Huka Lodge Events Programme, autumn-winter 2017

Saturday, 29 April 2017

French Opera, with Jonathan Alver and students and alumni of the New Zealand Opera School. Wines from Pegasus Bay paired with cuisine from Executive Chef, Paul Froggatt.

Saturday, 13 May 2017

Chocolate to die for, Mother's Day Weekend with Chocolatier George Havlik of Bohemein Chocolates.

Saturday, 20 May 2017

Fireside Speaker: Te Ori Paki. 

Te Ori has experienced a unique upbringing steeped in the rich history and ancestry of his Maori heritage – the Ngati Tuwharetoa tribe (Taupo) and the Tuhoe tribe (Te Urewera). Te Ori shares some of his unique philosophy and cultural beliefs during this time with guests.

Saturday, 10 June 2017

Fireside Speaker: Jasper Blaisse.

Huka Lodge Sommelier, Jasper, leads a tutored Gin Tasting Experience in the Wine Cellar. Jasper will focus his lively presentation on the look, taste, fragrance and complexity of our finest New Zealand boutique gins. 

Saturday, 08 July 2017

Fireside Speaker: Simon Jolly

Simon is well placed with his role in family business Chris Jolly Outdoors, to talk about the art of fly-fishing – past and present, including Alan Pye and Huka Lodge’s heritage and place in the world of fly-fishing.

Saturday, 29 July 2017

Craggy Range Big Red Dinner with Guest Chef, Scott Pickett.

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Fireside Speaker: Dick Frizzell.

Time spent with this New Zealand artist and raconteur is always entertaining and Dick’s work as an anti-traditionalist has always poked fun, in his ironic and very humorous way, at the intellectualism of  ‘high art’.

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Louis Roederer Champagne Dinner, a five-course dinner by Guest Chef, Clayton Wells, with Louis Roederer brand ambassador Ben Longhurst.

Friday, 15 & Saturday, 16 September 2017

Bringing like-minded guests to the peace and sanctuary of Huka Lodge, with its palpable connection to nature providing the perfect setting for a weekend retreat, dedicated to wellness and wellbeing, with guests:

  • Nikki Ralston
  • Megan May
  • Lucy Vincent

Saturday, 30 September 2017

Fireside Speaker: Paul Froggatt.

Our Executive Chef, Paul Froggatt, will present a cooking demonstration for a dish you will be able to create at home in your own kitchen. Paul shares tips, secrets and interesting stories while displaying his wonderful culinary skills.

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Waiheke Island Winemakers' Dinner with two winemakers:

  • Cable Bay Vineyard
  • Man O'War Vineyard

While every endeavour will be made to follow this programme of ‘Events’ in the order and form in which it is currently published, there could be last-minute changes due to circumstances beyond our control.