Community Events

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Running a public event


Martinborough Music Festival – 29-31 October 2021, Martinborough Town Hall

Senior Person of the Year Award – Nominations close 24 September

Featherston Organics Week. October to December 2021. Multiple events happening in and around Featherston

Wairarapa Film Festival: Events through May, July and October.

Upcoming Cycling Events on Hurihuri

Old and Past Events

Community Emergency Hub Open Days – August 2021

How prepared are we for a large emergency? In a disaster, your neighbours are your first and best source of support. Come along and learn about your Community Emergency Hub.

  • FEATHERSTON, Sunday, 15 August, 11.30 till 1.30, ANZAC Hall
  • GREYTOWN, Sunday, 15 August, 3pm till5pm, Town Hall
  • CARTERTON, Friday, 20 August, 2pm till 4pm, Events Centre Foyer
  • MARTINBOROUGH, Sat, 21 August, 11am till1pm, Old Ambulance Rooms next to Fire Station

Celebrate Matariki at Hau Ariki Marae with Wairarapa Wine: 9:30am 9 July 2021

Greytown Festival of Christmas – The big Switch: 2 July 2021

Matariki Star Hunt: 3pm-8pm 9 July 2021

Featherston Matariki Evening Festival: 9 July 2021

Ngā Puoro ō Matariki: 12 – 2pm 11 July 2021 – 62 Bell St Featherston:

Glittering Galaxies 10am 11 July 2021 – Featherston Anzac Hall, 62 Bell St, Featherston, Wairarapa

Pūkana: Te Karu o te Ika – Moments in Māori performance:  22 May – 22 August 2021. Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History. SWDC is a proud supporter of Aratoi

Hautapu ki Matariki: 4 July 2021 Te Ritenga – Matariki Ceremony – Wairarapa Moana Lake Domain Reserve.

Martinborough Community Planting Day: 10am – 12pm Friday 18 June. Martinborough Golf Course. SWDC is a proud supporter of the South Wairarapa Biodiversity Group.

Free Career Coaching in Featherston and Greytown Libraries

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