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Join the Waihi Art Club at the Waihi Memorial Hall for their Easter Exhibition from 9am - 4pm Sunday 21st, Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd April.

The Waihi Art Club has many talented and versatile Artists, who use various styles and techniques.  

Come along to watch artists working live on work, let the kids get creative in the Artwork for Kids Room or even purchase a piece of art as all art work will be for sale.

Eftpos is available and a gold coin donation at the door is appreciated. Happy Easter Waihi Beach 🐰🐣 Do you have your outfit for this years Repco Beach Hop
Warm Up Party? Its happening this Wednesday 27 March if you didn't already know.

Downtown Waihi will be a haven for car enthusiasts and alike with amazing prizes for the best dressed, entertainment, Rock'n'Roll Circus Burlesque Show (R18) at the Jack Daniels Marquee, shopping specials and of course loads of classic cars and hot rods. The Waihi Art Centre and Museum is currently featuring a "Nambassa" Exhibition. 

Go on a journey back into the 70's and explore the history of these unique festivals or get inspiration for your Op Shop Ball - Celebrating "Nambassa" outfit.

The museum is open Thursday, Friday: 10am - 3pm and Saturday, Sunday, Monday: 12noon - 3pm (School Holidays - Every day: 12pm - 3pm) Secrets of the Man Shed revealed and you would hardly believe what some blokes have in their sheds! 

This unique event gives you the chance to ramble through some of the most interesting sheds, tiny homes and factories in our district.

This is a all ages event, happening this Saturday 30 March from 9am - 4pm and commencing from the Katikati Arts Junction, 36 Main Road, Katikati. So its official...the first school holidays for the year are upon us. Not to worry parents Waihi Beach has loads happening.

The Natures Library is hosting Nature Kids Holiday Programme here at Waihi Beach.

For more information visit:

Or see the poster attached. Waihi Beach has it all Easter weekend, but be sure to save some time to get along to the United Church Easter Saturday Gala and Sales on 20 April from 8.30am - 11.00am.

Held at the United Church on Wilson Road (opposite The Secret Garden) this is sure to add to the magic of your Easter weekend here at beautiful Waihi Beach. The Echo Walking Festival commences this Saturday 6 April - Sunday 28 April.

Get the kids off the couch and out into nature, the festival has walks from 1 hour to all day tramps. There is something for everyone and every fitness level.

For more information visit: The Echo Walking Festival 2019 kicks off 6 April through to 28 April.

Follow winding tracks through spectacular scenery and amazing views. Explore our backyard and learn about our local history. Hike across hills, discover pools and waterfalls, get a bit of exercise and enjoy our local bush and beach.

From an hour's walk to full day tramps, there's something for everyone and every fitness level.

For more information visit the Echo Walking Festival Website at: #Repost @the_escape_artist_nz with @get_repost
Twilight fun at the “slip-sloppy beach” (my 3yr olds name for this part of the beach!). With just over 6 weeks to go until the Nugget Multisport Festival, now is the time to check this event out. 

This event has something for everyone, the Full Nugget MultiSport Race, Half Nugget Duathlon, 23km Trail Run and the 11km or 6km off-road Run/Walk events. 

Not to mention the incredible spot prizes, including 7 nights in a luxury Fiji Villa for up to 6 people.

For more information about participating or spectating, visit: Do you know someone new to Waihi Beach or the broader Bay of Plenty?

In small towns like the beach here, we need to make our new comers feel welcome. Here are some suggestions and tips on how to welcome new people to our community :) Fancy a yoga class to balance out your Easter Weekend indulging? 

Miriama Smith is running classes all Easter Weekend at the Waihi Beach RSA.

See the poster attached for more information.

Happy Easter Yogi's 🐰