Northland Events Calendar

List for:   Paihia    Bay of Islands   

31 Dec - 9 Jan 17

The Biggest Littlest Circus

The Biggset Littlest circus is part of the Paihia Summer Festival of events schedule. An action packed, high energy colourful explosion, of circus street theatre! Featuring high skilled juggling, aerial acrobatics, fire and other death defying fun. With a small cast of three, this really is the Biggest Little Circus show. Fresh from a tour all around New Zealand this is a show that young and old will enjoy with a whole lot of laughs and kiwi charm. You can't miss their leopard print leotards, and you don't

31 Dec - 1 Jan 17

Paihia New Years Eve Fireworks!

n the strike of midnight an awesome display of pyrotechnics can be seen in the skies above Paihia, Russell, Opua, Haruru and Waitangi - the fireworks are on a barge in the centre of the Bay and are an awesome way to celebrate the start of the New Year - either join one of the many restaurants or bars that have excellent viewing points or grab a picnic and a blanket and enjoy this fireworks spectacular from any of the beaches surrounding the inner Bay - just remember this is a family friendly event - no alc

7 - 14 Jan 17

Paihia Summer Festival

8 days of fun free events for families to enjoy, for locals and visiting families alike! Awesome fun for the whole family during the long summer holidays at no charge – Watch this space for a confirmed program of events including but not restricted to - Sandcastle competition, Fishing competition, Treasure Hunts, Classic Games, Beach Digs, Duathalon, mural painting, chalk drawing and more! Just rock up and join in - no need to register just come with a smile and kids bring an adult to supervise!

18 Mar 17

New Zealand Ocean Swim Series - Bay of Islands Classic

The Bay of Islands Classic provides an ocean swim event for all ages and abilities - an ‘I’m Going Long’ 3.3km swim from Russell to Paihia, a 500m swim off Paihia Beach and an ‘OceanKids’ 200m swim for children aged 7-12yrs old.

25 - 26 Mar 17

Mangawhai Walking Weekend 2017

Mangawhai Walking Weekend 25-26 March 2017

The Mangawhai Walking Weekend is a festival of events and glorious guided walks exploring our magical Mangawhai community. Register on our website for updated walk information or follow us on FB. Booking open 1 December 2016. Come walk with us!