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Prawn Fishing Competition

Huka Prawn Park, Taupo, Lake Taupo

September-October 2017
Can you catch the biggest prawn? Or can your family catch the most prawns?
Enter our school holidays prawn fishing competition for your chance to win.
We have great prizes available for the longest prawn caught each day and a grand prize worth $500 for the longest prawn caught in the school holidays!

Toddler Time

Taupo Public Library, Story Place, Taupo, Lake Taupo

Join us for songs, stories and craft. Under 5s. No bookings required.

Playday On Track - Taupo Cars

Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, 463 Broadlands Rd, Taupo, Lake Taupo

Sunday 8 October 2017 8:00am – 4:30pm
3 Groups of cars today so there will be a speed group for you. Always great to watch but even better to be out there doing it.
Also, Playday Prestige group will also be hosted on this day so come along and have some fun with like-minded good people.
Playday on Track is sure to cater for your level of comfort, whether it’s your first time on the track or you’ve done a few track days before.

Modern Maori Quartet with Annie Crummer

Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, 463 Broadlands Rd, Taupo, Lake Taupo

Sun 8 Oct 2017, 7:00pm
With the show band's long-awaited debut original album, 'That's Us!' being released Friday 15th September Modern Māori Quartet will head off on an extensive 19 date nationwide tour, travelling the highways and byways of New Zealand taking their music to the people of Aotearoa. Joining them for te haerenga (the journey) will be the beloved Annie Crummer.

Taupo Fashion Show

Great Lake Centre, 5 Story Place, Taupo, Lake Taupo

Sat 28 Oct 2017, 6:00pm
A community event that showcases local and national Designers, Models and Entertainers in a fun and supportive environment. A great night out for the whole family.

Gardens Flowers & All That Jazz

St. Andrew's Anglican Church, 91 Titiraupenga St., Taupo Town Centre

Fri 17 Nov 2017, 6:00pm–8:00pm Sat 18 Nov 2017, 10:00am–5:00pm
Explore some of Taupo's most beautiful private gardens, many open to the public for the first time.
Enjoy jazz music, a string quartet as well as painting and sculpture and the opportunity to get some wonderful ideas for Christmas. The event kicks off with a cocktail party on Friday evening at St Andrew's with a stunning floral carpet and displays in the church and gorgeous Christmas displays in the foyer.
On Saturday, after a day of wandering the gardens enjoy refreshments at the church and grand finale entertainment from the St Andrew's Con Brio Choir.

Huka MTB - Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

Great Lake Centre, 5 Story Place, Taupo

Sat 25 Nov 2017, 7:00am–7:00pm
Part of the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, the Huka MTB has four event categories, the 85km Huka Challenge, 60km Huka Steamer, 35km Huka Teaser and the Huka XL race for licensed riders.

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