GALA INFO

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.  Applications from Stall Holders are welcome - please apply early to avoid missing out STALLS

Highlights at this years Gala:

  • The  Richardsons Real Estate ‘Daisy Dung Drop’ – guess where Daisy (the cow) will do her dung, and you will win $1000 – sponsored by Richardson’s Real Estate Cooks Beach and Hahei (Tickets $5)
  • 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

To get to the Gala:

Head to the Centre of Cooks Beach – all signposted - or catch the  Whitianga Ferry from Whitianga to Ferry Landing, then


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All proceeds To Whenuakite School – funds will be targeted towards

  • Building upgrades
  • Teacher Aides
  • Playground development
  • IT
  • Literacy and Numeracy Resources