What's On in Orewa and Rodney


   Final Dogs

High Tea Fundraiser 





Blind Foundation Guide Dogs Fundraiser, Western Reserve
Sun 3 May, 10am

For more information - click here  

High Tea At Centrestage Fundraiser, 
Sun 3 May, 2pm

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Calendar of Events





Wed 29



Opera's Greatest Hits

Centrestage Theatre, 11am
Opera's Greatest Hits are used in everyday life in movies and TV. That's because they are simply great songs. We bring you a selection of the most popular opera hits from such composers as Puccini, Verdi, Bizet, Donizetti and Mozart.
For more information click here





Fri 1 to
Sat 16



Hibiscus Coast Photographic Club, Orewa Library

See a selection of prints from all member of all grades. Free entry. Phone Ivan 09 421 0410 for more information.



Fri 1



Newcomers Network Hibiscus Coast Event, Homa Kebab Cafe, 6.30pm 

For newcomers to the Hibiscus Coast and those who would like to support them. 
Let's meet at the Homa Kebab Cafe, Moana Ave. Orewa. All ages welcome! 
Kayvan and Samira are looking forward to hosting us as we enjoy their Middle Eastern & Turkish cuisine.

They serve appetisers, mezze, thunder burgers, kebabs, rice platters, vegetarian rolls, salads, kids meals, desserts, drinks and coffees.

Steve and Diane are co-cordinators of the Hibiscus Coast Newcomers Network.

We love living on the Hibiscus Coast and are looking forward to gathering and connecting people from all around the world, Join Us, we would love to meet you!



Sat 2



Fight Night, Orewa Arts & Event Centre, 6pm


An evening of premium fighting entertainment at Orewa Arts and Events Centre.Come and see the best fighters on the Hibiscus Coast take on the rest of the country.
Exciting Kickboxing and K1 bouts right in our own back yard.
Male and female fighters from all walks of life will be stepping inside the four ropes, from novice and first timers to A class fighting action, along with a New Zealand title bout as the headline event.

This is a World Kickboxing Association New Zealand sanctioned fight night.

For more information & tickets - click here



Sun 3



"Calling all Super Dogs" - Blind Foundation Guide Dogs Fundraiser, 10am


Orewa Estuary Walkway.  Start at the Western Reserve End.

Find out further information at www.dogsunite.org.nz and register.  There is a $10 registration fee but then each dog will get its own super hero cape.  We will be encouraging all dogs to get sponsored as well!

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 Final Dogs Final Cape image


Sun 3



High Tea FundraiserHigh Tea At Centrestage Fundraiser, 2pm


Come and join us for an afternoon soirée with a little entertainment, a lot of scrumptious scones, some delightful cucumber sandwiches plus a pot of soothing tea. Only $22.50 per head. Book at the theatre on 09 426 7282.

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Thurs 14



Orewa Ladies Garden Club, Orewa Catholic Church Hall, 12.30pm

Guest Janice Price from Kensington Gradens. Competition entries, trading table & afternoon tea. Contact Ann 09 427 8377 for more information.



Wed 20



science roadshowScience Roadshow, Orewa College, 9.30am

The Science Roadshow offers school children, their teachers and accompanying parents and wider public visitors an opportunity to explore various science and technology concepts by ‘touch and feel’.

It provides a unique, informal learning opportunity that: 
- excites and enthuses visitors; 
- nurtures curiosity and discovery; 
- improves motivation and attitude; 
- adds to teacher knowledge; 
- supports numeracy and literacy; 
- encourages social interaction and co-operative learning; 
- provides memorable real life contextual elements and exemplars.

For more information - click here 



Every Saturday 

Free timed 5km run  
along the estuary cycleway for families, individuals and parents with strollers are welcome.
For more information:

http://www.parkrun.co.nz/ or http://www.parkrun.co.nz/millwater


See event map: http://www.parkrun.co.nz/millwater/course/



Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month

Hbc Youth Centre
provides ages 13-17 with the opportunity to chill.Hours are Mon-Fri 9am-6pm and Sat11am-3pm.   1st week of the month is a big event, 3rd week of the month is a chilled event. For more details on what happens each week contact Suzanne on 09 426 5005. 214d Hibisicus Coast Highway, Orewa. Visit http://hbcyouthcentre.webs.com/ for more info.

Programme for Mon  30 Sept - Fri 11 Oct
Booking form

Every Thurs, Sat and Sun. Days for different rides. 


