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What’s on in Akaroa in March

What’s on in Akaroa in March


Seaweek events Akaroa
Seaweek events Akaroa

What’s on in Akaroa in March

Akaroa  has a lot happening in March – Seaweek Events, Le Race, A Cappella Workshop, Paddy’s Market, Orion Gallery Local Artists’ Exhibition and the usual range of extraordinary wildlife, scenery, wine, food, shopping, sightseeing and accommodation.

Akaroa Seaweek Events 2016

27 February-6 March

For the full list of Seaweek Events go to the Events page HERE.

There are still a few spaces on the Seaweek Akaroa Area School Fundraising Seafood Dinner & Harbour Cruise on Black Cat Cruises. 6-10pm. Tickets at the School. 03 304 7108.

Don’t miss the fun and informative night at the Hilltop Tavern on Saturday night, 5 March, and make the most of the discounts with Pohatu Penguins & Akaroa Dolphins this week.

Blackcat are holding an Instameet for Instagrammers. 5 March.

Join Peter Langlands on a Food Foraging journey. 6 March 9-11am Duvauchelle Hotel Carpark Book at

Le Race

Saturday 19 March

This annual cycle race starts in the middle of Christchurch at 7.30am for the pre-race briefing and then it’s all go at 8.00am. The first riders come in at 10.30am and the prize giving is at 2pm on the Akaroa recreation ground.

Please note if you are visiting Akaroa there will be a traffic diversion in place.


Rehearsing for Heaven Acapella Workshop

18-20 March

Black Gospel & related styles. For the beginner and the experienced singer with Tony Backhouse (International Singer & Choir Director). March 18, 19 & 20 2016. Costs: Friday night, $25, Saturday or Sunday (one day) $85, Friday night & one day $95, Weekend pass ($145). Group discount: $130 per head for a weekend pass for a group of 10 or more. To book email Margy on

Akaroa & Bays Lions Paddy’s Market

Saturday 26 March

Come and enjoy this fundraiser for the Lions and take away lots of bargains. Furniture, collectables, tools, house hold goods you name it, you can find it on the Green at the Paddy’s Market.

White Elephant Marquee opens 10.00 am, MONSTER AUCTION starts 10.30 am.

Sausage Sizzle & Raffles.