Annual Events

Annual Festivals around the Hokianga

  • December Christmas Parade, Rawene
  • December 31st. Horse Races on the Beach, Pawarenga
  • January 1st. Axemen’s Carnival, Opononi
  • January Wai Worri Woolshed Country Muster
  • January Fishing Contest, Opononi
  • January North West Challenge Mounted Games Day – rodeo
  • February 12th. Hokianga Treaty Day, Mangungu Mission, Horeke
  • February. North Hokianga A&P Show, Broadwood
  • February. Wild West Fest, Waimamaku.
  • March Rodeo, Umawera
  • September. Hokianga Country Music Festival 

Various times throughout the year :-

  • Fishing Competitions – several locations
  • Gaelic Festival – Kohukohu
  • Pig Hunting Competition – several locations
  • Matariki (Maori New Year) Festival
  • Jazz Festival – Omapere
  • Kapa Haka Competitions
  • Waka Ama competitions