Fri 27th Dec
SAND SCULPTURE COMPETITION 3pm
Meet on the beach by the walkway nearest to the Surf Club. Open to all ages, individuals, groups and families. Use innovation and skill to impress the judges.
Use only natural materials. Gold coin donation please.
Sat 28 Dec
BIG DIG TREASURE HUNT 9am
Kids, Nippers come and dig for prizes. Hands only. Meet at walkway left of Surf Club. Gold coin donation please.
TENNIS TOURNAMENT– all day
Open to all ages. If interested sign up at shop by noon on Friday 27th Dec. Entry fee- Adults $5, child (12 & under) $3. Draw will be posted at Surf Club, shop and court. Saving day will be Sunday if wet.
BATTLE OF THE STREETS TUG OF WAR 6PM
A popular and hotly contested event. Form a team with friends, family or neighbours to compete. A great way to meet your neighbours or other people in your street. Teams of 7, minimum of 3 females.
Two age group competitions – Adults, and kids (under 14 years of age at 30/12/2017).
$100 cash for the winning adult team and $50 cash for winning kids team.
Entry per team, $10 Adults and $5 kids.
Sign up at the Surf Club on the day or contact Garry on 027 245 7595 by 4 pm 28/12/2019 to register. Quench your thirst in the bar afterwards.
CONCERT This event is followed by a concert on the Surf Club deck- Kit and his band, Acoustic Twist. Relax with a cool drink, linger, listen and boogie at the best beach bar in Paradise
Sunday 29th Dec
SAVING DAY for TENNIS
KIDS ICE CREAM EATING COMPETITION 3 pm
Kids, enjoy some messy fun. Please register at the shop for this popular event by 6pm on Saturday 28th. Held outside the Surf Club. Gold coin donation please.
Monday 30th Dec
BEACH VOLLEYBALL 2 sessions
Learn the basics, develop your skills and join in some fun activities.
Activities and a mini comp. Get your mates together for a friendly game with some coaching from some experienced players. Prizes.
The net will be up most days for people to form teams and have their own competition and fun.
KIDS QUIZ NIGHT 6-7.30pm
At the Surf Club. Teams of 5 for ages 8-12 years only. Test your knowledge of music, sports, books, movies, geography and pop culture and enjoy a fun evening.
$10 per team. Form your own team or come along to join another.
Tuesday 31st Dec
SCAVENGER HUNT 3 pm for kids- 12 and younger. Meet at the Surf Club.
A gold coin donation please.
Bring a carrier bag and a pencil. Must be done on foot. A test of local knowledge, observation and smart thinking.
No evening events planned for New Year’s Eve.
Wednesday 1st January
CRAFTY ARTS- 2- 4pm
Mums and Dads, send the kids along while you enjoy some quiet time while you recover from last night’s partying.
Hey kids! Get creative. A quiet, indoor activity doing beachy arts and crafts at the Surf Club. For children aged 7-12 years. A maximum of 20 so first in, first served. Please bring $2 towards cost of materials.
NOTHING TRIVIAL QUIZ NIGHT– 7.30pm
Form a team or join a team of 6 to put your brains to the test. At the Surf Club.
An evening of light-hearted entertainment and competition.
Entry charge of $5 per person. Prizes. Bar will be open for refreshments.
This is always very popular so be early or you will miss out.
Thurs 2nd Jan
KING OF THE MOUNTAIN 8 am
A long standing Whiritoa tradition. Registration forms available at shop and Surf Club from 31 Dec.
Sign up at 8am, ready for an 8.30 am start. Kids- up to 15, Men, Women.
Cups and prizes to be won.
Entry charge $10 an adult, $5 per child, $30 per family
A fundraiser for a fantastic cause- our Surf Club.
This is an event that is much looked forward to. However, despite running for over 45 years there is a risk that it will not continue if we do not have volunteers prepared to take on its organisation. We need an organiser for next year so please contact Wendy or the current organisers if you can help.
MISS WHIRITOA BEAUTY CONTEST -4PM
Come and strut your stuff. Categories include all ages, girls, boys, women and men. Register at Surf Club between 2 – 3pm. Entry fee applies. Please be prompt. Competition starts at 4pm
Fri 3rd Jan
‘CHALLENGE YOUR BALANCE’ YOGA 9.30-10.30AM
All are welcome- absolutely no experience needed.. It’s relaxed and fun- bring your family and challenge them too. In the Community Hall with Dawn. A fundraiser for the Surf Club. Cost- $5 per person. Please bring a yoga mat or beach towel. Open to all ages.
BEACH FAIR 9AM-1PM Yes, it’s back!
Along the beach front by the Surf Club. Lots of stalls selling fruit, veges, crafts, plants etc. Bring your cash and support the local community.
Events may have to be cancelled or postponed at short notice if weather is unfavourable.
Please check notice boards for further details and any changes to the programme.
Events are organised and run by volunteers for your enjoyment- Please support them.
Any proceeds go to support the sterling work of our Surf Club
We are always looking for new ideas for events, willing helpers to run them and sponsors.
If you are able to contribute prizes or sponsorship, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Wendy on email@example.com or ph 0273422353.
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#WHIRITOA SUMMER HOLIDAY PROGRAMME 2019-2020