The 10th Annual Sarau Festival.
This Sunday, from 3pm, 29th January, 2017!
A great line up of stalls, fun and entertainment for all the family - see you here.

Entertainment line up 2017

We’ve pulled together a great line up of entertainment for Sarau Festival 2017.

We’re happy to welcome back the foot tapping CEOL RIVER, the lovely Tegen Fisher, and once again, the talented Trudi Wilson and COVER ME. There’s more too, but you’ll just have to be here on the big day

Competitions 2017

Details of competitions for Sarau Festival 2017 are starting to come in. We’ll update this page as details are confirmed. Photo Competition 2017 – seven categories, open to all – details here Cooking Competition 2017 – calling all chefs! Six great categories, prizes! – details here Dont forget the Raffle – great prizes … details … Continued

The 2017 Blackcurrant Cooking Challenge

Locals from Upper Moutere have had their fair share of prizes in past years. We invite foodies from near and far to take up the challenge and show us what you can do with blackcurrants. Whether it’s a trusted family recipe or something experimental, there’s a category for your entry

Festival Raffle

Get em while they’re hot! Keep your eyes peeled for the Sarau Festival Raffle ticket sellers this Sunday… the prizes are amazing!
Read on for the details!

Almost there – a few little details

A few little details, well just two: Please leave your furry friend at home – we’ve been reminded that the Moutere Hills Community Centre is a TDC reserve, and Dogs are not permitted on the site. Please leave your pets at home as it is too hot for them in the car!   Getting In … Continued

New Chill Out Zone for 2017

This year we welcome a new area to the Sarau Festival – The Copier Company “Chill Out” Zone Come into the Copier Company tent to chill out on the couches and chairs or enjoy some good old fashioned Backyard Games and Board Games. Or why not get your face or nails painted (for a gold … Continued

NBS Kidz Zone for 2017

For the small entry cost of $6 entry children can come and go all day from the NBS Kids Zone. There will be lots for fun activities for them to try out including:   The NBS inflatable Climbing Wall Large inflatable slide Bouncy Castles Tasman Gymnastics Club Challenge Circuit Pre-school Play

Stallholders of Old – Read This

As many of our loyal and now seasoned Sarau Festival goers will know, the stalls at Sarau are amongst the finest in the whole region. The indefatigable organising force that is Jenny Leith, has a special message for our long time stall holders…. This is our 10th Sarau Festival and we have a special gift … Continued

2017 Posters and Placards

The countdown is well underway as we begin to ramp up the promotion for this years Sarau Festival. The posters have gone to print, and you are sure to have seen the placards around the region. A big thank you to our promotion angels who host our signs and posters in their shop windows and … Continued

Photo Competition 2017

Shoot! Shoot! Shoot! Photographers – new, experienced, young and old it’s time to think about your entry into the next Sarau Festival’s Photographic Competition. It’s not too early to begin shooting! There are six categories to enter and the 7th – Viewers Choice – is decided by visitors to the photography tent on the day. … Continued

Memories of 2016

Enjoy a selection of photos from Sarau Festival 2016 by aspiring young photographer Elliot Jones.


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