Summer is a great time to be out and about! Enjoy this summer, here are some January events happening around Te Awamutu!

Gourmet in the Gardens - January EventsGourmet in the Park

January 21st, 4-8pm, Selwyn Park

The very popular Hamilton Gardens ‘Gourmet in the Gardens’ is coming to Te Awamutu, bring your picnic blanket for a wonderful family evening out. Remaining two dates for summer Sat 25th Feb, & Sat 25th March.


Rangi Merito BMX Memorial Grand Prix - January EventsRangi Merito BMX Memorial Grand Prix

January 21st -22nd

Rangi Merito BMX Memorial Grand Prix, National qualifying meeting open to all licensed riders at Castleton Park from 10am each day. Free public viewing. Contact Liz Seager at


Raglan Arts Weeekend - January EventsRaglan Arts Weekend

January  28th – 30th

Raglan Arts Weekend is held on Auckland Anniversary Weekend each year (the last weekend in January). The Old School Arts Centre in Stewart Street has inside booths manned by the artists. Visitors make the Old School their first port of call for the Arts Weekend before visiting artists with open studios. As well as the art stalls there are food stalls running outside at the Old School. For more information visit:


Tour de Science - January events

Tour de Science

January 28th 7pm – 8pm

Tour de Science, a Science Storytelling Show, Te Awamutu Little Theatre, $10.00

Award-winning performer David Klein is bringing his science storytelling show to town. Part theatre, part pop-learning, Tour de Science is an effervescent scientific and personal learning adventure. David shares his journey of curiosity and discovery from childhood to adulthood as atoms, cells, evolution, the solar system, stars and beyond are pieced together into a unique and extremely satisfying conclusion. For more information visit:


Dambusters Exhibition - January EventsDambusters Exhibition Coming Soon

By permission of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, the exhibition Dambusters: Boffins, Bravery and Bouncing Bombs is coming to Te Awamutu Museum!
Explore the planning that went into the infamous raid on the Ruhr Valley Dams, the science behind the ‘bouncing bomb’ and the aftermath for both 617 Squadron and the residents of the Ruhr Valley.
In conjunction with Dambusters there will be a special exhibition celebrating the life of New Zealand’s own Dambuster pilot, Les Munro.
Throughout the exhibition period there will be special screenings of the classic 1955 film, Dambusters. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for dates and times of the screenings.

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