25km - Group Consistent Road Ride
Participant: Regular cyclist
Bicycle: Road or mountain bike
Objective: Maintain a consistent pace

10km - Group Leisure Road and Track Ride
Participant: Beginners and cyclist advocate
Bicycle: Any type of road-worthy bike
Objective: Leisure ride through the beach

Ring BikeMe shop in Orewa for confirmation. Henry or Luke on 09 421 1200; or Henry (02BIKEME01), Luke (02BIKEME02)

Every Saturday


7.30am - 12.30pm. Vegetables, flowers, plants, crafts and much more.

Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month

craft-market-logo1OREWA CRAFT MARKET & BAZAAR

Community Centre, Orewa Square - 368 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa Beach. Alternate Saturdays 10am-2pm. Quality NZ hand made products.
For further information Annamaria on 
021 145 0640 or 09 902 9147
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Every Sunday

Experience what Rodney District producers and growers have to offer, from farm fresh organic produce, flowers, plants and herbs.Start 8am to 12.30am, (except first Sunday of every month closes at 11.30 am) at the Orewa Square, cnr HBC Highway & Florence Ave, Orewa Beach.

Last Sunday of each month


08:00 to 12:00
Centrestage Theatre
60 Centreway Road, Orewa

Last Sunday of each month. Vehicles $10 Trestle hire $5. Centrestage Theatre Carpark, behind Council building.
Come and sell or buy. Great fun and support a worthwhile cause: the ongoing refurbishment of Centrestage Theatre.

To book a spot phone 027 419 8135

Last Sunday in every month


Week 4 of every month Located in the heart of Historic Puhoi Village. Come & savour fresh local produce in a relaxed and friendly setting. While you sit and listen to the live music and enjoy the laid back Puhoi atmosphere, the kids can burn off some energy in the safe play area alongside. We have a great variety of stalls ranging from our vibrant Community Stall which offers local seasonal produce to fresh roasted coffee, bread, eggs, local honey, gingerbread, olive oil, smoked sausages & pork products, Puhoi Valley Cheese, Liquorice Allsorts, hand made soaps, organic vegetable seedlings, preserves, mussel fritters, sausage sizzle and much more

Second Sunday of month till 3 February 2013 


The Hibiscus Coast Orchid Society meets on the second Sunday of every month (except January) with meetings starting at 1.30 pm and usually lasting a couple of hours.

The meetings always include a guest speaker, raffles and a cuppa, along with the usual club business. Visitors are always welcome. If you decide you would like to become a member the cost is $15.00 single membership or $20.00 family of two. We meet at the Masonic Hall, Centreway Road, Orewa. $2.00 door fee. For further information contact Barbara on 424 3199

 Every Monday (term time) 

Orewa Community Centre, 9am-12 noon
Ph: Emma 021 173 5525  •    Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
$4 charge per family, includes tea/coffee & biscuits for parents/caregivers


Every Monday

OREWA SOUTH INDOOR BOWLS - next to the Cafe and Arts Centre on Hibiscus Coast Hwy, 7pm. Every Monday. New members and beginners welcome. Contact Ken on 09 426 4678 or Elaine on 09 959 1087 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Every Tuesday


at the Orewa Sea Scout Hall (north end of the beach) from 7pm till 9 (tea break in the middle). Non auditioned, open to shower warblers and closet crooners or anyone who wants to make noise. No music theory needed, and contrary to popular belief, most people CAN sing!!  You will be singing in harmony in minutes. The health benefits are huge, wonderful community, come and try us out. We are different from a traditional choir and sing world, gospel, folk, pop and trad. Brigid Sinclair is the choir director. $10 per session. email= This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Every second Tuesday


10am-noon. Meet at Orewa House behind the Estuary Arts Centre, phone 09 427 6556 or 09 426 3776

First Tuesday of Every Month


Your chance to meet like-minded business people from your local community. Networking is essential for everyone in business. Yet there aren't many local business events where people from different industries can meet each other, exchange ideas and stories, business cards or simply have a drink and nibble with like minded people.That's why we're hosting free events in our store to give you the opportunity to meet other business people from your community. To find out more and book your place, ask us about it today. We hope you can make it along on every first Tuesday of the month, 5.30pm-7.30pm. Ring your local Bank of New Zealand for further details

Every Tuesday & Thursday


Twice weekly meetings give members a chance to enjoy a game of indoor bowls or cards. Members meet at the Orewa Community Hall from 12.00pm to 1.00pm every Tuesday and Thursday.

