Travel or plan your travels — that is what this weekend all about.

Friday 13th October

Ghostly Ghouls and Glow Worms in Ohope

Play­ing it cool on Fri­day, 13th is, well… not cool at all! Release your inner child, dress up in your scari­est cos­tume and join the Whakatane Kiwi Trust for the creepy night with screech­ing kiwi birds and crawlers. The itin­er­ary promis­es ‘glow worms’, so we secret­ly hope that is exact­ly what they mean by ‘crawlers’!

When: 7.30 — 10 pm

Where: Hope Beach Scenic Reserve, Cnr Ohope Road & Pohutukawa Ave

Admis­sion: $10

Saturday 14th October

Travel Bazaar in Tauranga

A meet­ing point for all trav­ellers and those seek­ing for the best trav­el deals is at Club Mount Maun­ganui. House of Trav­el (most prob­a­bly the best trav­el agen­cy in the world) brings togeth­er 50 sup­pli­ers cov­er­ing all things your adven­tur­ous brain might only think about. Not to men­tion the fab­u­lous Ulti­mate UK Hol­i­day voucher val­ued at $8,000 that will be pre­sent­ed to one of the lucky vis­i­tors.

When: 10 am — 3 pm

Where: Club Mount Maun­ganui, 45 Kawaka St, Mt Maun­ganui

Admis­sion: Free

Sunday 15th October

Photography Exhibition in Whakatane

Peo­ple at this part of the Bay are def the hugest bird lovers ever! Right after the Hal­loween-inspired night out with the kiwi birds in Ohope, they invite us to enjoy ‘pho­tos, dis­play of bird tea tow­els and oth­er bird infor­ma­tion’ at the i-Site.

Feel­ing a bit lost in Whakatane? Here are five more things you can do in the sun­shine cap­i­tal of New Zealand after explor­ing the exhi­bi­tion.

When: 9 am — 5 pm

Where: Whakatane i-Site, Cnr of Quay St and Kaka­horoa Dri­ve

Admis­sion: Free