Special Publications : Peninsula Playground 2012
20 Peninsula Playground Peninsula Playground What’s on in the Coromandel Whether it be music, sport, browsing the markets or good old fashioned family fun, it’s all happening this summer. Here’s a few of the events taking place over the next couple of months (more information about them can be found at thecoromandel.com) The Matarangi Beach Summer Festival - 27 December 2012 This 12 day festival, hosted by local businesses and holiday home owners, is absolutely chock-full with family fun activities for all ages including a tug-of-war, a Frisbee throwing comp, the famous ‘Cardboard Cup’, where you sail a vessel you have built from cardboard and the Thunder Cat Boat Races. Location: Matarangi Dates: 27 Dec 2012 - 06 Jan 2013 Whangamata Summer Festival - 27 December 2012 Four nights of free entertainment as well as five days of kids activities and the Annual Craft Market. Location: Whangamata Dates: 27 Dec 2012 - 04 Jan 2013 Whanga Week - 27 December 2012 A fun week of running, swimming and walking in various locations around Whangamata. Also featuring the annual Miss Whangamata. Location: Whangamata Dates: 27 Dec 2012 - 02 Jan 2013 Whitianga Summer Fair 2013 - 28 December 2012 The Whitianga Summer Fair is an amazing free 10-day summer celebration with: stalls, music, on-site therapies, daily free talks & demonstrations. Location: Whitianga Dates: 28 Dec 2012 - 06 Jan 2013 Salt Sessions Whitianga - 28 December 2012 Connecting the Sunsets of Summer to Music.... SALT SESSIONS Location: Whitianga Dates: 28 Dec 2012 - 19 Jan 2013 Primal Getaway - 29 December 2012 With summer on its way, there is only one place to be this New Years: Primal Getaway. Location: Cooks Beach Dates: 29 Dec 2012 - 02 Jan 2013 Mercury Bay Summer Festival - 30 December 2012 Come and have some fun for all the family at this huge market in Whitianga! Location: Whitianga Dates: 30 Dec 2012 Prana New Year Festival - 30 December 2012 Prana New Year Festival is a unique, boutique festival for about 1000 attendees. It is smokefree, and has a low tolerance for alcohol abuse. Location: Whangamata Dates: 30 Dec 2012 - 03 Jan 2013 Coromandel Gold - 30 December 2012 After selling out New Year’s Eve for the past three years Coro Gold will be back bigger and better in 2012. Location: Whitianga Dates: 30 Dec 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 Keltic Fair - 02 January 2013 The Keltic Fair is one of New Zealand’s most successful fairs and the highlight of the Coromandel holiday season. Location: Coromandel Town Dates: 02 Jan 2013 Six60 at the Coroglen Tavern - 02 January 2013 Coroglen Tavern host Six60 featuring David Dallas. Combine NZ Music Awards ‘People’s choice’ winners an award winning country pub and an ale on a summer’s evening to celebrate the good times. Location: Coroglen Dates: 02 Jan 2013 Contact Tri Series - 03 January 2013 The Contact Tri Series is a seven-race series across New Zealand which provides opportunities for beginners right through to elites to take part in a triathlon. Location: Whangamata Dates: 03 Jan 2013 Keltic Fair.
Home and Living 2012