MaY 2019

Mindfulness and Self Love - 4 Day Retreat

Thursday 2nd May – Sunday 5th May 2019

Te Moata Retreat


On this retreat, Bhavna and Pat will support your growth in both mindfulness and self-love. A special focus of this retreat is to enable you to connect with joy and bring that forth into your life. This retreat combines proven psychological and mindfulness strategies and gives you the best of both worlds.

Is 2019 your year to be... 
- Happier? 
- Enjoy the now more? 
- Have peace and joy?

If so, then join us on a journey to peace and wholeness in the lovely healing nature sanctuary of Te Moata.

What you will receive: 
- Mindfulness teaching and practice to enable you to regulate emotions and tolerate life’s distresses 
- Proven psychological tools to facilitate the opening of your heart to yourself and others
- Proven ways to enhance your feelings of self-love 
- An understanding of your unhelpful behaviours and be armed with the tools needed to change these.

At the end of the retreat you will have: 
- Developed or strengthened your relationship with your inner best friend who is supporting, guiding, and nurturing you 
- Feel lighter, more at peace, happier, connected, and better able to face life’s daily challenges.

You too can live a fuller, happier life. Join Bhavna and Pat as they share with you their passion and the tools to get you there!

Price includes accommodation, meals and retreat. To buy tickets for this retreat, call 022 084 3095.

The Great Kauri Run

Saturday 4th May 2019

Coromandel Peninsula


The Great Kauri Run comprises of a series of off road trail runs or walks which take place on the stunningly beautiful Northern Coromandel Peninsula.

The 2019 event is the 15th Anniversary of this spectacular event.

The event comprises of the following distances:

  • The Kauri Classic - 32km  -  Waikawau Bay to Coromandel Township

  • The Kauri Half -Marathon - 23km - White Star Station, Colville to Coromandel Township

  • The Kauri Loop - 12km - Coromandel Township

There is also a short 5km walk/run circuit from the town which is for families and children. Entry for this can be done on the day of the event. For more information on this call Rita on 027 210 3734 or email

Coromandel Seafood Festival

Saturday 4th May 2019

Coromandel Town


Coromandel is home to pristine nutrient rich waters and a variety of marine life. The western side of the Coromandel Peninsula is renowned for its aquaculture industry supplying world famous mussels. The Coromandel harbor is the gateway to Coromandel Town supporting oyster and mussel farms, as well as being a great place to catch fish.
Now in its fourth year, the Seafood Fest is held right in the heart of Coromandel Town and offers a variety of stalls including all day entertainment, educational, cooking demonstrations and much more.

Come & share in the celebration of our wonderful culture around seafood
Be sure to bring the whole family for a fun filled day with plenty on offer, rain or shine.

Entry is just $2 per person.

Terrarium Workshop

Friday 10th May 2019

Tairua Health & Beauty

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A perfect way to celebrate Mothers day.. Paradisum NZ and Tairua Health & Beauty are teaming up to bring you a terrarium workshop.

Tickets are $65pp and includes a glass terrarium for you to take home, mulled wine and light refreshments. Tickets are limited. Call Jane on 027 223 7975 to book yourself in.

Black Grace: 20for20

Friday 10th May 2019

Whangamata Memorial Hall


Back by popular demand, Black Grace presents 20for20, a 20-centre tour of NZ from Kaitaia to Christchurch for $20 a ticket.

Led by Neil Ieremia, internationally renowned dance company, Black Grace, shares a mix of iconic favourites and brand new works presented in the relative comfort of your local community hall and other such informal spaces.

The last 20for20 tour sold out with a few angry punters throwing their toys around, so don’t be one of those guys and get in early.

“Escalating speed and intensity… faultlessly performed.” - The New Zealand Herald, 2018

So chuck on your best gumboots, grab the kids and get to a show near you to celebrate one of our country’s most exciting exports!

Tickets are only available by door sales only, $20
Tickets available 1 hour prior to show time.

For general and media enquiries, contact -

The Nugget Multisport Festival

Saturday 11th May 2019

Cornish Pumphouse - Waihi


Waihi and Waihi Beach in the southern Coromandel are the impressive setting for the spectacular Nugget Multisport Festival.

You'll take an unforgettable adventure from Waihi's charming town centre out to the spectacular harbour and coast at Waihi Beach, before returning to Waihi via breathtaking trails to the rim of the mighty Martha Gold Mine and our iconic finish line under the shadow of the Cornish Pumphouse.

The Nugget MultiSport Festival began in 2010, and the event has grown every year since. It brings you all that's great about being outdoors and active, and rolls it into an event that anyone can be part of. There's the Full Nugget MultiSport Race, Half Nugget Duathlon, 23km Trail Run and the 11km or 6km off-road Run/Walk events, so we really do have something for everyone!

Combine all this with the carnival atmosphere at the magnificent finishing arena under the Cornish Pumphouse and you're set for an awesome weekend. Come and discover gold at The Nugget Multisport Festival, Waihi and Waihi Beach. For more information or to enter, head to our website.

Wild Womens Weekend

Friday 17th May - Sunday 19th May 2019

Throughout Whangamata


Take the chance to get away with friends, have some time out, shop, play some sport, have fun or just stare at the sea. Featuring a host of activities from wining and dining to a little more active - grab your girlfriends and come have some fun in Whangamata. For a full list of whats available and more information, head to their website.

Lets Party In Pink Fundraiser

Saturday 18th May 2019

Flock Kitchen & Bar - Tairua


Round up the troops and head along for an amazing night out at Flock Kitchen & Bar for a fantastic cause - to raise awareness for Breast Cancer. With delicious canapes and a glass of bubbles on arrival (and cocktails available for purchase throughout the night), this event is sure to be a hit.

Dress in pink for your chance to win a Best Dressed prize plus there are some cool items up for auction. Tickets are $45pp (with $20 of each ticket sale going the the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation). Tickets can be purchased from Tairua Health and Beauty or Flock Kitchen & Bar in Tairua. See you there!

Whitianga Half Marathon

Saturday 25th May 2019

Buffalo Beach Reserve - Whitianga


There is a 21km course, a 10km course, a 5km course and a 2km kids beach dash. Each course can be either ran or walked. We are encouraging this as a fun family event. Everyone can participate in some way. There will be a exciting and festive feel at Race HQ on Buffalo Beach Reserve. The course is a fast and flat scenic loop of Whitianga and the Mercury Bay on both pathways and sealed roads. All races start and finish at the Buffalo Beach Reserve.

Click on any of the buttons below to download a course map, register or find out more.