The Whakatane community puts on a wide range of events catering to many interests, including some of New Zealand's biggest fishing tournaments and multisport events and the Summer Arts and BirdsaPlenty festivals.
Some of Whakatane's biggest events are listed below. You can also visit the Annual Events Calendar for a full list.
If you have an event you'd like displayed on this site, you can submit it now.
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