The Whakapirau Catch Fishing Contest 2020

Congratulations to all those taking part this year! We had great weather for the final day (8 February)….but those big fish were just not biting…… WELL done to the “Heaviest Fish” winners Men’s Challenge – Ken Chambers 2.36kg Kahawai.Ladies’...

2020 New Years

New Year’s Day 2020: First home in the Children’s Raft Race! Most Innovative Childrens Raft 1st Place Winner – Adult Raft Race Most Innovative Adults Raft

New Year’s Day 2020

Another wonderful day at Whakapirau! Beautiful weather, raft & kayak racing, children’s races, tug-o-war, raffles and a delicious BBQ. What more could we ask for? Thanks to all our participants, supporters, helpers and the whole community….we couldn’t do any...

MidWinter Swim 3 June 2019

We’ve just found some wonderful photos of this year’s MidWinter Swim. Congratulations to all those brave souls who took to the water – and thank you to our Event Coordinator Margaret Bailey and her BBQ crew, Kaipara District Council Deputy Mayor,...

ST ALBAN’S CHURCH – WHAKAPIRAU

Whakapirau, a charming seaside village on the shores of the Kaipara Harbour, is home to St Alban’s Anglican Church. Well-loved in the district this historical icon was built in the late 1890s by local builder, Frank Somner, for the princely sum of 500 pounds ($1,000)....