Taihape Gumboot Day Saturday March 2018 at Taihape Memorial Park (Kokako Street) 10 am to 4 pm. 

Come to Taihape and spend a great fun filled family day out.  

Gold coin entry fee/koha.  

Lots of FREE activities!!      

Stallholders: If you are interested in coming to Gumboot Day 2018, please email info@taihape.co.nz     

  • Art Competitions - A3 Paper Gumboot, Decorate a Hat competition - Judged Friday and displayed at Gumboot Day.
  • Home-brew Competition - Judged Friday and announced Gumboot Day. 
  • Taihape Pharmacy Photo Competition - Judged Friday and displayed at Gumboot Day.  
  • Lot of food, fundraising, information, arts & crafts st

Sponsors 2017: Talk Up Taihape (TCDT - Taihape Community Development Trust), Rangitikei District Council, New Zealand Boot Throwing Association, Skellerup NZ, Dudding Trust, Pub Charity, Byfords Construction Ltd, WPI-International, Event Safety Medic, Taihape Rotary, Taihape Area School, Matt Hobbs Plumbing & Drainlaying, Taihape Plumbing, The Downs Group - Marton, Taihape Engineering Ltd, Peak FM, Taihape Honda, Andrea Spicer Jeweller, Rangitikei Tech Ltd, Taihape Pharmacy(AFT Pharmaceuticals - Crystaderm, Maxigesic), The Wool Company, Kiwi Property Group (The Plaza Palmerston North), Tarata Fishaway Lodge, Little Blue Lamb, TMS Motors Ltd, Taihape Farmlands, PGG Wrightsons, Taihape Liquorland, Mitre 10 Marton, Taihape McDonald's, Subway Taihape, Wild Roses, Aspen Court Motel, Rusty Nail Backpackers, ElcoDirect Wool Buyers, Bonds Jewellers, Blush Florist, Deja Vu, Taihape Majestic Theatre, Hautapu Rural Supplies, Fred Hammer & Co, Taihape Museum, Taihape New World, Kairanga Eggs, Ruapehu Farm Supplies, Harcourts - Marie Frost, Gilmours - Palmerston North, Spaceys, Crimpys Contracting, Ballance, Greenstone Insurance, Sport Whanganui, Incept Marine, O'Connor Contracting, Fairfax Media.

Stallholders: If you are interested in coming to Gumboot Day, please email info@taihape.co.nz 

Helpers and Volunteers: Keith Rowland, Curly and Bronwyn Troon, Richard Aslett AKA Fred Dagg, Michael Cathills, Mayor Andy Watson, Julie and Steven Clark, Taihape Rotary, Taihape Area School, Stewart Rover Scouting Crew, Ray Seymour, Tania Maclean - REAP, Jack and Lynsie Horton, Ralph Rogers, Steve & Karen Hollander, Steve Cross, Ariana Hansen, O'Taihape Maori Wardens, Simon Beckett, Teri Tong, Cynthia Hammer, Shonda Devane, Evelyn George, Taihape Youth, Rata Sidwell, PGG Wrightsons, Westpac Taihape, Palmy Rocks, Dell Adams, Taihape Childcare Centre, St Josephs After School Care, Papanui School, and Organisers Michelle Fannin -Talk Up Taihape (TCDT) and Elizabeth Mortland New Zealand Boot Throwing Association (NZBTA) .

Taihape Gumboot Day is organised by Talk Up Taihape (Taihape Community Development Trust) with support from New Zealand Boot-throwing Association and Taihape Rotary.