2018 Programme


7 April

Saturday

2018

10:00

Festival opens


10:30

Welcome

Official opening by local iwi Ngati Huarere.

10:45

The Mercury Bay School Band

Performing until 11:45am.


11:00

Children’s cooking competition

One of the highlights of the festival which starts at 11am is the return of the Te Rerenga School competition where three teams will compete by creating their own dish.


11:45

Seafood Demonstration

Something for all the fish catchers, fish cooks and fish lovers – a fish demonstration including how to shuck mussels, fillet fish and prepare and care for your catch.


12:00

Wilde Taylor

Americana duo performing until 1pm.

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12:30

The Great ATOM Cook Off

Three local home cooks have the opportunity to demonstrate their culinary skills. Contestants will cook one or two of their favourite dishes.

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1:00

Charity auction

There will be four packages auctioned at the festival including two luxury weekend packages for two, a meal and accommodation package, and a golf package. This is a great opportunity to support our charities and enjoy one of these fantastic packages donated by Admiralty Lodge, Stoked Restaurant, The Lost Spring, Kuaotunu Chalets, Luke’s Kitchen and The Dunes Matarangi.

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1:30

Daughters of Ally

Amazing vocal duo performing until 2:30pm.

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2:45

Raffle draws

Raffles are on sale from 10 AM until 2 PM at the merchandise tent.

3:00

The Monroes

Exciting party music entertainment.

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4:00

Alcohol sales close


4:30

Festival close

Get your tickets now

Join us to celebrate the sixth Taste of Matarangi festival on the 7th of April 2018.

Event

Sponsors


Many thanks to our wonderful sponsors! Without the help of our sponsors, this event would not happen. The following businesses are sponsoring the 2018 event and we are thankful for their support.
Creative Fuel design/print/web
All About Whitianga
More FM

Felicity Jean Photography
Holistic Health
Puku & Kerres
Richardsons
Matarangi General Store
Coromandel Life
The Matarangi Beach Paper
Coastal Signs
Matarangi Rate Payers Assciation Inc
Bachcare