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Mercury Bay Premier rugby team to play home semi-final

Saturday, 22 July 2017

This coming Saturday (July 22) Mercury Bay will face off in a home semi-final at Lyon Park, Whitianga, against Hauraki North.

Kick-off is at 2pm.

"We really hope for a huge turnout of supporters this Saturday," says team coach, Dwayne Mansell. "The boys are going to give everything they have to make the finals".

 


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Mercury Bay Premier rugby team to play home semi-final

Saturday, 22 July 2017

This coming Saturday (July 22) Mercury Bay will face off in a home semi-final at Lyon Park, Whitianga, against Hauraki North.

Kick-off is at 2pm.

"We really hope for a huge turnout of supporters this Saturday," says team coach, Dwayne Mansell. "The boys are going to give everything they have to make the finals".

 


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MBAS Art Auction

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Mercury Bay Area School Primary School students have been working on some wonderful artistic collaborations to be auctioned by Rob Ball of Harcouts Realestate at the school on August 2nd.

Doors open at 5:30pm. Auction bidding starts at 6:30pm.

Nibbles and light refreshments provided. 

Tickets are available for $10 each at the school ... Read more


Rock n' roll themed party at Whitianga Town Hall

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Dig out your stove-pipe pants, brill creme, petticoats and bobby socks! The Kuaotunu Fire Force is bringing you a 50s rock n' roll themed party on the evening of August 12, that will set the Whitianga Town Hall on fire! 

Why not book at table of 10 and really embrace the dress up aspect of the evening? There will be prizes for the best-dressed and also ... Read more


2017 New Zealand Rally Championship

Saturday, 26 August 2017

An exciting six round calendar has been announced for the 2017 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Otago, Whangarei, Canterbury, Coromandel, a new addition of the Waitomo Rally and the return of Rally New Zealand as the season Grand Finale, form the six rounds of the 2017 championship.

Come and enjoy the atmosphere and all the action ... Read more


"Murder at Hotel Balle Balle" Scouts Fundraising event

Friday, 1 September 2017

What happens when you mix a good Agatha Christie-esque story with Bollywood, throw in a healthy dose of laughs and a boggie to end the evening? You get a great night out!

The Whitianga Sea Scouts fundraising team present "Murder at Hotel Balle Balle" on Friday Septemeber 1 and Sturaday September 2, at the Flight Club Ballroom at the Whitanga ... Read more


Whitianga Scallop Festival 2017

Saturday, 16 September 2017

The Whitianga Scallop Festival is Whitianga's annual seafood festival - this year it will be held on 16th September. It's a fantastic day out with a variety of premium food stands providing a range of culinary delights.  If a day of scallops, cooking demonstrations from some of New Zealand's top chefs, music, ... Read more


Mercury Bay Lioness Club Garden Ramble

Saturday, 11 November 2017

The Lioness Club of Mercury Bay is planning a garden ramble for the weekend of 11 - 12 November this year.

At the head of the planning committee is Pat Lilley, a keen gardener herself. “We would like to ask people to start entering their gardens in the ramble,” says Pat. “Our plan is to sell tickets that will enable members of the public to visit ... Read more


Whitianga Half Marathon

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Whitianga's first half marathon - Get your friends and family training and enter now for a day of fun and energy! 

The course is a fast and flat scenic loop around Whitianga and Mercury Bay, on both pathways and sealed roads. 

What you can expect:

A day filled with fun, excitement and great energy - whether you participate or ... Read more


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