What's On

Find events happening in and around the Stratford District.

Upcoming Events

Here's the upcoming events for the next 30 days. For events on a specific day, click a date on the calendar.

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30 July 2014 — 29 August 2014

  • Six Week Block Latin, Ballroom and Modern Jive Partner Dance Workshops

    Date & Time: Thursday 26 June 2014 - Thursday 31 July 2014 7:00pm -  9:00pm

    To be held at the Stratford Club. Every Thursday for a 6 week block course. Cost of tutuion is $90 per dancer (earlybird) after 14th June $110 per dancer. Learning techniques to dance Waltz, foxtrot, samba, cha-cha, rumba and modern jive. Application forms available at the Stratford i-SITE.

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  • Andrea du Chatenier & Anthony Davies Exhibition

    Date & Time: Friday 01 August 2014 - Sunday 24 August 2014

    Andrea du Chatenier & Anthony Davies - a partner team from Wanganui – both contemporary artists print maker/ mixed media.  Both artists have national if not international reputations.

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  • Stratford Primary School Quiz Night

    Date & Time: Friday 01 August 2014 7:00pm

    Get your team registered and buy your tickets quick for a fun night. Dress up optional but prizes for best dressed team. Door and mystery bottle proceeds go to Willem and his family. Supper provided and cash bar. $10 a ticket. 6 people per team.

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  • Explorer Day - Pot a Plant from Pukeiti

    Date & Time: Sunday 03 August 2014 10:00am - 3:00pm

    Join our gardens team for a guided walk and talk through the enchanting Pukeiti rainforest. Learn about native forest eco systems, seedlings and their names. Pot a plant and take it home to watch it grow. A family fun day for all ages.

    Prices: Free

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  • Mountain and River Men Sing

    Date & Time: Sunday 03 August 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    A concert in Hawera for the Taranaki and Wanganui Male Voice Choirs to sing together.

    Prices: Adults $20, Seniors, Friends of the Choir, Students $15

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  • The Chook Club

    Date & Time: Thursday 07 August 2014 5:30pm

    The first meeting of the Chook Club will be taking place at 5.30pm in the Stratford District Public Library. If you are interested in live poultry come along, meet some other poultry owners and chat.

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  • Annual 24 Hour Book Sale

    Date & Time: Friday 08 August 2014 - Saturday 09 August 2014 10:00am - 10:00pm

    Organised by the new Plymouth Opera House Friends Trust, with proceeds going towards special projects at the TSB Showplace, the annual Book Sale will once again have more than 70,000 books on offer. Now in its 25th and FINAL year, the book sale will be held back at the TSB Showplace where it all ...

  • Winter Pruning at Tupare

    Date & Time: Sunday 10 August 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Winter pruning for ornamentals shurbs and climbers such as hydrangeas and camelias. Instructions for good pruning techniques for your favorite floral displays later in the season. Hot tips for cool plants at Tupare.

    Prices: Free



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  • BEEGEES

    Date & Time: Thursday 14 August 2014 7:00pm

    Madsen Promotions Presents BEEGEES fresh from their sellout performance in Las Vegas. Tickets are $15 each and reservations are essential. Tickets are available from the Stratford Club.

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  • ITM Cup - Taranaki vs. Counties Manukau

    Date & Time: Thursday 14 August 2014 7:35pm

    Come along and chair on our boys! Good family packages available.

    Prices: TBC


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  • Girls Night Out Market

    Date & Time: Friday 22 August 2014 6:30pm - 9:00pm

    The Stratford Girl Guide Unit will be hosting a Girls Night Out Market as a Fundraiser for our up-coming Jamboree. $5.00 Entry with Supper provided. 20+ Stalls - something for everyone. Venue is the Stratford Scout and Guide Hall, Corner Fenton ad Portia Streets.

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  • Badjelly the Witch

    Date & Time: Saturday 23 August 2014 - Saturday 30 August 2014

    Badjelly The Witch can turn children into sausages or chop them up to make boy-girl soup. She can turn policemen into apple trees or bananas into mice and she is the wickedest witch in all the world. Searching for Lucy, their cow, Tim and Rose become lost in the great black forest. There they mee ...

  • Seed Sowing and Soil Testing

    Date & Time: Sunday 24 August 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Test the PH of your soil. Tips for sprouting robust seeds and what to prepare now for growing in spring and summer. Join our gardens team at Hollard Gardens.

    Prices: Free entry



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  • Stepping Through Transitions - Intermediate/Experienced

    Date & Time: Tuesday 26 August 2014 9:30am - 3:30pm

    Every organisation goes through transitions but some are more challenging than others. We offer powerful concepts and practical tools to help organisations understand how to transition effectively through the various stages of development:

    -  Founding and Forming
    -  Getting Establi ...