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Friday 17 August

Friday 17 August 10:00am

Aratoi holds a large collection of taonga Maori, entrusted to our care by Maori and Pakeha families.

Many of the woven taonga – korowai, kete and piupiu - had been owned by local families since the 1800s.

The ...

Friday 17 August 10:00am

The Pointon Collection opened in 1993 & to celebrate this milestone, a beautiful display of original wedding gowns has been set up.

From exquisite gowns in the 1870's to the 1960's Mod, Gaye has chosen the oldest, ...

Friday 17 August 10:00am

At ConArt Gallery & Studios, the art and artists refresh every 4 weeks so that art-lovers can browse and buy something different each time they visit.

We call them Blocks. Block 9 starts on Wednesday 15 August and ...

Friday 17 August 10:00am

Paintings at Pukaha is now in its 5th year and Aratoi has decided to partner with Pukaha Mount Bruce and present a selection of the 70 works curated by Viv Walker.

The art works depict native flora and fauna and ...

Friday 17 August 10:00am

This is a self guided tour available during opening hours.

A map and 8-minute audio visual are part of the experience.

Friday 17 August 10:00am

For centuries great artists have celebrated the colour blue. From Michelangelo, to Cagall, to Picasso, the colour blue has attracted artists, patrons and people alike.

Join the Masterton Art Club in their celebration ...

Friday 17 August 10:00am

A biennual exhibition of selected photographs by members of the Wairarapa Camera Club.

The Club was formed in 1953 and takes pride in moving with the times not shying away from using up to date technology and ...

Friday 17 August 11:00am

Many of us grew up with musicals featuring the singing greats like Jeanette McDonald, Nelson Eddy, Judy Garland and Dame Julie Andrews.

Featured both as stage musicals and endearing movies this era of music theatre ...

Friday 17 August 01:30pm

Join the Country Women's Institute tutor for beginner/intermediate lessons in knitting or crocheting.

Even if you're more advanced, please feel free to come along.

Please bring 4mm hook or needles & wool. If you ...

Friday 17 August 05:30pm
Friday 17 August 05:30pm

Saluté is pleased to offer “A Taste of Italy,” a celebration of classic Italian-inspired cuisine created by internationally-acclaimed chef, Tony Broster and pastry chef, Jason Brumbaugh.

Our expertly prepared ...

Friday 17 August 05:30pm

Take part in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to taste a beautiful wine from 1945, an era long gone…

Domaine Besombes de Singla 1945 AOC Rivesaltes Cuvee Amedee Blanc. A timeless vins doux naturel, this product is ...

Friday 17 August 07:30pm

Join the New Zealand String Quartet for a concert of groundbreaking works that have each taken the quartet genre in new directions. Mozart’s String Quartet in C, K465, acquired the nickname “Dissonance” several ...

Saturday 18 August

Saturday 18 August 09:00am

The Wairarapa Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday from 9am to 1pm (rain or shine!), undercover at The Farriers Bar and Eatery, 4 Queen St North, Masterton.

Entry is on the north end of Chapel and Queen Streets, ...

Saturday 18 August 09:00am

At the gateway to the Wairarapa, you'll discover an artisan deli for dogs.

Treat your pooch to gourmet, grain free, free range doggytreats. Made with only the freshest, locally sourced, human-grade ingredients. ...

Saturday 18 August 10:00am

Aratoi holds a large collection of taonga Maori, entrusted to our care by Maori and Pakeha families.

Many of the woven taonga – korowai, kete and piupiu - had been owned by local families since the 1800s.

The ...

Saturday 18 August 10:00am

The Pointon Collection opened in 1993 & to celebrate this milestone, a beautiful display of original wedding gowns has been set up.

From exquisite gowns in the 1870's to the 1960's Mod, Gaye has chosen the oldest, ...

Saturday 18 August 10:00am

At ConArt Gallery & Studios, the art and artists refresh every 4 weeks so that art-lovers can browse and buy something different each time they visit.

We call them Blocks. Block 9 starts on Wednesday 15 August and ...

Saturday 18 August 10:00am

Arts and Crafts Market, inside stalls $10 per table.

Pay on the day essential to book, phone Jenny - 06 9297685 or email - mauriceville85@gmail.com. Out side stalls $10 per site weather permitting. Pay on the day.

Saturday 18 August 10:00am

Paintings at Pukaha is now in its 5th year and Aratoi has decided to partner with Pukaha Mount Bruce and present a selection of the 70 works curated by Viv Walker.

