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Great Barrier Island ~ Events Calendar & Public Holidays 


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2016    
July 8th  School Holidays begin  
July 22nd School Holidays end  
Sept 23rd School Holidays begin  
Sept 25th Daylight Saving begins  
October 1st   Wharf to Wharf Marathon - Annual Fundraiser for Kaitoke School
Starts at the Port Fitzroy wharf and finishes at the Tryphena wharf. 42.2 kms The course takes runners, walkers and mountain bikers through mature bush, the main settlement areas and past some of the coastline Great Barrier Island is famous for.  FEES: Adult $85.00; Child 15 years of age and under $45.00;
Closing date for entries is 18th September.
Discounted air and ferry travel for participants.

Prize giving - Claris Sports Club, 7pm (approx)
     
Oct 7th  School Holidays end  
October 22nd    Claris Club - Market Day
Starts at 10am.  Whangaparapara Road
Ph 4290 260
October 24th  Labour Day   
November 4th   Melbourne Cup  - Currach Irish Pub
Ph 09 4290211
 www.currachirishpub.co.nz
November 5th   Guy Fawkes
Held at Claris Sports and Social Club, Whangaparapara Road 
 (weather permitting)
November 4/5   Tipi & Bob's Black Jug - 2 day fishing comp
Open Competition, Biggest snapper - winner takes all. Lots of other prizes
including mystery weight, average weight, spot prizes etc
Entry $70/person (includes Hangi)
Entries to be paid by 10am Friday, Fishing starts non Friday.
Weigh in 5pm Saturday, followed by hangi and live music.
Everyone is welcome.
Enquiries/Entry phone Margery 4290 550
www.waterfrontlodge.co.nz
December 5th   Santa Parade & Market Day
From 10am at Claris Sports Club, Whangaparapara Road, Claris
For enquiries and float registration contact Izzy Fordham on 4290260
December 16th School Holidays begin  
December 31st   New Year Party
Claris Sports Club
Ph 09 4290260 for details
2017    
January   New Years Picnic
Held at Medlands from 10am
January 30th Auckland Anniversary  
February 3rd    School Holidays end
February 6th Waitangi  
March 17th    St Patricks Day
April 2nd Daylight Saving ends
April 13th School Holidays begin
April 14th Good Friday  
April 17th Easter Monday
May 2nd School Holidays end  
May    Tipi & Bob's Black Jug - 2 day fishing comp
Open Competition, Biggest snapper - winner takes all. Lots of other prizes
including mystery weight, average weight, spot prizes etc
Entry $70/person (includes Hangi)
Entries to be paid by 10am Friday, Fishing starts non Friday.
Weigh in 5pm Saturday, followed by hangi and live music.
Everyone is welcome.
Enquiries/Entry phone Margery 4290 550
www.waterfrontlodge.co.nz
June   Claris Club - Market Day
Starts at 10am.  Whangaparapara Road
Ph 4290 260
NOTE:  Daylight Saving begins at 2am on the last Sunday in September and 
ends at 2am on the first Sunday in April.