Tauherenikau Races

a great day out

Pack a picnic and get set for a day of thrilling racing, live music, family fun and for the first time Fashion in the Field at the Tauherenikau Races near Featherston.

With thoroughbred racing to enjoy, you're in for a treat. Don't fret about high fashion - shorts and jandals are just fine at Tauherenikau (but we won't complain if you feel like dressing up!) And there's plenty to keep the kids entertained, from face painting to pony rides and a good old fashioned tug o' war.

Interislander Summer Festival Tauherenikau Race meets in 2018 are:

  • Tuesday 6th February (the perfect way to relax on Waitangi Day weekend).

Fashion in the Field:
The White Swan Fashion in the Field is bringing 'glamour to the country' with 4 categories with something for everyone to enter.
Make sure you enter - amazing prizes up for grabs! Competition categories:

  • Saunders Shoes Classic Lady 18+
  • Fix Fashion Contemporary Lady 18+
  • Bullick & Blackmore Best Dressed Man 18+
  • Sadal & Co Maiden (15 - 18 yrs)

Enter online HERE

It is free to enter and entries online before 31 Jan will receive FREE GA entry to the races.
Entry is available on the day from 10am - 11am at the Secretary's Office.

Adults: $20 per person
Under 18 years: Free

Coming from Wellington on 2nd January?
A complimentary bus service will meet the morning train arriving in Featherston at 10.55am and will return guests back to the station at 5pm for the train back to Wellington at 5.25pm.

06 308 9026