Cross Hills Gardens Country Fair

Christmas shopping at its best! 2 days of shopping amongst 180 + fantastic stalls showcasing unique and NZ made products. Shop amongst the beautiful rhododendrons and enjoy a relaxing stroll and picnic lunch, with live music and delicious food available all day. Have a Motorhome? Book in for the weekend and wake up to stunning views and Cross Hills Gardens on your door-step! Parking: $5.00 parking Per Night/Per Van for Self Contained Motorhomes and Caravans on site Friday through to Sunday.

Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November 10am – 4pm

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Cross Hills Gardens Country Fair

Cross Hills Gardens Country Fair, Kimbolton

Diet, Human Health and Planetary Health

A talk by the renowned Professor John Potter.

The latest research between diet, lifestyle and cancer. A public speaking event which will provide research based, current dietary advice and information regarding the link between nutrition and cancer, to the Manawatu community. Professor John Potter will include simple lifestyle recommendations that people can utilise to reduce their risk of developing cancer, especially bowel cancer.

Thursday 15 November 6:30pm for a 7pm start

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Fresh Produce

Diet, Human Health & Planetary Health, a talk by Professor John Potter

Hudson & Halls Live!

And we’re live! The oven’s caught fire, David is drinking, and Peter has some bad news. Prepare to be transported to a 1980s television studio for big laughs, rum-fuelled showdowns, and some very questionable cooking. It’s the Christmas special and they’re up to their eyeballs in turkey stuffing and melting cream castles. Now all they need is an audience. Move over My Kitchen Rules, the original kings of kitchen drama are back. An immersive live experience originally co-created by theatrical daredevil Kip Chapman, this Centrepoint-produced version of smash hit Hudson & Halls Live! offers a hilarious glimpse into the lives of two of New Zealand’s trailblazing TV personalities at a pivotal point in their career.

Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 November 6:30pm – 8pm, Thursday 15, Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November 8pm – 10pm, Sunday 18 November 4pm – 6pm, season ends 21 December.

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Hudson & Halls Live! in Palmerston North

Hudson & Halls, Palmerston North

Two Foolish Fairytales

Two funny plays for children performed by children. Hansel and Gretel alongside Cinderella. A lovely pre-Christmas treat for the whole family.

Friday 16 November 7:30pm – 9pm, Saturday 17 November 2pm – 4pm and 7:30pm – 9pm, Sunday 18 November 2pm – 4pm

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Feilding little theatre

Two Foolish Fairytales, Feilding Little Theatre Players

Rongotea Lions Christmas Parade

A special Rongotea and Districts Christmas parade featuring floats from local schools and clubs, colouring competition winners, bands, vintage machinery and plenty of stalls. Fun for all the family.

Sunday 18 November 12pm – 3:30pm

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Rongotea Lions Christmas Parade

Rongotea Lions Christmas Parade, Rongotea 

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