Every Tuesday till 05 February 2013 


The Hibiscus Coast Quilters meet twice a month (except for January). Visitors are always welcome. Members can attend either or both meetings each month. The club also produce a monthly newsletter which advertises other events, demonstrations and classes.

MEETINGS: 1st Tuesday of each month (daytime) – 9.30am to 11.30am at Whangaparaoa Ratepayers Hal, Whangaparaoa. 3rd Wednesday of each month (evening) – 7.30pm to 9.30pm usually held in the Whangaparaoa Ratepayers Hall, Whangaparaoa, but occasionally evening meetings are held in member's homes. (Call contact number to check.)

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Fourth Tuesday of each month

 provides a Time Out morning on the fourth Tuesday of each month; the next one is 22 Oct. Time out runs from 10.30 -1.30 with morning tea and a light lunch being served. Entertainment and a chance to socialise in the morning and after lunch Bingo is played with small prizes handed out instead of money. Come along and make some new friends. Venue: Centrestage theatre foyer Centreway Road Orewa or phone for more details phone 09 426 0916.

Second Wednesday of every month. 1pm


The HBC Widowed Club meets at 1pm on the second Wednesday of every month at the Orewa Community Hall to offer friendship and understanding to those attending. Club day includes guest speaker, a trading table, raffles and afternoon tea, with a coffee morning or brunch at a local café are also held regularly. For further information phone D. Bunker on 426 482

Weekly 9am-4pm

has established a Family Planning Clinic. Contact for more information. 214d Hibiscus Coast Highway near the Western Reserve, Ph: 09 426 5005

Every other Wednesday 


Visitors are always welcome.

Come and have fun as you improve your communication, public speaking, self-confidence and leadership skills.

Toastmasters has a "learn-by-doing" philosophy, wherein each member learns at their own pace. Toastmasters builds confidence through speaking in public in a friendly, fun and supportive atmosphere.

Meetings:  Every other Wednesday 7.30pm to 9.30pm 
at Orewa Baptist Church, Loop Rd, Orewa
Phone: Stephen 021 129 3568
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Website: www.orewa.toastmastersclubs.org 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/orewatoastmasters 


Every Thursday


held weekly on Thursday Mornings at 9.30 till 10.30 at the Sea Scout Hall Orewa (north end of the beach). It has 4 parts to a session, breath meditation followed by gentle stretching, then voice breath exercises and finally some unison singing at the end. For anyone who wants to extend their breath, strengthen their voice, lift their spirits, open up to possibilities. Great for depression, breathing challenges etc Run by Brigid Sinclair of SIng Me Up Community Sings. email= This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Every Tuesday & Thursday


Twice weekly meetings give members a chance to enjoy a game of bowls, cards or scrabble. Members meet at the Orewa Community Hall from 12.45pm to 3.30pm every Tuesday and Thursday.

Every Thursday

Meet at Orewa Community Club, Amarino Rd, Orewa 7.15pm. Contact Ivan on 09 421 0410

Every Thursday

Middle Eastern /  Belly Dance Fusion classes at the Orewa Community Centre from 6pm-7.30pm (excluding school holidays). Contact Sandy on 021 034 9851, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or website for more info http://lazuli.weebly.com


2nd Thursday of the month


OREWA LADIES GARDEN CLUB meeting, Orewa Catholic Church, 12.30pm

Contact Ann 09 427 8377 for more information.




Every Friday night


SAFE SPACES FOR TEENAGERS  Hibiscus Youth Centre 6-10pm for 13-17year olds.


Every Friday 1pm


"HOUSIE"  214 Hibiscus Highway Orewa at 1pm every Friday.  


1st Friday of the month


AB UKULELE SING A LONG   Muldoons  4-6pm.

First Friday of the month


From 7pm till late, Orewa's main road will become "Orewa's cruise night" This is open to all American, Australian, hotrods, performance & classic cars to cruise The main meeting area is Orewa comminute car park Florence ave Cruising from 7pm with hourly Cruise from 8pm 9pm & 10pm food is available from many of the local venues throughout Orewa The route is from Florence ave to centerway road return & this is as many times as you like For more information Call John 021 167687.
Check out http://orewacruisenight.webs.com/apps/



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