The art works depict native flora and fauna and ...

Saturday 18 August 10:00am

This is a self guided tour available during opening hours.

A map and 8-minute audio visual are part of the experience.

Saturday 18 August 10:00am

For centuries great artists have celebrated the colour blue. From Michelangelo, to Cagall, to Picasso, the colour blue has attracted artists, patrons and people alike.

Join the Masterton Art Club in their celebration ...

Saturday 18 August 10:00am

A biennual exhibition of selected photographs by members of the Wairarapa Camera Club.

The Club was formed in 1953 and takes pride in moving with the times not shying away from using up to date technology and ...

Saturday 18 August 11:00am

We recommend visitors attend one of our guided tours which provides a complete experience and is tailored to the weather conditions. Ancient history and star-lore is the central theme of our tours which include tales ...

Saturday 18 August 01:30pm

Hillbilly to Hard Rock Music Group gathers at St James Union Church Hall, Masterton, on the third Saturday of each month.

Using an open mic concert format, Hillbilly to Hard Rock is a genre inclusive gathering for ...

Saturday 18 August 02:30pm

With legendary saxophone player Alex Nyman and brilliant pianist Thomas Nikora. Narrated by well-known local humorist Michael Wilson as emcee. "Cole Porter was one of the most important composers of the 20th century." - ...

Saturday 18 August 05:30pm
Saturday 18 August 05:30pm

Saluté is pleased to offer “A Taste of Italy,” a celebration of classic Italian-inspired cuisine created by internationally-acclaimed chef, Tony Broster and pastry chef, Jason Brumbaugh.

Our expertly prepared ...

Saturday 18 August 05:30pm

Take part in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to taste a beautiful wine from 1945, an era long gone…

Domaine Besombes de Singla 1945 AOC Rivesaltes Cuvee Amedee Blanc. A timeless vins doux naturel, this product is ...

Sunday 19 August

Sunday 19 August 10:00am

A biennual exhibition of selected photographs by members of the Wairarapa Camera Club.

The Club was formed in 1953 and takes pride in moving with the times not shying away from using up to date technology and ...

Sunday 19 August 10:00am

This is a self guided tour available during opening hours.

A map and 8-minute audio visual are part of the experience.

Sunday 19 August 10:00am

Woodville Street Market is held on the third Sunday of the month and has a variety of local crafters and artisans.

Occasionally the market is moved to coincide with a major event. If you wish to have a stall site you ...

Sunday 19 August 10:00am

For centuries great artists have celebrated the colour blue. From Michelangelo, to Cagall, to Picasso, the colour blue has attracted artists, patrons and people alike.

Join the Masterton Art Club in their celebration ...

Sunday 19 August 10:00am

Aratoi holds a large collection of taonga Maori, entrusted to our care by Maori and Pakeha families.

Many of the woven taonga – korowai, kete and piupiu - had been owned by local families since the 1800s.

The ...

Sunday 19 August 10:00am

The Pointon Collection opened in 1993 & to celebrate this milestone, a beautiful display of original wedding gowns has been set up.

From exquisite gowns in the 1870's to the 1960's Mod, Gaye has chosen the oldest, ...

Sunday 19 August 10:00am

At ConArt Gallery & Studios, the art and artists refresh every 4 weeks so that art-lovers can browse and buy something different each time they visit.

We call them Blocks. Block 9 starts on Wednesday 15 August and ...

Sunday 19 August 10:00am

Paintings at Pukaha is now in its 5th year and Aratoi has decided to partner with Pukaha Mount Bruce and present a selection of the 70 works curated by Viv Walker.

The art works depict native flora and fauna and ...

Sunday 19 August 11:00am

We recommend visitors attend one of our guided tours which provides a complete experience and is tailored to the weather conditions. Ancient history and star-lore is the central theme of our tours which include tales ...

Sunday 19 August 12:00pm

Visit the historic Martinborough Hotel for a French-inspired masterclass.

Using Wairarapa produce, Chef Paul Dicken will demonstrate cooking techniques to amplify your French cooking at home, then be treated to a ...

Sunday 19 August 12:00pm

Join Matahiwi Estate for the ultimate BYO.

Taste different styles of Pinot Noir then try your hand at blending your own. Afterwards, sit down to a four-course lunch created by Kent Baddeley, matched with Matahiwi ...

