- Tamahere Market, Saturday, St Stephens Anglican Church, 8.30am to 1pm.
- Whitianga Scallop Festival, Saturday from 10am
- Sky City NZ Breakers v Wollongong Hawks, Saturday, 5pm Claudelands Events Centre
- Miss Hamilton beauty pageant, Saturday, Sacred Heart Girls College, 7.30pm. Tickets $20.
- Antique Fair, Paeroa, Saturday and Sunday from 10am, Paeroa and District Memorial Hall.
- New Zealand International Film Festival, Hamilton, all weekend, Lido Cinema, Centre Place.
- The Brendon Ham Band, Hamilton Working Man's Club, Saturday, 7pm. Free admission.