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Taihape Gumboot Day

Taihape Gumboot Day

Sorry this event has been and gone


  • Sat 7 Mar ’15, 10:00am – 4:00pm


Taihape Memorial Park, Kokako Street, Taihape


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $2.00
  • Child: $2.00

Celebrating 30 years! Family fun day.
Gumboot throwing competitions - children, youth, Open, Masters - 10.00am start.
Gymnastic Display 10.30-11.00 am.
Gumboot plank racing 11.00-11.30am.
Sack racing 11.30 am -12 noon.
Dog barking competition 2 .00pm - 2.30 pm.
Straw-bale stacking competitions 11.00am - 12 noon.
Egg throwing and catching competitions 12.00-1.00pm. Aiming to break the NZ record.
Judging of Gumboot Art (Decorate an A3 Paper Gumboot; Decorate a Real Gumboot), Up-cycle a Gumboot, Taihape photo and Homebrew competitions starts at 10.00am.

Rugby - Utiku Old Boys v Invitation team - 1.30pm.
Prize-giving: 3.00 pm.

North Island Gumboot Throwing Championships start at 2 pm - 3pm. The top 6 on the leader-boards (men and women) are eligible to enter the Championships.

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