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A BUMPER HARVEST – FALLS RETREAT

April 27, 2021|

A BUMPER HARVEST As we bid farewell to the final shreds of summer, the veggie garden rewards us with its autumn harvest. Here at The Falls Retreat, this means that we are fully into pickling, [...]

APRIL SCHOOL HOLIDAYS AT WAIHI BEACH

April 14, 2021|

FOR SCHOOL HOLIDAY FUN - LOOK NO FURTHER THAN WAIHI BEACH! Get the kids outdoors these school holidays!  Waihi Beach has so much on offer for the kids - from free and paid activities such [...]

Q & A with Gary Alway / LJ Hooker

April 12, 2021|

Gary Alway, owner of LJ Hooker tells us a bit about what drew him to the area and his love of community! Hi Gary, tell us a little about yourself, how long you’ve lived at [...]

Meet the Locals – Baked Boutique

February 27, 2021|

Loaded Brownies, Lemon Apricot Fudge Slice, Ginger Chocolate Caramel Hybrid, and Meringues.. are just some of Karly Gallagher's sweet “arsenal”. From personal experience we can assure that to find the best sweet treats this side [...]

John and Nathan’s Dog Soap

February 18, 2021|

Meet John and Nathan Graham, 8 and 6, who started making dog and puppy soap during lockdown. Looking for a way to earn pocket money, the brothers created two plant-based soaps designed to “keep the [...]

Meet the Locals – Good Sorts Food Truck

February 16, 2021|

After a brief fling with us last summer, we are very excited to see the return of locals Jon and Holly and the Good Sorts food truck. With a simple menu that’s easy to choose [...]

Meet the Locals – Pirates of Bohemia

February 16, 2021|

Pirates of Bohemia For the fifth summer running, the much-loved Pirates of Bohemia collective has “popped up” here at Waihi Beach. This year you’ll find them in a clever shipping container-come-gazebo ensemble in the grounds [...]

Two Young Chefs – Meet Ari and Damo

February 11, 2021|

Can you live in paradise and have a career too? Yes! Finding a career in a small rural beach community can be a real challenge, but not so for the team at Flatwhite. Once a [...]

Total Mayhem

January 26, 2021|

Hi Ladies. Tell us a little about yourselves and Threads of Mayhem? We are a mother-daughters team made up of Matriarch Penny, Kasey and Sam. Threads of Mayhem stocks a large selection of independent children's clothing, accessories and [...]

The Local HUB

November 11, 2020|

Hi Amy! Tell us a little about yourself and how long you’ve owned the Waihi Beach Hotel. I’m a born and raised Waihi Beach local, mum of Charli (6) and Max (4) and one of [...]

Spread the FREELOVE

November 10, 2020|

Hi Guys! Tell us a little about yourselves and Freelove Farms please. We are Josh and Amber. Josh is a nature-man from Canada, and a landscaper by trade. I am a resourceful dabbler and natural [...]

Meet the Locals – Kelly Moselen

October 17, 2020|

Kelly Moselen of Ms Moz Ltd has her fingers in many pies. "Too many!" says Kelly. Marketing Manager at the Flatwhite by day, Kelly is also owner/operator of both the Sunday Market, which operates from [...]

Meet the Winners!

October 15, 2020|

The winners of our recent competition to Win a Luxury Weekend Away at Waihi Beach have spent the last weekend of September here having a wonderful time! Here's a wee note from them: We’ve spent [...]

Meet the Locals – Karen and Alan Kurtovich

October 13, 2020|

Karen and Alan are approaching their third Christmas as owners of the one-stop-shop that is Waihi Beach Home & Hardware. Karen, previously a new entrants teacher, and Allan, a GM with Turners and GE, have [...]

Village Talk

October 9, 2020|

A trip to Waihi Beach village is the perfect way to spend a Saturday. Or Sunday for that matter and is ideal for when the weather isn’t quite turning on a ‘beach day’. Just 2 [...]

Meet the Maker – Penelope MacDuff

October 9, 2020|

Pinch us if this isn’t the coolest piece of jewellery you’ve seen in a while. Each solid, yet lightweight glass link is hand formed in Otago, and so beautifully crystal-clear. Finished with a solid sterling [...]

Meet the Maker – Theo Spargo

October 9, 2020|

Bringing the outdoors in has always been a passion for Theo Spargo, who has recently relocated his plant styling, retail and hire business to Waihi Beach. Alongside his growing range of elegant pottery pieces, Theo [...]

October 2020 School Holidays – What’s on at Waihi Beach

September 18, 2020|

It's impossible to be bored at Waihi Beach! Check out the awesome October school holiday activities on offer for kids of all ages. Mix in a beautiful bush walk, an immune boosting cold dip, a [...]

Win a Family Weekend Away at Waihi Beach

August 3, 2020|

WIN!! School holidays are fast approaching, and what better way to spend it than at Waihi Beach, experiencing all that we have to offer. We are giving away an awesome Family Weekend Package to one [...]

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The Info Centre is located in the Waihi Beach Village, opposite the Four Square on Wilson Road. The centre is open from 10.30am – 1.30pm, Friday – Sunday (and public holidays) over Winter. If you have any queries outside these hours, please email hello@waihibeachinfo.co.nz.