I ♥ Brighton

Annual Waitangi Day Event that celebrates everything we love about New Brighton. Organised by local community groups at Thomson Park, there are lots of free activities, have-a-go sports, market stalls, food stalls, bouncy castles, face painting, games, free sausages and a LIVE stage featuring bands.

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18 Feb 2021

1 Feb 2021

Waitangi Monday at Thomson Park – fun for all the family! Live Music stage, sports activities, bouncy castles, face painting, pony rides, water activities ($2), food trucks, market stalls, pre-school zone, archery, crazy bikes, candy floss ($3) and much more!! Give a Youth Alive Trust volunteer a Hi-5 if you see them on the day.

Facebook Event Link: https://fb.me/e/4LiqtmZdH


6 Feb 2018

What an amazing event to be a part of today! Thanks to the 20+ Youth Alive Trust volunteers who helped with Facepainting, Bouncy Castles, Candy Floss, Pre-Schooler Art and the BBQ – you guys are a HUGE blessing to this community, not just today but all year around!  Over 7500 came to the event and it was the best and biggest yet!!  Here’s the highlights: