Upcoming Events

What's going on at the Events Centre....


Sunset CinemaSunset Cinema

Screening dates for 2017:  Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 7, May 5, June 9, July 7, Aug 4, Sep 1, Oct 6, Nov 3 and Dec 1

Sunset Cinema is back with a new year of astonishing international and local films, kicking off with our opening night party on Friday 3rd February! 

Come along and be welcomed in by the glam-rock stylings of band “In for a Penny” and the delights of Paulownia wine, Regent 58 beer, home-crafted brew by Tony Faulkner, and Forecast Cider from Mela Juice, all complemented by home-made focaccia, pizza and other delicacies. Smiling people will gather to drink, eat, gossip and be merry in kicking off a new year of cinematic delights!

For 2017, all movies are moving to Friday evenings. Doors now open at 7pm and movies begin at 7.30pm. Depending on length, most nights we will show a short film before the feature. 

Find out more click here

Wizard of Oz

Saturday 28 October 4-6.30pm, Sunday 29 October 4-6.30pm, Tuesday 31 October 6.30-9pmWizard of Oz

The Geraldine Inder School of Dance and drama proudly presents their own version of the classic Wizard of Oz. Perfect for the whole family to come and join Dorothy, Toto and friends on the journey down the yellow brick road to the Emerald City. Where dance and drama are intertwined along the way. This is an absolute community creative event showcasing the talent we have within our local region. costume designers, choreography, lighting and sound engineers all being involved. Tickets don't sit around so make sure you book your tickets today!

Tickets on Sale on Now!


Bubbles and Inspiration 

Thursday 2nd November, doors open at 6.15pm Bubbles and Inspiration

Carissa Fairbrother is an Authorised Financial Advisor, local business owner and mother to 3. From her own experience, frustration and fear of raising ‘entitled children’, Carissa will share her financial expertise and practical tips on what we can do as parents/grandparents to assist the next generation to be resourceful, understanding and some-what sensible when it comes to money. 

Register here.


Diabetes Wairarapa Lunch by Pita Pit

Saturday 18 November 11am-3pm Diabetes Wairarapa

Cooking demonstration by Kiwi MasterChef Brett McGregor & entertainment by Ray Woolf and the Roger Fox Band!
Tickets for members and partners: $5; Other diabetics & partners: $10; General public: $15. Enquiries call 063774546 OR 0275774546 or
Email g.hicks©wise.net.nz


Operatunity: Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas 

Tuesday 21 November, 11amOperatunity

Music conjures up both the magic and madness of Christmas. We present much loved Christmas favourites, both old and new as our show is filled with the sights and sounds of Christmas. With our tradition of nostalgic old fashioned Christmas concerts and mad pantomimes, we will combine these two shows into our own special celebration with laughter and stunning music!

A concert where we will laugh and we will cry!

Our favourite artists will be on hand to present some special moments, co-owners Susan Boland and John Cameron, tenors extraordinaire Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua and Karl Perigo, fabulous Lynette Martin and Paul Carnegie-Jones on piano

Tickets available here 


Mike King - Key to Life

Tuesday 21 November, 6.30pmMike King

Mental Health - Community - Suicide Prevention
Changing Minds -- Healing Hearts

Gold coin Donation


Sustainable Funding Workshop

Wednesday 29 November, 10am-12pmexult

JOIN US FOR A FREE 2 HOUR WORKSHOP on SUSTAINABLE FUNDING

Spaces are limited, so registration is essential. Email rosie©exult.co.nz or phone 07 571 8819 to secure your space.

In this express style workshop you will discover:
The 7 Key Income Streams for Community Groups
Are you using them all, and if so, how can you make them stronger?
The Difference between Donations, Sponsorship and Grants
Are you approaching each one in the right way? What does it really take to secure all three?
How to Get More People Helping with Your Fundraising Efforts
Why is it the same people doing all the work, all the time? How can you get more people involved?


Simple Tips and Tricks for Raising More Money, More Often



Christmas Concert

Saturday 16 December, 6.30pm - 8.30pmchristmas concert

Upper Hutt and Masterton Brass Bands combine to present a concert of Christmas music and festivity compered by Kieran McAnulty MP. Children will get a chance to join in percussion with the band and even conduct it! Refreshments will be available during the interval.

All proceeds to Carterton Foodbank Collaborative 

Tickets available now


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