School Holidays in Raglan

Posted by Website Admin on September 22, 2016

Come and create family memories at Raglan Palm Beach Motel in Raglan. Ask about our accommodation and surf lesson packages. The kids will have a blast and are guaranteed to stand up! Mum and Dad can have a go too!


Raglan Art Weekend

Posted by Website Admin on June 14, 2016

Come to Raglan for this amazing weekend - Visit the artists in their studios - Book with us now 

Raglan Arts – Anniversary Weekend 2017

Inspiring Art and Tasty Food are on the menu over Auckland Anniversary Weekend 2017 (Saturday 28, Sunday 29, Monday 30 January) at the Raglan Arts Weekend and Little Food Fest

Simon Te Wheoro – one of the many Raglan artists with their studio open over Anniversary Weekend 2016 _Photo by Stuart Mackenzie low res

Raglan artists will throw open the doors of their studios during the long Anniversary Weekend for the town’s eighth annual Arts Weekend.  Around 30 artists will be exhibiting over the three days, showcasing an impressive range of painting, ceramics, photography, jewellery and wearable art.

Many artists will be exhibiting from their own studios, while others will be located within the Old School Arts Centre on Stewart Street. All work will be available for purchase, and the artists themselves will be in attendance to chat about their ideas and creative processes.

Book these date in your diary Auckland Anniversary Weekend 2017 Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th and Monday 30th January studios open 10am – 3pm.

For more information check the FB page Raglan Arts Weekend 

Raglan Film Festival Awards

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2016 RAFFA Nominations Announced

The Raglan Old School will be rolling out the red carpet on Saturday 24 September for the annual Raglan Film Festival Awards. This year, several new categories have been created, with eight awards in total up for grabs.

In the running for Best Action Film is Billy Lee Pope for Old Toast, Ariana Livingstone for Being An Equestrian and Vincent Ledger for The Chase.

Kevin George’s Maui Dolphins – The Resurrection is a nominee for Best Environmental Film, alongside Andy Duggan for Get A Bag and Alison Teal for Daniel Kereopa.

In contention for the Best Young Performers award are Ocean Burke and Nikau Pinfold in Maui Dolphins – The Resurrection, Joshua Alexander and friends in Dr Who – The Weeping Angels and Tom Hannon and Hayz Hobson in The Chase. Dr Who is also vying for the Best Young Talent award, alongside Being An Equestrian and Whaingaroa Youth Movement’s Outside In.

Sara Guix Ortigosa’s documentary Welcome to Raglan is up for two awards: Best Connection with Raglan Whaingaroa and Best Documentary. Other nominated films include Sam Mathers Video Portrait by RVCA (Best Human Interest and Best Documentary) and Andy Duggan’s Bottle Watch (Best Comedy).

Extracts from selected RAFFA films will be screened before main feature films throughout the Raglan Film Festival, which runs from 16 -24 September at the Raglan Old School, and at the Red Carpet Awards night on Saturday 24 September

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