Calendar of Events  
Tues 22 Tues 29

Magic SprinklesMagic Sprinkles - Happy House, Hibiscus Coast Community House, 3.30pm - 4.15pm


Magic Sprinkles in Orewa!Happy House for confident walkers up to 6 years old, their siblings and their parents/carers. 

1 x Child - $13.50 a session 
2 x Children - $20 a session 
3 + Children - $25 a session
(Siblings under 6 months old are free).
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Mobile: 0212924105
For more information click here


Sat 19 & Sun 20

Hibiscus Coast Quilters Silver Anniversary Show, Orewa Community Centre, 10am-4pm

368 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa. Showcasing members' skills and passion for patchwork, applique and quilting as well as quilts made for charity and heart cusionss for hospital patients. Raffles.  Entry $5, children under 13 free.


Sun 20

Kumeu Vintage Brass Band Concert, Orewa Arts & Events Centre, 2pm

Come and listen to the Kumeu Vintage Brass Band. Tickets $20 adults (children free) from Orwa baptist Church office, Loop Rd, Orewa or phone 09 426 6976 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Net proceeds to Orewa Baptist food bank and building fund.


Sun 20

Brian Smith Jazz Quintet, Muldoons, 2-4pm

Come and listen to Brian, Chris, Dean, Bruce & Frank at Muldoons, Moana Ave.


Sun 20 Aug
Sun 3 Sept
Sun24 Sept
Sun 1 Oct
Sun 15 Oct
Sun 29 Oct

Supshed Spring Series croppedSUPSHED SPRING SERIES 2017, Orewa Beach, 9.30am 

A Six-event SUP, Pronte Paddleboard and longboard series to crank up your paddle fitness, ready for summer.  Dont have a race board? No worries!!  Boards can be supplied for novice SUP race entrants.
9.30-11.30am - Compulsory Check in at SUPSHED
12 Noon - Races start
2.15 - Prizegiving.
For More information - click here 


Wed 23 & Thurs 24

family history croppedFamily History Month, Orewa Library, 11.30am

Two sessions in the Orewa Library on Family History Month.

Wednesday session is 'Recording Family Stories' and Thursdays session ' The Thrill of Chasing your Family History'
For more info click here


Thurs 24

Hibiscus Coast & Warkworth branches of Forest & Bird host political candidates meeting, St Andrews, 7.45pm

Hear the candidates' views on the local environment at the Church hall, Centreway Rd, Orewa. All welcome. More info This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Thurs 24

Sue NicholsonSue Nicholson - Answers from the Other Side, Orewa Arts & Events Centre , 7pm

The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational live show Answers from the Other Side.Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to create a communication link between those who have passed over to the spirit world and the living. Through this interaction, she is able to deliver messages to loved ones and help them reach a sense of peace.

For more info & tickets click here


Fri 25

General Election Meeting, St Johns Catholic Church hall, Centreway Rd, Orewa  1.30pm

Rodney candidates present their policies and answer questions from the floor. Afternoon tea to follow. All welcome.

Hosted by the Hibiscus Coast Grey Power.

Sat 26

Dreams - The Fleetwood Mac Experience, Orewa Arts & Events Centre , 8pm

Always such a night to remember - The Fleetwood Mac Dreams The Fleetwood Mac Experience. Guaranteed to get you out of your seat..... tickets at orewa menswear or at



27 Aug
24 Sep
29 Oct

Orewa Artisan MarketArtisan Market, Orewa Square, 8.30am-1pm

Crafts, homemade, naturally sourced and eco friendly products.

You can enjoy leisurely shopping in a great patch of calm and scenic outdoor environment, offering wholesome fun and artistic flair.

The beach is offering the perfect finish of the day - a place of relaxed enjoyment for the whole family.

In association with Destination Orewa Beach.

Stall inquiry with Sarah: Email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 027 260 2201



Fri 8 &
Sat 9

Orchid showHibiscus Coast Orchid Show, Orewa Community Hall, 9am

Times:  Fri 8th   9am - 4pm
            Sat 9th  9am - 3pm

This is our annual Spring Orchid Show where our members bring along all their flowering plants for judging and display. There is also a trading table so anyone can buy orchids and also posy bowls. There will be a raffle with several prizes to choose from.

