Events

SF Kiwis organise several annual events on our calendar including Waitangi Day, our December Holiday Party, and a summer picnic. We also host pub nights and other networking get togethers throughout the year.

NZAASF Members receive a discount on ticketed events - another great reason to join today!

Upcoming events

    • 03 Sep 2022
    • 2:00 PM
    • 05 Sep 2022
    • 11:00 AM
    • Elk, CA, off highway 1
    • 39
    Register

    Kiwi Campout

    Mendocino Coast – 2022

    Our annual Coastal Kiwi Campout will take you to a relaxed, refreshingly wild Pacific Ocean experience in the beautiful Mendocino area - yes - you can pitch your tent and then pitch in!

    After you arrive and set up on Saturday we will share an afternoon of Meet & Greet Wine & Cheese tasting, followed by a dinner of NZ made pies. On Sunday we are treating you to a NZ Lamb extravaganza - graciously donated by our friends at Atkins Ranch. You’ll be offered Lamb Loin Chops, Lamburgers, and delectable Roast Lamb.

    In true Kiwi style we'll all be chipping in and each bringing a New Zealand dessert to share. You’ll also be asked to help with some specific tasks by the person heading up each night’s meal – but more about that later.

    Entertainment from a local band is being very kindly donated by Gower Smith on Saturday evening, and we are open to fun suggestions for other activities.               Hint: Bring your Karaoke voice!  

    During the days, there are loads of outdoor options for you – hiking, kayaking, fishing, walking to the private beach or relaxing at the campsite. You can bring your own kayak and fishing gear, or guests might rent them for the day from a local outdoor store.

    There will be a per Camper cost of $85.00 per person to cover the practicalities such as Porta Potties and Wash Station rentals, and of course the yummy food options mentioned above. And we also provide bacon, eggs, croissants, smoked salmon and so on for ‘on-your-own breakfasts and lunches’.

    Tickets for this 21-and-over event will first be made available to SFKiwis members, so be sure to sign up/renew, as a full paid member, as they will likely sell out fast as we return to the great outdoors. Given the limited paddock size and the need to ensure the steer and alpacas on the property have plenty of roaming territory, the event will be capped at 45 guests.

    Please visit sfkiwis.com to register for this wonderful weekend among Kiwis!

    Disclaimer
     

    Guests are expected to bring their own drinking water/additional drinks/food, their favorite camping set up, and to help pitch in with side-dishes/desserts to go with the Kiwi lamb and pies in the evenings.

    In the spirit of leave-no-trace camping, guests will be expected to help take all of the trash out from the beautiful property. We need a racoon proofing every night and various other fun camping things.

     

    Guests will be asked to sign a liability waiver at the site, given the risks associated with camping on a working farm, and there being exposed cliffs. As part of the ticket purchase process, guests will be indicating that they realize the risks involved in camping on a wild west coast beach at the water’s edge near the tall and beautiful cliffs.


Past events

31 Jul 2022 SF Kiwis Annual Summer Picnic 2022
02 Dec 2021 SF Kiwis Annual Holiday Party 2021
04 Sep 2021 Wicked Kiwi Campout 2021
17 Oct 2020 2020 Annual General Meeting
08 Feb 2020 2020 Waitangi Day Dinner
04 Dec 2019 SF Kiwis Annual Holiday Party 2019
11 Apr 2019 Commonwealth Networking Series
09 Feb 2019 2019 Waitangi Day Dinner
13 Dec 2018 SF Kiwis Annual Holiday Party 2018
03 Feb 2018 2018 Waitangi Day Dinner
06 Dec 2017 SF Kiwis Holiday Party 2017
04 Feb 2017 2017 Waitangi Day Dinner
06 Dec 2016 SF Kiwis Holiday Party 2016
27 May 2016 Peninsula Kiwi Pub Night
29 Apr 2016 Peninsula Kiwi Pub Night
24 Apr 2016 ANZAC Day 2016 and BBQ
07 Apr 2016 San Francisco Pub Night at Palomino Restaurant and Bar
06 Feb 2016 2016 Waitangi Day Dinner
10 Dec 2015 SF KIWIS 2015 HOLIDAY GET-TOGETHER
23 Aug 2015 2015 Hangi and NZ Cultural Day
26 Apr 2015 2015 ANZAC Service + BBQ - 100 Years
07 Feb 2015 Waitangi Day Dinner
02 Dec 2014 Holiday Party 2014
27 Apr 2014 2014 ANZAC SERVICE & BBQ
08 Feb 2014 Waitangi Day Dinner
10 Dec 2013 Holiday Party 2013
30 Aug 2013 Peninsular Pub Night at the St. James Gate
21 Apr 2013 2013 ANZAC SERVICE & BBQ
09 Feb 2013 Waitangi Day Dinner
05 Dec 2012 Holiday Party
11 Feb 2012 Waitangi Day Dinner 2012
06 Dec 2011 Christmas Party 2011
17 Sep 2011 NZAASF Hangi 2011
31 May 2011 Compexity of New Zealand Masterclass wine tasting
17 May 2011 Fundraiser for Christchurch Stand Strong
23 Apr 2011 ANZAC DAY Service and BBQ
09 Apr 2011 Christchurch Earthquake Disaster Relief
30 Mar 2011 International Networking
09 Mar 2011 Fundraiser for Christchurch Earthquake victims
02 Mar 2011 Raise a Glass for Christchurch
05 Feb 2011 Waitangi Day Dinner
02 Dec 2010 Xmas Party
19 Aug 2010 San Francisco Pub Night
27 Jun 2010 Rugby - NZ NAVY VS SAN FRANCISCO GOLDEN GATE RUGBY CLUB
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