TODAY

■ Sojourn, Live With Farandicus, 8pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, 8 Butter Factory Lane, Whangarei.

■ Norðan - Celtic Harp & Nordic Fiddle, 7.30pm, Kamo Swifts Soccer Club, 595 Kamo Rd.

■ Rust & Mermaid Bait, 7pm, Onerahi Tavern, Cnr Waverly St & Onerahi Rd.

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■ Improv Theatresports, 5.45pm, OneOneSix, 116a Bank St.

■ Suzanne Lynch joins Operatunity for Shake, Rattle & Roll, 11am, Whangarei Central Baptist Church, 200 Bank St.

■ Roller Disco, Skating with the Stars, 5-7pm, OneOneSix, Bank St.

■ Heaven and Earth - Rangi and Papa, 10am & 12noon, Dargaville Town Hall, 37 Hokianga Rd, Kaipara.

■ Tiki Taane, Ria Hall & Laughton Kora, 7pm, Turner Centre, 43 Cobham Rd, Kerikeri.

Delta Keys, a local two piece band with female vocals and keyboard, plays easy listening jazz right through to reggae at Thirty30 in Paihia today.
Delta Keys, a local two piece band with female vocals and keyboard, plays easy listening jazz right through to reggae at Thirty30 in Paihia today.

■ Live Music from Delta Keys, 6-9pm, Thirty30, 16, Kings Rd, Paihia.
■ Winter Solstice Re:Treat In Magical Mangawhai, 5.30 (Sat 7.30, Sun 7.30am), Tara Retreat Yoga Studio, 247 Tara Rd, Mangawhai, Kaipara.

SATURDAY
■ Ben Ratima - Live & Unplugged, 6pm, OneOneSix, 116a Bank St.
■ Butters 5th Birthday, 8pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, 8 Butter Factory Lane.
■ Puanga Rising - A Dawn Celebration, 6am, Kiwi North Museum, Kiwi House & Heritage Park, SH14, Maunu.
■ Monster Garage Sale, NHHD's annual gigantic garage sale fundraiser, 7am, Hardcore Dance Studio, 59 Riverside Drive.
■ Because of Joan, Northland's Music Queen by Opera North, 7pm, Forum North - Capitaine Bougainville Theatre.
■ The Collective Marketplace, 10am-2pm, Forum North - Te Kotahitanga Expo Hall.
■ He Matariki; Art Exhibition, 6pm, Memory Lane Studio, 10 John Street, Whangarei.
■ Intercultural Awareness & Communication Skills Workshop, 9am-12.30pm, Whangarei Migrant Centre, 71 Bank St.
■ Tiki Taane, Ria Hall & Laughton Kora, 7pm, Te Ahu Centre, Cnr Matthews Ave & South Rd, Kaitaia.
■ Te Wairua o Matariki/Spirit Of Matariki, 2-7pm, Selwyn Park, Cnr Jervois St and Carrington St, Dargaville, Kaipara.

Performers from Dargaville's Circus Kumarani will be at Saturday's Te Wairua O Matariki - Spirit of Matariki festival in Dargaville.
Performers from Dargaville's Circus Kumarani will be at Saturday's Te Wairua O Matariki - Spirit of Matariki festival in Dargaville.

■ Live Music From Te Aroha, 8.30, Thirty30, 16, Kings Rd, Paihia.
■ Mangonui Craft Market, 9am-2pm, Mangonui Hall, 132 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui.
■ Paparoa Farmer's Market, 9am-12noon, Paparoa Village Green, State Highway 12, Kaipara.
■ Two day Raranga Flax Weaving Workshops for Matariki, 10am-3pm (Sunday also),
The Kauri Museum, 5 Church Rd Matakohe, Kaipara.


SUNDAY■ Dare to Devise - Drama Competition, 6-8.30pm, Forum North, Rust Ave.
■ KartSport Whangarei Club Day, 11am, Austin Road, Maunu.
■ Institute of Registered Music Teachers Non-Competitive Festival, 1.30pm, Forum North.
■ Tiki Taane, Ria Hall & Laughton Kora, 7pm, Opononi Hotel, 19 SH 12, Opononi.

Thelonious Punk, perform at Kerikeri Farmers Market, Hobson Ave, Kerikeri on Sunday.
Thelonious Punk, perform at Kerikeri Farmers Market, Hobson Ave, Kerikeri on Sunday.

■ Thelonious Punk, 9am-12noon, Kerikeri Farmers Market, Hobson Ave, Kerikeri.
■ Jam Night, 7pm, Thirty30, 16, Kings Rd, Paihia.
■ Sunday Market, 6:30am – 11:30am, Tikipunga Tavern, Cnr Wanaka St and Derby Cres, Whangarei.

COMING UP
■ Not Even Once - Saying No to Meth (P), Monday June 18, 7pm, Forum North - Capitaine Bougainville Theatre.
■ Design A Matariki Star, Monday June 18 to Friday July 6, Whangarei Libraries.
■ Matariki Preschool Funtimes, Tuesday June 19 to Thursday July 5, 10am-11am, Whangarei Central Library, 5 Rust Ave & Tikipunga Library, 83 Paramount Parade.
■ Showquest Northland, Wednesday, June 20, 7pm, Forum North - Te Kotahitanga Expo Hall.
■ Rhian Wood Hill: Rhian-vested, Wednesday June 20, 8pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, 8 Butter Factory Lane.
■ It's Showtime: Magic and Illusion Spectacular, Wednesday June 20, 7-8.30pm, Dargaville Town Hall, 37 Hokianga Rd, Kaipara.
■ It's Showtime: Magic and Illusion Spectacular, Thursday June 21, 7–8.30pm, Te Ahu Centre, Cnr Matthews Ave & South Rd, Kaitaia.
■ Whangarei Film Society, Thursday, June 21, 6pm: Wind River, 8pm: Neruda, Forum North - Capitaine Bougainville Theatre.