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A Taste of Matarangi – countdown is on

As the days tick away, anticipation is building for the much-awaited ‘A Taste of Matarangi’ festival, set to take place on Saturday, 6 April at the Beach Reserve on Kenwood Drive, Matarangi.  Join us for a day of family fun starting 10.00am – 4.30pm.
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Food enthusiasts and festival-goers, get ready to indulge your taste buds with diverse culinary offerings, premium wines and locally brewed beer while enjoying a musical backdrop that sets the perfect atmosphere. Engage in family activities, ensuring an enjoyable experience for all ages.

In the spirit of giving back, the festival hosts a charitable event, encouraging attendees to contribute to a worthy cause through various avenues, including charity auctions, raffles and the ever-popular bucket drop. This year’s recipients are Te Rerenga School and Kuaotunu Search and Rescue, and with the option to donate online when purchasing tickets ensures that the charitable spirit extends beyond the festival grounds.

This unique blend of gourmet indulgence, entertainment and community support makes  A Taste of Matarangi a not-to-be-missed celebration, bringing people together for a day of joy, generosity, and shared experiences.

All the details you need to make the most of your time at ‘A Taste of Matarangi’.

Be sure to visit the festival’s official website. There you will find all the information you need to plan your day, including participating vendors, the musician line up, festival programme, parking, transport and purchasing tickets.

Take a moment to peruse the website and review the terms and conditions outlined. These details cover a range of important aspects, including entry requirements, event regulations, and any special considerations that will contribute to a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for everyone.

Buying tickets online is the quickest and easiest way to secure your spot at this fantastic festival. Go to  Adult tickets $30, child $5 (5-17yrs) and under 5yrs free.  Gate sales will be available on the day at an increased price.

Gather your friends and family, get your taste buds ready, and prepare for an unforgettable day filled with live entertainment and cherished memories. We can’t wait to see you there!

We are deeply grateful to the following sponsors for their unwavering support:


Gold – All about Whitianga, Creative Fuel, Richardsons Matarangi, CFM Coromandel, Winton Beaches development

Silver – MATARANGI Beach Paper, Matarangi Rate Payers Assoc. Puku and Kerre’s liquor, Four Square Matarangi, Good as Gold Painting, Matarangi Monitoring services, ITM Coromandel, Matarangi Homes, Holistic Health, Hopper Construction, NZPGS

Bronze – Matarangi Plumbing, Peninsula Pests, The Whole BoxnDice NZ, The Matarangi B&B.