Saturday 26th March 2016 (Easter Weekend)
3pm - 7pm
Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
Ocean and Orchard @theOldPackhouse

Festival Sponsors

The Hits FM
Kerikeri District Business  Association
This event is proudly supported by the
Kerikeri District Business Association.

Event Programme

Main Stage

MC courtesy of The Hits

11:00 am

Festival Opens

11:30 am

Thelonious Punk


Orangewood Kiwifruit Competition
(Fun team challenge – teams of 4)

12.15 pm

Thelonious Punk

12:45 pm

Oyster Eating Competition
(2 heats and one grand final)

1:00 pm

Jules Trio

2:00 pm

Wearable Arts Parade and Prizegiving

2:15 pm

Taylah and Jay D

3:00 pm

Strangely Arousing

3:45 pm

Holiday Prize Draw

3:55 pm

Strangely Arousing

4:30 pm

Lemon Sucking Challenge
(Fun Competition)

4:45 pm

 Rock Salad

6.00 pm – Festival Closes


Orangewood Ltd Food & Wine Theatre

11.15 –
11.30 am

Flair with cocktails 
Starring Sovrano Limoncello’s mixologist Paolo Loggia

11.40 –
12 noon

Authentic Thai with veggie carvings on the side
Staged by The Raj of Curry King and Singho Thai’s Sam

12.15 –
12.30 pm

Tantalising the palate with food & wine sensations
in harmony with The Pear Tree’s GM Stephanie Gartland and Chef Blair Macann

12.45 –
1.45 pm

Appealing oysters, amazing mussels and kiwifruit-chilli chutney
perfectly choreographed by The Rusty Tractor’s owner Yolande and Chef Dianne

2.00 –
2.30 pm

Jamming session with Orangewood kiwifruit
orchestrated by The PieHere pioneer himself, Gary Burnett


Wearable Arts Competition

12.15 pm

All designers & models assemble at Festival Headquarters
(adjacent to the main) gate by 12.15 pm

2.00 pm

Wearable Arts Parade and Prizegiving on the main stage


Orangewood Ltd Gazebo

2.30 pm

Kiwi Kreations – kids kiwifruit sculpting competition


Kids Zone

12 noon

to 4.00 pm

Supervised children’s area including bouncy castle and games

Supervision courtesy of Arohanui Early
Childhood Learning Centre

1.15 pm

3.00 pm

Magic Show by Mike the Magician (20 minutes)