Welcome to the Western Bay events page! Here you'll find lots of information, tips and tools to help you run a safe and successful event in our District. We also have an Events Team now to help with your event. And, look out for our new events calendar which will be coming soon!
What is an event?
An event is an organised special occasion of limited duration that brings people together for the primary purpose of participating in an uplifting community, cultural, commemorative, recreational, sport, art, educational or entertainment experience.
Alcohol at an event
Information on the supply, sell or consumption of alcohol at an event.
Amusement devices at an event
Amusement devices at events. Mechanical amusement devices require a permit to operate from Council.
Health and safety at an event
Health and safety requirements for events.
Events affecting roads, streets or footpaths
Events that affect roads, streets or footpaths may require a traffic management plan and a temporary road closure. Find out more here.
An events toolkit with tips, tools and guidelines for event organisers.
Waste management at an event
Information on how to manage waste at events for event organisers.
Fees, charges and bonds
Information about fees, charges and bonds for Council owned reserves and parks.
Indoor venues available for hire
Indoor venues available for hire in the Western Bay District.
Resource consent for an event
Information regarding whether or not you require a resource consent for an event.
Booking reserves/parks for an event
Booking events on a reserve / park and general guidelines for using a reserve / park.