Sunday 19 August 04:00pm

This is a hands-on workshop.

Participants will:
- Make and take home 3 different jars of fermented vegetables.
- Get to taste a variety of fermented foods and sourdough bread.
- Be provided with starters, a ...

Sunday 19 August 05:30pm

Take part in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to taste a beautiful wine from 1945, an era long gone…

Domaine Besombes de Singla 1945 AOC Rivesaltes Cuvee Amedee Blanc. A timeless vins doux naturel, this product is ...

Monday 20 August

Monday 20 August 10:00am

Paintings at Pukaha is now in its 5th year and Aratoi has decided to partner with Pukaha Mount Bruce and present a selection of the 70 works curated by Viv Walker.

The art works depict native flora and fauna and ...

Monday 20 August 10:00am

A biennual exhibition of selected photographs by members of the Wairarapa Camera Club.

The Club was formed in 1953 and takes pride in moving with the times not shying away from using up to date technology and ...

Monday 20 August 10:00am

Aratoi holds a large collection of taonga Maori, entrusted to our care by Maori and Pakeha families.

Many of the woven taonga – korowai, kete and piupiu - had been owned by local families since the 1800s.

The ...

Monday 20 August 10:00am

The Pointon Collection opened in 1993 & to celebrate this milestone, a beautiful display of original wedding gowns has been set up.

From exquisite gowns in the 1870's to the 1960's Mod, Gaye has chosen the oldest, ...

Monday 20 August 06:30pm

Master bread making at home in this workshop with award-winning baker Michael Kloeg of The Clareville Bakery.

He'll help you refine your mixing, moulding, shaping and fermenting techniques, so you can achieve ...

Tuesday 21 August

Tuesday 21 August 09:00am

Cold winter days and nights are the perfect time to catch up on your reading. And while you're doing that, you can also complete our Winter Reading Challenge (18+) and put your name in for some fantastic prizes!

Pick ...

Tuesday 21 August 09:30am

Mahi Toi is an Educational Programme for teachers and students during Terms 2 and 3, on Tuesdays through Thursdays.

Supported by T G Macarthy Trust. Bookings essential.

Aratoi presents this unique programme to ...

Tuesday 21 August 10:00am

Paintings at Pukaha is now in its 5th year and Aratoi has decided to partner with Pukaha Mount Bruce and present a selection of the 70 works curated by Viv Walker.

The art works depict native flora and fauna and ...

Tuesday 21 August 10:00am

A biennual exhibition of selected photographs by members of the Wairarapa Camera Club.

The Club was formed in 1953 and takes pride in moving with the times not shying away from using up to date technology and ...

Tuesday 21 August 10:00am

Aratoi holds a large collection of taonga Maori, entrusted to our care by Maori and Pakeha families.

Many of the woven taonga – korowai, kete and piupiu - had been owned by local families since the 1800s.

The ...

Tuesday 21 August 10:00am

The Pointon Collection opened in 1993 & to celebrate this milestone, a beautiful display of original wedding gowns has been set up.

From exquisite gowns in the 1870's to the 1960's Mod, Gaye has chosen the oldest, ...

Tuesday 21 August 06:00pm

Become a Co-Creator and experience the power of being in tune with others and the calming beauty of harmonies! Aratoi and Masterton Arts Fund invite you to discover the magic of music in a unique way – not just as an ...

Tuesday 21 August 06:30pm

Master bread making at home in this workshop with award-winning baker Michael Kloeg of The Clareville Bakery.

He'll help you refine your mixing, moulding, shaping and fermenting techniques, so you can achieve ...

Wednesday 22 August

Wednesday 22 August 09:30am

Mahi Toi is an Educational Programme for teachers and students during Terms 2 and 3, on Tuesdays through Thursdays.

Supported by T G Macarthy Trust. Bookings essential.

Aratoi presents this unique programme to ...

Wednesday 22 August 10:00am

This is a self guided tour available during opening hours.

A map and 8-minute audio visual are part of the experience.

Wednesday 22 August 10:00am

Paintings at Pukaha is now in its 5th year and Aratoi has decided to partner with Pukaha Mount Bruce and present a selection of the 70 works curated by Viv Walker.

The art works depict native flora and fauna and ...

Wednesday 22 August 10:00am

A biennual exhibition of selected photographs by members of the Wairarapa Camera Club.

