What’s on?

What's on?

ANNUAL EVENTS

Coming up

February

CCC News

Surf & Tides

MetService Marine
Akaroa
Magnet Bay

Big Ideas

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Monday 13th February

Little River Wairewa Community Trust General Meeting

Monday 13th February at 7.30pm.

At the Little River Service Centre, the back part of the Library. 

Visitors are welcome to see what community initiatives we are working on or learn more about specific projects. Email lrwctrust@gmail.com for more information

Camping Map

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Wednesday 1st February

Gardening Discussion Group in Birdlings Flat

Wednesday 1st February at 7.00pm

At Te Mata Hapuku (BF Hall) Birdlings Flat.

Contact Norma or email thestonestalk@gmail.com for more information

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February

Phytofarm ‘Discover’ Workshops

Saturday 4th February and 16 February from 10am-2pm: Summer workshop “Discover”

Saturday 18th February from 1pm-6pm: Botanical Drinks workshop

At Phytofarm 166 Okuti Valley Road.

For more info click: Workshop info

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Until 21st February

Little River Gallery ‘Ebb and Flow’ Exhibition

Until 21st February, 9am-5pm

At the Little River Gallery – Main Road 

This joint exhibition called ‘Ebb and Flow’ shows the exquisite work of Josh Bashford and Dan Summers.

Click this link: Exhibition Info 

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Wednesday 15th February

Sharing our Stories – Windmills in the Netherlands 

Wednesday 15th February at 7.30pm

At Te Mata Hapuku (BF Hall) Birdlings Flat.

A local or affiliate shares a story each evening.

Contact thestonestalk@gmail.com for more information

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Thursday 23rd February

Art on Fence

Thursday 23rd February at 7:30pm

At Te Mata Hapuku, BF Hall

Jan and Norma are coordinating this art of the fence project.

Contact Jan or email thestonestalk@gmail.com for more information.

Pet Food Bank

We have a pet food bank here in Wairewa.  They are all set up and ready to go.

Please contact them if you need help to feed your pets or want to make a donation.

Little River Inn

Happy Hour is on Thursdays from 4.30-6.30pm.

“Saturday Sessions” where they mix up different live musicians & entertainment EVERY Saturday from 4pm to 7pm.  Check their Facebook page to see who’s playing: https://www.facebook.com/LittleRiverInnNZ/

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Saturdays and Wednesdays

Living Streams Nursery

Saturdays 10am-2pm.

Wednesdays 9-3pm. Volunteers Wanted.

At this time of year we can be short of volunteers. There is a lot of propagating to be done, and if you enjoy talking with customers, we welcome you as a shopkeeper.

https://www.facebook.com/1000nativeplants

Little River Trap Library

Every second Sunday of the month 10am-12pm.

Okuti Valley road before the Okuti Hall.

Interested in protecting the wildlife around your property?

They have traps and lures for all sorts of pests and free advice on where to set the traps for maximum success. If you have any questions please contact Rouke Bakker by emailing: littlerivertraplibrary@gmail.com or grbakker@gmail.com

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Mondays and Thursdays

Community Walk at Birdling Flat

Every Monday and Thursday at 10am

Meet at the Birdlings Flat Playground

Contact thestonestalk@gmail.com for more information.

Nimble Fingers

Every Monday at 7pm

At Te Mata Hapuku (BF Hall) Birdlings Flat

Nimble Fingers, craft and chat.

Contact thestonestalk@gmail.com for more information.

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Every fine Sunday

Farmers Market 

Sundays 9.30am-2pm, weather permitting, in the greenspace behind SiloStay. 

Click here for more info: Little River Farmers Market Facebook page

Table Tennis

Every Tuesday at 7pm

At Te Mata Hapuku, Birdlings Flat

Contact thestonestalk@gmail.com for more information.

COMING SOON

February

2023 Waitangi Commemorations in Okains Bay

Waitangi weekend.

At Okains Bay Museum, gates open at 9.30am – 5pm

The Okains Bay Museum Waitangi Day Commemorations has been a signature event on the Banks Peninsula calendar since the Museum first opened in 1977.

It’s a fun day full of family activities and commemorations.  https://okainsbaymuseum.co.nz/events/

March

Le Race and Le Petit Race

Cycle race from Christchurch to Akaroa in March.

Le Race info here

April

ANZAC Day Commemorations

Sunday 25th April 9.30am

At the Community Hall, Awa Iti Domain

The service will be followed by a procession to the ANZAC memorial where poppies will be placed.

Easter

Easter Egg Hunt

Usually Easter Sunday.

Come along and enjoy an egg hunt for the kids and a sausage sizzle for everyone as well as music and games. For more details click follow us on facebook for updates: https://www.facebook.com/lrwct

April/May

Little River Giant Pumpkin Fest

Each year the Little River Support Group organises The Little River Festival. 

The festival aims to be a family fun-filled afternoon in a stunning country setting. Entertainment including music and dance, competitions (such as children’s races, gumboot throwing, and chocolate wheels), country stalls and sideshows, food – especially the famous Little River Pumpkin Soup – and of course some amazing pumpkins.

There are some fantastic prizes on offer for all the pumpkin classes and competitions, plus a great prize draw and several exciting silent auction items. More details of prizes will be posted on this website nearer the day.

https://littleriverpumpkinfest.co.nz/

May

Duck Hunting season opens

First Saturday in May

Please refer to the NZ Fish and Game website for all dates and daily bag limits.  Fish and Game website info.  Use all safety precautions and if you are going out alone, tell a friend where you are going and what time you are due back.

Little River Trap Library

Every second Sunday of the month 10am-12pm.

Okuti Valley road before the Okuti Hall.

Free loan of traps for possums, stoats etc and free advice on where to set the traps for maximum success. 

Contact Rouke Bakker by emailing: littlerivertraplibrary@gmail.com or grbakker@gmail.com

 

 

COUNTRY LIVING OUTINGS  

Group of country folk who gather to go on excursions.
Contact to Mary Millar email manderleyfarm@gmail.com

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