Fab five things to do

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23 February 2018

With so much going on in Hamilton this weekend and next week, we have collated our fab five things to do:​

1. Friends of Waiwhakareke – Working Bees – Saturday 24 February - Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park

The reconstruction has started on existing farmland in 2004. Conservation volunteers, community groups and Friends of Waiwhakareke (FOW) to date have planted over 220,000 native plants. Come and help continue this great project for the future with the planting and maintenance of existing plantings. This is a 500 year project!

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2. Gourmet at the Gardens – Sunday 25 February – Hamilton Gardens

Come and dine with us on picnic rugs, share platters of food with friends and family, while listening to the sweet sounds from local musicians. Ideal family evening in the sun, beside Turtle Lake enjoying the local flavours.

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3. Hamilton East Heritage Festival – Sunday 25 February – Steele Park

This festival is a fun family orientated day out, which showcases the areas rich history, past festivals proved to be an outstanding success. With a mix of entertainment, vintage cars, pony rides and live music, there is something for everyone – even penny farthing races.

On site will be many stalls displaying a variety of interesting handcrafts and collectible items plus a diverse range of food stalls.

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4. Love Your Bike Day – Sunday 25 February – Innes Common

Dust off the family’s bikes, round up the kids and pack a picnic. There will be games, races, skills, bike checks, prizes and giveaways, a great day out for all the family.

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5. ODI Series: BLACKCAPS v England – Sunday 25 February – Seddon Park

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience and this England Tour is shaping up to be a cracker.  When we’re all there, we are the game. Our excitement and buzz builds up our heroes and supports their cause. We’re essential in building the drama and tension at those crucial crunch points that define national pride.

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Page reviewed: 23 Feb 2018 3:07pm