Spring Fling Beach Carnival
The Spring Fling Beach Carnival at Te Paerahi Beach Porangahau is a day of family fun. Head along from 11 am, bring a picnic basket, beach blanket and grab a spot on the 5km stretch to the river mouth.
Pick up a program of the day at 11 am beach side and register with our friendly team for Sandcastle Building Competitions, Kids Racing and Big Dig Treasure Hunt. Registration for these competitions is $5, and there are some great prizes up for grabs.
Here’s what the day has in store!
11 am - Sandcastle building
12.30 pm - Sandcastle judging
1.00 pm - Kids races
2:00 pm - Big Dig Treasure hunt
2.30 pm - Prize giving
There will the food stalls available, whitebait fritters, lamb tails, a sausage sizzle, fry bread, cockles and a coffee cart.
Porangahau is home to the world's longest place name – it goes like this Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu – pop by before or after for a visit to our world famous site.
The Spring Fling Beach Carnival is part of 'The Spring Fling' - a series of standout events that capture the essence of springtime in Central Hawke’s Bay.
Restrictions: All Ages
Sun 08 Oct, 11:00am-3:00pm