EVENTS GUIDE

MATAMATA CHRISTMAS PARADE

SATURDAY 1 DECEMBER, 11am


CAMBRIDGE CHRISTMAS PARADE

SUNDAY 2 DECEMBER, 2-3pm
Main Street Victoria Street, Cambridge


WOMEN ON BOARDS NETWORKING EVENT

TUESDAY 4 DECEMBER, 5.30-7pm

Deloitte, 24 Anzac Parade, Hamilton
Non Member: $35. Member: $30
www.governancenz.org


THE GREAT NZ SANTA RUN/WALK

WEDNESDAY 5 DECEMBER, 6.30pm

Hamilton City Hawks Clubrooms, Grantham Street, Hamilton

A major fundraiser for Graeme Dingle Foundation, the Santa Run concept is simple – a 2-3km fun run/walk in a Santa suit. Each adult entrant receives a free Santa suit as part of their entry fee.

www.santarun.co.nz


HAMILTON CENTRAL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION – CHRISTMAS & BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

WEDNESDAY 5 DECEMBER, 4-6.30pm

Beca, Level 2, 6 Garden Place, Hamilton

Last social business event for 2018 featuring a view, a do and BBQ. On the evening also toast the Hamilton Central Business Association’s 10 year anniversary.

RSVP: admin@hamiltoncentral.co.nz


2ND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM

WEDNESDAY 5-FRIDAY 7 DECEMBER, 9am-4pm

Freedom Institute Of Higher Education, 1-28 Liverpool Street, Hamilton

The theme of this conference is “Enhancing Equity through business, and we are now calling for papers, posters and mini-workshops. Buy Tickets 07 846 7446.

www.freedom-ihe.ac.nz


MORRINSVILLE CHRISTMAS PARADE

SATURDAY 8 DECEMBER


HAMILTON CHRISTMAS PARADE

SUNDAY 9 DECEMBER, 2pm


SCHOOL TERM END

Primary, intermediate and special schools end of year no later than Thursday 20 December. Secondary and composite school, end of year no later than Tuesday 18 December.


CHRISTMAS EVE

MONDAY 24 DECEMBER


CHRISTMAS DAY

TUESDAY 25 DECEMBER


BOXING DAY

WEDNESDAY 26 DECEMBER


PIRONGIA BOXING DAY RACES

26 DECEMBER

Pirongia Golf Club / Racing Club

Every Boxing Day, New Zealand’s oldest racing club, the Alexandra Racing Club, plays host to the Pirongia Boxing Day Races. After an indulgent Christmas, the races provide the perfect opportunity to relax and unwind with friends and family. Enjoy a flutter on the horses or just soak up the social atmosphere at this iconic Boxing Day tradition. Locals and visitors alike flock to this popular event which has become part of the local Christmas calendar, so pack a picnic and claim your spot among the shady trees surrounding the track this Boxing Day.

www.facebook.com/PirongiaBoxingDayRaces


NEW YEAR’S EVE
MONDAY 31 DECEMBER

NEW YEAR’S DAY
TUESDAY 1 JANUARY

DAY AFTER NEW YEAR’S DAY
WEDNESDAY 2 JANUARY


NORTH ISLAND COLGATE GAMES

FRIDAY 4-SUNDAY 6 JANUARY

Porritt Stadium, Crosby Road, Hamilton


WAIKATO RIVER TRAILS SUMMER SIZZLER

12 JANUARY

The Summer Sizzler will be the perfect way to launch 2019.
Whether you are a runner or walker you will enjoy the varied scenery that is around every corner. With undulating elevation and varied trail surfaces that wind their way along
a path that encompasses both the magic and beauty of New Zealand. Be inspired as you walk or run through grassed farmland, open reserves, cross boardwalks and take in
expansive lake views.
www.wrtsummersizzler.com


IRD RETURNS

15 JANUARY

Provisional tax instalments, student loan interim payments,
GST and employers’ returns and payments due.


HSBC NZ SEVENS

26-27 JANUARY

FMG Stadium Waikato

Hamilton City is set to host the New Zealand leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series from 26-27 January 2019. With a rich rugby heritage, Hamilton and the wider Waikato
region will once again come alive with Sevens rugby action. With an array of great event happening around the tournament, its sure to be an action-packed event.
www.sevens.co.nz


GST RETURNS AND PAYMENTS DUE

28 JANUARY


WAITANGI DAY

WEDNESDAY 6 FEBRUARY