What's on in the Maniototo

Here are a few of the main events happeing in the region these holidays: 

 

NEW YEAR'S EVE
New Year's Eve street party. Hundreds of revellers converge on Naseby's historic Royal Hotel for New Year's Eve celebrations as a band entertains in a roped-off section off Earne St outside the pub.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 1
New Year Family Fun Day
The Naseby Domain transforms into a fun-filled place with old-fashioned games for the young and young-at-heart, such as egg-in-the-spoon and three-legged races. There will also be a big waterslide, stalls and food. Entertainment starts from 1pm.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 3
Crockery Bob's
Bring and buy crockery for sale at this popular annual event held at the Patearoa Community Hall, from 10.30am.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7
Pool Party
An afternoon of fun and games for the children at the Ranfurly Pool Party, held at the town's indoor pool on John St, from1.30pm-4pm. Entry is $2.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8
St Bathans Fete
Enjoy a variety of stalls and games at one of Central Otago's historic old gold-mining settlements, St Bathans, from 10am-3pm.