The Club was formed in 1953 and takes pride in moving with the times not shying away from using up to date technology and ...

Wednesday 22 August 10:00am

At ConArt Gallery & Studios, the art and artists refresh every 4 weeks so that art-lovers can browse and buy something different each time they visit.

We call them Blocks. Block 9 starts on Wednesday 15 August and ...

Wednesday 22 August 10:00am

Aratoi holds a large collection of taonga Maori, entrusted to our care by Maori and Pakeha families.

Many of the woven taonga – korowai, kete and piupiu - had been owned by local families since the 1800s.

The ...

Wednesday 22 August 10:00am

The Pointon Collection opened in 1993 & to celebrate this milestone, a beautiful display of original wedding gowns has been set up.

From exquisite gowns in the 1870's to the 1960's Mod, Gaye has chosen the oldest, ...

Wednesday 22 August 12:00pm

Every Wednesday, come to Saluté Restaurant in Greytown for Pizza, Pints and Pinot Grigio! Choose any pizza plus a tap beer or cider or glass of our Italian Pinot Grigio for only $25.

No substitutions, please. ...

Wednesday 22 August 06:00pm

Classes are for singles or couples whom are interested in learning Rock 'in' Roll steps.

Beginners an Intermediate level. First hour Beginners at 6pm, second hour Intermediate 7:15pm, then free dancing until ...

Wednesday 22 August 06:30pm

Perfect your croissant game in an evening pastry workshop with award-winning baker Michael Kloeg of The Clareville Bakery.

Find out how he gets those croissants so perfectly layered, his crusts so crispy, and ...

Wednesday 22 August 07:00pm

If you would like to find out more about our weekly class in Dannevirke, come along to this Free Talk at the start of the new term.

It will give you an idea what meditation is all about, at taste of what's to come, ...

Thursday 23 August

Thursday 23 August 09:30am

Mahi Toi is an Educational Programme for teachers and students during Terms 2 and 3, on Tuesdays through Thursdays.

Supported by T G Macarthy Trust. Bookings essential.

Aratoi presents this unique programme to ...

Thursday 23 August 10:00am

This is a self guided tour available during opening hours.

A map and 8-minute audio visual are part of the experience.

Thursday 23 August 10:00am

Paintings at Pukaha is now in its 5th year and Aratoi has decided to partner with Pukaha Mount Bruce and present a selection of the 70 works curated by Viv Walker.

The art works depict native flora and fauna and ...

Thursday 23 August 10:00am

A biennual exhibition of selected photographs by members of the Wairarapa Camera Club.

The Club was formed in 1953 and takes pride in moving with the times not shying away from using up to date technology and ...

Thursday 23 August 10:00am

At ConArt Gallery & Studios, the art and artists refresh every 4 weeks so that art-lovers can browse and buy something different each time they visit.

We call them Blocks. Block 9 starts on Wednesday 15 August and ...

Thursday 23 August 10:00am

Aratoi holds a large collection of taonga Maori, entrusted to our care by Maori and Pakeha families.

Many of the woven taonga – korowai, kete and piupiu - had been owned by local families since the 1800s.

The ...

Thursday 23 August 10:00am

The Pointon Collection opened in 1993 & to celebrate this milestone, a beautiful display of original wedding gowns has been set up.

From exquisite gowns in the 1870's to the 1960's Mod, Gaye has chosen the oldest, ...

Friday 24 August

Friday 24 August 10:00am

This is a self guided tour available during opening hours.

A map and 8-minute audio visual are part of the experience.

Friday 24 August 10:00am

Paintings at Pukaha is now in its 5th year and Aratoi has decided to partner with Pukaha Mount Bruce and present a selection of the 70 works curated by Viv Walker.

The art works depict native flora and fauna and ...

Friday 24 August 10:00am

A biennual exhibition of selected photographs by members of the Wairarapa Camera Club.

The Club was formed in 1953 and takes pride in moving with the times not shying away from using up to date technology and ...

Friday 24 August 10:00am

At ConArt Gallery & Studios, the art and artists refresh every 4 weeks so that art-lovers can browse and buy something different each time they visit.

We call them Blocks. Block 9 starts on Wednesday 15 August and ...

Friday 24 August 10:00am

Aratoi holds a large collection of taonga Maori, entrusted to our care by Maori and Pakeha families.

Many of the woven taonga – korowai, kete and piupiu - had been owned by local families since the 1800s.

