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Every week during school terms

Calling all vendors! Don't miss your chance to be part of Whangamata Market - the ultimate beachside market experience! Set up your stall, showcase your unique products, and captivate a crowd of beach lovers, holidaymakers, and locals. With a prime location by the beach and a vibrant atmosphere, Whangamata Market is the place to be. Secure your spot among talented vendors and enjoy high foot traffic during this long weekend extravaganza.


Monday nights
Jack McLean Centre
7:30 to 9:30pm
Come along and give it a try.
All welcome.
$7 a night, or you can pay
a sub for the whole season.
(ends in October)

Carson's Club

Exciting news!
Carson's Club which connects our community to:
Club Member Special Deal Offers
Invites to Upcoming Events
Monthly E-Newsletters
Sign up in store!

More details to follow

I am so very happy to start a life drawing group with @shannonsilcock. This such an excellent way to study anatomy and also a social event for artists. Beginners welcomed! Please arrive 10/15 minutes early to set up and make sure you understand the etiquette during the sessions, as the model's comfort is very important.

Spread the word and come along to support your local whanau and pick up a bargain!

· CALLING ALL SCHOOL AGED ARTISTS! The Seagull Centre is turning 17! and to celebrate we are running a competition to design a MURAL! We have 3 walls that need jazzing up! So that means 3 winners! The Seagull Centre is moving in a new direction to drive the circular economy while promoting the 6 R's and we are looking for ways to promote this. We are inviting school age applicants to create a mural that reflects the Seagull Centres values. Entre as a group or an individual. Prezzie card prizes to the total value of $1000. Applications close 23rd June. Winners announced at our party on the 1st July. Entries accepted via email (info@seagullcentre.co.nz) or instore, please include your name, age and contact number.

2023 Senior A and Senior B Club Draws

After team changes to both competitions, both draws have required significant changes for the upcoming season.

Here is what you need to know

  • Using same start and finishing dates as previously communicated.
  • Easter and Kings Birthday weekends off.
  • Everyone agreed on a 12-game season for this year’s competition over 15 weeks. Excluding Semi’s and Finals. We have stuck with this.
  • 6 home matches and 6 away matches each in the A’s (12 in total). 5 home matches and 5 away matches each in the Bs (10 games in total)
  • Points are carried through all season with the philosophy of the draw been ONE ROUND. The team who is top of the table after Round 7 will receive the Silcock Shield (As) and Elders Cup (Bs) after everyone has played each other. Each team will play everyone twice, except for two teams.
  • In short, it is the same format as the original draws that were released.

Please note that start times have been changed for the 2023 season to accommodate the extra travel times for teams travelling away. This is a blanket change across the board.

A Splash of Colour

Vaughan will be holding a workshop on Saturday June 24th.
It's limited to six, so book early if you would like to come.
If you would like an info sheet, email Vaughan at:
Book at gallery or online.
Thames Art Gallery 03-0458-0212814-00

Looking forward to exhibiting a collection of night sky images
at Christine Rabarts Exhibit Space at 24 Wharf Road
in Coromandel Town (next to UMU).
We have some of the darkest skies in New Zealand
and the views of the moon. starts and planets are truly spectacular
From 6:00pm Friday May 26th to Sunday June 11th.

Ngatea Village Market

Second Sunday of every month
at the Ngatea Memorial Hall
from 10:00am to 2:00pm
(starting on June 11th)

Support the Community

Phone Lucy for more information
021 0881 9899


Time to try Taekwondo
- New students welcome

Get your teams together and entries in for
this year's Waikato District Superchamps.
Email entries to manager@squashwaikato.co.nz
or upload to iSquash.

Mercury Bay Area School

Join us for an enchanting evening of romance, wit and drama as the students of our community proudly present their production of 'Pride and Prejudice'! Adapted from Jane Austen's beloved novel, this student-led production promises to captivate audiences with its timeless story and stunning performances. Performances will be held at the school hall on 10th June at 6pm and on 11th June at 5:30pm. Tickets will be available for purchase at the school office starting from May 22nd at $10 per ticket (CASH ONLY)Don't miss your chance to support the creative talents of our students and experience a delightful evening of theatre. We look forward to seeing you there!

Paton Kitchens
Wine & Design

Upcoming events at Paton Kitchens.
Book a spot!
Only limited spots for June 15th wine and design.
Tell a friend or two to come along and have fun with the design challenge.
We invite you to come to our showroom and taste
some divine wine and nibbles all on us.
All things kitchen design, and of course the mood board challenge.

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