What’s on? January 2018


Christmas might be over, but the fun has only just begun! Don’t miss the most exciting summer events.

4 January – Beast of a Feast

Soper Reserve, Mount Maunganui

A rockstar lineup of some of New Zealand’s best breweries and street food vendors provides the perfect setting for you to acclimatise to a new year! The main stage will be varied, playing host to a broad selection of music genres including brass section bands playing anything from ragtime to Dixie coupled with a mix of acts known for other jazz fusions, rainbow pop and dance with a bit of comedy thrown in for good measure!

Session One: 10am-3pm (all ages) | Session Two:  4-9pm (R18)

Tickets: $17.75 per session or $26 for both


Photo: Brydie Thompson

6 and 27 January & 10 February – Katikati Twilight Concerts

Haiku Reserve, Katikati

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the Katikati Twilight Concerts. Get out the beach chairs and picnic rugs, pack a hamper and enjoy an exceptional series of concerts with top class performers and outstanding musical talent. Proceeds from the concerts go back to the community in the form of tertiary study grants and contributions to the Arts within the community.

Gates open 5pm, concerts start at 6pm.

Tickets: $25pp or season ticket to attend all 3 for just $60. Kids under 15 free with an adult.


12 & 13 January – New Zealand Super Saloon Championship

ASB Stadium at Baypark

The best Super Saloon drivers from all over the country will be competing. Last season the title went to a South Island driver, this season our local drivers will be out for revenge.

Gates open 5pm; show starts 6pm

Tickets: Adults $25; Seniors $10; Family pass $60, Children (5-15) $10; Children under 5 free.


13 January – Katikati Avocado, Food and Wine Festival

Uretara Domain, Katikati

Spend a summer’s afternoon enjoying live music and savouring all sorts of delicious meals, snacks, excellent wines, beer and soft drinks.

Gates open 11am

Tickets: $25 per person; under 18 free if accompanied by an adult. Tickets available from iTicket.co.nz or the Katikati Information Centre.