FREE to enter.  Click here for more information


Sat 16 Sep
Sun 15 Oct
Sun 12 Nov
Sun 10 Dec

Crystal VisionsCrystal Visions Holistic Craft Market, Orewa Community Centre, 10am - 3pm


Crystal Visions Holistic Craft Market - Nurturing Body, Mind &, Spirit.

We focus on having quality people at affordable prices. Creating a loving and friendly space for people to come and relax, enjoy or treat yourself to something special. For more information click here

Wed 20

Fabulous 50sOperatunity Presents : Fabulous 50's, Centrestage Theatre, 11am

Relive the romance and the fun when vocals met harmonies as we celebrate the greatest hits of the 50's.
Singers and Band pay tribute to greats like Elvis, The Everly Brothers, Doris Day and Bill Haley and the Comets! Starring Karl Perigo, Suzanne Lynch (half of the duo The Chicks), Pat Urlich (part of the band Peking Man), Bruce French, Ray Eade and Ron Coleman.

For more info & tickets click here



Every Saturday 

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

See event map:


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 Sat 11am-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 for more info.

Every 3rd Saturday of every month

Orewa Writers Group  meeting at Orewa Library 1pm-2.30pm. All writers welcome.


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 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 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
Sandra Paton  mobile 02242 34592 •    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.


Second Monday of every month HBC FLORAL GROUP, OREWA COMMUNITY HALL, 10am

Members enjoy a time of friendship, fun and the opportunity to delight in flowers.
Each month all members floral art designs are critiqued by a judge.
A wonderful lunch is enjoyed followed by a workshop or a demonstration.
Tuition is given at all levels from novice upwards.



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 OREWA LIONS CLUB MEETING
All Welcome to attend the meeting each month at the Sharks Sports Club, Victor Eaves Park, Orewa at 7pm.
Any queries phone Mandy Hebben 09 426 0586 or Lorna Maddock 09 424 5561

First Tuesday of Every Month BNZ CONNECT
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 noon to 4pm every Tuesday and Thursday. Entry $2. All welcome. Ph 09 426 2028 for more information.

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. 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.
Fourth Tuesday of each month
empowering women worldwide

Monthly meeting on 4th Tuesday of the month at "The Wade" restaurant, Silverdale.
Meet at 6pm for dinner and speaker
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Or phone Cathy on 0297746628




First Wednesday of every month. 11am


HBC Grandparents Parenting Grandchildren support group, 11am - 1.30pm, Red Beach Methodist Church Lounge.  For more information This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


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



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

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  FUN & GAMES   Hibiscus Youth Centre 11.30am-12.30pm

Come and join in the fun. Sometimes, we will play inside and sometimes we will play outside. Bring along a gold coin donation to help with hiring this wonderful venue, snacks & drink and some wet weather gear to put on when we play outside. Also, we can bring along any ride on bikes, tricycles and scooters to enjoy riding on inside. If it is just too rainy and stormy then we will stay inside.
Let's Play Outdoors HBC is for children and their parents/caregivers to enjoy exploring, discovering and investigating local natural environments, going to playgrounds and enjoying activities with others.
More infor -  Diane McKinstry - Phone: 0212924105; Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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  4.30-6.30pm.

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 Muldoons car park Moana Ave. Cruising from 7pm with hourly Cruise from 8pm 9pm & 10pm food is available from many of the local venues throughout Orewa. For more information Call John 021 167687.

Fortnightly Friday 10-11.30am


Let's Play Orewa is a fun community playgroup, in Orewa, for children, aged 2 to 6 years old, and their parents/caregivers to enjoy together.

Fortnightly on Fridays, during the school terms, 10:00am to 11:30am, at the Hibiscus Coast Community House, 216 HBC Highway (the old corner site), Orewa. April 24, May 8, 22, June 5, 19, July 3 
Cost: a gold coin donation.

At Let's Play Orewa we encourage young children (3 to 5 years old) to explore process art, music + movement and shared stories alongside interested parents/caregivers who actively engage in the programme while interacting with their children.

We also enjoy a morning tea together.
The limit is 10 children, each accompanied by an adult.

Please register by requesting a form: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 0212924105, completing it and sending it back.

Diane McKinstry 
My background includes being a parent, a teacher, a newspaper columnist, a music and movement facilitator, a parent educator, a sports’ coach and a community worker.



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