Enjoy a festive evening 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.
3rd December 2020
5pm – 9pm
(please note you cannot enter the grounds before 5pm)
Totara House, 140 Charles Prevost Drive, The Gardens, Manurewa
- Christmas at Hospice / Night Markets Open – Welcome!
- Café Aroha open for Hot drinks and snacks
- Christmas Stage Performances open
- Face Painter available (donation required)
- Santa’s Grotto opens up
- Santa’s Grotto closes –
Santa is heading back to the Pole!
- Christmas Stage Performances close
- Light up a Life Ceremony
- Christmas at Hospice / Night Markets closes for the evening
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
Gift Market Stalls
|Affordable Gifts||Handmade shopping bags, children colouring in and carry bags etc|
|Aroha Designs||Paper crafts, cards flowers and gifts|
|BD Photography||Kiwiana landscape photography|
|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|
|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|
|Myself Skincare||Natural skincare products and accessories|
|Oakley & Co||Soy candles, fragrances, baby clothes|
|Pam Tyrell (2)||Knitted baby items, wheat bags, aprons|
|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|
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.