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October 2018

Concert with Emily Sun and Gamal Khamis

October 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Coronation Hall, 37 Hall Road
Bannockburn, New Zealand
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Musicians with violin and piano

Australian violinist Emily Sun is rapidly gaining international recognition as an emerging soloist. Emily will be joined by pianist Gamal Khamis who, with a fist full or formidable awards and collaborations to his name, is surely one of the UK's rising stars. Emily and Gamal are exceptionally talented in their own right. Together they are sensational and they are primed to share with you a sumptuous programme of Romantic and virtuosic music, including works by Schubert, Greig, Faure and Frolov's Concert Fantasy on themes…

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Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway 2018/19 Season Opener

October 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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All regular classes racing. Sprintcars, super saloons, saloons, six shooters, productions, youth mini stocks and visiting modified sprints. Heavy Trax Central Motor Speedway is where all the action is this summer. To see, hear and smell a rip-roaring start to a full-on 2018/19 Season make a beeline to the track on Labour Weekend Saturday. Gates open at 4 pm for early-birds to park up in their favourite spots on the natural amphitheatre surrounding the 500-metre 'avocado-shape' track.  Racing starts at…

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CROMWELL HALF MARATHON, 10K & TEAMS RELAY

October 21, 2018
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand + Google Map

Photos of the event available at: Image Central The Cromwell Half-Marathon and 10k Run or Walk course takes you around the shores of beautiful Lake Dunstan, passing through the Heritage Precinct, with a backdrop of spectacular mountain views.  This is a family-friendly, fun event which attracts runners of all levels. The course will be well marked with bright pink arrows, with marshals on key corners. Aid stations with water and electrolyte approximately every 5 km and at the start/finish. Course Details 10k run/walk starts with the…

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November 2018

Street Party & Fireworks

November 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

​​Head down to the Cromwell Heritage Precinct for a night of live entertainment, street performers and a night market before the night lights up with an amazing fireworks display over Lake Dunstan.

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Mag & Turbo Super Cup Super Series 2018-19 (round 2)

November 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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Car at Central Speedway

Round two of the Mag & Turbo Super Cup (formerly Vertex Super Cup) at Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway on Saturday, Nov 10 showcases South Island super saloons, the race-bred 'Monsters of Speedway.' Beneath light fibreglass bodies replicating such classic American muscle cars as Corvettes, Mustangs, Trans-Ams and Camaros are sophisticated and highly complex tubular space frame chassis with most designed and built in New Zealand. Motors, brakes, shocks and other components are all imported from American specialist manufacturers.…

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Gold ‘n’ Notes Hoedown

November 16, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Cromwell Racecourse, 57 Ripponvale Road
Cromwell, Central Otago 9383 New Zealand
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Central Otago's hugely popular country music festival is back for its 32nd year with a fantastic lineup of talent over three days at the Cromwell Racecourse. Country music lovers should prepare for hoarse voices, sore feet and late nights with a three-day festival coming to Cromwell. Cromwell’s Gold ’n Notes Hoedown is one of the biggest events on the country music calendar. A record crowd of 900 people attended the Gold 'n' Hoedown in 2017 with over 70 artists singing…

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Cromwell Festive Fête

November 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cromwell Racecourse, 57 Ripponvale Road
Cromwell, Central Otago 9383 New Zealand
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After a stunningly successful fifth event, the Festive Fete will be back again this November 25th (Sunday). Please note the change of date. We have been lucky enough to have secured the "Racing Glen" at the Cromwell Racecourse again. This charming spot is a beautiful park-like setting with lovely shaded trees and lawns. We will again have well over 120 stalls with a wide variety of products for sale, making it the perfect place to get all your Christmas shopping…

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December 2018

Holden Trade Club Saloon Speedweek Finale Presented by Valvoline PLUS V8 Modifieds

December 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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Blue car racing on sand race track

After five rounds in a week, for 24 of the country’s top saloon drivers – 8 from the NI and 16 from the SI – it all comes down to Saturday, December 8 at Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway. The final showdown of the Holden Trade Club Saloon Speedweek presented by Valvoline. If all goes to plan, four Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway ‘t’ drivers, Ivan Murdoch(7t),  Phil Burgess(15t), Graham Williamson(21t) and Barry Taylor(28t), will be at the…

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Holden Street Smart

December 14, 2018
Highlands, SH6 & Sandflat Road
Cromwell, New Zealand
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$49
Holden Street Smart Cars

Holden Street Smart is a world-class, cognitive-based driver programme that aims to positively influence the lives of young Kiwis across the country. The Programme has been developed with the involvement of world-renowned road safety expert, Peter Sheppard. In addition, passionate road safety advocate, Greg Murphy, is our Programme Ambassador. Offering a practical hands-on learning experience, Holden Street Smart is a programme that aims to add to, and compliment, the great work already undertaken by NZTA, NZ Police and others in…

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Two Action-Packed Days of Speedway

December 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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Buddy Kofoid with Amanda Smart, partner of NZ Sprintcar driver Daniel Anderson who has organised for Buddy to race in NZ.