The ...

Friday 24 August 10:00am

The Pointon Collection opened in 1993 & to celebrate this milestone, a beautiful display of original wedding gowns has been set up.

From exquisite gowns in the 1870's to the 1960's Mod, Gaye has chosen the oldest, ...

Friday 24 August 10:30am

Do you enjoy writing or reading poetry? Then this is the group for you.

Come along and join some like-minded people to discuss poems, create and enjoy. Tea & coffee provided.

Look for the reserved table.

Friday 24 August 01:30pm

Join the Country Women's Institute tutor for beginner/intermediate lessons in knitting or crocheting.

Even if you're more advanced, please feel free to come along.

Please bring 4mm hook or needles & wool. If you ...

Friday 24 August 02:00pm

Come and meet NZ author, Emma Stevens. Emma will talk about her amazing life and adventures in remote 'bush Alaska'

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served. Memoirs will be available for sale. No registration is ...

Friday 24 August 07:30pm

A big range of music with rock and roll, country, R&B, reggae and disco with all those songs people love to sign along to.

Members, Affiliated Members and their guests welcome.

Saturday 25 August

Saturday 25 August 06:30am

The 2018 North Range Trio offers three off-road events that cater to everyone’s needs. The popular North Range Traverse and Hall Block Humdinger return, again providing the popular distance options of 25km and 12.5km ...

Saturday 25 August 09:00am

The Wairarapa Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday from 9am to 1pm (rain or shine!), undercover at The Farriers Bar and Eatery, 4 Queen St North, Masterton.

Entry is on the north end of Chapel and Queen Streets, ...

Saturday 25 August 09:00am

This one day class will give you an introduction to all of the basic skills and techniques of upholstery, through making your own footstool from scratch.

You’ll also gain an insight into those ‘tricks of the ...

Saturday 25 August 09:00am

At the gateway to the Wairarapa, you'll discover an artisan deli for dogs.

Treat your pooch to gourmet, grain free, free range doggytreats. Made with only the freshest, locally sourced, human-grade ingredients. ...

Saturday 25 August 10:00am

Farmhouse cheese is the easiest hard cheese to make and it doesn't even need a cheese press. If you want to give it a go you should come along and learn how to make it in our mini-factory at Wild Bush Cheese in ...

Saturday 25 August 10:00am

Desmond Bovey’s collection of rare masks and statues offers an insight into African tribal life.

Minkisi (singular: nkisi) are statues, or more often containers such as bottles or shells, into which a spirit has ...

Saturday 25 August 10:00am

This is a self guided tour available during opening hours.

A map and 8-minute audio visual are part of the experience.

Saturday 25 August 10:00am

Paintings at Pukaha is now in its 5th year and Aratoi has decided to partner with Pukaha Mount Bruce and present a selection of the 70 works curated by Viv Walker.

The art works depict native flora and fauna and ...

Saturday 25 August 10:00am

A biennual exhibition of selected photographs by members of the Wairarapa Camera Club.

The Club was formed in 1953 and takes pride in moving with the times not shying away from using up to date technology and ...

Saturday 25 August 10:00am

Inspired by their role at Massey University's School of Design, the exhibition is underpinned by art and design concepts affect, interaction, multimodality, play and tactility.

The artists retrospective bodies of ...

Saturday 25 August 10:00am

At ConArt Gallery & Studios, the art and artists refresh every 4 weeks so that art-lovers can browse and buy something different each time they visit.

We call them Blocks. Block 9 starts on Wednesday 15 August and ...

Saturday 25 August 10:00am

Aratoi holds a large collection of taonga Maori, entrusted to our care by Maori and Pakeha families.

Many of the woven taonga – korowai, kete and piupiu - had been owned by local families since the 1800s.

The ...

Saturday 25 August 10:00am

The Pointon Collection opened in 1993 & to celebrate this milestone, a beautiful display of original wedding gowns has been set up.

From exquisite gowns in the 1870's to the 1960's Mod, Gaye has chosen the oldest, ...

Saturday 25 August 11:00am

We recommend visitors attend one of our guided tours which provides a complete experience and is tailored to the weather conditions. Ancient history and star-lore is the central theme of our tours which include tales ...

Saturday 25 August 07:30pm

The original cult classic movie had us all in a mind flip, as we entered the time slip and nothing will ever be the same. So get on those costumes, the weirder the better and come along to an event where you're spaced ...