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5 reasons to plan a visit to Raglan this Easter

Easter is now just three weeks away. If you’re still undecided about where to spend your holiday here’s five reasons why Raglan should be your 2010 Easter destination.

1) You can dance the night away at the Raglan Dance Festival.
Manu Bay Carpark, Wainui Road, Raglan
Saturday, 3 April 2010, 12:00PM
A 24hour RAVE of electronic music, people and life held on the top of a hill overlooking the ocean.
The festival will feature top New Zealand and International DJ talents, two covered dance zones, exotic food, free buses from Manu Bay carpark Raglan to the party site & plenty more.
Line Up:Dick Johnson, Justin Sane, Brazilbeat, Jaycen Amou’r, U-Khan, DJ Chris, Domestic Couple, Brutus Bower, DJ Gesh, DJ Biomatrick, Alex Fish-Hook, DJ Dust, Felipe Texeira, DJ Nemesis, Jason Howson, Lowquid, DJ Aeon, DJ Grind, Jacon Fielding, Seeka, Zpak.
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2) You can indulge your artistic side at the ‘Raglan Artists at Easter’ exhibition.
Old School Arts Centre, Stewart Street.
Open daily from 10am-3pm from 20th March to 9th April.
20 plus members of the Raglan Community Arts Council will be exhibiting another eclectic range of works including painting, photography, weaving, glass work, pottery, and jewellery.

3) You can shop ’til you drop in Raglan town
From designer fashion to locally produced arts and crafts, you’ll be spoilt for choice in Raglan. The compact town means strolling the fantastic selection of shops is easy and a cafe is never far away when that coffee break calls.

4) You can try something new
Make it your mission to try out a new activity this Easter. Raglan offers lots of sporting and adventure ideas- take a surf lesson, try kiteboarding, hire a kayak and discover the inner harbours or head off on a horse trek. If you need inspiration check out our things to see and do page.

5) You can chill out on the beach
Because a holiday isn’t a holiday without some beach time. Let’s just hope the sun comes out.

Need somewhere to stay? Raglan offers accommodation to suit all budgets.

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