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Whakapirau Community Log in to the admin, click on "Posts" then "Add New". Name it something meaningful (Like the "mid-winter swim" one) You can add media (photos - Videos etc) Click "publish"   You can do just a plane post or use the "Visual Builder"...

Queen’s Birthday Weekend: 2021

What a busy weekend we had. The weather was positively summer-like (on Friday)....but deteriorated as the weekend progressed - although it didn't manage to dampen anyone's spirits!. Fortunately, the Orchard Club had a fine morning on Saturday (Arbour Day NZ) for the...

WRRA Easter Activities 2021:

What a wonderful Easter weekend it was – lovely weather and great activities.  Thanks to all those who participated and helped to make it such a memorable time. Click on Heading to view Key points: WRRA AGM Although we’d like to have seen more people attending...

The Sand Castle / Sand Sculpture Competition:

Many children and their families had fun on Saturday afternoon creating superb sand castles and sand sculptures. The competition was intense - and the Judge had her work cut out trying to decide on the prize-winners. Click on the heading to view photos. !st Prize went...

The Easter Egg Hunt 2021:

Many children enjoyed searching for chocolate eggs at the waterfront on Sunday morning - and when they found them, they put them back in the basket.....so they could be shared out equally. Another very successful event organised by Kiera & Grace Dunn and their...

The Whakapirau Catch Fishing Contest 2021

Congratulations to all those who took part in this year's competition on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th April. The weather was beautiful and the snapper were biting - well they were on Sunday! Click on the heading to see photos. Men's Heaviest Catch: Colm Berry - Snapper...

AGM 2021: Nomination Forms

WRRA Working for our Community- I, ___________________________________________nominate ___________ _______________________________ for Chairperson Seconded by:___________________________________ I, ___________________________________________accept this nomination...

WRRA AGM: Saturday 3 April 2021

Whakapirau Residents' & Ratepayers' Association: Notice of Annual General Meeting 2021 The AGM will be held on Saturday 3 April 2021 at 10.00 am at St Albans Church, Oxford Street, Whakapirau and all are welcome! AGENDA: WelcomeApologies for AbsenceMinutes of AGM...

New Year’s Day 2021: Summary

The usual delicious BBQ food was available at this year's events....with many more people attending than in 2020. At least, we assume there were many more because, again, we catered for 200 - but this year ran out of burgers and sausages completely! Sorry we had to...

New Year’s Day 2021: Raft Racing

"Foiled" winning the Children's Raft Race and also judged Most Innovative Children's Raft"Tui" winning the Adult Raft RaceChildren's Raft Race contenderAmerica's Cup Team Whakapirau Crew with their Most Innovative Adult raftAdult Race Underway....Team...