Sports Day Friday 01 January 2021

The weather obliged with a second fine day, enjoyed by well over 100 people at Hank Edwards Reserve. Sports Day was ably MCed by Dominic Hayden and again numerous volunteers sorted out equipment, helped competitors to the starting line, judged winners and handed out prizes, while others staffed the sausage sizzle and drinks stand.

Many thanks to all competitors, supporters and volunteers.

Four photos below are by Barry Jordan. See his wonderful Waikawa Sports Day 2021 photos album for more.

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Photos from Boat Day Thursday, 31 December 2020

The weather was actually great for Boat Day 2020 with blue skies and sunshine.

At least 100 people and 40 boats were part a fun and enjoyable day, ably MCed by Dominic Hayden and run by numerous volunteers.

Many thanks to all volunteers and participants.

For astonishingly good photos see Barry Jordan’s Flickr album: Waikawa Boat Races 2020. Three of his photos appear below.

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Summer Activities schedule 2020-2021

As usual, we have plenty of activities planned for the summer. ALL WELCOME: you don’t have to be a member of the WBRA to join in. If you’re staying at Waikawa Beach then come and have some fun.

Date Time Activity Notes
Sunday 27 December 2020 3 pm AGM Hank Edwards Reserve. Bring a chair. If wet, at Manakau Hall.
Thursday 31 December 2020 10.00 am Boat Day At the footbridge. If the weather’s bad it’ll be on Saturday 02 January 2021 at 11 am. The limit of people on the footbridge at any one time is 10 people.
Friday 01 January 2021 2 pm Sports Day Hank Edwards Reserve.
Monday 25 January 2021 (Anniversary Day) Judging at 3 pm Sand Sculpture Day Cross the bridge and turn left.
no date am 18 Hole Golf We need a good turnout so let us know as soon as possible if you’re interested. Email Normally held at Ōtaki then back to Waikawa Beach for refreshments.
no date am Ambrose Golf Email as soon as possible to register your interest.

Most activities depend on the weather so check the noticeboard, the blackboard or the website for last-minute updates.

Spring Quiz Night Friday 18 September 2020

The Heart of Manakau Proudly Presents Spring Quiz Night

Date: Friday 18th September 2020

Time 7.30 start

Location: Manakau Bowling and Sports Club. Corner of Honi Taipua and Mokena Kohere Streets

Cost: $10 per person

Teams: Maximum of 12 teams with 5 per team. If you don’t have 5 we can help you make up a team on the night. Please make sure you register as we were at our maximum at our last quiz night.

Register your team by contacting Kimbal 36 26 395, or John 36 26 723,

Refreshments: The Bowling club bar will be open. Light snack food will be served during the evening

The MDCA will be running raffles during the evening with all funds raised being used by the MDCA for projects that benefit the community

Please support your community by entering a team.

Quiz Night September 2020 flyer. (37 KB Docx) Same info as above but with better layout and formatting.