Local Events

Bliss at the market

Sep 9th, 2018 | By

Bliss Bakery and Pete’s Nutbutter sound like a perfect combo for food lovers at this Saturday’s Tamahere Market.

Bliss Bakery is a new artisan, gluten-free bakery appearing at Tamahere’s popular monthly market this Saturday, September 15.

Pete’s NutButter (peanut butter) is back by popular demand after make an appearance in August.



Centre involvement calls

Sep 6th, 2018 | By

The Tamahere Community Centre annual meeting (AGM) is coming up in late October.

Now is the time to consider getting involved in the community and lending a hand with this valuable community facility.

New committee members are welcome to join the committee where there are a number of roles available, including committee secretary.



Drop in for plan’s impact

Aug 28th, 2018 | By

A community drop-in session to provide information on impacts locally from the Waikato District Council’s Proposed District Plan is to be held in Tamahere on September 3 and 4.

All local landowners will have received a letter about the plan that either detailed the proposed changes to their property or prompted them to view the plan to see if they would like to make a submission.

The drop-in sessions are designed for those who have questions about the proposed changes or who plan to make a submission on the proposed plan.



A market for peanuts

Aug 12th, 2018 | By

If peanut butter is a must this Saturday’s Tamahere Market will be the place to get a fix.

Each month the market held in St Stephen’s Tamahere church grounds has a huge range of clever craft and mouthwatering produce.



New vicar installed

Aug 4th, 2018 | By

St Stephen’s new vicar Rev Sue Burns has been officially installed at the Tamahere Drive church.

Rev Burns, appointed in May, is well known in the Diocese of Waikato and Taranaki as its Ministry Educator from 1999 to 2008.

Since 2008 she served the national church as Dean of Anglican Studies at St Johns Theological College, Auckland, teaching pastoral studies, approaches to conflict and worship ideas.



Popular quiz night returns

Aug 1st, 2018 | By

Time to get the brain into gear for St Stephen’s popular, annual Community Quiz, on Saturday, August 11, in the church hall.

The welcome is extended to community members and beyond with registration from 6.30pm and the quiz starting half an hour later at 7pm.

BYO drinks and nibbles for your group whether participants come as a team of six or so or singly and join with others – a chance to get to know the neighbourhood.



Indoor market for August

Jul 27th, 2018 | By

The latest Tamahere Lions-hosted Best Artisan Market is on Saturday, August 4 from 9am to 1pm.

More than 60 stalls, mostly indoors, will offer food, cosmetics, gifts, crafts, plants, photography, coffee, jewellery, knitwear, furniture and more in the Tamahere Community Centre on Devine Rd.

Another two indoor markets are planned for upcoming Saturday mornings on October 6 and December 1.



Warm welcome at market

Jul 16th, 2018 | By

A warm welcome is assured at this Saturday’s Tamahere Market whatever the weather.

The mid-winter market has stocked up on seasonal clothing – hats, scarves, merino, socks – and will also have great hot food to keep the chill at bay.



Nature reserve gets kid-friendly billing

Jul 10th, 2018 | By

The Tamahere Reserve has featured in a magazine promoting outdoor adventures for kids.

Outdoor Kid is a free bi-monthly magazine and website designed to spread the word about kid-friendly walks throughout New Zealand.

The Tamahere Reserve figures in the June/July magazine and on the website among the top five kid-friendly adventures less than an hour from Hamilton.



Artisan market in June

Jun 2nd, 2018 | By

The countdown has started for the next Tamahere Lions’ Best Artisan Market, indoors at Tamahere Community Centre on Saturday, June 23.

Expect more than 60 stalls with food, craft, gifts, perfumes, cosmetics, clothing, and furniture for sale between 9am and 1pm.

Another four indoor markets at the Tamahere Community Centre are planned for upcoming Saturday mornings on August 4, October 6 and December 1.