Meet our photography competition judge!

Kia Ora, my name is Louise Hyatt and up until recently I was an LA based photographer, throughout my 25yr career I’ve made imagery for the commercial, advertising, portrait and film industry. I’m super excited to be a judge (and also get to take photos) at this years Sarau Festivals photography competition.

Join the Sarau Festival team!

We’re lining up a fabulous day and really need your help and support to deliver it. Many hands make light work, so if you can spare a couple of hours come join your neighbours and get stuck in – it’s a great way to say hello to familiar faces and meet some new ones. It’s … Continued

New look – same good stuff

The Sarau Festival is on! See you there on 31 January 2021 – we’re excited and hope you are too! Join us for a celebration of who we are and what we do – check out our finest local produce, our famous 2nd hand book sale and stay for the live music that runs all … Continued

Local history display at Sarau Festival!

Discover the rich history surrounding the Moutere Hills. Did you know that the settlement of Upper Moutere dates all the way back to 1843? Sarau is one of the original names for Upper Moutere. The Moutere History Display at the festival will showcase the story of our unique German settlement. Make sure you don’t miss … Continued

Writers at Sarau Festival

Hear local authors weave words and tell tall tales at Sarau! Check out the bios of our award winning writers and the… Posted by Sarau Festival on Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Photo Competition 2021

Shoot! Shoot! Shoot! Photographers call!  Now’s the time to think about your entry for the 2021 Sarau Festival’s photographic competition Please bring your entries in an envelope to the Sarau entry gate by 3.30pm at the latest on Festival Day 31st January. If you cannot bring them by 3.30pm you can drop them to the … Continued

Headline band announcement

We’ve an awesome music line-up for you – with live music until 9pm!

2021 Calling all STALL HOLDERS

If you are interested in hosting a stall at the 2021 Sarau festival, get in quick. Spots are limited. Please fill out the online form below: Or you can download the form here: Stall Holder Application – PDF to Print and complete Stall Holder Application – MS Word Version Completed forms can be scanned and … Continued


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