The Sawmill ‘New Era’ Party marks an exciting time of transition for the Leigh Sawmill Cafe, having recently undergone new management from 22 years of the Guinness brothers. To capture it’s celebrated history and impact, ‘Sawblade’ the Leigh Sawmill Cafe Documentary is in production. All proceeds made by the Sawmill ‘New Era’ Fundraiser Party will […]

DILLASTRATE – The Round Trip NZ tour Saturday 25th August at Caroline, Wellington Friday 31st August at Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Leigh Saturday 1st September at Cassette 9, Auckland Friday 21st September in Kaikoura with Katchfire Saturday 22nd September at Output Project, Christchurch   Inspired by the life and works of J Dilla. Dillastrate is a collaborative music project […]

Base FM in association with Madcap present Villette at Leigh Sawmill Support from Rizván, Dylan C & friends Saturday 17 March Earlybird tickets available now from $10 +b.f from www.eventbrite.co.nz VILLETTE https://twitter.com/villettedasha https://www.facebook.com/iamvillette https://www.instagram.com/villettedasha Villette is a one-woman band. Not only does she sing, she’s also a producer, she can DJ and she’s a songwriter. […]

Base FM is now broadcasting on 107.3FM in Leigh & Omaha If you are heading up to the Leigh Sawmill Cafe for the weekend or just on a beach mission up north, Base FM is now broadcasting in 107.3FM on Leigh & Omaha. Plus don’t forget the NEW Base FM app is also available for both iPhone […]

  Base FM presents 2x nights of Trinity Roots Base FM presents 2 night of Trinity Roots for the Showdown of the Labretta Netana Art & Music Festival 2017.  Who will win this year’s Labratta Netana Wood & Stone Sculpture Symposium Title? A live auction will be held at Leigh Sawmill Cafe grounds for the finished artworks […]


October 17, 2017

Displaying a unique collection of both native and exotic species The Reptile Park is the only zoo in New Zealand that specialises in reptiles and is home to lizards, tortoises and turtles, alligators, tuataras and tarantula! Perfect for budding photographers, school trips or a family day out. Enjoy a pleasant walk or picnic at the tables […]

Base FM Presents ‘Hip-Hop Holiday‘ featuring: Speakeasy Sideshow (Kolab) – Bella Shanti – Hghrslf Project  Mikey Rockwell (Jb and the Mic Smith) – Illa – Bad Crop – Bobandii Laura Lush – Tido Saturday 21st January 2017 9.30pm-Late $10 on the door Leigh Sawmill Cafe, 142 Pakiri Road, Leigh. A collective of local hip-hop artists, […]

Two intimate shows from three of New Zealand’s best, Yoko-Zuna, Bailey Wiley & Third3ye playing two intimate live show at Lukes kitchen in the Coromandel and the mighty Leigh Sawmill Cafe. Rogue Society & Loop Present: Yoko-Zuna, Bailey Wiley & Third3ye. WEDNESDAY 4th JANUARY, 2017 Luke’s kitchen, Kuaotunu, Coromandel FRIDAY 6th JANUARY, 2017 Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Leigh Limited Early Bird tickets are available now […]

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