Featuring Special Guest Sprintcar Driver: Just turned 17, Michael ‘Buddy’ Kofoid, the USA’s most talked-about Sprintcar Star Saturday, 29 December 2019 EVENT 1 Round 4 of the $100,000 2018/19 Hydraulink Sprintcar War of the Wings (Wow) comes to ‘Central Otago’s Fastest Family Show on Earth’. These 'winged demons of speedway' never fail to get spectator hearts thumping and adrenalin rushing. On the Wow, leaderboard Central Motor Speedway ‘t’ drivers are: 3rd Daniel Anderson (44t … 253), 5th Jayden Dodge (41t … 210),…

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Cherry Festival

December 30, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cromwell Heritage Precinct, cromwell, New Zealand + Google Map

he National Cherry Stone Spitting trophy will be awarded at this quirky, family fun event held in the beautiful setting of the McNulty Gardens, Cromwell Heritage Precinct.

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XS STORAGE BANNOCKBURN MTB CLASSIC

December 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bannockburn Hotel, Bannockburn Road Otago New Zealand + Google Map

XS Storage Bannockburn Classic Results 2018 Photos now available, click here. COURSE DETAILS Adventure Ride – Start time 2pm 56km of the best Mountain Biking Central Otago has to offer.  This new ride is courtesy of local farmers who give us access for this once a year ride including a long steady climb with one steep pitch approximately 600m long then the most enjoyable 7km downhill you will experience.  This ride is for the more experienced who want to try somewhere new with unsurpassed…

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January 2019

THE GATE LAKE DUNSTAN TRIATHLON & DUATHLON

January 2 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Alpha Street Reserve, Cromwell, Otago New Zealand + Google Map

2018 Results COURSE DETAILS TRIATHLON Category One: Swim 300m, road cycle 22.4km and run 5.8km. MULTISPORT KAYAK RACE Category Two: Kayak 5.5km, road cycle 22.4km and run 5.8km. The transition point is located at the boat ramp adjacent to the toilets in McNulty Inlet. It is a metalled surface. DUATHLON: Run 3km, road cycle 22.4km, run 5.8km. Individual: Open Male, Open Female, Veteran Male (40+), Veteran Female (35+), Junior (Under 18). Teams (2 or 3 members): Male/Female/Mixed/Junior. Junior (under 18): Male,…

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Cromwell Wine & Food Festival

January 5
Lake Dunstan Cromwell, Otago New Zealand + Google Map
$20

​​Relax and enjoy live entertainment from local musicians, great food and wine in a beautiful setting amongst historic stone buildings on the edge of Lake Dunstan.

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HENRY’S LAKE DUNSTAN CYCLE CHALLENGE

January 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cromwell Sports Club, Barry Avenue
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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RESULTS! Click here. The Henry's Lake Dunstan Cycle Challenge is a 96km sealed road circuit, generally flat, from Cromwell around Lake Dunstan passing through Northburn, Tarras, Luggate and back down Wanaka Road to the Cromwell Sports Club. The Cycle Challenge forms part of the action-packed Subway Cromwell Summer Series that comprises this event plus two MTB rides, a triathlon and a half marathon. Your safety This ride will involve riding on State highway 6, 8A and 8B. Race Rules: Ride as…

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Cromwell Classic Car & Hot Rod Show

January 19
Alpha Street Reserve Cromwell, Otago New Zealand + Google Map

Based on previous years we will be expecting over 800 Classic Cars, Hot Rods and Bikes to be on display. There will also be food stalls, craft stalls, a licenced bar and more. 11am - 4pm at the Alpha Street Reserve Public Admission $5 Adults & ChildrenUnder 12 Free.

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Buddy’s Back, Club Champs & Burnout

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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After the Classic Car and Hot Rod Show what better way to end the day than getting along to Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway where gates open at 2pm and racing starts at 4pm. This meeting is also your big opportunity to see for yourself the USA 17-year-old sprintcar phenomenon Buddy Kofoid (USA8) who is in the country to compete on Central Otago clay for the Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title on Friday, Feb 1 and Sat, Feb…

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February 2019

Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title – Day 1

February 1 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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It’s the ‘Attack of Winged Demons’ with some 39 sprintcars from all over NZ and at least one International about to descend on Heavy Trax Hire for the Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title on Friday, February 1 and Saturday, Feb 2. Two evenings of 160kph wheel-to-wheel combat for the honour and bragging rights of being 1NZ. Will this be the USA superstar 17-year-old Buddy Kofoid or one of too many to list home grown heroes like 2014-15 1NZ Jamie…

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Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title – Day 2

February 2 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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It’s the ‘Attack of Winged Demons’ with some 39 sprint cars from all over NZ and at least one International about to descend on Heavy Trax Hire for the Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title on Friday, February 1 and Saturday, Feb 2. Two evenings of 160kph wheel-to-wheel combat for the honour and bragging rights of being 1NZ. Will this be the USA superstar 17-year-old Buddy Kofoid or one of too many to list homegrown heroes like 2014-15 1NZ Jamie…

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River Range Music Festival

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - February 17 @ 2:00 am
Cromwell Racecourse, 57 Ripponvale Road
Cromwell, Central Otago 9383 New Zealand
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River Range Music Festival will be back on deck again - Partnering and bought to you by Panhead Brewery - February 16, 2019 at its regular location of the Cromwell Racecourse. The best little fest in the south has been evolving from humble beginnings 5 years a go, but has been evolving through the years with an outstanding brand and an even better selection of some of the South Island's best musicians and names like Die! Die! Die! & Concord…

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