The Gathering 2023 is now on

3rd and 4th March, 2023

Smash Palace, 24 Banks Street, Awapuni, Gisborne

If you were registered for 2022, you are automatically registered for 2023.

Smash Palace, Gisborne 2023

What a venue.

This is the music mecca for Gisborne. We are taking it over for two days.

There will be live music, food trucks and a lot more.


Friday 3rd March 2023

The music starts at Smash Palace from 3pm with live music playing until midnight plus.

We will have spot prizes for the first 100 registrants and raffles will be on sale from 3pm. These will be drawn at 8pm. You need to be present to win.

Bike cleaning will be available at Smash Palace from 3-5pm for a donation.

Saturday 4th March 2023

There will be a Charity show and shine from 10am to 11.30am. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes by public donation vote.

The public will be present and we will have live music and a sausage sizzle to entertain.

At 11.45am we will ride to The Rangatira Tavern to have lunch with some more music to help the digestion.

At 3pm we are back at Smash Palace with Raffles and live music until Late.

The raffle draw is at 8pm. This is followed by the Charity auction and Show and Shine awards.

Once these are finished it is back to the final band.

Our Charity this year is The Whatatu School, who are fundraising for a new playground.

Smash Palace is a fantastic venue in an industrial area
near the centre of the town.

We have secured

  • An awesome venue
  • It’s back to two nights
  • Great food options
  • Well-priced drinks
  • Heaps of live music
  • Discounted accommodation
  • A Lunch ride on Saturday
  • Shuttle service
  • A suitable Charity to support
  • Organised a Show n Shine venue
  • Food and Coffee carts will be on site at Smash Palace for a range of food options, including vegetarian and vegan.


Any questions , please contact Evan Still  0272900003  or

Shuttle Service

This will run half hourly from 3pm to 6pm then 9pm to midnight.
This is a loop run from the Waikanae Beach Top 10 Holiday Park to Smash Palace and return. Price $5pp


We have booked out the accommodation at the Waikanae Beach Top10 Holiday Park which ranges from 4 star apartments to motels, ensuite and non ensuite cabins and tent sites.
This is a couple of Km’s away. You can book now by using the link below.

Waikanae Beach TOP10 Holiday Park | Gisborne Accommodation (

To register fill in the form and pay the $50 fee.

 Registration open for until 50 tickets are sold or the 31st January, whichever comes first.

2023 Registration Form

Please pay to:

Big Ev’s Ltd

Please note, payments are to a new account number. Do not use the previous year’s account, as it no longer exists.

Total: $0.00


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Any questions , please contact Evan Still  0272900003  or

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