Ōpōtiki Summer Festival 2020


​​Te Kura Mana Maori o Maraenui Surf Fishing Contest

Friday 27 December 2019 

Maraenui Marae 8.00AM - 2.00PM
$15 per rod or handline (BYO bait)​

There is a junior section for under 12's on the day. Amazing prizes for the heaviest Snapper, Kahawai, Non-scaled species and other prizes so make sure you have your tickets on you!!
Hangi will also be sold on the day and other amazing kai.
For more information email: maraenui@kura.org.nz​

Kotahitanga Ōpōtiki ​Rodeo
Saturday 28 December 2019 
Memorial Park Showground 10.00AM
Adults over 18+ $20
13-18 year olds $5
Family pass $45​
Preschool free

One of the country's most entertaining rodeos. Food stalls and Entertainment.

Ōpōtiki Gourmet Food Market - ​with Aaradhna

Sunday 29 December 2019
Ohui Domain (Magpie Park) 3.00PM - 8.00PM
12 years and over - $5
12 years and under - free

Come down for a feast and sample all the tasty treats from a range of delicious food stalls. Songstress, Aaradhna and her 6 piece band will be headlining the talent. Honey Bee Wild, T-Bone and Ryan Mathews will also be entertaining the crowd.

Ōpōtiki New World Race the Tide

Friday 3 January 2020
Opotiki Surf Lifesaving Club 11.00AM
$10 per team of 3-4 people​

Register your team of 3 to 4 people on the day. Create your sand structure and fight off the incoming tide. Last team standing wins!

Movie Under the Stars - Dumbo

Saturday 4 January 2020
Princess Street Reserve 8.00PM - 10.30PM
Gold coin donation

Bring cushions, chairs, blankets and snuggle up under the stars. Food vendors onsite or bring your own picnic.

From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure "Dumbo" expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight.​

Ōpōtiki New World Beach Dig

Tuesday 7 January 2020
Ōpōtiki ​Surf Lifesaving Club 10.30AM
Free entry

Meet on the sand in front of the surf club. Dig for ice block sticks in the sand and collect your awesome spot prizes.

Scary Night Out

Saturday 11 January 2020
Marawaiwai Scenic Reserve 8.30PM - 10.30PM
Restricted 13 years and older
$5 entry

Be prepared to scream as you walk the scary night time trail with spooks and ghouls lurking around every corner. Please remember this is an R13 event. Bring one torch per group and closed shoes must be worn.

Blue Light Kids Gone Fishing

Tuesday 14 January 2020
Ōpōtiki ​Wharf 9.30AM - 11.30AM
Free entry
Ice blocks, drinks & reels provided

For more information contact Miriam on 027 312 1382.

Ōpōtiki New World O-Mazing Race​

Wednesday 15 January 2020
Ōpōtiki ​i-SITE - 70 Bridge Street, Opotiki 10.00AM - 1.00PM
$10 per team/vehicle load

Get your team together and meet at the Ōpōtiki ​i-SITE. Follow the maps and solve the clues as you drive around Ōpōtiki . Prize giving over a light lunch at the finish line.

Ōpōtiki Lantern Festival​

Saturday 18 January 2020
Princess Street Reserve 3.00PM - 9.30PM
13+ - $10
12 years and under - $5
5 years and under - Free

International super star Parson James will headline the show along with performances by 1814, Anika Moa, Daughters of Ally and much more.

Along with food stalls and rides for the kids there will also be a surprise grand finale not to be missed.

Mataatua Kapahaka Regionals

6 and 7 February 2020
Ohui Domain 11AM Powhiri starts
Adults 18+ $10 per day
Kids $5 per day
Under 5's Free entry

Visit the Facebook page for updates and more information on this 2 day event www.facebook.com/mataatuakapahaka2020/

Download a copy of the Opotiki Summer Festival 2020 calendar of events​​​ PDF (740KB)


Page reviewed: 18 Dec 2019 11:25am