Calendar of Events

August 2019

22nd-25th: Trans Tasman U21 regatta, RPC trial regatta, Lake Karapiro

31st August: Legion of Rowers Rowing Regatta, Lake Karapiro


September 2019

14th-22nd: Culinary Cambridge, Cambridge


October 2019

18th – 20th: Equidays, Mystery Creek


November 2019

2nd – Cambridge Rotary Light Show, Lake Karapiro

9th-10th: Armistice in Cambridge

17th – Vintage Tractor Club Swap Meet, Lake Karapiro

23rd – TriMaori Festival, Lake Karapiro

24th November – Stragglers Classic Car Show


December 2019

6th-8th: UCI TIsssot Track Cycling World Cup, Avantidrome, Cambridge

7th-8th – Regional Waka Ama Champs, Lake Karapiro

29th – January 7th: Scout Jamboree at Mystery Creek


January 2020

Until 7th January: Scout Jamboree, Mystery Creek

12th-18th – Waka Ama Sprint Nationals

28-31st – Olympic Rowing Trials, Lake Karapiro


February 2020

8th-9th, Hydroplanes, Karapiro

13-16th: February RIDE Festival, Cambridge

14-16 February – The Vantage Elite & U23 Road National Championship, Cambridge (part of the Ride Festival)

14th-16th – Canoe Racing Nationals, Lake Karapiro

18th-22nd – NZ National Rowing Championships, Lake Karapiro

29th-1st March AON Junior Rowing Regatta, Lake Karapiro


March 2020

2nd-6th – U23 Rowing Trial / Rowing NZ Trial #2, Lake Karapiro

7th – Music Festival, Lake Karapiro

13th-15th – NI Secondary Schools Rowing Champs, Lake Karapiro

19th-22nd – Jetsport Nationals, Lake Karapiro

27th-28th – NZ Dragon Boat Championships, Lake Karapiro


April 2020

4th – 100k Flyer cycle event

4-5th – NZ Water Ski Racing, Lake Karapiro

14th-17th – Rowing NZ Junior Trials

30th- 1 May Rowing NZ U21 Trials

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New Zealand's central North Island

Cambridge is close to some of New Zealand's major international attractions like Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Hamilton Gardens and Tauranga. Yet with plenty of unique local attractions, events and dining options - and a friendly, relaxed town ambience - you may not want to leave!

Attractions Map

Sanctuary Mountain

30 min

Hamilton Gardens

15 min

Cambridge i-Site


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Waitomo Caves

50 min


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