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48 Hours In Kaikoura Photo Exhibition

August 25 @ 9:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm

48 Hours in Kaikoura Photo Exhibition incorporates: The 48 Hours in Kaikoura Amateur Competition The 48 Hours in Kaikoura Pro Competition Weather is a ‘constant’ in the daily lives of Kaikoura people. In 48 hours the region can experience huge climatic changes and the images taken over the “48 hour weekend” held 4th and 5th August 2018, often demonstrate this dramatically.

Kaikoura Hop 2018

September 13 @ 12:00 pm - September 16 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 12:00pm on day 15 of September, repeating indefinitely

A Kaikoura weekend of Cars, Cruising, Car Show, Fun, Food & Entertainment.
Come and join the fun at the Kaikoura Hop!


September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Hot on the heels of their 5th studio album release ‘LEGACY’, Katchafire hit New Zealand for their annual winter tour with 11 shows in August and September. The latest offering from the band has seen them hit no.1 on NZ itunes album chart, no.1 on the US reggae charts and in high demand around the world with tours in the U.S, Australia and Brazil before the years end. TICKETS through EVENTFINDA    https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2018/katchafire/kaikoura/tickets

Kaikoura Races

October 28 - October 29
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One event on November 3, 2019 at 1:00am

JOIN US FOR ONE OF NEW ZEALAND’S MOST ICONIC RACING EVENTS! Sunday 28 October - Kaikoura Family Day      Monday 29 October - Alabar Kaikoura Cup Day General Admission  Sunday | entry by gold coin donation Monday | Entry $10 per person, under 18s free   Campers and caravans $10 per day Hospitality spots available for pre-purchase MARLBOROUGH ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND

Kegkoura 2019

March 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kaikoura's very own craft beer festival hosted by Emporium Brewing Craft Beer, Cider, Wine, Food, Music & Mini Golf! This is a great little festival, purposely small with only 6-8 breweries to keep it a chilled and relaxed afternoon with a focus on great craft beer and food from around the region. Limited to a maximum of 300 attendees, get your tickets quick so you don't miss out! ​Details and tickets will be available from December 2018

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