Market trading hours are 8.30am – 1pm every Saturday.
Pack in from 6am with ALL vehicles to be off site by 8am.
Pack out is from 1pm with ALL vehicles and trailers to be off site by 2.15pm.
Specific times for Pack In and Pack Out will be organized per stall because of the limited entrance space we have available to us for the market. Please be patient. Erratic, abusive and impatient behavior will not be tolerated. Please pack down and be ready to go BEFORE you bring your vehicle on site at the end of the trading time.
Please keep your displays, products and signage within your allocated space unless specifically organised with the Market Crew.
Outdoor gazebo sites on grass must use a mat please.
Place guide ropes and pegs so they are NOT a hazard to anyone walking in, around or past your allocated area.
Your site is your site only. No sub letting is allowed.
Only items on your application can be sold on your site. New products must be presented to the Market organizers for approval. We are advocates of good competition, when a product is ONLY JUST SIMILAR to another within the market, NOT a direct copy.
We are Pro local, Northland and NZ Made first. No cheap imitation or "$2.00" shop products will be allowed. High quality imports will be accepted, only if we think it will "fit" with the market.
ABSOLUTELY NO DRUG PARAPHERNALIA WILL BE ALLOWED.
No alcohol to be sold unless previously organized with The Mangawhai Tavern and The Kaipara District Council Licencing committee. Initial inquires must come through the Mangawhai Tavern Market organizers.
Plastic carry bags of any form are a BIG NO NO please. We are Pro Plastic Free Mangawhai. All Foodies must use re-recyclable or compostable food containers, plates, cutlery and drink containers. Please remove all of your rubbish at the end of the day.
If you have a powered site, ALL of your appliances, power leads and junction boxes must have up to date tags on them. Vendor parking is NOT in the Tavern car park, or anywhere along the road in the immediate vicinity of the Tavern. There is ample parking at the beginning of Molesworth Drive, and in the car park behind the HUB building, Dune View Drive.
You are responsible for your own cash float and eftpos systems. The Mangawhai Tavern, and The Mangawhai Tavern Market accepts no responsibility for any theft, loss or damage to your property. You are responsible for your own insurance. The Mangawhai Tavern Market will hold Public Liability Insurance in case of an unfortunate accident involving the public.
All vendors are responsible for briefing staff and volunteers on their site with regards to all of the above. Get to know your neighbor and help out if there is a problem or an emergency. The Mangawhai Tavern has an emergency evacuation program already in place which we will all be briefed on, and will take an active part in, on a regular basis.
If you are unable to attend please notify us by 9:00am on the Thursday morning before the market. If you cancel after 9:00am Thursday and we cannot fill your site, you will be charged the site fee. However if you have requested to hire a table or gazebo, you will not be charged for these.
All of the above applies..... PLUS
You must hold a current license or Food Control Plan Certificate which has to be on display at all times please. Include these with your application. Look at the KDC’s information with regards to food prep, the storage of food, and the sale of food to the public and PLEASE adhere to the guidelines. WE WILL BE VISITED on a regular basis by council to make sure we are all top end and licensed traders.
Electrical and Gas certificates must be up to date. Fire extinguishers must be legal and operational and within easy reach at all times.
If you operate from a Gazebo, please use a suitable mat and do not leave food residue on the ground at close down. Dispose of your own rubbish please.
And please remember the NO PLASTIC rules.