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Creative Communities NZ 09 640 0243 Sunday, 8th November, 2020 / 12pm –5pm

Enjoy a festive afternoon for the whole family!

Whether it’s shopping for original Christmas gifts  for friends and family, enjoying Carols and entertainment, indulging in the delicious range of international foods available from a range of stalls – there’s something for everyone. We are opening up the grounds of Totara Hospice to welcome you our community to enjoy a wonderful evening of Christmas Cheer.

Enjoy Entertainment from the Christmas Stage, visit Santa in his Grotto, facepainting for the kids. We have wonderful raffles available as well for you all to help support Totara Hospice.

We look forward to welcoming you all.


Sunday 8th November 2020
12pm – 5pm

(please note you cannot enter the grounds before 12pm)

Totara House,  140 Charles Prevost Drive,  The Gardens, Manurewa

Key Timings



The 2019 Christmas at Hospice Event

Christmas Stage

New for 2019 we welcomed a fabulous Christmas Stage where we enjoyed fabulous performances from 8 choirs, singers and cultural groups from our community that entertained you for the evening.

  • Greenmeadows Intermediate School Choir
  • Alfriston College Cook Island group
  • Alfriston College Hip Hop Dance groups
  • Aorere College – Reikura Boyd, a year 9 student and finalist of ‘Stand up Stand out’ competition
  • Aorere College- ‘What the Fourth’ – Young harmony singers
  • SouthCity Soundz – Womens Acapella Group

Market Stalls

Gift Market Stalls

Affordable Gifts Handmade shopping bags, children colouring in and carry bags etc
Anchans Clothes
Aroha Designs Paper crafts, cards flowers and gifts
BD Photography Kiwiana landscape photography paper products
Crafty Dragon Handcrafted Light catchers, bookmarks and jewellery. Fantasy themed
D’Ann Creatives Vintage Glass Candles
Diane Linton (1) Food covers and eco wraps
Elizabeth Jane Designs NZ artsist
Emkara Collections Candles, diffusers, soaps etc
Fairy Alice Sparkels and Spells
Fluff & Ruff (3) Things for cats and dogs
Gabriely Authentic Turkish Luxury spa and body, hair care and hand loomed towels
Glandals Embeellished Jandals
Halo Aotearoa Handmade upcycled homeware from vinatge NZ wool blankets
House of Harem Clothing from around the world
Inspire by Ash Christmas boxes
Inspired prints Wooden prints
Island Time Colourful woven elastic shoes and belts for men and women
Jans Kiwi Art Kiwiana Art for home and garden
Jill Hall Summer nightys for girls. Crafts
Kids in the Kitchen Beeswax wraps, reusable products
KraftnKathy Handmade paper items including cards and decorated books
Lees homemade crafts Homemade crafts, wreaths and paintings
Little Darling Studio Jewellery inspired by nature
Madi’s Bows Girls headbands, clips, tut’s and bibs
Mahi Toi Mahi Toi, Maori Art
Maxine Ridley Dolls clothes and Hats
Miabelle Skincare, haircare
Myself Skincare Natural skincare products and accessories
Oakley & Co Soy candles, fragrances, baby clothes
Pam Tyrell (2) Knitted baby items, wheat bags, aprons
Park Lane Jewellery
Pottery By Sue Garden Pottery
Record Breaker Record Art
Rosie Jo Desig/Blink + Scratch Blanket Xmas decorations, cards and earrings
Sable Ink Designs Bohemian style décor pieces
Seasons Bling Christmas Table centrepieces
Sherwoon Pottery Hand crafted Pottery for the home and Garden
Snack pack Amazeballs and organic popcorn
Snorty and Shorty Luxury handmade collars, leashes and harnesses
Sonnies Sensations Preserves and sauces
Soy Delights Soy Candles, melts, soap
Stuff made from wood Garden Art
Te Atatu Toasted Low sugar breakfast cereals, gluten and grain free options
The Art Box Art
The Bach Book Homeware, coasters,jiournals,teatowels
Twice around the block Kiwiana jewelery promoting flora
Wild West Worcester Worcester sauce and things
Willowbrooke Lavender Lavendar Products
Zino’s Preserves Preserves and sauces

Food Market Stalls

Candy Floss Flavoured candy floss, lucky dips
Crepe Creations Crepes
Geovinny Indian Indian food
Lil Donut Crew Hot mini donuts
Mama’s Dumplings Homemade dumplings
Mama’s Hangi Hangi, fry bread, Hangi Sliders, Pudding
Pasta masta Pasta and Nachos
Puha And pakeha Modern Maori Fusion
Supercool Icecream Soft Serve Truck


Is there a cost to enter?

No, there is not however to ensure we can continue to provide out services to your community, you can make a donation to the Santas Resthaven Funerals Fundraising Angels who will be shaking their buckets!

What is the address?

Totara Hospice, 140 Charles Prevost Drive, The Gardens, Manurewa

Is there onsite parking?

Unfortunately, not there is no onsite parking. Please do not try and come down the driveway as we have to have parking spots available for our Patients and their Families that are being cared for on the evening. The Hospice is still running its care services during this event.

Is the event on Rain or Shine?

Yes we will be hosting the Night Markets regardless of the weather

Is there a Cash Out facility?

Yes, we have one cash out facility, but as this is the markets please do try and get cash before coming long!

Is meeting Santa Free?

Yes it is, all the photos will be placed up on our facebook page for you to view, as we have so many children who want to say a Merry Christmas to Santa please do not hold up the process by taking too many extra photos!

Can I have a Stall at the Night Markets?

Please contact Jo Davis on if you would like to enquire regarding a stall.

Is the Christmas at Hospice/Night Markets accessible?

The Night Markets area has ramps for Wheelchair accessible stalls. There is drop off availability down the driveway and pick up with any Mobility Accessibility stickers.

Santa’s Fundraising Angels

Resthaven Funerals

Santa’s Grotto Elves

The Gardens School
Halo The Band
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