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24 Apr 2014 -
24 Apr 2014
Waimate Theatre Company
Waimate Main School, 1.30-4.30pm. Three hours of singing, dance and drama for 5-18 year olds. Cost $15. Booking essential, at Parkers, Queen Street, before 22nd April. Contact, Ann Anderson, 689 8125.
26 Apr 2014 -
27 Apr 2014
National and Highland Dancing 60th Annual Festival
Waimate Competitions Society Inc. Regent Theatre, Shearman Street, Waimate. Entry, $6 per session or $20 per season ticket. Saturday, 8.30am – approx.6.00pm. Sunday, 8.30am – approx.4.00pm. Contact, Robert Todd, 689 8013 or email: r.todd@clear.net.nz
27 Apr 2014 -
27 Apr 2014
Kaiwarua Station Trail Ride
Fundraiser for Waimate Main School. Track open 10am-3pm (registrations from 9am), Kaiwarua Rd, Waihaorunga, Waimate. Not suitable for quad bikes. Hill country course, 5kms easy junior loop, 20 and 50km intermediate and advanced tracks. $40 per adult, $10 per child (children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult). Contact Karl, 027 491 6333 or Bill, 027 411 4990.
27 Apr 2014 -
27 Apr 2014
Show Jumping
Southern Canterbury Pony Club Competition. Waimate A&P Showgrounds. Free admission. Contact, Maureen, 0272496525.
03 May 2014 -
03 May 2014
Ingleside
Waimate Scottish Society Ingleside – 8pm Pipe Band Hall, Paul Street. Door Charge $5 Contact Gavin & Jan Cain 689 7136
09 May 2014 -
09 May 2014
Women's Institute Area Festival
Drama night. Regent Theatre, Shearman Street, Waimate. 7pm. Entry - $7pp, $5 child under 12years and $15 family. Contact, Diane Smith 689 9859
20 Jun 2014 -
20 Jun 2014
Matariki Festival
Celebrate the Maori New Year – Waimate High School Hall. All Welcome. Displays, hangi, dancing, artwork - Contact, Wendy Heath, 0276016558.
04 Jul 2014 -
05 Jul 2014
Waimate Winter Show
Poultry, pigeons, ducks, bantams, cage birds and home industries at the Waimate Stadium, Paul St. Friday 2pm - 8pm, Saturday 10am - 3.30pm. Entry - Adult $2, Child .50c. Contact Noeleen Wells 03 689 7629 or 021 129 4980.
20 Jul 2014 -
20 Jul 2014
Show Jumping
Southern Canterbury Pony Club Competition. Waimate A&P Showgrounds. Free admission. Contact, Maureen, 0272496525
09 Aug 2014 -
09 Aug 2014
Ingleside
Waimate Scottish Society Ingleside – 8pm Pipe Band Hall, Paul Street. Door Charge $5 Contact Gavin & Jan Cain 689 7136
06 Sep 2014 -
06 Sep 2014
Waimate Vintage Car Club Swapmeet
Car parts and equipment. 4 Harris Street, Waimate. Open from 8am - 12pm. $2 entry. For further information contact Peter Hayman (Chairman), 6898662.
21 Sep 2014 -
21 Sep 2014
Show Jumping
Southern Canterbury Pony Club Competition. Waimate A&P Showground. Free Admission. Contact, Maureen, 0272496525.
27 Sep 2014 -
28 Sep 2014
Show Jumping
Southern Canterbury Pony Club Competition. Waimate A&P Showground. Free Admission. Sat/Sun 27th and 28th Sept. Contact, Fiona, 03 689 2248.
27 Sep 2014 -
27 Sep 2014
Waimate Scottish Society Annual Ball
To be held at the St Patrick's Hall, Cameron Street, Waimate at 8.00 pm. Tickets $20 Contact Gavin & Jan Cain 689 7136.
10 Oct 2014 -
11 Oct 2014
Waimate Shears
Top shearers and wool handlers in action at Waimate Stadium. Speed Shear – Friday from 7.00pm. Saturday’s program from 7.30am. Contact, Warren White, 689 1157
24 Oct 2014 -
26 Oct 2014
Waimate 50 GT Series
Waimate 50 Committee will be holding a series of gravel and tarmac sprints around the Waimate district see posters for details - Friday night opening events, Saturday day time races and evening entertainment , Sunday racing and entertainment. Contact: Robert Aikman 03 689 7499
25 Oct 2014 -
30 Oct 2014
Annual Waimate Bookarama
Held over the Labour Weekend at the Museum Machinery Hall, Innes Street, Sat - Mon, 10am - 4pm daily/Tues - Thurs,11am - 4pm daily. White Elephant Stall, Cakes and more. Contact Museum 689 7832 for more information.
02 Nov 2014 -
02 Nov 2014
Centrewood Spring Fete
Spring Fete at Centrewood, Mill Road, Waimate from 10.00am to 4.00pm. A great place to do some Christmas shopping. Contact, Jo Sutherland, 689 6035.
08 Nov 2014 -
08 Nov 2014
Bushtown Bonfire Night
Bushtown Bonfire at Bushtown Heritage Site (Dobson Street)
Bring your friends and family for a social and fun night! Fireworks and music talent show. Bushtown, Dobson Street, Waimate. Contact, Ann Dennison, 689 1088
22 Nov 2014 -
22 Nov 2014
South Canterbury A&P Show Waimate
At the Waimate Showgrounds, Gorge Road. Gates open at 7.30am. Event schedule and entry form, to be advised, but will then most likely be available at the Waimate Info Centre, CRT, PGG & at www.scshow.co.nz Contact the Secretary 027 5237878.
29 Nov 2014 -
29 Nov 2014
St Andrews Night
At Waimate High School Hall from 8pm. Contact Gavin & Jan Cain 689 7136
13 Dec 2014 -
13 Dec 2014
Waimate Strawberry Fare
Celebrating Waimate Strawberries with a one day festival of free family entertainment, including stalls, Decorated Gum Boot competition. At Seddon Square, Queen Street, Waimate Fare Starts 10.30am Santa Parade 11am. For more information and Stalls bookings: www.waimatestrawberryfare.co.nz
13 Dec 2014 -
13 Dec 2014
Waimate Rodeo
Annual Rodeo at Waimate Showgrounds, part of the national circuit. Great fun for all family from 1pm. Contact, Craig Booth, 689 6220.
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