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Friday 15 June –  Sunday 24 June 2018

The Carterton Heart of Winter Festival showcases all the wonderful things about a Wairarapa winter, and provides an exciting calendar of events to entice our community out to be entertained and enthralled with ‘stars, ice, light, feasts and fire’ over 11 days from Friday 15th to Sunday 24th June.

There is something for everyone in the programme, bring your family and friends out to have some winter fun!

This page will evolve as the programme develops, we will notify updates to the programme via our Carterton Heart of Winter Festival Facebook page. 

Below is the programme of events:

Friday 15th June: The Charles Rooking Carter Awards

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Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June: ‘Winter Stardate’ at Stonehenge Aotearoa

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Visit Stonehenge’s website for ticket information

Friday 15th June: ‘Matariki – Work of the Gods’ Stonehenge Aotearoa (7pm)

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To find our more click here

Saturday 16th June: Skating Rink & Snow Dome with Night Market & Food Stalls

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Fun for the whole family, check it out here
Carterton Events Centre

Sunday 17th to Tuesday 19th June: Skating Rink & Snow Dome

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More skating! Open to the public from 3pm. Door sales only
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Wednesday 20th June: ‘Midwinter Feast’ at The Clareville Bakery

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Delish feasts at the award winning Clareville Bakery. Details to come soon!

Thursday 21st June: ‘Legends of the Winter Solstice’ at Stonehenge Aotearoa


Back to Stonehenge Aotearoa for star gazing!

Thursday 21st June: ‘Winter Wonders’ 6pm to 7pm at Carterton Library

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PJ Story Time, Teddy Bear Sleep Over and Winter Crafts at the Carterton Library

Saturday 23rd June: Rock Quest at Carterton Events Centre

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Rock out! Get your tickets now!

Sunday 24th June: ‘Pantomania’ at Carterton Events Centre

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Details to come!