discover Waimakariri's Events.

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Arts in Oxford
Arts in Oxford Gallery exterior Location: Oxford
Type: Art
Dates: 09 Apr 2016 - 11 May 2016
Arts in Oxford Workshops

'Dear Doris'
Works by Tatyanna Meharry

2016 is the centennial birth year of Doris Lusk, Canterbury Artist and prolific landscape painter.


Wee Dram Farm - May Madness!
Location: Fernside
Type: Community
Dates: 05 May 2016

We are shutting down at the end of May for winter and we are offering you a last chance to get in and have a cuddle as our animals get even hairier and cuter.
ALL ADULTS ARE AT KIDS PRICE


Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA
Location: Rangiora
Type: Music & Theatre
Dates: 05 May 2016 - 21 May 2016

North Canterbury Musical Society 2016 production of Elton John & Tim Rice's AIDA - a rock musical - "The most beautiful love story ever told"


Ohoka Farmers Market
Ohoka Farmers Market Location: Ohoka
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 06 May 2016

Every Friday year round from 9am - 12.30pm.
Superb artisan and every day foods in the Ohoka Domain.


Wee Dram Farm - May Madness!
Location: Fernside
Type: Community
Dates: 06 May 2016

We are shutting down at the end of May for winter and we are offering you a last chance to get in and have a cuddle as our animals get even hairier and cuter.
ALL ADULTS ARE AT KIDS PRICE


Rangiora Community Market and Car Boot Sale
Market Location: Rangiora
Type: Community
Dates: 07 May 2016
Note: Rain or Shine!

This is an excellent general goods and produce market with Cafe, BBQ, Trading Tables, Cakes, Sweets, Devonshire Breakfast and Kids stuff.


ReStyle Me
Location: Ohoka
Type: Community
Dates: 07 May 2016

A fabulous fundraiser for Ashgrove School, a fashion focused event for the Ladies of North Canterbury.


Kaiapoi Farmers Market
Kaiapoi Farmers Market Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 07 May 2016

Come and gather locally grown or produced food in a relaxed and welcoming environment.


Hypnotist Reg Blackwood Live
Location: Rangiora
Type: Other
Dates: 07 May 2016

Reg Blackwood regularly appears on TV & Radio and has plenty of Live performances in his experience as a Comedic Hypnotist. His rapid fire style makes for one hell of a show!


SSSSSH Market
Location: Oxford
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 08 May 2016

Seriously Sustainable Second Sunday Second Hand Market
Car boot sale alongside the Oxford Farmers Market.


Oxford Farmers Market & Village Market
Oxford Farmers Market Location: Oxford
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 08 May 2016

The Oxford Farmers Market and Village Market is held every Sunday at Pearson Park on the Main Street.


Wee Dram Farm - May Madness!
Location: Fernside
Type: Community
Dates: 08 May 2016

We are shutting down at the end of May for winter and we are offering you a last chance to get in and have a cuddle as our animals get even hairier and cuter.
ALL ADULTS ARE AT KIDS PRICE


Wee Dram Farm - May Madness!
Location: Fernside
Type: Community
Dates: 12 May 2016

We are shutting down at the end of May for winter and we are offering you a last chance to get in and have a cuddle as our animals get even hairier and cuter.
ALL ADULTS ARE AT KIDS PRICE


Wee Dram Farm - May Madness!
Location: Fernside
Type: Community
Dates: 13 May 2016

We are shutting down at the end of May for winter and we are offering you a last chance to get in and have a cuddle as our animals get even hairier and cuter.
ALL ADULTS ARE AT KIDS PRICE


Ohoka Farmers Market
Ohoka Farmers Market Location: Ohoka
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 13 May 2016

Every Friday year round from 9am - 12.30pm.
Superb artisan and every day foods in the Ohoka Domain.


Kaiapoi Farmers Market
Kaiapoi Farmers Market Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 14 May 2016

Come and gather locally grown or produced food in a relaxed and welcoming environment.


Arts in Oxford
Arts in Oxford Gallery exterior Location: Oxford
Type: Art
Dates: 14 May 2016 - 08 Jun 2016
Arts in Oxford Workshops

Hidden Treasures


Oxford Speedway
Oxford Speedway Location: Oxford
Type: Sports
Dates: 14 May 2016 - 15 May 2016

New Zealand Youth Mini Stock Championships


Kaiapoi Winter Market
Kaiapoi Winter Market Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Community
Dates: 14 May 2016

New and used items. Clothing, toys, jewellery and lots more bargains. Music.


