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,...


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)....

Old Butter Factory

Some interesting historical information for those interested… https://www.nrc.govt.nz/media/9355/appendixbackgroundinformationforkaiparanorthdairyfactory.pdf