Wild River @ Co

The Amazingly talented girls Narelle and Dida at Wild River & Co make the most wonderful fresh and dry flower arrangements.  The also sell a host of other gifts and beautiful plants.  Make sure your visit them at The Village next time.


K9’s & Coffee

img_0460The Village Farm Shop along with 4UR Paws, Woofas Doggone Delights and Kool K9 training Ltd would like to invite you and your dog out for a coffee at The Village Cafe.

Shinneal and Megan will be available to help you chose the best treats and accessories for your pooch.

It’ll be a great chance to meet other dog owners, swap ideas on training, and talk behaviour with Joanne, all while enjoying the atmosphere of The Village.

As per council regulations all dogs must be on a lead. And we don’t want any dogs left htied up alone, this is a day for you and your pooch to hang together!

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The Village Welcome Ray White Real Estate!

IMG_1327The Village Whatawhata, have added another service to their growing community.

The growth is thanks to the commitment of Dave and Julie Hanna, of Ray White Raglan, who have opened a new office in Whatawhata.

Having decided to add additional real estate options for their customer base, Whatawhata’s growing development and increasing popularity, (for so many reasons; including primary school, locality to the city, and spectacular views), was a logical location to set up shop.

Currently working out of The Village Farm Shop space, while they are closed for their winter Break, Ray White will have their own space onsite at The Village by September, when The Farm Shop re-opens.

The addition of Ray White to The Village is a much welcomed one. The vision of The Village owner, Genevieve Rorke, was that it would be home to several different services for locals, and that is really starting to be realised.

Christmas Hours for The Village Businesses

With the arrival of Christmas just around the corner we thought now was a good time to fill you on on our business hours over the festive season.

However, firstly we’d like to thank you for your support of our fledgling businesses over the past 11 months. Without your regular trips in and the introduction of your friends and family to The Village our year could have looked quite different!

The Village Cafe will be closed from 2pm on Christmas Eve, reopening on Jan 7th at 8am.

The Village Farm Shop will be closed from 4.30pm on Friday December 23rd, reopening on Janurary 13th at 9.30am. Open Fri, Sat and Sunday’s only until Feb 7th when they will resume regular hours.

The Village Boutique will be closed from Christmas Eve and will reopening on Janurary 10th.

We we wish you a relaxing and enjoyable time this festive season, and look forward to seeing you after our breaks!

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Celebrating Hamilton Pride Week!

This September Hamilton is celebrating Pride week.

The Village is proud to be part of this celebration of diversity with a family fun day on Saturday September 17th from 11am.

Cafe owner Gen Rorke is excited about the event, ” We’re really looking forward to hanging out with our diverse community of all you solo-parenting, same- sex parenting, opposite sex parenting, kinda-parenting parenting“, she said. 

Those who want to celebrate the rainbow members of their family, and those who want to support and be in it for the fun, head along to The Village Cafe, 1 Rothwell Lane, Whatawhata, Hamilton, 3298.

Green Family Living

We are hosting an evening with Mainstream Green at The Village.

Learn how Nic and Trace from Mainstream Green have come up with easy ways to be more good while keeping it real. It’s better for you and your family as well as the planet. Oh and did we mention you’ll save money too?

Learn from the team at Mainstream Green, tips and tricks from their journey to:
– simplify things at home
– reduce your chemical load
– find solutions for all of the family

Greening your family doesn’t mean you have to compromise your lifestyle.

You’ll leave with ideas and tools to help you make a decision on which One Small Change best suits you and your family.

For tickets click here.

To view the event on Facebook click here.