Wee Dram Farm - May Madness!
Location: Fernside
Type: Community
Dates: 15 May 2016

We are shutting down at the end of May for winter and we are offering you a last chance to get in and have a cuddle as our animals get even hairier and cuter.
ALL ADULTS ARE AT KIDS PRICE


Brass Monkey Kayak Race Series
Location: Lower Waimakariri
Type: Sports
Dates: 15 May 2016

Four race series on the Lower Waimakariri. Ideal for those starting out in their racing career and for seasoned paddlers looking for some winter action.


Oxford Farmers Market & Village Market
Oxford Farmers Market Location: Oxford
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 15 May 2016

The Oxford Farmers Market and Village Market is held every Sunday at Pearson Park on the Main Street.


Wee Dram Farm - May Madness!
Location: Fernside
Type: Community
Dates: 19 May 2016

We are shutting down at the end of May for winter and we are offering you a last chance to get in and have a cuddle as our animals get even hairier and cuter.
ALL ADULTS ARE AT KIDS PRICE


North Canterbury Ladies Social CLub
Location: Rangiora
Type: Community
Dates: 19 May 2016

Wee get together for a chat and a laugh every 3rd Thursday of the month.


Wee Dram Farm - May Madness!
Location: Fernside
Type: Community
Dates: 20 May 2016

We are shutting down at the end of May for winter and we are offering you a last chance to get in and have a cuddle as our animals get even hairier and cuter.
ALL ADULTS ARE AT KIDS PRICE


Ohoka Farmers Market
Ohoka Farmers Market Location: Ohoka
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 20 May 2016

Every Friday year round from 9am - 12.30pm.
Superb artisan and every day foods in the Ohoka Domain.


Kaiapoi Farmers Market
Kaiapoi Farmers Market Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 21 May 2016

Come and gather locally grown or produced food in a relaxed and welcoming environment.


Mainland Big Band - Dance
Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Music & Theatre
Dates: 21 May 2016

Enjoy a great night out with Chch’s longest-established, big band-style Dance Band playing music you will know and love from Big Band standards to popular favourites of the 40’s to the 21st C!


Wee Dram Farm - May Madness!
Location: Fernside
Type: Community
Dates: 22 May 2016

We are shutting down at the end of May for winter and we are offering you a last chance to get in and have a cuddle as our animals get even hairier and cuter.
ALL ADULTS ARE AT KIDS PRICE


Oxford Farmers Market & Village Market
Oxford Farmers Market Location: Oxford
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 22 May 2016

The Oxford Farmers Market and Village Market is held every Sunday at Pearson Park on the Main Street.


The 2016 Sefton Tug of War
Location: Sefton
Type: Community
Dates: 22 May 2016

A great day out in the country for all the family. Food, coffee & beer are all available as well as children's entertainment and market stalls to shop at.
Free spectator entry.


Wee Dram Farm - May Madness!
Location: Fernside
Type: Community
Dates: 26 May 2016

We are shutting down at the end of May for winter and we are offering you a last chance to get in and have a cuddle as our animals get even hairier and cuter.
ALL ADULTS ARE AT KIDS PRICE


Wee Dram Farm - May Madness!
Location: Fernside
Type: Community
Dates: 27 May 2016

We are shutting down at the end of May for winter and we are offering you a last chance to get in and have a cuddle as our animals get even hairier and cuter.
ALL ADULTS ARE AT KIDS PRICE


Ohoka Farmers Market
Ohoka Farmers Market Location: Ohoka
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 27 May 2016

Every Friday year round from 9am - 12.30pm.
Superb artisan and every day foods in the Ohoka Domain.


Kaiapoi Farmers Market
Kaiapoi Farmers Market Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 28 May 2016

Come and gather locally grown or produced food in a relaxed and welcoming environment.


Kaiapoi Winter Market
Kaiapoi Winter Market Location: Kaiapoi
Type: Community
Dates: 28 May 2016

New and used items. Clothing, toys, jewellery and lots more bargains. Music.


Wee Dram Farm - May Madness!
Location: Fernside
Type: Community
Dates: 29 May 2016

We are shutting down at the end of May for winter and we are offering you a last chance to get in and have a cuddle as our animals get even hairier and cuter.
ALL ADULTS ARE AT KIDS PRICE


Brass Monkey Kayak Race Series
Location: Lower Waimakariri
Type: Sports
Dates: 29 May 2016

Four race series on the Lower Waimakariri. Ideal for those starting out in their racing career and for seasoned paddlers looking for some winter action.


Oxford Farmers Market & Village Market
Oxford Farmers Market Location: Oxford
Type: Farmers Market
Dates: 29 May 2016

The Oxford Farmers Market and Village Market is held every Sunday at Pearson Park on the Main Street.


Rangiora Harness Racing
Event - Rangiora Harness Racing Logo Location: Rangiora
Type: Sports
Dates: 29 May 2016

All the action of harness racing.



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