Taihape Gumboot Day Saturday 3 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  for a stallholders application form. 

  • Art Competitions - A3 Paper Gumboot, Decorate a Hat competition - Judged Friday and annouched via Facebook pages Taihape NZ and NZ Gumboot Day and displayed at Gumboot Day.
  • Home-brew Competition - Judged Friday and announced via Facebook pages Taihape NZ and NZ Gumboot Day. 
  • Taihape Pharmacy Photo Competition - Judged Friday and announced on Facebook pages Taihape NZ and NZ Gumboot Day and displayed at Gumboot Day. Two competitions 0-15 years and Open - The theme this year: Where did your Gumboots go this summer
  • Best selfie at Taihape Gumboot Day- Great prizes to be won 
  • Lot of food, fundraising, information, arts & crafts stalls. 

Activites Happening at Gumboot Day: Gumboot Gallop, Gumboot Plank racing, Sack racing, Taihape Big Dig, The Taihape Rock Hunt.  

Sponsors 2018: Talk Up Taihape (TCDT - Taihape Community Development Trust), New Zealand Boot Throwing Association, Skellerup NZ, Dudding Trust. 

Helpers and Volunteers: Keith Rowland, Curly and Bronwyn Troon, Richard Aslett AKA Fred Dagg, Steve Cross, Michael Cathills, Mayor Andy Watson, Julie and Steven Clark, Taihape Rotary 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.