about the gala
The Cooks Beach Summer Gala, raises funds for Whenuakite School and is held at the Central Reserve, Cooks Beach on 4th January (every year) from 9am to 2pm.
Head to the centre of Cooks Beach – all signposted - or catch the Whitianga Ferry from Whitianga to Ferry Landing, then:
Applications from Stall Holders are welcome - please apply early to avoid missing out.
Over 100 stalls
The Jar Throw - some amazing prizes are up for grabs!
Spin the Wheel - try your luck on our newest game with some incredible prizes
Whenuakite School Sustainable Goods and produce stall
Music & Face painting
Rides and entertainment
Food: Whenuakite School infamous Burgers and Mussel Fritters as well as nachos, hot dogs and sausages
EFTPOS facility will be available for cash on the day, at the Fire Brigade
All proceeds to Whenuakite School will be targeted towards literacy and numeracy resources, building or classroom upgrades, teacher aides, new playground equipment, visiting shows, camps, trips and IT development.
If you’d like to make a donation to Whenuakite Fundraising
Our bank account for any donations is: Whenuakite Fundraising 03-1578-0015991-000. If you would like a receipt please contact us with your details.