The event has been running for over 10 years now and continues to be a calendar favourite with local families and holidaymakers looking forward to the annual event.
Labour Weekend is a busy one with Mangawhai swelling with holiday makers in the lead up to summer and anywhere upwards of 2,000 people come along to this event annually.
For the Gala section we organise fun rides and stalls, quick fire raffles, yummy food and entertainment and then during the morning we also showcase our agricultural traditions with children raising lambs and calves to showcase on the day. Animals are judged on the day and ribbons and prizes are given out to the best of the best.
Our fundraising committee F O M B S (Friends of Mangawhai Beach School) are a committed group of volunteer parents who dedicate their time to fundraising for our school. They organise and liaise with the school and local community to make Ag Day successful.
Funds that Ag Day raises have been used for a variety of things around the school over the years, some of which are supporting teacher aides, new classrooms, new playground equipment, gazebos, tiger turf, shade sails, class resources, to name a few. All of these benefit our children and make our school a great place to learn and grow, for now and into the future.
Ag Day will continue to be successful, but only with the help and support of our local school families. We greatly appreciate all the assistance we receive for our fundraisers. As Mangawhai Beach School continues to grow, funding will remain an important ongoing focus.
This is a whole school event, and something the whole community looks forward to. We value your continued support for all of our fundraising initiatives.
Thanks from FOMBS