What's on in Taranaki - November


Taranaki Steelformers Around The Mountain Relay
Friday 1 and Saturday 2 November 

A fantastic all night, all day running,composite and walking team event with all teams completing 1 lap 150kms of Mt Taranaki/Egmont. Teams are encourage to raise funds for the new Taranaki St John Community Centre

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Flying High Lunch - Taranaki Rescue Helicopter Fundraiser
Tuesday 5 November / Melbourne Cup Day, 1pm - 6pm, Plymouth International

Enjoy live entertainment from Kiwi legend Paul Ego, a delectable three course lunch and a live and silent auction for attendees to bid on an array of thrilling experiences and luxury items. The day will conclude with the racing event of the year, with prizes for the winners of our very own Calcutta, and a Fashion in the Field competition for the best dressed.

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Low-emissions world: business challenge or opportunity?
Tuesday 12 November, 12-2pm, GQ Boardroom, Level 1, 25 Dawson Street, New Plymouth

The Taranaki Branch of the Institute of Directors, in partnership with Venture Taranaki, present this Lunchtime Panel with Nigel Barbour, Justine Gilliland and Rob Hewett on how Directors or Business leaders should be focusing their thinking and responding to commitments towards carbon net zero, how shifting to a low emission economy presents new opportunities for innovation, and what’s happening in Taranaki  on this.

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Deck the Rooms for Refuge - Taranaki Women's Refuge Fundraiser
Saturday 16 November, 9am - 4pm 

This sell-out event returns for its 9th year with eight wonderful New Plymouth homeowners who invite you to share their Christmas spirit. Each home will be decorated with the owner’s interpretation of Christmas for you to enjoy and be inspired by. As a major fundraiser for Taranaki Women’s Refuge, all funds will go directly towards supporting women and children in our local community who are affected by Domestic Violence. Join us for a glorious day out and fill your cup with Christmas magic.

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Spiegel Fest
21 November - 1 December

Spiegel Fest has it all – comedy, music, dance, cabaret and breath-taking acrobatics. Housed on Puke Ariki Landing in the opulent Pacific Crystal Palace Spiegeltent, Spiegel Fest offers up a fortnight of explosive fun to Taranaki. From the international smash-hit cabaret burlesque-circus style production Limbo Up Close to award winning standup comedians this lineup will leave you wowed and at the edge of your seat. Some of the best New Zealand artists including Julia Deans, Jennifer Ward-Lealand and Troy Kingi will serenade audiences with their powerhouse vocals.

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Highly Strung Dinner & Cabaret
22 November - 14 December, 6.00PM, Plymouth International

Don’t miss out on this year’s premier Christmas party! Highly Strung is a spectacular show featuring some of the best ‘old school’ guitar party classics From Bon Jovi to The Beatles, and Dylan to Dire Straits, this show has something for everyone

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