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Living Waters Music Festival

32c Adairs Road, Ruatapu, New Zealand , New Zealand

Join us for a groovy, toe-tapping extravaganza at the Living Waters Music Festival! Get ready to dance, sing, and have a blast at this incredible outdoor event happening at 32c Adairs Road, Ruatapu, New Zealand in the beautiful West Coast landscape. With a lineup of amazing musicians and bands, this festival promises to be an unforgettable experience. So


Driftwood & Sand

Hokitika Tambo Shipwreck Memorial, Gibson Quay, Hokitika, Westland, New Zealand

Held in January each year at Hokitika beach, participants are invited to express themselves using beach-finds. Budding artists work side by side with professionals turning driftwood and other materials they find on the beach into sculptural pieces. All you need to bring is some imagination. Registrations - 9am Wed 24 Jan until 10am Sun 28


Hokitika Airport

Celebrating 100 years of aviation in Westland. The Westland District was introduced to the miracle of flight with the arrival of the Blazing Arrow – a biplane that gave joyrides to locals during the Hokitika Exhibition in 1924. Some 10 years later, famous aviator Captain Bert Mercer, established New Zealand’s first licensed commercial airline service

Lake Kaniere Triathlon

Lake Kaniere Lake Kaniere, Hokitika

The Lake Kaniere Scenic Triathlon, in its 39th year includes a kayak triathlon, swim triathlon, long distance swim, duathlon, run, walk, junior swim triathlon and a junior duathlon.

Hokitika Classic Surf Competition

Hokitika Beach Beach Street, Hokitika, Westland, New Zealand

The annual Hokitika Classic, a true backyard surf competition. Kicking off first thing Saturday morning. A $20 entry fee will go towards entertainment and camping. Spot prizes will be awarded at the prizegiving. $20 entry fee Note that this event is on the same day as WildFoods festival. We recommend organising accommodation ahead of time.


Hokitika Wildfoods Festival 2024

Cass Square Hokitika

Hokitika Wildfoods Festival - Saturday 9th March 2024 Hokitika’s annual Wildfoods Festival is a celebration of the West Coast’s unique wild food and lifestyle, accompanied by premier entertainment. Visitors can sample a wide array of local natural foods, ranging from some of the weirdest and most exotic delicacies to fabulous gourmet specialties. What’s traditionally found

South Island Ultra Marathon

Beachfront Hotel Revell Street, Hokitika, Westland, New Zealand

There are 3 events all being held on the amazing West Coast Wilderness Trail where runners will experience Lakes, Reservoirs, Rivers, Streams, Water Races, Swing Bridges, Bridges from Historic Tram Lines, A Western Town, Forestry, Wetlands, Board Walks, Mountains and the Sea just to name a few things. This trail has been described by so

West Coast Scenicland Rally

Westland Industrial Heritage Park 9 Brian Waugh Lane, Hokitika, Westland, New Zealand

WEST COAST SCENICLAND RALLY MARCH 2024 West Coast and other NZ Vintage Car Club members are invited to attend - find a Rally form to complete and sign-up asap if you haven't already! This years rally will be celebrating Westland's 150 years of Connection to the world and after touring the beautiful Westland District, will

The Nolan Family Reunion Film Event

Hokitika Regent Theatre 23 Weld Street, Hokitika, Westland, New Zealand

Nolan Family Reunion Movie Event Join with the Nolan family this Saturday 1st June from 1 pm atHokitika’s Regent Theatre to view a selection of film archives significant to the

100 Years of Flight

An important new transport connection from the West Coast to Canterbury was made on 4th June 1924 when Captain Maurice Buckley and mechanic Bill Harrington, flew Avro 504K (H5241) Blazing