Leigh News & Events

Jun
29
Thu
Love Our Mangroves
Jun 29 @ 2:06 am – 3:06 am

More info to come.

Jun
30
Fri
Test event @ test venue
Jun 30 all-day
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Jul
31
Mon
Chris Priestley
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm

 

This month’s guest is the legendary Chris Priestley. Chris is well known for co-founding Real Groovy Records, and a number of popular musical venue cafes in the Auckland area.  His albums Unsung Heroes and Rogue have gained critical acclaim, these songs bring characters from New Zealand history to life. Chris will be joined by Cameron Bennet, Nigel Gavin and Claire Robertson.
Aug
10
Thu
Dr John Egenes
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm

Dr. John Egenes will play a full concert at Whangateau Hall.  Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, John is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, songwriter, saddlemaker, author and senior lecturer of contemporary music at Otago University. John spent decades on the American folk scene, as a session musician for countless artists. John stumbles through this life making mistake after mistake. His motto is, “You don’t learn anything from your successes…”

Oct
26
Thu
DOITS GALLERY @ Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Labratta Netana Music & Art Festival

The Labratta Netana Music & Art Festival

Join us on Thursday 26 October for the grand opening of the DOITS Gallery; in commemoration to some of New Zealand’s finest wood & stone carving artists and their artwork. The gallery provides the opportunity to showcase the work of participating artists, as part of the lead-up to the Labratta Netana Music & Art Festival, opening in late November (27th Nov – 9th Dec) at Leigh Sawmill Reserve.

This is a family event, with free admission, open to the general public.

Oct
28
Sat
Kowhai Festival Huge Day Out
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am

Heaps on so check out the website www.kowhaifestival.co.nz

 

Nov
3
Fri
Albi and the Wolves @ Whangateau Hall
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm

Full Concert

Tickets available at the door.

Nov
21
Tue
Whangateau Community Market day @ Whangateau Hall
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

whangateau market dayBuy, sell or swap. Or just come along for a cuppa with the neighbours. All welcome.

Jun
17
Sun
Leigh Community Mid Winter Swim @ Matheson Bay
Jun 17 @ 10:15 am

Meet at Matheson Bay at 10.15am to take the plunge!

Sylvias Coffee Cart  will be there with hot drinks and the Leigh Tennis Club with a sausage sizzle for swimmers and spectators. (weather permitting)

Come and support your locals, keep fit and healthy and have loads of fun.

Swim will be on come rain or shine!

Sep
3
Mon
QUIZ NIGHT @ Leigh Bar
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm

$5 per person – create your own team.

Monday night is also $15 steak night.

Book a table by contacting Richard at the Leigh Bar or on 021 041 9242 or richard.ostmo.scott@gmail.com

Nov
3
Sat
HALLOWEEN NIGHT PARTY @ Leigh Bar.
Nov 3 @ 9:00 pm

Getting ready for Halloween? So are we. Drinks, Food and NO DOOR CHARGE!
Come join us for some great music and excellent spooky bar concoctions!

Nov
20
Tue
Whangateau Community Market @ Whangateau Hall
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am

Community Market

  • 3rd Tuesday of the month
  • Bring/Buy/Sell/Exchange
  • Friendly community get together, Tea/Coffee
  • Contact Audrey Sharp, 09 422 6209, am.sharp56@gmail.com
Nov
21
Wed
Fashion Parade @ Warkworth Bowling Club
Nov 21 @ 6:30 pm
Dec
18
Tue
Whangateau Community Market @ Whangateau Hall
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am

Community Market

  • 3rd Tuesday of the month
  • Bring/Buy/Sell/Exchange
  • Friendly community get together, Tea/Coffee
  • Contact Audrey Sharp, 09 422 6209, am.sharp56@gmail.com
Jan
15
Tue
Whangateau Community Market @ Whangateau Hall
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am

Community Market

  • 3rd Tuesday of the month
  • Bring/Buy/Sell/Exchange
  • Friendly community get together, Tea/Coffee
  • Contact Audrey Sharp, 09 422 6209, am.sharp56@gmail.com
Feb
19
Tue
Whangateau Community Market @ Whangateau Hall
Feb 19 @ 9:00 am

Community Market

  • 3rd Tuesday of the month
  • Bring/Buy/Sell/Exchange
  • Friendly community get together, Tea/Coffee
  • Contact Audrey Sharp, 09 422 6209, am.sharp56@gmail.com
Mar
19
Tue
Whangateau Community Market @ Whangateau Hall
Mar 19 @ 9:00 am

Community Market

  • 3rd Tuesday of the month
  • Bring/Buy/Sell/Exchange
  • Friendly community get together, Tea/Coffee
  • Contact Audrey Sharp, 09 422 6209, am.sharp56@gmail.com
Jun
2
Sun
Tawharanui Planting Day @ Tawharanui Regional Park
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tawharanui Open Sanctuary Society Inc (TOSSI) invite you to join our planning day.

Come and help plant some of this years 15,000 trees and shrubs. Bring strong boots/shoes, gloves, drinks and a raincoat. As usual, we will be providing a delicious barbecue after the planting.

Follow the signs to the planting site.
9:00 am onwards

For more information, please email: secretary@tossi.org.nz
Telephone: Roger & Kim (027) 6979666

Jul
19
Fri
MAHURANGI FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – Jul 20 @ 10:30 pm

As part of the Mahurangi Festival of Lights which will run during the July school holidays, there will be a special Leigh Day on Friday 12 July. More information will be posted later.

Leigh Community Preschool Gala

Discover what’s under the sea at Leigh Community Preschool Gala
Leigh Preschool Gala will be an event filled day with magic, bouncy castles, raffles, pre-loved treasures, a photo booth and lots of marine life. Joy for all members of the family with gourmet food, a selection of drinks and live music.
Leigh Preschool is passionate about the marine environment and this year there will be a Marine Discovery Station with interactive displays and a touch tank. The Leigh Marine Laboratory and local artist have come together to create a beautiful under water environment.
Leigh Preschool Gala will be held on the 27th October, Labour weekend Sunday from 10am to 4pm at Leigh School Fields. The money raised will be used to upgrade Preschool’s outdoor space. 
For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2396867390527765/

Light Up Leigh

  • Scavenger Hunt & Face Painting (see events)
  • Night market at beautiful Leigh Central, so you can shop with stunning views of the ocean. Market from 4pm until 8pm.
  • Light Up Competition (see below)
  • Places to eat;
    – Leigh Bar: Light Up Leigh Special – Homemade soup, mulled wine and much more
    – Leigh Eats 
    – Amaranto Pasta and Cucina Food truck

For more information please email Michelle on 1805michelle@gmail.com

Get In Touch

 

Leigh Business Community Enquiries      leighbytheseaNZ@gmail.com

Please contact individual businesses directly from their listing.
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