Christmas Parade, Christmas Festival & Ignite Marl

01 Dec 2019

Join us after the mistletoe markets in the town square for our annual Christmas parade.

Chloe Vitae will be singing some of your favourite Christmas tunes. The parade will begin at 3:30pm and there will be many floats creatively decorated! Santa will make an appearance!

Plus some yummy food stalls!

Club Walk - A Tour of Local Clubs - Walk 14

18 Oct 2019

An introduction to the heart of the Russell community, walk between the clubs, stopping for a drink and some fascinating stories. Visit the Boating club, sitting right on the water’s edge, threatening to float way with sea level rising. The Swordfish club located upstairs on the waterfront which is the oldest game fishing club in New Zealand is a must do when you visit the Bay of Islands. The RSA is full of its own history of fighting for survival. And of course, we have the Bowling Club which is an integral part of the community. Take in the photographic history and hear the stories behind the memorabilia which help keep our town alive. Once you have visited each club and appraised each menu you can return for dinner and a cosy night in with the locals.

Fri 18th Oct 3:30 pm 
Duration – 4 hour 
Distance 2km 
Cost - free 
GRADE: easy 
Category - Family friendly – Children 10 years plus 
Maximum walkers - 20

Feilding Craft Market

11 Oct 2019

Wow,this is really the best ever Christmas Market, it's NZ's largest and best market.

Its 3 days of Christmas Shopping. With over 250 stalls designed for Christmas shoppers you will be sure to get all your Christmas shopping done in one go. Wanting something unique this is the place to get it. Stalls are dressed up in Christmas attire. Lots of Christmas trees are decorated and dotted around the event, so many in fact we have to get a truck to bring it all in. The vibe is festive. It's Christmas and its 3 days. Put this on your calendar as a Must Do.

Whanga Vega Extra Vaganza

28 Sep 2019

A wonderful evening to celebrate our cultural diversity through fashion, design, entertainment and so much more.

There are two shows with entertainment scattered through the evening.

Show 1: Ethnic Fashion Parade 
We invite you to showcase your Unique Ethnic Cultural Costumes in our Ethnic Fashion Parade celebrating our diverse cultures of Whanganui.

Show 2: Wearable Arts Competition 
Wearable Arts Categories 2019

1. Recyclables – Junk to Funk 
2. Cultural Fusion 
3. Whanganui Sceneries 
4. Fluoro Frenzy

There are 3 age categories: 
Tamariki: U13yrs 
Youth 13yrs – 18yrs 
Adults 18yrs+

Ticket price includes entry and refreshments.

Lingerie La Rouge

03 Aug 2019

Lingerie La Rouge 
It’s the second instalment to the hugely successful lingerie noir! This time we are going to take you on a Moulin Rouge inspired journey of big hair, feathers, lavish lads & ladies.

Doors open 7pm / Show starts 7:30pm

Lingerie fashion show 
Live Dj - Urban Beats 
Special guest Cici Von Rouge (burlesque performer) 
Milonga Latin dance party to end the night (from approx. 9pm till late) no experience necessary! Just come and have a dance with us.

Cost - $15 Earlybird or $20 on the door (cash only) 
Limited door sales if not sold out prior 
This is an R18 event 
Cash bar

Check out the event on Facebook to stay up to date with all details. 
Any inquires Ph - 022 437 4950 (Chloe)

Come join us at 39 Marine Parade for a fabulous night of entertainment, lingerie and urban beats music!

Winter Festival - School Holidays

15 Jul 2019

10am - 2pm Daily

15 July - 19 July 

  • Snow Ball Pool
  • Winter Tattoos
  • Galaxy Snow Globes

Bottomless Lunch at Something & Social

13 Jul 2019

Tauranga get excited because Something & Social is now hosting Bottomless Lunch!

Our first event launches on Saturday 13th July and will run every Saturday for 6 weeks until the 17th August.

We have two 2.5 hour sittings for you to choose from: 11:30am – 2pm or 12:30pm – 3pm

Tickets are only $45pp and include: 
- Your chosen dish from these delicious options: Chicken Burger / Fatoush Salad with Crispy Squid / Fish and Chips / Margherita Pizza 
- Bottomless: Beer - Estrella / Wine - Squealing Pig Rose, Sparkling Rose, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Sav Blanc / Cocktail - Mimosa

So round up your crew and get bottomless with us! We are located on the sunny side in the Observatory of Tauranga Crossing.

Please let us know if you need to be seated in a group by emailing

R18, ID will be checked.

*Something and Social Host Responsibility Policy and the obligations of the Sale & Liquor Act 2012 will be applied and adhered to. Guests will only be allowed one drink at a time.

Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival 2019

10 Jul 2019

If you’re looking for a great night out in August (or several for that matter…) look no further than the Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival. 

Not only does this one of a kind event provide an excellent opportunity for young musicians to perform and learn from other great, well-respected musicians, but you will also get the chance to see The Committee featuring Hollie Smith at the Gala concert! 

Winter Festival - School Holidays

08 Jul 2019

10am - 2pm Daily

8 July - 12 July 

  • Snow Ball Pool
  • Winter Tattoos
  • Galaxy Snow Globes


11 May 2019

Join us in stunning Marlborough, the wine and food mecca of the world whilst staying in one of our comfortable holiday homes.  Challenge yourself with the most uniquesocial and picturesque half marathon in NZ. 

The 21.1km course winds through vineyards, up and over short stop banks and alongside the mighty Wairau River. With the Wither Hills to the south, the Richmond Ranges to the north and the vineyards ablaze in their autumn colours, the Vineyard Half is the most scenic half marathon in New Zealand. Less than 4km of the course is on sealed road, and the course is mainly flat with off-road terrain that can be uneven underfoot.