A complete resource for Waipu residents and visitors proudly brought to you by the Waipu Business and Community Inc.
Welcome to the town of Waipu. Situated 90 minutes north of Auckland in the beautiful Bream Bay, Waipu has a population of around 1500 which is growing all the time as people come to enjoy the laid back friendly lifestyle, beautiful beaches, cafes and speciality shops that we have to offer.
Waipu has rich history and the story of our settlement by Scottish Presbyterians led by Norman McLeod can be seen at our museum. Waipu’s Scottish heritage can be seen all around the town and in annual events such as the New Year’s Highland Games and the Waipu in Tartan festival.
The Waipu Business and Community Inc. setup this website to promote the town, it’s activities and it's businesses. We invite anybody with an interest in the town of Waipu to contribute to the site by providing details of events, activities, businesses or interesting news items for promotion on this site.
Waipu Christmas Parade
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Waipu Christmas Parade is held every Christmas Eve. It is thought to be the only Christmas Parade in New Zealand that is held on Christmas Eve. Lots of floats, fun and of course Santa himself. Prizes for the best floats!
Waipu Highland Games
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
The annual Waipu Highland Games were started in 1871 by The Caledonian Society Incorporated of Waipu to celebrate the start of the New Year.
Waipu Easter Carnival
Saturday, April 11, 2020
The Waipu Easter Carnival is a fantastic day out for all the family and one not to be missed.